May 2015 Table of Contents

2015 AIA Honor Awards
Moshe Safdie and the Revival of Habitat 67 Gold Medal Moshe Safdie and the Revival of Habitat 67

Safdie made his name with Habitat 67. But the market wasn't ready for his pioneering concept—until now. Read more

Ehrlich Architects' Embrace of  "Multicultural Modernism" 2015 AIA Architecture Firm Award Ehrlich Architects' Embrace of "Multicultural Modernism"

A review of projects around the firm's home city of Los Angeles (and beyond) reflects a sensitivity to the spirit of place. Read more

Peter Eisenman's Teaching Legacy Honored with the Topaz Medallion Topaz Medallion Peter Eisenman's Teaching Legacy Honored with the Topaz Medallion

Eisenman's students recount the indelible influence of his teachings—and his teaching style. Read more

Broadgate Exchange House Wins the Twenty-Five Year Award 2015 AIA Twenty-Five Year Award Broadgate Exchange House Wins the Twenty-Five Year Award

Broadgate introduced structural bravura to the City of London, courtesy of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Read more

The 2015 AIA Young Architects Awards Awards The 2015 AIA Young Architects Awards

This year, the institute recognized 14 architects across the U.S. for their leadership and contributions to the profession. Read more

Whitney M. Young Jr. Award: Rural Studio 2015 AIA Honor Awards Whitney M. Young Jr. Award: Rural Studio

The Auburn University offshoot designs sustainable community buildings and homes for its home of Hale County, Alabama, one of the nation’s poorest. Read more

Edward C. Kemper Award: Edward Mazria 2015 AIA Honor Awards Edward C. Kemper Award: Edward Mazria

A leader in the battle against climate change, Mazria is founder of the 2030 Challenge, which seeks to incrementally reduce fossil fuel usage in new buildings by 2030. Read more

AIA Names 2015 Winners of Thomas Jefferson Awards 2015 AIA Honor Awards AIA Names 2015 Winners of Thomas Jefferson Awards

The winners of the AIA's 2015 Thomas Jefferson Awards for Public Architecture are Thomas E. Lollini and Thomas Luebke. Read more

The AIA Announces the 2015 Associates Award Winners Awards The AIA Announces the 2015 Associates Award Winners

This year's two recipients of the highest award given to associate AIA members are Boston-based designers who have made significant contributions to their communities and the profession. Read more

AIA Awards 2015 Honors for Collaborative Achievement 2015 AIA Honor Awards AIA Awards 2015 Honors for Collaborative Achievement

This year's AIA Institute Honors for Collaborative and Professional Achievement, which recognizes people and organizations that have influenced the industry, went to the Lyceum Fellowship and Transsolar KlimaEngineering. Read more

Institute Honor Awards: Architecture 2015 AIA Honor Awards Institute Honor Awards: Architecture

The AIA honored 11 entries in the architecture category in 2015, including projects by BIG, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, and KieranTimberlake. Read more

Institute Honor Awards: Interior Architecture 2015 AIA Honor Awards Institute Honor Awards: Interior Architecture

The AIA honored eight entries in the interior architecture category in 2015, including projects by Davis Brody Bond, Studios Architecture, and Trahan Architects. Read more

Institute Honor Awards: Regional & Urban Design 2015 AIA Honor Awards Institute Honor Awards: Regional & Urban Design

The AIA honored four entries in the architecture category in 2015, with projects by BIG, SOM, CBT Architects, and EE&K, a Perkins Eastman company. Read more

All 24 AIA Honor Awards Projects, Mapped Awards All 24 AIA Honor Awards Projects, Mapped

We mapped the winning projects in the 2015 AIA Honor Awards. Read more

Projects
Pterodactyl Pterodactyl

Culver City, Calif. Eric Owen Moss Architects. Read more

National Center for Civil and Human Rights National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Atlanta. The Freelon Group and HOK. Read more

Musée des Confluences Musée des Confluences

Lyon, France. Coop Himmelb(l)au. Read more

Lancaster University Engineering Building Lancaster University Engineering Building

London / John McAslan + Partners Read more

Benjamin P. Grogan and Jerry L. Dove Federal Building Benjamin P. Grogan and Jerry L. Dove Federal Building

Miramar, Fla. Krueck + Sexton Architects. Read more

Corning Museum of Glass Contemporary Art + Design Wing Corning Museum of Glass Contemporary Art + Design Wing

Corning, N.Y. Thomas Phifer and Partners. Read more

House in Shichiku House in Shichiku

Kyoto, Japan. Shimpei Oda Architect’s Office. Read more

Features
Inside the Getty's Initiative to Save Modern Architecture Historic Preservation Inside the Getty's Initiative to Save Modern Architecture

Projects at the Salk Institute and Eames House are part of a larger effort to preserve our midcentury heritage. Read more

KieranTimberlake's New Sandbox Studio Visit KieranTimberlake's New Sandbox

The Philadelphia firm's workshop/studio is a model of 21st-century office space. Oh, and there's no AC. Read more

MoMA's Latin American Mea Culpa Critique MoMA's Latin American Mea Culpa

The museum's exhaustive survey of Latin American Modernism leaves plenty of questions unanswered. Read more

Practice
Best Practices: Gain Appreciation for Your Work Best Practices Best Practices: Gain Appreciation for Your Work

Architects offer five subtle but effective ways to make your clients and the public appreciate what you do. Read more

Innovative Detail: Nest We Grow Moment Connection Wood Innovative Detail: Nest We Grow Moment Connection

Graduate students from the University of California, Berkeley, create a timber grid structure in Japan that is both elegant and rigid. Read more

The Promise of Nanomaterials in Architecture Technology The Promise of Nanomaterials in Architecture

From scaling up graphene production to reinforcing concrete with nanocrystals, researchers today are shaping—or growing—the future of construction. Read more

Can I (Legally) Use a Drone? Technology Can I (Legally) Use a Drone?

That depends. The Federal Aviation Administration offers a compliance path for the use of small unmanned aerial vehicles, but many commercial operators are going it on their own pending formal regulations that are expected by 2017. Read more

The 21st-Century Skill Set for Architects Career Development The 21st-Century Skill Set for Architects

Designers who evolve and diversify their areas of expertise will stay relevant in the profession. Read more

Acre Architects Next Progressives Acre Architects

Acre Architects, based in Saint John, New Brunswick, wants architecture to tell a story. Read more

AIArchitect
The Masters AIA Voices The Masters

Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects is one of Atlanta’s preeminent firms. Its principals, Merrill Elam and Mack Scogin have more than 40 years of experience designing a wide variety of buildings across the United States. Read more

Across Atlanta AIA Now Across Atlanta

What's Going on in the Big Peach Read more

Cities Cleave AIA Design Cities Cleave

Incorporating social action into your practice is possible for firms big and small. Read more

Applying Pressure AIA Future Applying Pressure

The cost of neglecting research just went up. Read more

A Real Peach AIA Feature A Real Peach

Rounding up some of Atlanta's notable places and their backstories Read more

"What the Hell Is That?" AIA Knowledge "What the Hell Is That?"

A Breuer veteran looks back on the Modernist master's material choices Read more

Why Stories Matter AIA Perspective Why Stories Matter

Architects design lots of kinds of buildings, but if you can point to architecture's overall positive impact, you can get more people to listen. Read more

Editorial
What Happened to the Starter Home? Housing What Happened to the Starter Home?

Millennials are finally entering the housing market. Unfortunately, inventory is limited. 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

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