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IN THIS ISSUE 10_06.03.2009
CONTENTS:
NEWS:
After a half-century, Manhattan's fabled Four Seasons restaurant gets freshened up
Prince of Wales
Rogers Stirk Harbour's Chelsea Barracks proposal
No Free Ride
Albany's MTA victory may bode ill for straphangers
Boston tower plan runs afowl of colonial founders
Ray to the Rescue?
Obama can czar pledges fed support for public transit
Letters
NYCHA's New Boss
Bloomberg taps banking veteran John Rhea to lead troubled housing agency
Derek Lam by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA
Bard inaugurates Danish-Icelandic artist's first major permanent U.S. work
Through the Looking Glass
LPC ok's transparent building for Tribeca historic district
Urban Oasis
Public Art Fund greens Lower Manhattan
Judd's Spring Renewal
Artist's Soho home and studio to be restored for public access
Surf's Up
Maya Lin's Sea of Glass
Studio Visit: FXFowle
Honors: National Design Awards
At Deadline
Jose Rafael Moneo with Davis Brody Bond Aedas and Arup
FEATURES:
Research-intensive practice has been around for decades, but today an expanding corps of architects often working in technologically advanced niches or behind the scenes as consultants are honing their approach to evidence-based design. AN profiles five firms that have developed the special skills needed for a range of institutional projects, from rehabilitative centers for veterans to forensic laboratories and even high-performance churches.
REVIEWS:
The Canon of the New
Histories of the Immediate Present: Inventing Architectural Modernism
Let History Be Your Guide
Neighborhoods of Queens
India's Messy Urbanism
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