May 2016 Table of Contents

Features
The Bargain That Revived Bell Labs Suburban design The Bargain That Revived Bell Labs

Eero Saarinen's landmark facility in New Jersey is being redeveloped as a New Urbanist hub, but with one significant twist. Read more

The Concert Hall, Reimagined Design The Concert Hall, Reimagined

Performance spaces today are designed to be stand-alone icons, but that's not how we always designed these buildings. Read more

The “Future of Suburbia,” according to MIT Conferences The “Future of Suburbia,” according to MIT

The Center for Advanced Urbanism's new research initiative is long overdue but doesn't yet strike the right note. Read more

Zaha Hadid, Friend In Memoriam Zaha Hadid, Friend

Architect and critic Joseph Giovannini remembers the wonderful force of nature known as Zaha Hadid. Read more

Practice
Why Local Governments Need an Architect At the Table Professional Development Why Local Governments Need an Architect At the Table

Practitioners can bring a much-needed technical, apolitical perspective to the organizations that lead their communities. Read more

Tips for Mastering Economic Data Best Practices Tips for Mastering Economic Data

From high-level indicators to detailed sector data, these are the numbers your firm should be tracking. Read more

The Lattice Roof of Crossrail Place at Canary Wharf Innovative Detail The Lattice Roof of Crossrail Place at Canary Wharf

Foster + Partners' futuristic barrel vault made of glulam timber and ETFE panels tops an active transportation and retail hub in east London. Read more

Omar Gandhi Next Progressives Omar Gandhi

The Halifax, Nova Scotia-based architect updates rural vernacular forms with clean lines and minimal material palettes. Read more

Eight Alternative Careers for Architects Opportunities Eight Alternative Careers for Architects

Transitioning to a new vocation isn't as difficult as you might think. Read more

The Case of the Missing Energy Model Performance The Case of the Missing Energy Model

Building performance is increasing in priority, and the tools to predict it are becoming more accessible. So why isn't energy modeling used in every project? Read more

Five Vibrant Outdoor Furnishings Products Five Vibrant Outdoor Furnishings

These products stand out thanks to their whimsical yet modern aesthetic and use of eye-catching colorways. Read more

Mass-Timber Towers Become a Reality, One Additional Floor at a Time Building Codes Mass-Timber Towers Become a Reality, One Additional Floor at a Time

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the use of engineered wood construction. Will updates to building codes be enough to change the paradigm? Read more

AIA Honor Awards
AIA Gold Medal: Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi 2016 AIA Honor Awards AIA Gold Medal: Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi

Unyielding champions of a “nonstraightforward architecture.” Read more

AIA Architecture Firm Award: LMN Architects 2016 AIA Honor Awards AIA Architecture Firm Award: LMN Architects

A Seattle firm devoted to civic responsibility, sustainable development, and a healthy office culture. Read more

Twenty-Five Year Award: Monterey Bay Aquarium 2016 AIA Honor Awards Twenty-Five Year Award: Monterey Bay Aquarium

The beloved attraction, designed by EHDD, is an understated landmark of biomimetic systems and resilient construction. Read more

Terrance Brown Wins 2016 AIA Edward C. Kemper Award 2016 AIA Honor Awards Terrance Brown Wins 2016 AIA Edward C. Kemper Award

The New Mexico architect, who has served in a number of capacities with the AIA and is known for work in disaster recovery, wins this year’s top honor for service. Read more

R. Steven Lewis Wins 2016 AIA Whitney M. Young Jr. Award 2016 AIA HONOR AWARDS R. Steven Lewis Wins 2016 AIA Whitney M. Young Jr. Award

The practicing architect is associate vice president for engineering firm TRC and president of the architecture consulting firm Thinking Leadership. Read more

2016 AIA Thomas Jefferson Award Goes to Hans Butzer AIA Honor Awards 2016 AIA Thomas Jefferson Award Goes to Hans Butzer

The architect is a director of the Oklahoma City practice Butzer Architects and Urbanism. Read more

