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Cynthia Davidson notes that image and surface-effect dominate awards Cynthia Davidson is an architecture writer and editor in New York City. She directed the Anyone project of conferences and publications on architecture from 1991 to 2001 and founded ANY (Architecture New York) magazine in 1993. Prior to coming to New York City, Davidson was the editor of Inland Architect, in Chicago, and a Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Design School. If there are few surprises among the AIA Honor Awards this...

Engineered Lightino Products

ItMelli Bw PtWDUruidir - wmifliiinftulo-iaii The Sirius Optic Pendant with Clear Glass Tubular Dlffuser or SLO3100, as it is known around the factory is just one of the new lighting products in the Sirius low-voltage halogen lighting system. The pendant's adjustable clear-glass cylinder features an internal optic reflector and may be raised or lowered to the desired height. The reflector takes on a chrome finish when not energized and an iridescent blue tone when lighted. Eighteen optical...

Bridge Section

Designed to support a 25-ton truck, the bridge is made from 17-inch-deep pile caps, 12-inch stringers, I-beam cross sections, and tongue-and-groove plastic decking, which makes a continuous surface with the top flange of the pile caps. All the material is a uniform gray-black color, which is easily created from recycling mixed color plastic. Thomas J. Nosker joined the two-year-old Rutgers University Center for Plastics Recycling Research in 1987 with degrees in mechanical...

Special International Correspondent International Correspondents

Russell,AIA, james_russell mcgraw-hill.com Suzanne Stephens, suzanne_stephens mcgraw-hill.com Jane F. Kolleeny, jane_kolleeny mcgraw-hill.com Raul Barreneche, Robert Campbell, FAIA,Andrea Oppenheimer Dean, David Dillon, Francis Duffy, Lisa Findley, Blair Kamin, Elizabeth Harrison Kubany, Nancy Levinson, Thomas Mellins, Robert Murray, Sheri Olson, AIA, Nancy Solomon, AIA, Michael Sorkin, Michael Speaks, Tom Vonier, AIA, William Weathersby, Jr. David Cohn, Claire Downey, Tracy Metz GROUP...

LA firm wins competition for Portland aerial tram

The Los Angeles and Zurich-based firm Angelil Graham Pfenninger Scholl Architecture has won an international design competition for an aerial tram in Portland, Oregon. Budgeted at approximately 15 million, the tram will connect Oregon Health Sciences University, which lies atop Marquam Hill overlooking downtown Portland, with the newly rezoned South Waterfront neighborhood immediately below, which will be transformed in upcoming years from shipyards to biomedical research facilities and...

Santiago Calatrava Designs An Undulating Building Whose Form And Materials Harmonize With The Mountains And Earth

Santiago Calatrava Buildings

Santiago Calatrava, principal Client Bodegas Ysios Engineer Santiago Calatrava, S.A. General contractor Gerrovial Agroman Size 86,000 square feet Cost 5 million Structural wood Holtza Cedar cladding Javal Granite flooring Comarpi www For more information about the people and products involved in this project, go to Building Types Study at architecturalrecord.com. Wine is a growing business in Spain no pun intended . With international consumers discovering the...

Relationship With The Land And Its Commitment To Winemaking

Jose Cruz Ovalle Winery Perez Cruz

Architect Jos Cruz Ovalle, Arquitecto Jos Cruz Ovalle, Hernan Cruz Somavia, Ana Turell Sanchez-Calvo, design team Client Perez Cruz Family Consultants RG Ingenieros amp Mario Wagner engineering Teresa Moller landscape Rolec lighting Ramon Goldsack construction supervision General contractor Ingelam DLP Size 65,000 square feet Cost 2.5 million www For more information about the people and products involved in this project, go to Building Types Study at architecturalrecord.com. Winemakers work at...