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

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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