June 2014 Table of Contents

Dialogue
NCARB and Licensure: Change You Can Believe In Editorial NCARB and Licensure: Change You Can Believe In

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards has endorsed a potentially transformative new path to licensure. Read more

AIArchitect
The Technologist AIAvoices The Technologist

Applied research and design outreach. Read more

Across Chicago AIAnow Across Chicago

Events afield of the 2014 AIA National Convention. Read more

What's Past Is Prologue AIAKnowledge What's Past Is Prologue

Chicago's first time at the fair. Read more

Center of Gravity AIAfeature Center of Gravity

Emerging architects in Chicago. Read more

Contributing Structures AIAperspective Contributing Structures

Architects don't have all the answers, but they know how to find them. Read more

Features
Phoenix International Media Center, Designed by BIAD Phoenix International Media Center, Designed by BIAD

The latest icon in Beijing is the headquarters of China’s largest private broadcaster—and it wasn’t designed by a foreign architect. Read more

Karen Lantz's (Mostly) All-American House residential Karen Lantz's (Mostly) All-American House

Karen Lantz wanted to design her house using only U.S.-manufactured products. Minus the solar panels (and a few other things), her project is a blueprint for local sourcing. Read more

Synthesis DNA: The DNA of Digital Craft next progressives Synthesis DNA: The DNA of Digital Craft

Alvin Huang's multilayered, computer-generated designs are merging applied research from his academic studio with the real-world problem-solving of his Los Angeles firm. Read more

Buildings
Old Market Square Stage, Designed by 5468796 Architecture Old Market Square Stage, Designed by 5468796 Architecture

This new public pavilion in Winnipeg’s Old Market Square is more than a bandshell. It’s an example of how R+D can influence the urban environment. Read more

Edward P. Evans Hall, Designed by Foster + Partners Edward P. Evans Hall, Designed by Foster + Partners

Norman Foster studied under Paul Rudolph at Yale, but his School of Management building on the university’s New Haven campus takes a different tack. Read more

Jellyfish House, Designed by Wiel Arets Architects Jellyfish House, Designed by Wiel Arets Architects

This not-quite-beachside house on a hillside in Spain brings the water to the residents. Read more

Liverpool Department Store–Insurgentes, Designed by Rojkind Arquitectos Liverpool Department Store–Insurgentes, Designed by Rojkind Arquitectos

A 10-foot-deep façade extension in Mexico City transforms a standard department store into an active public space, inside and out. Read more

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

SPF:a’s modern addition to an existing 1930s post office complex provides a new cultural epicenter for Beverly Hills. Read more

Business
Four Growing Fields that May Help Your Firm Build New Business best practices Four Growing Fields that May Help Your Firm Build New Business

Even as the economy recovers, the competition for brick-and-mortar projects remains fierce. Architects would be wise to expand their practices and embrace these emerging fields. Read more

How to Draft A Business Plan UP and Running How to Draft A Business Plan

Get your firm up and running with these four tips. Read more

Technology
When Coffers Cover the Ceiling and Columns detail When Coffers Cover the Ceiling and Columns

Underneath the 17-acre roof of Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill crafted a mega-puzzle of custom panels. Read more

A Suspended Shading System Made from Wood DETAIL A Suspended Shading System Made from Wood

For the GSA Office Building in Albuquerque, N.M., architecture and engineering firm Page hung western red cedar slats to shade the courtyard and building interior in an elegant and efficient manner. Read more

Bespoke Building Products that can also Fend Off Fire materials Bespoke Building Products that can also Fend Off Fire

Custom fabrication shop Kreysler & Associates has created an ultra-lightweight composite panel that can withstand the heat. Read more

Damage Control: Saving Lives and the Buildings That Serve Them resilient design Damage Control: Saving Lives and the Buildings That Serve Them

Designing above and beyond seismic building codes can help to save lives and recovery costs by ensuring that structures remain both upright and functional after an earthquake. Read more

Battle of the 'Bots Technology Battle of the 'Bots

The next frontier of construction robots wants to work for you. These five machines are being primed by their developers to work on even the most rugged jobsites in the not-so-distant future. Read more

Culture
The Artful Façades of Pablo Bronstein critique The Artful Façades of Pablo Bronstein

For artist Pablo Bronstein, the avant-garde has become so institutionalized that history seems radical. Read more

Past P/A
Paul Kennon's Green Wall Gone Wrong Past Progressives Paul Kennon's Green Wall Gone Wrong

As green walls have emerged as a way of covering buildings with vegetation, this P/A citation-winning project offers a cautionary tale. Read more

Products
Nine Products that Do Good by Design Products Nine Products that Do Good by Design

