March 2014 Table of Contents

Dialogue
Dialogue: Science Fiction and Hard Science dialogue Dialogue: Science Fiction and Hard Science

When truth is stranger than science fiction, architecture that draws from sci-fi starts to look downright normal. Read more

AlArchitect
AIAVoices: Contributing Structures AIAvoices AIAVoices: Contributing Structures

Making the case for architecture. Read more

Across the Institute: In Los Angeles; Washington, D.C.; St. Louis; and Baton Rouge AIANOW Across the Institute: In Los Angeles; Washington, D.C.; St. Louis; and Baton Rouge

Los Angeles; Washington, D.C.; St. Louis; and Baton Rouge. Read more

Submission Requirements AIAfeature Submission Requirements

Design competitions and the creative economy. Read more

Give Them the Tools to Change Lives AIAperspective Give Them the Tools to Change Lives

A summit for emerging professionals and urgent issues that affect everyone. Read more

Features
Sea Change: Brooklyn's Dlandstudio next progressives Sea Change: Brooklyn's Dlandstudio

Susannah Drake of Dlandstudio is reviving contaminated landscapes with her politically savvy practice. Read more

Making the Case for Higher Fees best practices Making the Case for Higher Fees

Architects have been slow to champion the return on investment that their work can bring. But even a little data can convince clients that spending more can mean saving more. Read more

Outsider Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright at the Museum of Modern Art critique Outsider Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright at the Museum of Modern Art

MoMA’s exhibit on the high-rises and cityscapes of Frank Lloyd Wright reveals both his towering ambition and the surprising ambivalence that architects have about publicizing their private worlds. Read more

Buildings
Low/Rise House, Designed by Spiegel Aihara Workshop Low/Rise House, Designed by Spiegel Aihara Workshop

Dan Spiegel, of San Francisco–based Spiegel Aihara Workshop, designed this single-family house with a rare quality by the standards of Silicon Valley: Restraint. Read more

Butaro Cancer Center, Designed by MASS Design Group Butaro Cancer Center, Designed by MASS Design Group

MASS Design Group talks with ARCHITECT about designing the first-ever cancer treatment center in Rwanda. Read more

Reality Lab.Issey Miyake, Designed by Tokujin Yoshioka Reality Lab.Issey Miyake, Designed by Tokujin Yoshioka

Tokyo-based architecture, interiors, and product design firm created a new retail experience for Japanese clothing company Issey Miyake. Read more

National Archives of France, Designed by Studio Fuksas National Archives of France, Designed by Studio Fuksas

Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas’ sprawling complex in suburban Paris pairs stacked public spaces with a diagrid-enshrouded monolith that houses state records dating back to the revolution. Read more

Technology
How to Design a Custom Timber Structure on a Tight Budget detail How to Design a Custom Timber Structure on a Tight Budget

Through creative detailing and design, Hennebery Eddy Architects crafted a facility for the Cascades Academy that complements its forested site. Read more

Gerber Architekten Unveils Both Form and Function detail Gerber Architekten Unveils Both Form and Function

In the extreme temperatures of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the glass-enclosed expansion to King Fahd National Library gets dimensional and heat relief with a tensile fabric façade. Read more

A Continuing Education: The History of Classroom Design In Context A Continuing Education: The History of Classroom Design

The quest to create the optimal learning environment is bringing forces outside the curriculum into classroom design. Read more

Take a Trip to the Dark Side with This Series of 3D-Printed Design Elements Products Take a Trip to the Dark Side with This Series of 3D-Printed Design Elements

These design elements can credit their thin, complex geometric forms to additive manufacturing technology. Read more

Healthy Spaces Material Goods Healthy Spaces

The need for sterile and efficient environments that are also warm and inviting can cause a rift between function and aesthetics in healthcare facilities. The latest products and tech to hit the sector aim to balance clean spaces and good design. Read more

Illuminating Pathways with the Sun and Stars mind & matter Illuminating Pathways with the Sun and Stars

Pro-Teq Surfacing’s photoluminescent finish gives paving new life in a brilliant way. Read more

Past P/A
Past Progressives: Spanning Disciplines 1979 P/A first award Past Progressives: Spanning Disciplines

Designed to cross a planned reservoir, the Ruck-a-Chucky bridge would have been a marriage of architecture and engineering. Read more

Projects

Light Box Light Box

ANX / Aaron Neubert Architects

Tour & Taxis Tour & Taxis

Vincent Callebaut Architectures

Crescent H Residence Crescent H Residence

Carney Logan Burke Architects

Rock & Branch Rock & Branch

Hyunjoon Yoo Architects

Continuous Interior Continuous Interior

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Dunn House Dunn House

The Practice of Everyday Design

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Barcode Architects

The Word The Word

FaulknerBrowns Architects

Red Ice Red Ice

NRJA

Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building

Richärd+Bauer Architecture, GLHN Architects & Engineers

St. Ann's Warehouse St. Ann's Warehouse

Marvel Architects

Cleveland Civic Core Cleveland Civic Core

LMN Architects

Regeneracion Regeneracion

Sasaki Associates

Rock Chapel Marine Rock Chapel Marine

Landing Studio

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