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

Fire Rescue 2 Fire Rescue 2

Studio Gang Architects

Awakening Awakening

Arqmov Workshop

Destination Spa + Resort Destination Spa + Resort

Oppenheim Architecture

The Pine Cone Project The Pine Cone Project

PHL Architects

MPavilion 2016 MPavilion 2016

Studio Mumbai

98 Fourteenth Street 98 Fourteenth Street

Perkins+Will

Nobu Ryokan Nobu Ryokan

Studio PCH, Montalba Architects

Paradise City Paradise City

MVRDV, Gansam

University Medical Center New Orleans University Medical Center New Orleans

NBBJ, Blitch Knevel Architects

Planned Parenthood Queens Planned Parenthood Queens

Stephen Yablon Architecture

Kaiser Permanente, Radiation Oncology Center Kaiser Permanente, Radiation Oncology Center

Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign

House XL House XL

SoNo Arhitekti

Offenbach Harbour Offenbach Harbour

Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl

Iskcon Temple Iskcon Temple

Sanjay Puri Architects

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