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Obit> Erin Williams Hyman, 1972-2014


Jake Gorst remembers the granddaughter of E. Steward Williams.: One bright, sunny day in February 2014, Erin Williams Hyman entered her parent’s Palm Springs home into a living room full of production lighting and a video camera.

Unveiled> Lycee Francais de Chicago


STL designs a new home for Chicago's premier French school.: Lycée Français de Chicago Architect: STL Client: Lycée Français de Chicago Location: Chicago, Illinois Date: Summer 2015 Chicago’s premier French school is running out the lease on its building in the (Continue reading.)

Arktura Forms Gensler's Frameworks


Framework is made of 260 unique steel boxes, laser-cut and sculpted on an 18-axis metal forming machine.: (Continue reading.)

Editorial> New Hope or a Phantom Menace?


Without more detail, is Chicago's Lucas Museum dead on arrival?: At the start of this year if Chicagoans were readying for a battle over a high-profile museum project, it was Barack Obama’s presidential library.

In Detail> Fulton Center


Lower Manhattan gets a scrumptious taste of sexy British high-tech.: Arup, Grimshaw, James Carpenter Design Associates The recently opened Fulton Center has brought a scrumptious taste of sexy British high-tech to Lower Manhattan.

Morphosis Computes a Facade for Cornell


The facade's stainless steel panels form a wave pattern, cutting down on glare and heat loads while representing the contribution computing has made to design.: (Continue reading.)

Sky Scraping Again


Downtown Los Angeles' South Park neighborhood experiencing a tower renaissance.: It seems like only yesterday that over 20 high-rises planned for downtown Los Angeles—including KPF’s Park Fifth, a coupling of 76- and 41-story skyscrapers that would have been the tallest on the West Coast—were scuttled by the Great Recession.

Editorial> Look to Lindsay


William Menking draws our attention to New York City under the reign of Mayor John Lindsay.: The City of New York that John Lindsay governed in 1966 was a very different one from the one we live in today.

Unveiled> Palladium Residences


Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects designs two 350-foot-tall towers in Hollywood.: Palladium Residences Architect: Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects Client: Crescent Heights Location: Los Angeles Completion: TBA Two new 350-foot-tall residential towers are planned for (Continue reading.)

Product> My Tech


Insightful apps for engineers and architects.: (Continue reading.)

Nothing But Net


Vegas' newest addition hopes to lure an NBA team to the desert.: The famous Las Vegas Strip is about to get a major addition in the form of the Cuningham Group’s All Net Resort and Arena, a $1.4 billion mixed-use and entertainment project backed by former NBA player and first-time developer Jackie Robinson (not to be confused with the famous baseball player of the same name).

Review> More Than Zero


Nancy Goldring sees the Guggenheim's show on the German art group Zero.: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s–60s Guggenheim New York 1071 5th Avenue, New York, NY Through January 7, 2015 Visiting the Gugge (Continue reading.)

Studio Visit> AA Studio


This 10-person firm headquartered in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, takes a minimalist approach.: AA Studio works out of a converted mechanics garage in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Walk on Water


Philadelphia's riverfront reclamation continued with Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk.: Philadelphia’s fast-paced reclamation of its waterfront continued this fall with the opening of the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk.

Interior Case Study> Fall House


In contrast to the typical ramshackle Big Sur house, Fougeron Architecture turned out a modern, easy-to-use living space.: Big Sur, California Fougeron Architecture Perched 250 feet above the Pacific Ocean, Fall House, designed by Fougeron Architecture, could easily have been overwhelmed by its dramatic setting.

LACE by Jenny Wu, Pret-a-3D Print


Oyler Wu Collaborative partner delves into jewelry design.: (Continue reading.)

Rudolph Twins


Architect's Walker Guest House reproduced as flat packed pavilion.: There are only a few post-World War II American communities where really exceptional architecture proliferated: Palm Springs, California; New Canaan, Connecticut; Columbus, Indiana; and anywhere the Eichlers built their tract homes.

Design at Work> 2000 Shawnee Mission Parkway


RMTA transforms a 1968 building into LEED Silver Class A office space.: The first time Steven Karbank was aware that his new office property was something special was when he booked a concert there.

Aalto Rescued in Russia


Prize given for saving modern masterwork.: Shifting national borders left a seminal work of modern architecture in peril, until an international community banded together to restore it and update it for the future.

Portfolio> Luftwerk's Immersive Illumination


Artists lit up Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House with looping video displays and an original musical score.: Over the course of a four-day weekend in October, Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House produced a luminous glow.


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