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IN THIS ISSUE 09_05.19.2010
CONTENTS:
NEWS:
HDM's Miami parking deck extends public promenade
New development aims to knit former industrial site into Baltimore's thriving waterfront
The worst may be over as AIA billings point toward full recovery
DOT's latest big plans tackle 34th Street
Roof farms sprout on schools across New York City
Walter Hood fuses solar array into new U. Buffalo open space
Editorial> Before the Deluge
Letters
Enough Archispeak, Already!; Show Me the Recovery
Fashion 26 by Glen & Company
Eavesdrop> Sara Hart
Cocktails, Canapes, and Crass; Said the Lilliputian to the Brobdingnagian, in Arabic
Graves keeping busy with colorful island mega resort
KPF create glassy twins for new CUNY science facility
Rapid response stops plans to alter architect's Berlin tower
Architectural League's photo corps capture changing city
Studio Visit> Murphy Burnham and Buttrick
In Detail> Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Rick Mather Architects and SMBW
Product> Shady Business
Versatile sunshades for any facade, and so easy to get them attached, too
At Deadline
SOM Lands LaGuardia, The Wright Ingredients, Bursting Bubbles, Bloomberg Benches City Buildings
FEATURES:
The contemporary curtain wall is rightly celebrated for its pre-engineered, clip-on effortlessness, but that's not the whole story by any means. AN takes a close look at four building envelopes that step beyond the norm in search of excellence in expression and performance, from Pei Cobb Freed's cost-efficient glass wall system for a tower in Milan to the ingenious recladding of a Manhattan office tower without disrupting a day of work.
REVIEWS:
Maximum Miami
Miami Modern Metropolis, edited by Allan T. Shulman
Double-wide Democracy
Growing Urban Habitats
Framing the Future
The late photographer Robert Damora was an activist for modernism, yet his most lasting impact may be through an influential program called Seeds for Architecture
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