Douglas S. Kelbaugh Wins 2016 AIA Topaz Medallion 2016 AIA Honor Awards Douglas S. Kelbaugh Wins 2016 AIA Topaz Medallion

An innovator in passive-solar and transit-oriented design, the author, educator, and practitioner brings environmentalism into architectural education. Read more

AIA Names the Winners of 2016 Young Architects Award AIA Honor Awards AIA Names the Winners of 2016 Young Architects Award

The 12 winners, licensed for no more than 10 years, hail from seven states. Read more

2016 AIA Associates Award AIA Honor Awards 2016 2016 AIA Associates Award

The Institute named seven winners: R. Denise Everson, Beau Frail, Anna Jones, Joseph Mayo, Jared Edgar McKnight, Ross Miller, and Mary Anne Ocampo. Read more

AIA Announces the 2016 Collaborative Achievement Award AIA Honor Awards AIA Announces the 2016 Collaborative Achievement Award

The Institute recognized George Smart, founder of nonprofit organization North Carolina Modernist Houses, based in Durham, N.C., for taking public knowledge of modern architecture from a local to national level. Read more

AIA Announces 2016 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects AIA COTE Top Ten Awards AIA Announces 2016 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects

The AIA's Committee on the Environment awards honor the best in sustainable architecture and ecological design. Read more

AIA Announces 2016 Housing Awards AIA Housing Awards AIA Announces 2016 Housing Awards

Ten projects, single- and multifamily, received recognition in the AIA's annual housing awards. Read more

AIA Institute Honor Awards
AIA Announces 2016 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture AIA Honor Awards AIA Announces 2016 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

Eleven projects were recognized across ten states as well as Hong Kong. Read more

Case Inlet Retreat Case Inlet Retreat

MW|Works Architecture+Design Read more

CHS Field CHS Field

Snow Kreilich Architects, Inc., AECOM, Ryan Companies US, Inc. Read more

Asia Society Hong Kong Center Asia Society Hong Kong Center

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners, AGC Design, Associated Architects Read more

U.S. Land Port of Entry U.S. Land Port of Entry

Julie Snow Architects, Robert Siegel Architects Read more

WMS Boathouse WMS Boathouse

Studio Gang Architects Read more

Henderson-Hopkins School Henderson-Hopkins School

Rogers Partners Architects+Urban Designers Read more

Pterodactyl Pterodactyl

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

The AIA Announces the 2016 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture 2016 AIA Honor Awards The AIA Announces the 2016 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture

Five projects were recognized for interiors that inspire. Read more

Pivot Pivot

Architecture Workshop PC Read more

The AIA Announces the 2016 Institute Honor Awards for Regional & Urban Design 2016 AIA Honor Awards The AIA Announces the 2016 Institute Honor Awards for Regional & Urban Design

Forward-looking proposals for feeding the growing population of an Arkansas city and for increasing accessibility to one of the nation's biggest cultural institutions took top honors in the AIA's Regional and Urban Design Awards. Read more

Fayetteville 2030: Food City Scenario Fayetteville 2030: Food City Scenario

University of Arkansas Community Design Center Read more

AIA Architect
Critic's Choice AIA Voices Critic's Choice

The war reporter turned architecture critic. Read more

It’s My Town, but You’re Welcome to Visit AIA Now It’s My Town, but You’re Welcome to Visit

What to appreciate in Philadelphia. Read more

Philadelphia, Almost AIA Knowledge Philadelphia, Almost

Louis Kahn’s idea for a carless city. Read more

The Spirit of the Quaker City AIA Feature The Spirit of the Quaker City

William Penn’s vision for a green, safe Philadelphia is alive and well. Read more

Public Consumption AIA Design Public Consumption

Philly’s best eats can be found in a restored train terminal. Read more

Editorial
Introducing the Studio Prize Competitions Introducing the Studio Prize

Our new awards program recognizes excellence in studio curricula and the student work that results. And there's prize money! 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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