Table of Contents September 2008




  • From Lions to Lemurs

    FXFowle and the Wildlife Conservation Society found a new use for the Bronx Zoo's vacant Lion House, as a LEED-certified habitat for Madagascan wildlife.

  • Global Truths

    Conventional wisdom about interational practice is part myth, part reality. Architects working abroad share their experiences.

  • The Ugly American

    More than a decade in the making, the new U.S. Embassy in Berlin has been drawing heavy fire from German critics. Is their animosity deserved?

  • Kevin Flynn

    Kevin Flynn of the AIA's Committee on Leadership Education suggests how younger practitioners can attain job security during a recession.

  • Old Age, New Models

    With 76 million baby boomers contemplating life after retirement, the traditional nursing home model is in sore need of an upgrade.


Local Market

  • Huntsville, Ala.

    It's not all space-age technology in Huntsville, home to the Redstone Arsenal and the Marshall Space Flight Center. Sustainability matters, too.



  • Feeling the Pinch

    The economic slowdown has affected the nation's AEC firms, in the form of hiring freezes, layoffs, and a drop in revenue, according to ZweigWhite's 2008 Financial Performance Survey.


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Other Articles



Other Articles

  • Assemble Me

    A comprehensive history of factory-produced architecture is captured in the exhibition "Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling," on view through Oct. 20 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.



Other Articles


Other Articles

  • Strategy: Road Trip

    A well-planned client tour can ensure that an architect and client are on the same page architecturally, financially, and emotionally.

  • Blight Future

    The built environment is at much as risk as the natural environment.

  • Lighting: Where Glare Works

    Design and illumination in a store that markets to teenagers.

  • It's Out of My Hands

    The chairman of RTKL tells you when and how to outsource work.