Table of Contents October 2007

 

Dialogue

Features

  • GRAM Green

    In Michigan, Kulapat Yantrasast of why architecture designs what is set to be the nation's first LEED-certified art museum.

     
  • Rome Reborn

    In 1816, Lord Byron left his home in England and, after traveling through Belgium and Switzerland, eventually made his way to Italy, where he encountered, among other things, the Roman Colosseum. “A ruin—yet what ruin!” he wrote in the fourth canto of the long poem “Childe Harold's Pilgrimage.” It...

     
  • Park This Way

    The most unloved—yet most necessary—of urban structures is turning up in some unusual and ambitious new guises.

     
  • A Serviceable Icon

    The Golden Gate Bridge is now in the middle of a $471 million seismic retrofit aimed at making it as safe and strong as possible—that is, better able to move with and dissipate seismic forces—without changing its appearance at all.

     

Report

News

Screen Capture

Other Articles

  • Bellingham, Wash.

    Growth is welcome in Bellingham, where 220 acres of prime waterfront property are being redeveloped, but there's little agreement on the form it will take.

     

Departments

Best Practices

  • Playing to Win

    Architect Bernard Tschumi shares his strategies for success in the world of competitions.

     

Products

  • Through the Woods

    New landscape products can help revolutionize an outdoor environment.

     

Ecology

  • Shooting Green

    What's the best way to photograph a green building?

     

Lighting

  • Light Box

    A collaboration between KPF and artist James Turrell enlivens a lobby space in a New York office building.

     

Planning

Research

  • Model Behavior

    By endowing digital crowds with real human traits, Paul Torrens learns how people navigate urban spaces.

     

Technology

Products

Culture

Object Lesson

Books

  • Books

    A selection of books on art and architecture.

     

Exhibits

Q&A

  • Alan Weisman

    The author of the best-selling book the world without us says that since we're still here, we should behave better.