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Architectural record: America 2008 - NewYork Times Headquarters

Author: McGraw-Hill | Size: 29.62 MB | Format: PDF | Publisher: McGraw-Hill | Year: 2008

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American Architecture Today
Six critics weigh in on the state of the nation?s architecture.
The New York Times Building, New York City
Renzo Piano Building Workshop with FXFOWLE
The Gray Lady makes her mark on the New York skyline.
Liberty Memorial/National World War I Museum, Missouri
ASAI Architecture
A memorial is revived and a new museum is carved out beneath it.
The Gary Comer Youth Center, Chicago
John Ronan Architects
An architect helps bring optimism to the city?s tough south side.
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine
Machado and Silvetti Associate
With an addition, a dialectic is established between new and old.
Friends Meetinghouse, Texas
Lake/Flato Architects
A design reflects the quiet and humility of the Quaker community.
Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, Wyoming
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
The Grand Tetons serve as a muse for a new visitor center.
Hodgdon Powder Company, Kansas
El dorado Architects
Quonset hut with a twist: offices settle into a time-honored structure.

Building Types Study
Introduction: Libraries
Hercules Public Library, California
HGA Architects and Engineers in association with Will Bruder + Partners
Mulberry Street Branch, New York City
Rogers Marvel Architects
Cesar Chavez Library, Arizona
Line and Space

Architectural Technology
Looking Back and Moving Forward
Postoccupancy evaluations help point the way to better buildings.

National Museum of Singapore
W Architects; Lighting Planners Associates
National Museum of Singapore collection
Lightemotion; GSM Design
Hiroshi Sugimoto
Mark Cavagnero Associates
Take Your Time
Olafur Eliasson

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Architectural Record April 2008

Author: McGraw-Hill | Size: 56.50 MB | Format: PDF | Publisher: McGraw-Hill | Year: 2008

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Record Houses 2008

True Green
Taking cues from counterculture architecture of the 1960s and '70s.

Record Houses 2008
Glenburn House, Australia
Sean Godsell Architects
Like a ship, a rust-red steel box slices through swell of earth
Wall House, Chile
FAR frohn & rojas
From rough core to fine shroud, four sets of walls enclose a house.
Palmyra House, India
Studio Mumbai
Local resources and labor combine to make a sublime abode.
Nora House, Japan
Atelier Bow-Wow
Drawing on tradition to find a suburban housing solution.
Maltman Bungalows, California
Drisko Studio Architects
Reviving the timeworn ?bungalow court? for the 21st century.
H16 House, Germany
Werner Sobek Engineering and Design
A Minimalist house carries forward a Modernist legacy.
VH R-10 gHouse, Massachusetts
Darren Petrucci Architect
A ?big little? residence redefines vacation guesthouse living.
Rolling Huts, Washington
Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects
A colony of wheeled shelters dot the landscape like prehistoric RVs
Dairy House, England
Skene Catling de la Pena
A renovation and extension bring new life to an old cheese factory.

Architectural Technology
Rapidly Renewable Materials? Complex Calculus
The involved process of evaluating alternative building products

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