December 2016 Table of Contents

The 2016 Residential Architect Design Awards
The 2016 Residential Architect Design Awards Awards The 2016 Residential Architect Design Awards

The jury selected 24 projects across 11 categories for recognition. Read more

Terrace 459 Terrace 459

Landon Bone Baker Architects Read more

Walnut Estates Walnut Estates

Moto Designshop Read more

Photographer's Loft Photographer's Loft

Desai Chia Architecture Read more

Cuatro Patios House Cuatro Patios House

Andrés Stebelski Arquitecto Read more

Enough House Enough House

MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Read more

Point House Point House

MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects Read more

Tower House Tower House

Waechter Architecture Read more

Underhill Underhill

Bates Masi + Architects Read more

35XV 35XV

FXFowle Read more

Troll Hus Troll Hus

Mork-Ulnes Architects Read more

VIA 57 West VIA 57 West

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) Read more

Emigration House Emigration House

Steven Christensen Architecture Read more

Mask House Mask House

Hastings Architecture Associates Read more

Half-Tree House Half-Tree House

Jacobschang Architecture Read more

Shulman Home and Studio Shulman Home and Studio

Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects Read more

Morgan Phoa Library and Residence Morgan Phoa Library and Residence

Studio Pali Fekete Architects Read more

TP-H Residence TP-H Residence

Alexander Jermyn Architecture Read more

SL11024 SL11024

Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects Read more

projects
Queen's House Restoration Queen's House Restoration

Royal Museums Greenwich Read more

Features
What SO–IL's Shrem Says About the Future of Museum Design Design What SO–IL's Shrem Says About the Future of Museum Design

Christopher Hawthorne argues that the Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis represents a steadfast turn away from an architecture of self-promotion. Read more

UC Davis Shrem Museum of Art UC Davis Shrem Museum of Art

SO – IL, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Read more

The Myth of Trickle-Down Innovation Research The Myth of Trickle-Down Innovation

Designers of ultra-luxury apartment buildings may hope that the innovative research supported by their big budgets can also help to improve affordable housing. But there's little evidence supporting the claim. Read more

Tech + Practice
Future-Proofing Your Firm: Picking and Preparing Your Successors Practice Future-Proofing Your Firm: Picking and Preparing Your Successors

With a generation of design leaders on the cusp of retirement, now is the time to start preparing your firm for a future without you. Read more

Sports Next Progressives Sports

Meet the Syracuse, N.Y., duo, whose winning entry for the Ragdale Ring competition earned a glowing review from architecture critic Blair Kamin. Read more

The 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Architects and Designers Products The 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Architects and Designers

Surprise colleagues, friends, and family with these timeless pieces, which pair a muted palette with dynamic forms. Read more

Lot.1 Café Interior Innovative Detail Lot.1 Café Interior

An organic sculpture made of native wood wends up, down, and around this restaurant and coffee shop, taking on multiple purposes. Read more

Residential
The Frick Collection Presents 21 Neoclassical Works by the Oft-Copied French Master Gilder Pierre Gouthière Exhibitions The Frick Collection Presents 21 Neoclassical Works by the Oft-Copied French Master Gilder Pierre Gouthière

Knockoffs and mistaken attributions of Gouthière’s work occurred during his career and continue today, but this exhibition showcases 21 objects that have been analyzed for authenticity. Read more

A Methodical Examination of the Houses by Josef Frank Books A Methodical Examination of the Houses by Josef Frank

The late architect once wrote, “We should design our surroundings as if they originated by chance.” Read more

Object of the Moment: Cupola by Vauni Products Object of the Moment: Cupola by Vauni

This wall-mounted globular fireplace lends futuristic flair to any living room. Read more

AIA Architect
Around the World and Back AIA Voices Around the World and Back

From Syracuse to Ghana, a design advocate helps transform Birmingham. Read more

A Stadium for Every Season AIA Now A Stadium for Every Season

Examining the modern-day ballpark. Read more

The Truth About Specification AIA Feature The Truth About Specification

A new report shines light on why architects favor certain materials over others, and why it matters for your architecture practice. Read more

7 Ways to Lure the Best of the Best AIA Practice 7 Ways to Lure the Best of the Best

For architecture firms to attract talent, its principals have to shed old assumptions. Read more

The Power of Three Minutes AIA Collaboration The Power of Three Minutes

The winner of the AIA’s I Look Up Film Challenge tells a short story with long-lasting impact. Read more

Fronts
Landscape Architect and Urban Designer Diana Balmori Dies Obituary Landscape Architect and Urban Designer Diana Balmori Dies

The Spanish-born landscape architect known for designing innovative and sustainable infrastructures was 84 years old. Read more

Pierre Chareau and the Question of Authorship Exhibitions Pierre Chareau and the Question of Authorship

A Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York examines the legacy of the French designer. Read more

The U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration is Complete Restoration The U.S. Capitol Dome Restoration is Complete

After two years of meticulous repairs led by Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, along with architect-of-record Hoffman Architects, the historic landmark is now back to its former glory. Read more

This Week in Tech: Shanghai Tower Named "Best Tall Building Worldwide" by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Technology This Week in Tech: Shanghai Tower Named "Best Tall Building Worldwide" by Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Plus, how Donald Trump has negatively affected cities as a developer, virtual reality takes the architecture industry by storm, and more design-tech news from around the internet. Read more

Projects

PLICO at the Flatiron PLICO at the Flatiron

Elliott + Associates Architects

Amoroso Studio Amoroso Studio

Modal Design

AHK KNDU Villas AHK KNDU Villas

Global Architectural Development (GAD)

Maggie's Centre Barts Maggie's Centre Barts

Steven Holl Architects

Amstelloft Amstelloft

WE Architecten

Hunters Point Community Library Hunters Point Community Library

Steven Holl Architects

New Paltz House New Paltz House

AlexAllen Studio

Studio Bell Studio Bell

Allied Works Architecture

Bloomberg Center Bloomberg Center

Morphosis Architects

Leeza Soho Leeza Soho

Zaha Hadid Architects

Reservoir Reservoir

Sanjay Puri Architects

LB House LB House

Shachar Rozenfeld architects

High Meadow Dwellings High Meadow Dwellings

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Menil Drawing Institute Menil Drawing Institute

Johnston Marklee

Thompson Exhibition Building Thompson Exhibition Building

Centerbrook Architects and Planners

Nuuk Stadium Nuuk Stadium

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

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