March 2017 Table of Contents

Projects
Renovation of Wencun Village Renovation of Wencun Village

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Features
Public Space in the Trump Era Politics Public Space in the Trump Era

The new administration has complicated the already hazy distinction between public and private space. Read more

The Enduring History of Louis Kahn Critique The Enduring History of Louis Kahn

A biography (by Wendy Lesser), an exhibition (coming to the Kimbell), and a rising generation of architects are conspiring to reassess Kahn's legacy. Read more

What If: The Unbuilt Legacy Critique What If: The Unbuilt Legacy

How would the architects' legacies have been altered if some of history's most notable unbuilt projects had actually been constructed? Read more

Tech + Practice
Deciding When to Hire a CFO Best Practices Deciding When to Hire a CFO

Experts share what benefits and skills a chief financial officer can bring to a design firm. Read more

UMass Amherst Design Building Zipper Trusses Innovative Detail UMass Amherst Design Building Zipper Trusses

The first mass-timber structure on the East Coast utilizes several new technologies, some of which were developed by the institution's own faculty. Read more

Tomecek Studio Architecture Next Progressives Tomecek Studio Architecture

Brad Tomecek explores light and material in this new venture in Denver. Read more

Architect's Choice: Building Envelopes Products Architect's Choice: Building Envelopes

These three high-performing products help shape, insulate, and protect structures. Read more

Residential
Four New and Updated High-Performance Windows Products Four New and Updated High-Performance Windows

These stylish windows work overtime to help shelter from the elements. Read more

The Greenest House of Them All, According to the Living Building Challenge Sustainable Living The Greenest House of Them All, According to the Living Building Challenge

The Desert Rain House is the first residential project to receive the international title that identifies net-zero energy and water buildings. Read more

The Barbican Surveys Japan’s Post-WWII Residential Innovation Exhibitions The Barbican Surveys Japan’s Post-WWII Residential Innovation

The exhibition, which runs March 23 through June 25, will feature work by architects such as Tadao Ando, Kazunari Sakamoto, and Hideyuki Nakayama. Read more

Fronts
Under Magnitude Installation Becomes Permanent Orlando Resident Installations Under Magnitude Installation Becomes Permanent Orlando Resident

The ultra-thin aluminum structure by Marc Fornes/Theverymany was installed in the city's Orange County Convention Center in November. Read more

"Spaces Without Drama" at the Graham Foundation Exhibition "Spaces Without Drama" at the Graham Foundation

The show aims to explore the connection between architectural depictions and theater design. Read more

Jahn's Alternative to the Demolition of Its Thompson Center Architecture Jahn's Alternative to the Demolition of Its Thompson Center

After the Illinois government proposed a sale and demolition of the building, the original architect responded with a proposal to save it. Read more

A New Land of the Free Books A New Land of the Free

"Atlas of Another America" lays out a plan for Freedomland, a fictional settlement for the United States. Read more

AIA Architect
Urging Architecture Forward AIA Voices Urging Architecture Forward

Why our buildings and our profession need to work for everyone. Read more

Brutalist Beauty or 10 Floors of Basement? AIA Now Brutalist Beauty or 10 Floors of Basement?

Examining the significance of HUD's HQ. Read more

Architects Author Climate Plan for Nation’s Capital AIA Feature Architects Author Climate Plan for Nation’s Capital

Perkins+Will provides D.C. with adaptation strategies to confront the realities of climate change. Read more

Buildings That Teach AIA Knowledge Buildings That Teach

AIA research grants are helping make classroom design part of the curriculum. Read more

HUD’s Next Chapter Proves Elusive AIA Future HUD’s Next Chapter Proves Elusive

Incoming HUD secretary Ben Carson says he will bring a holistic approach to housing. But his beliefs on housing policy spell an uncertain future for the agency. Read more

Influence AIA Perspective Influence

Beyond ideas, only action leads to power. Read more

Editorial
The Real Las Vegas Urban Design The Real Las Vegas

The Strip has overshadowed downtown Las Vegas for too long. As it turns out, not being the Strip may just be downtown's biggest asset. Read more

Projects

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

De Maria Pavilion De Maria Pavilion

Gluckman Tang Architects

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