September 2015 Table of Contents

The 2015 Architect 50
The 2015 Architect 50 2015 Architect 50 The 2015 Architect 50

Who landed the top spot, and which firms rose through the ranks? Check out the results of our annual ranking. Read more

The 2015 Top Firm and the 50 Top Firms in Business 2015 Architect 50 The 2015 Top Firm and the 50 Top Firms in Business

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill takes top honors. Read more

The 2015 Architect 50: The Top 50 in Design 2015 Architect 50 The 2015 Architect 50: The Top 50 in Design

NADAAA repeats as number one. Read more

The 2015 Architect 50: The Top 50 in Sustainability 2015 Architect 50 The 2015 Architect 50: The Top 50 in Sustainability

EYP lands the top spot Read more

The 2015 Architect 50: A Deeper Dive Into the Data 2015 Architect 50 The 2015 Architect 50: A Deeper Dive Into the Data

Discover what it takes to make the top 50. Read more

The 2015 Architect 50: Methodology 2015 Architect 50 The 2015 Architect 50: Methodology

How we computed the rankings Read more

Projects
Seashore Library Seashore Library

Vector Architects Read more

Len Lye Centre Len Lye Centre

Patterson Associates Read more

Element House Element House

MOS Architects Read more

Features
Remembering the Rosenwald Schools Looking Back Remembering the Rosenwald Schools

How Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington created a thriving schoolhouse construction program for African Americans in the rural South. Read more

Deane Simpson’s "Young-Old" Q+A Deane Simpson’s "Young-Old"

Simpson discusses his new book on the evolution and sociology of retirement communities. Read more

Practice
Diversify Your Firm's Services Best Practices Diversify Your Firm's Services

Architects suggest strategies for breaking out of niche practice areas. Read more

Key Takeaways from the 2015 AIA Compensation Survey Compensation Key Takeaways from the 2015 AIA Compensation Survey

A look at salary data by region, firm size, experience level, and more. Read more

Next Progressives: Design With Company Next Progressives Next Progressives: Design With Company

This Chicago-based couple explores bizarrely iconic Midwestern building archetypes and institutions. Read more

Innovative Detail: Centre De Congrès à Mons Wall Section Innovative Detail Innovative Detail: Centre De Congrès à Mons Wall Section

In Belgium, Studio Libeskind wraps a landmark convention center in a spiraling wood-and-aluminum façade. Read more

How the Internet of Places Can Validate (or Invalidate) Your Design The Near Future How the Internet of Places Can Validate (or Invalidate) Your Design

Sensor technology now allows architects to see whether their assumptions created a successful environment. Read more

Six Ceramic Tiles to Brighten Floors and Walls Products Six Ceramic Tiles to Brighten Floors and Walls

Colored edges, optical illusions, and textured tops enliven interior surfaces. Read more

AIA Architect
The Chicagoan AIA Voices The Chicagoan

Creating connections for a divided city. Read more

Economies of Scale AIA Now Economies of Scale

It's not really architecture without the data. Read more

Superhuman? AIA Future Superhuman?

In this complicated profession where many complain about starchitects, we need a new definition of the architectural hero. Read more

Recourse for Resiliency AIA Feature Recourse for Resiliency

A new school of sustainability stokes the Iron City’s renaissance. Read more

Boom or Bust? AIA Perspective Boom or Bust?

Seeking a steady path. Read more

Editorial
A Time for Peace Editorial A Time for Peace

The design competition for the World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C., presents traditionalists and modernists with an opportunity to set aside their differences. Read more

Projects

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

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

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

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