These socially and environmentally responsible products offer their makers training in skilled jobs, bolster industry in communities globally, and divert landfill-bound materials for a second life in new applications. Read more

Other Articles
Institute Honors for Collaborative Achievement 2014 AIA Honor Awards Institute Honors for Collaborative Achievement

ACE Mentor Program, National Building Museum, Post-Sandy Initiative, and Rick Smith Read more

Associates Award 2014 AIA Honor Awards Associates Award

Ashley W. Clark, Assoc. AIA, marketing manager for LandDesign; Julie Ann Engh, Assoc. AIA, Highland Associates; Ana Isabel Guerra, Assoc. AIA, project manager at Jacobs Engineering Group; and Hiroshi Jacobs, Assoc. AIA, designer at Studios Architecture Read more

Institute Honor Awards: Regional and Urban Design 2014 AIA Honor Awards Institute Honor Awards: Regional and Urban Design

The AIA honored six projects in regional and urban design, including ones by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Lake|Flato Architects; and WXY Architecture + Urban Design. Read more

2014 AIA Honor Awards: Young Architects Award 2014 AIA Honor Awards 2014 AIA Honor Awards: Young Architects Award

The 18 winners of this year's Young Architects Awards. Read more

Thomas Jefferson Awards 2014 AIA Honor Awards Thomas Jefferson Awards

Carole J. Olshavsky, FAIA, former deputy director of the Ohio Public Works Division; James Logan Abell, FAIA, founder of Abell & Associates Architects; and Robert G. Shibley, FAIA, dean and campus architect of the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Buffalo Read more

Q+A: Sherry-Lea Bloodworth Botop Interview Q+A: Sherry-Lea Bloodworth Botop

The new executive director of the AIA's philanthropic arm talks about resiliency and the importance of architects in rebuilding efforts. Read more

Institute Honor Awards: Interior Architecture 2014 AIA Honor Awards Institute Honor Awards: Interior Architecture

The nine honorees for the 2014 Interior Architecture awards include Architecture Research Office, Belzberg Architects, and the Miller Hull Partnership. Read more

Edward C. Kemper Award 2014 AIA Honor Awards Edward C. Kemper Award

Fredric Bell, FAIA, executive director of AIA New York Read more

Institute Honor Awards: Architecture 2014 AIA Honor Awards Institute Honor Awards: Architecture

The AIA honored 11 entries in the architecture category in 2014, including projects by Gensler, Cannon Design, and Olson Kundig Read more

Twenty-Five Year Award: DC Metro 2014 AIA Honor Awards Twenty-Five Year Award: DC Metro

As grand as it was adaptable, Harry Weese’s station design helped transform Washington into a modern metropolis. Read more

Topaz Medallion 2014 AIA Honor Awards Topaz Medallion

Harrison Fraker, Assoc. AIA, professor of architecture and urban design, UC Berkeley Read more

Whitney M. Young Jr. Award 2014 AIA Honor Awards Whitney M. Young Jr. Award

Ivenue Love-Stanley, FAIA, principal, Stanley, Love-Stanley Read more

Architecture Firm Award: Eskew+Dumez+Ripple 2014 AIA Honor Awards Architecture Firm Award: Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

With a diverse body of work defined by a keen sensitivity to place, EDR has helped New Orleans rebuild from Katrina. Read more

Gold Medal: Julia Morgan 2014 AIA Honor Awards Gold Medal: Julia Morgan

Julia Morgan's quietly revolutionary architecture—a blend of Beaux-Arts and Bay Area influences—is finally earning its due. Read more

Projects

Prism Tower Prism Tower

Christian de Portzamparc

CitySpaces MicroPAD CitySpaces MicroPAD

Panoramic Interests

Burrawong House Burrawong House

Bijl Architecture

S:t Erik Indoor Park S:t Erik Indoor Park

Utopia Arkitekter

The Big Bend The Big Bend

Oiio Studio

Lincoln Park House Lincoln Park House

HBRA Architects

Bosjes Chapel Bosjes Chapel

Steyn Studio

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

Studios Architecture

1 Hillside 1 Hillside

Tim Cuppett Architects

Concrete at Alserkal Avenue Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Shaolin Flying Monks Temple Shaolin Flying Monks Temple

Mailitis Architects

New York at Its Core New York at Its Core

Studio Joseph

Oberholz Mountain Hut Oberholz Mountain Hut

Peter Pichler Architecture

Giacomo Zanella Primary School Giacomo Zanella Primary School

Giulia de Appolonia

De Maria Pavilion De Maria Pavilion

Gluckman Tang Architects

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