Table of Contents May 2014
Energy's first dean.
Chicago, New York, Minneapolis, New Canaan, Conn.
Urban-Think Tank, best known for its vertical gyms in the Caracas barrios, has a new strategy for building in Third World slums.
As a spate of towers rise in New York and elsewhere, many are less than convincing in their vertical uplift. Here’s what contemporary architects have forgotten about building tall.
The new TEN Arquitectos–designed facility in Piscataway, N.J., is a whip-smart interior study in non-programmed space, but don’t get distracted by the building’s “big move.”
Johnston Marklee takes a curvaceous approach to reinventing the beach house paradigm.
A new neighborhood is taking shape in Milan, and if the first completed structures—apartments by Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind—are any indication, it could be a model for urban development in the United States.
Bernard Tschumi has reimagined Paris’s beloved but crumbling 1934 zoo in a way that improves the experience for both the visitors and the animals.
To highlight the relevance of libraries in the 21st century, Marble Fairbanks created a dynamic skylight that shouts it from the rooftop.
The Billard Leece Partnership angled long lengths of timber to meet Australia's stringent building code requirement for sunshading.