April 2008 Table of Contents

Features
Lot-Ek Goes to China Lot-Ek Goes to China

It was one of those rare projects that came unbidden—and from half a world away. One day in May 2005, Ada Tolla and Giuseppe Lignano, architects and partners in the New York firm LOTEK, received an e-mail from Kengo Kuma, the Japanese architect well known Read more

Church, Going Church, Going

Stricken by falling attendance and a major scandal, the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is closing 65 parishes. As other cities grapple with the same problem, what becomes of America's urban churches? Read more

4D Cities

Computer scientists at Georgia Tech are discovering how to translate decades' worth of city photos into a digital model of urban development in space and time Read more

L.A.'s Learning Curve L.A.'s Learning Curve

Challenge: How does one district build 132 new schools—and update some 800 more—without sacrificing design quality? (Hint: Get architects involved at the beginning.) Read more

Projects

SFO T3BAE SFO T3BAE

Gensler

Skyhaus Skyhaus

Aidlin Darling Design

Stanford University's Central Energy Facility Stanford University's Central Energy Facility

Affiliated Engineers, ZGF Architects

Trollhus Trollhus

Mork-Ulnes Architects

474 Natoma 474 Natoma

Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Marshall Family Performing Arts Center Marshall Family Performing Arts Center

Weiss/Manfredi Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism

416-420 Kent 416-420 Kent

ODA New York

Augmented Tides Augmented Tides

California College of the Arts

Inverted Ecologies Inverted Ecologies

California College of the Arts

The Art of Eco The Art of Eco

University of Washington

Banding for KNOWLEDGE Banding for KNOWLEDGE

University of Texas at San Antonio

Creativity Sustaining Community Creativity Sustaining Community

University of Maryland

TETHER TETHER

University of Oregon

The Living Link The Living Link

Iowa State University

Regenerating Water Avenue Regenerating Water Avenue

University of Oregon

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