Table of Contents November 2007




  • DOGPound

    When Hale County was threatened with a lawsuit for not meeting a state requirement that each Alabama county have an animal shelter, in stepped Rural Studio.

  • Hale County Hospital Courtyard

    Time moves at its own pace in Hale County, Ala., where cotton was once king, and where former slaves and their descendants were left behind to eke out an existence.

  • $20K Houses

    The low-income houses that Rural Studio is known for are still an important part of its mission.

  • Birding Tower

    Located in neighboring Perry County is Perry Lakes Park, where the Rural Studio has completed four projects since 2001.

  • Lions Park

    Little League baseball is alive and well in Greensboro, Ala., thanks in part to five thesis students who developed a new master plan for the town's 40- acre Lions Park.

  • The New Rural Studio

    Still true to Samuel Mockbee's social ideals, Rural Studio is starting to think big under director Andrew Freear.

  • Studio Verité

    Two designers-turned-directors put the spotlight on architectural education.

  • Old Masters in Plaster

    The Carnegie Museum of Art lifts the fig leaf from its 100-year-old collection of plaster casts.




Screen Capture

Other Articles

  • Kansas City, Kan.

    The western half of metropolitan Kansas City is beginning to catch up to its Missouri sibling through a series of residential and commercial initiatives.



Best Practices

  • Career Day

    Do's and don'ts for new-graduates-turned-potential-employees and for the people hiring them.



Pro Bono

  • Book Smart

    A new textbook will make the Newhouse Program's next 25 years relevant.



  • Breathing Easy

    At the Phipps Conservatory, IKM architects devises a way to regulate temperature and air flow in a sticky situation.


Copyright 101

  • Too Close For Comfort

    A high-profile copyright infringement case shows how courts think about architecture.



Object Lesson


  • Books

    A selection of books on art and architecture.



Sidewalk Critics

  • On the Ground at Bowdoin

    The Bowdoin College Museum of Art has been a Beaux-Arts jewel box on its Brunswick, Maine, campus, exhibiting just a small portion of the liberal arts institution's collection of more than 15,000 pieces.



  • Andrew Caruso

    The 2007–2008 president of the American Institute of Architecture students discusses the evolving nature of education.


Other Articles