On the Cover: Agbar Tower, by Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Photograph by Roland Halbe Right: ING Head Offices, by Erick van Egeraat. Photograph by Christian Richters


29 AIA Gold Medal recipient and 2006 Firm Award

30 Special Hurricane Report


19 Editorial: Reconstructing Kuwait 21 Letters*

47 Archrecord2: For the emerging architect by Ingrid Spencer* 51 Correspondent's File: New Orleans by Sam Lubell 57 Critique: Worlds apart by Robert Campbell, FAIA 61 Books: Marketing Tips 69 Snapshot: Pixel House by Beth Broome 228 Dates & Events*

248 Lost to Katrina: Sullivan's Cottage by Suzanne Stephens*


74 Turning Surface Into Symbol by Joseph Giovannini

Design firm Sussman/Prejza enriches architecture with graphics. 80 Openness in the Era of Security by Jane C. Loeffler

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer speaks on courthouse design.


88 Agbar Tower, Barcelona by James S. Russell, AIA* Ateliers Jean Nouvel, with b720 arquitectos Barcelona's skyline welcomes a startling new icon. 96 Desert Broom Library, Arizona by Ingrid Spencer* Richard+Bauer

Clad in weathered steel, a library makes its home in the desert. 102 Architecture and Art Building, Texas by Sarah Amelar* Roto Architects

A "dancing" new building brings inspiration to a campus. 108 ING Head Offices, Hungary by Tracy Metz* Erick van Egeraat Associated Architects A hyperkinetic facade shakes things up on a staid streetscape. 116 Daniel Arts Center, Massachusetts by Sam Lubell* Ann Beha Architects

Quirky and progressive, a complex feeds off a school's creative spirit.

AR is the proud recipient of a National Magazine Award for General Excellence

Building Types Study 853

125 Introduction: Adaptive Reuse by Suzanne Stephens

126 Independence Park, California by Joseph Giovannini* Frank R. Webb Architects

132 The Barn at Fallingwater, Pennsylvania by James Murdock*

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson 136 Local Union 580, New York by Suzanne Stephens*

Daniel Goldner Architects 140 Masanari Murai Art Museum, Japan by Naomi R. Pollock, AIA* Kengo Kuma & Associates

For additional Adaptive Reuse projects, go to Building Types Study at

Architectural Technology

149 The Perils of Restoring "Less Is More" by Sara Hart*

Performing reconstructive surgery on Mies's C.R. Crown Hall.


159 Introduction by Jane F. Kolleeny

160 Long Residence by Victoria Medgyesi Cutler Anderson Architects

164 Hill House by Michael Webb Johnston Marklee & Associates 170 Art Studio and Residence by Jane F. Kolleeny

The Office ofPeter Rose 176 Sunset Cabin by Kelly Rude

Taylor_Smyth architects 183 CEDIA Review by Rebecca Day


187 Preservation by Rita Catinella Orrell 191 Product Briefs

194 Promosedia Review by Charles Linn, FAIA 197 Product Literature

224 Reader Service*

226 AIA/CES Self-Report Form*

1 You can find these stories at, including expanded coverage of Projects, Building Types Studies, and Web-only special features.

Something happens when you touch one of our handles. There's a strength and integrity you can feel. Our handcrafted hardware is cast in solid, art-grade bronze and finished in your choice of seven patinas, each with its own warmth, character, and style. Classic, contemporary designs for the entry, kitchen, bed, and bath, with a quality that you'll see and feel every day, year after year.

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment