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

Finsbury Leisure Centre Finsbury Leisure Centre

Pollard Thomas Edwards

Blue Current DC Blue Current DC

CallisonRTKL

Clover House Clover House

MAD Architects

House MM House MM

OHLAB

52 Cubic 52 Cubic

JOSEP + Atelier Haumer

Utsikten Viewpoint Utsikten Viewpoint

Code Arkitektur

House P House P

Gangoly & Kristiner

K-House K-House

Office OU

H3 House H3 House

Luciano Kruk

Beus Center for Law and Society Beus Center for Law and Society

Ennead Architects, Jones Studio

Linear Cabin Linear Cabin

Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Cloud Pavilion Cloud Pavilion

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

The Grove at Grand Bay The Grove at Grand Bay

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Tamalpais Residence Tamalpais Residence

Zack | De Vito Architecture

The Innovation Curve The Innovation Curve

Form4 Architecture

York Theatre Royal York Theatre Royal

De Matos Ryan

One Family Under a Wireless Roof One Family Under a Wireless Roof

HARA Design Institute

MGM National Harbor MGM National Harbor

HKS Architects, SmithGroup JJR

Tanada Terrace Office Tanada Terrace Office

Atelier Bow-Wow

Grand Third Living Room Grand Third Living Room

Kengo Kuma & Associates

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