October 2014 Table of Contents

Dialogue
Monuments: An Eisenhower Impasse Editorial Monuments: An Eisenhower Impasse

Nobody seems to like Frank Gehry's design for Ike's memorial on the National Mall. Where's the disconnect? Read more

AIArchitect
Across the Institute: In Denver, Istanbul, London, San Diego, and Savannah AIAnow Across the Institute: In Denver, Istanbul, London, San Diego, and Savannah

Denver, Istanbul, London, San Diego, and Savannah. Read more

Finis Origine Pendet: Research & Design and the science of art. AIA feature Finis Origine Pendet: Research & Design and the science of art.

Research & Design and the science of art. Read more

From the Desk of the AIA President: Adult Education is a Wonderful Thing. AIA Perspective From the Desk of the AIA President: Adult Education is a Wonderful Thing.

AIAU is an important milestone for the architecture profession. Read more

Features
Next Progressives: PAR Uses Competitions to Build Relationships next progressives Next Progressives: PAR Uses Competitions to Build Relationships

Los Angeles firm Platform for Architecture + Research sees competitions as vehicles for building working relationships, regardless of their outcomes. Read more

Fondation Louis Vuitton, Designed by Gehry Partners Fondation Louis Vuitton, Designed by Gehry Partners

Frank Gehry discusses the inception of his pavilion-like cultural center in Paris’s Bois de Boulogne, and how his design process influenced the result. Read more

Witold Rybczynski: Tata Hall and the Art of Adding to the Harvard Business School Campus critique Witold Rybczynski: Tata Hall and the Art of Adding to the Harvard Business School Campus

Over the years, the Harvard Business School campus has presented architects with a considerable challenge: How do you design for the future while respecting the past? Read more

Will Houston's City Plan Transform this No-Zoning Mecca? Karrie Jacobs Investigates. letter from houston Will Houston's City Plan Transform this No-Zoning Mecca? Karrie Jacobs Investigates.

As Houston enjoys staggering growth, can a city known for its lack of zoning and car-centric ways embrace a more pedestrian-friendly urbanism? Read more

Buildings
Florida Polytechnic University, Designed by Santiago Calatrava Florida Polytechnic University, Designed by Santiago Calatrava

The architect's Innovation, Science and Technology Building will be the focal point of a campus being built around his vision. Read more

Business
Best Practices: The Emerging Role of the Design Editor best practices Best Practices: The Emerging Role of the Design Editor

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and SHoP Architects recently created new positions to develop in-house content creation. Read more

Up and Running: Informed Decisions for Investing in the Future 2 Up and Running Up and Running: Informed Decisions for Investing in the Future 2

How can you find the right space and the appropriate tools at a reasonable price to guarantee that the investments you make will be beneficial for your firm? Read more

Here Are Five Key Metrics from the 2014 AIA Firm Survey Report, With Interactive Charts AIA Firm Survey Here Are Five Key Metrics from the 2014 AIA Firm Survey Report, With Interactive Charts

The 2014 AIA Firm Survey Report shows how architecture firms have (and haven't) responded to the Great Recession. Read more

Technology
Innovative Detail: Autoban Weaves a Network of Wood Finishes into Cocoons in Azerbaijan innovative detail Innovative Detail: Autoban Weaves a Network of Wood Finishes into Cocoons in Azerbaijan

The Istanbul-based architecture studio creates a wooden village to encourage wandering in a vast airport terminal. Read more

Q+A: Ajaita Shah Gives Power to Those in Need Q+A Q+A: Ajaita Shah Gives Power to Those in Need

The CEO and founder of Frontier Markets is behind India's thriving and localized economy based on solar-powered products. Read more

Scrap Trees Get New Life in Structural Systems Technology Scrap Trees Get New Life in Structural Systems

WholeTrees Architecture & Structures in Madison, Wis., finds structural use for small-diameter timber through a proprietary grading process and novel steel–wood connection. Read more

Past P/A
Ralph Rapson's Forward-Looking Design for a Minneapolis Mausoleum Past Progressives Ralph Rapson's Forward-Looking Design for a Minneapolis Mausoleum

HGA's lauded 2012 mausoleum in Minneapolis recalls Rapson's P/A-Award-winning 1968 design for the site. Read more

Other Articles
Williamstrip Bath House, Designed by Craig Hamilton Architects Williamstrip Bath House, Designed by Craig Hamilton Architects

Craig Hamilton Architects looks to antiquity, British Architectural History, and even the goddess Aphrodite to create a classical bathhouse in the Cotswolds. Read more

Mariposa Land Port of Entry, Designed by Jones Studio Mariposa Land Port of Entry, Designed by Jones Studio

The Phoenix-based firm balanced security and serenity in its design for one of the busiest border stations in the United States, sited in Nogales, Ariz. Read more

Projects

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

Writers Theatre Writers Theatre

Studio Gang Architects

Claire T. Carney Library Claire T. Carney Library

designLAB Architects, Austin Architects

Pinterest Headquarters Pinterest Headquarters

IwamotoScott Architecture, Brereton Architects

Reinventing Vilonia Reinventing Vilonia

University of Arkansas Community Design Center -- University of Arkansas School of...

In Situ In Situ

Aidlin Darling Design

Rainbow Room Rainbow Room

Gabellini Sheppard Associates

Carmel Place Carmel Place

nARCHITECTS

Aspen Art Museum Aspen Art Museum

Shigeru Ban Architects

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