Table of Contents October 2011

 

Dialogue

  • Ned Cramer

    Equity & Income

    Judging from the AIA's 2011 Compensation Report, firm leaders have been making the sacrifice necessary to their future.

     

AIArchitect

AIAVoices

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    OnSite

    Not your typical firm, but its principals are pursuing an elemental practice.

     

AIANow

AIAPractice

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    Branching Out

    Architects are offering supplemental services as a way of staying afloat in a tough economy.

     

AIAFeature

AIAPerspective

Features

Buildings

Business

Best Practices

  • Claire Weisz

    Good Neighbor

    How to help communities reach their goals—from volunteering to consulting.

     

Local Market

  • Museum of Natural Curiosity - Architect: FFKR Architects - Total Cost: $20 million - Completion: Fall 2012

    Salt Lake City, Utah

    This city benefits from its outdoor activities, climate, accessibility, and a progressive government.

     

Strategy

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    Credit Report

    With banks reluctant to make loans, architecture firms are getting creative when it comes to raising capital.

     

Typology

  • The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts ¢ San Antonio, Texas ¢ LMN Architects ¢ The renovated former Municipal Auditorium will be home to the resident symphony, opera, and ballet companies in San Antonio, and will seat more than 1,700 people.

    Fitting In

    Today’s cultural institutions look to reuse and adapt rather than transform their environments.

     

Technology

I.T.

  • Eugene Kwak, Dattner Architects

    Package Deals

    Four designers talk about the rendering plug-ins and programs they employ.

     

CEU Article

  • Swiss Re Building, Foster  Partners, Exterior

    Dissecting Diagrid

    The diagonally based structural system of the diagrid is becoming a hallmark of 21st-century Modernism.

     

Culture

Crit

  • The Dharavi slum in Mumbai, Indiawhich may house more than 1 million people in an area of just 0.7 square milesis one of the largest slums in the world, but only the fifth-largest slum in Mumbai.

    Urbanized

    Gary Hustwit’s third documentary tackles the growth and future of the modern city.

     

Exhibits Books Etc.

Studio Visit

Past P/A

  • The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.

    Lerner Meets Lutyens

    For the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Ralph Lerner gave Edwin Lutyens's Classicism a Postmodern spin.

     

Products

Other Articles