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Table of Contents December 2013

 

Dialogue

  • Adding Insult to Injury

    Bertrand Goldberg’s Prentice Memorial Hospital is being torn down, and the property’s owner, Northwestern University, is continuing its assault on architecture.

     

AIArchitect

AIAVoices

AIANow

AIAFeature

AIAPerspective

Features

  • Watershed Moment

    The L.A. Aqueduct ushered in the era of big water infrastructure in the West. Now Hadley and Peter Arnold at Woodbury’s Arid Lands Institute are trying to map a new course.

     
  • The Next Dimension

    A fish tank with self-organizing structures. 4D printing. The projects in Skylar Tibbits’s MIT lab are pushing the boundaries of construction.

     
  • Auctioneer Hector Gonzalez spots bidders at the November firesale of Astrdome memorabilia.

    Razing the Roof

    Houston voters rejected a plan to finance the Astrodome’s redevelopment, but not before fans snapped up stadium memorabilia at a firesale. Will the so-called Eighth Wonder of the World escape demolition?

     
  • Past Perfect

    Forget the old anti-progress preservationists. Françoise Bollack's new book highlights how the movement’s future lies with projects that deftly merge historic and new.

     

Annual Design Review

Work

Live

  • 2802 Pico Housing

    Santa Monica, Calif. / Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners. Honorable Mention.

     
  • Red Rock House

    Red Rock, N.Y. / Anmahian Winton Architects. Honorable Mention.

     
  • Cloverdale749

    Los Angeles / Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects. Award.

     

Play

Grow

Move

Bond

Other Articles

Technology

Products

Other Articles

  • In the InterBIM

    Technology experts at Case Design, DPR Construction, CH2M Hill, and Woods Bagot weigh the pros and cons of three popular BIM apps.

     
  • Paper or Plastic?

    Australian company Zeoform has created a biodegradeable plastic with nothing more than recycled paper waste and water. Someday it may clad one of your projects.

     

Past P/A

  • Tower detail.

    The Sleekness of the Silvers

    Helmut Jahn’s first recognition in the P/A Awards program, a 1978 citation, came with the design for a Chicago tower that was expressive of the 1970s “Silvers.”