November 2014 Table of Contents

Dialogue
Transportation: The Little Engine That Might Editorial Transportation: The Little Engine That Might

Years after three states noisily rejected billions of dollars in federal funds for high-speed rail, construction on high-speed and other new rail projects is quietly proceeding elsewhere. Read more

AIArchitect
The Design Strategist: Evelyn Lee AIAvoices The Design Strategist: Evelyn Lee

A 2014 Young Architects Award winner, Lee is part of a team at MKThink and sees what she does as "architecture plus." Read more

Across the Institute: In Baltimore, Delft, Houston, New Haven, and New York AIAnow Across the Institute: In Baltimore, Delft, Houston, New Haven, and New York

Upcoming events to participate in at or around these cities: Baltimore, Delft, Houston, New Haven, and New York. Read more

Remote Control: Finding Social Media Success AIAfuture Remote Control: Finding Social Media Success

How to judge all that data you collect to come up with the right metrics for your firm's social media success. Read more

Designs On Health: New Research Reveals the Link Between Design and Public Health AIAfeature Designs On Health: New Research Reveals the Link Between Design and Public Health

New research from the AIA, AIAF, and the ACSA advances design and public health's alignment. Read more

From the Desk of the AIA President: Capital Shares AIAperspective From the Desk of the AIA President: Capital Shares

Social media is important, but let's remember the importance of personal interaction. Read more

Business
Best Practices: Revamp Your Firms' Website best practices Best Practices: Revamp Your Firms' Website

Architects' sites tend to suffer from the same set of problems. Here's a guide to avoiding those mistakes and ensuring that your practice puts its best face forward online. Read more

Up and Running: Be Smart in How You Staff up and running Up and Running: Be Smart in How You Staff

An architecture firm is only as good as its people. Here are a few tips for attracting—and retaining—the best in the business. Read more

Next Progressives: KEM Studio Blends Disciplines next progressives Next Progressives: KEM Studio Blends Disciplines

A healthy dose of cross-pollination between industrial design and architecture allows the Kansas City, Mo., firm to focus on the details. Read more

Technology
Innovative Detail: Mark Thomas Architects Gives Visitors a Bird's Eye View of Cape Town Innovative Detail Innovative Detail: Mark Thomas Architects Gives Visitors a Bird's Eye View of Cape Town

The Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway takes visitors up, through, and over a national botanical garden and arboretum. Read more

2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Five Designers Pick Presents for Your Project Team Products 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: Five Designers Pick Presents for Your Project Team

Show your project team gratitude for their work with these creative gadgets and goods. Read more

Towering Expectations: An In-Depth Look at the Eiffel Tower's Latest Update historic renovation Towering Expectations: An In-Depth Look at the Eiffel Tower's Latest Update

To relieve the long queues to the tower’s pinnacle, Paris architecture studio Moatti-Rivière renovated the landmark’s first floor to encourage visitors to linger. What first floor, you ask? Read more

Past P/A
Past Progressives, 1979: Arcosanti's East Crescent Complex past progressives Past Progressives, 1979: Arcosanti's East Crescent Complex

The East Crescent addition to Paolo Soleri's Acrosanti complex won guarded praise from energy-conscious P/A Award jurors. Read more

Other Articles
Tula House, Designed by Patkau Architects Tula House, Designed by Patkau Architects

The Vancouver-based firm brings steel, concrete, and rigorous lines to a house on a windswept cliffside site on Quadra Island in British Columbia. Read more

Jesuit High School Chapel, Designed by Hodgetts + Fung Jesuit High School Chapel, Designed by Hodgetts + Fung

Hodgetts + Fung principals Hsinming Fung and Craig Hodgetts bring a hands-on approach to the design of a chapel on a catholic high school campus in Carmichael, Calif. Read more

Tour Carpe Diem, Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects Tour Carpe Diem, Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects

The New York-based architects have created a light-footed tower in La Défense, one of the most maligned modernist enclaves in Paris. Read more

Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, designed by John Wardle Architects and NADAAA in collaboration Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, designed by John Wardle Architects and NADAAA in collaboration

For the University of Melbourne’s design school in Australia, the two architecture firms have created a new building that wears pedagogy on its well-appointed sleeve. Read more

Projects

360 Villa 360 Villa

123DV

Panda House Panda House

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Buffalo Bayou Park Buffalo Bayou Park

Page, SWA Group

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

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