February 2015 Table of Contents

Dialogue
Oh, the Humanity: Recovering From a Nonprofit's Demise editorial Oh, the Humanity: Recovering From a Nonprofit's Demise

The bankruptcy of Architecture for Humanity has been demoralizing for many architects and advocates of public-interest architecture. But the profession must carry on. Read more

AIArchitect
AIA Voices: Victoria Beach, The Ethicist AIA Voices AIA Voices: Victoria Beach, The Ethicist

Imperatives, inherent and otherwise, in parsing the ethics of architecture. Read more

What's Happening Across the Institute: Contested Sites AIA now What's Happening Across the Institute: Contested Sites

Helsinki, London, New York, and San Francisco. Read more

Don't Just Consume Technology. Make It. Don't Just Consume Technology. Make It.

Experts call on architects to take action at a January conference on technology in architectural practice. Read more

AIA Feature: Architecture, Big-A and Little-a AIA feature AIA Feature: Architecture, Big-A and Little-a

Ethical discourse within architecture is tepid, at best. What have architects lost, and what do they still have to gain, in asking the hard questions? Read more

AIA Perspective: Discovering What's Right for a Site AIA perspective AIA Perspective: Discovering What's Right for a Site

Myriad decisions and a clear mission defines the creative process. In the end, our legacy is about design, but it's also about how well we've been stewards of the land. Read more

Features
The Artful Engineers of Studio NYL Technology The Artful Engineers of Studio NYL

A boutique Colorado firm is bringing an architect's sensibility to structural engineering, and is landing big-name clients (Michel Rojkind, Sasaki) in the process. Read more

P/A Awards
Ordos 20+10 Office Complex, Designed by NADAAA in Association with Himma Studio 2015 Progressive Architecture Awards Ordos 20+10 Office Complex, Designed by NADAAA in Association with Himma Studio

This cluster of office buildings in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, was selected as an honorable mention in the 62nd Annual Progressive Architecture Awards. Read more

Amager Resource Center, Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) 2015 Progressive Architecture Awards Amager Resource Center, Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

The waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen was selected as a citation winner in the 62nd Annual Progressive Architecture Awards. Read more

West 57th, Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) 2015 Progressive Architecture Awards West 57th, Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

The pyrimidal "courtscraper" on New York City's West Side was chosen as a citation winner int he 62nd Annual Progressive Architecture Awards. Read more

New Keelung Harbor Service Building, Designed by Neil M. Denari Architects 2015 Progressive Architecture Awards New Keelung Harbor Service Building, Designed by Neil M. Denari Architects

This ferry terminal and office tower in Keelung, Taiwan, was selected as a citation winner in the 62nd Annual Progressive Architecture Awards. Read more

Reforma Towers, Designed by Richard Meier & Partners Architects with Diametro Arquitectos 2015 Progressive Architecture Awards Reforma Towers, Designed by Richard Meier & Partners Architects with Diametro Arquitectos

This new office and hotel complex in Mexico City was selected as an award winner in the 62nd annual Progressive Architecture Awards. Read more

Sylvan Theater, Designed by Weiss/Manfredi + Olin 2015 Progressive Architecture Awards Sylvan Theater, Designed by Weiss/Manfredi + Olin

This revitalization of the area immediately south of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., was selected as an award winner in the 62nd Annual Progressive Architecture Awards. Read more

Here Are the Winners of the 62nd Annual P/A Awards 2015 Progressive Architecture Awards Here Are the Winners of the 62nd Annual P/A Awards

This year's jury placed a high premium on context in their selection of six winning projects. Read more

Business
Best Practices: Time Management Best Practices Best Practices: Time Management

A mixture of meticulous planning and some simple tech tools can help manage the workflow of your team so the firm can stay on pace with its projects without its employees working excessive overtime. Read more

Up and Running: Keep Your People Informed and Involved Up and Running Up and Running: Keep Your People Informed and Involved

In a field as collaborative as architecture, communication within an organization is essential to creating quality design and moving projects forward. Read more

Next Progressives: CAZA Next Progressives Next Progressives: CAZA

With offices in New York and the Philippines, CAZA brings a global perspective and academic background to design. Read more

Technology
Innovative Detail: The Superdesk at the Barbarian Group Office Detail Innovative Detail: The Superdesk at the Barbarian Group Office

Clive Wilkinson Architects designed a massive undulating desk for this New York City-based interactive marketing firm. Read more

Products: Architect-Designed Hardware Products Products: Architect-Designed Hardware

Architects considering product design have long looked to hardware as a starting point. These knobs and levers employ the formal and material signatures of their creators’ work. Read more

Other Articles
House 1014, Designed by H Arquitectes residential House 1014, Designed by H Arquitectes

The Barcelona-based architects create a modern oasis in a historic neighborhood in Garnollers, Spain. Read more

Letter from Los Angeles: Reviving the River Letter from Los Angeles Letter from Los Angeles: Reviving the River

A reimagined river promises to tie together a long disconnected city. How guerrilla planning and city initiatives are slowly turning the tide. Read more

Architecture and the New Congress: The AIA's Legislative Priorities legislation Architecture and the New Congress: The AIA's Legislative Priorities

Inside this year's pressing issues, and how to navigate the political process to benefit your practice. Read more

Projects

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

Giacomo Zanella Primary School Giacomo Zanella Primary School

Giulia de Appolonia

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