October 2011 Table of Contents


2011 AIA Compensation Report and the Decline in Registered Professionals

2011 AIA Compensation Report: Who Makes What?

This year's AIA Compensation Report shows that new downturn or not, architects haven’t stopped feeling the pinch.

The 50 Year Old Intern

Meet Hana Kolton, an architecture school graduate with a successful career designing laboratories for high-profile clients such as...



ned cramer

Equity & Income

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




The Latest From the AIA

News, profiles, announcements, and other information provided by the American Institute of Architects.




Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

Joe and Rika Mansueto Library / Chicago / Murphy / Jahn Architects

university of kansas center for design research

University of Kansas Center for Design Research

Lawrence, Kansas / Studio 804

harpareykjavik concert hall and conference centre

Harpa–Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre

Reykjavik, Iceland / Henning Larsen Architects with Batteríið Architects and Olafur...


UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Berkeley, Calif. / Diller Scofidio + Renfro

exterior and plaza.

University of Minnesota Cardiovascular Research Building

Twin Cities campus / Architectural Alliance and ZGF Architects



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.


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


Studio Visit

The Jerde Partnership, Los Angeles

The globally focused Jerde Partnership still anchors all of its design work in its Venice Beach offices.



claire weisz

Good Neighbor

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

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...


Credit Report

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

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...

eugene kwak, dattner architects

Package Deals

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


Past Progressives

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.


Continuing Education

swiss re building, foster  partners, exterior

Dissecting Diagrid

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


October 2011 Editor's Choice Products


Products: Metal Mesh



Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS pinterest