MARCH 2018 TABLE OF CONTENTS
Design Robert A.M. Stern On The Design of the New Pauli Murray and Benjamin Franklin CollegesThe New York–based architect discusses designing the new Gothic-style residential colleges at Yale University, the legacy of James Gamble Rogers, and his views on Modernist heaven.
Pauli Murray College and Benjamin Franklin College, Yale UniversityRobert A.M. Stern Architects
Design Crafting a New Collegiate Gothic With the Help of PrefabricationFor the design of the new Pauli Murray and Benjamin Franklin colleges at Yale, the team at Robert A.M. Stern Architects turned to prefabrication as a means to achieve high ornament on a contemporary budget and timeframe.
Design 3D Gothic by RAMSAA 10-year project timeline means that the recently completed Pauli Murray and Benjamin Franklin colleges at Yale, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, is the firm’s first large-scale project designed using BIM.
Books The Best Architectural Drawings from the Albertina MuseumThe Vienna-based museum has published a book and mounted an exhibition featuring the most compelling images from its celebrated archives.
Arts and Culture Architecture Embraces Performance Art (Again)From the rise of economic inequity and populism to the emergence of the Black Lives Matter and #MeToo movements, performance art gives the profession a chance to confront controversial issues.
TECH + PRACTICE
Cybersecurity How to Secure Your Firm from CyberattacksAs architecture firms’ assets and workflows go digital, they must balance evolving security risks with up-to-date cybersecurity measures.
Innovative Detail Detail: A Curvaceous Canopy for Ateliê Wäls BreweryFor a multilevel brewery in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Gustavo Penna Arquiteto e Associados finishes an inviting porte cochère in wood.
Next Progressives Epiphyte LabThis Pittsburgh-based studio is inspired by orchids and air plants because “they grow on other plants but are not parasitic, using their context for physical support and only feed off waste.”
Products How to Specify a Window FrameARCHITECT gives the lowdown on which types of windows are suitable for different commercial applications.
Multifamily Project Oak Park HousingJohnsen Schmaling Architects
AIA Voices The Expert GeneralistComplex projects require creative solutions.
AIA Now From Skid Row to Pritzker RowAn A’18 tour led by Stephen Zacks reveals New York’s new Bowery and the Lower East Side in our newly gilded age.
AIA Feature Commodity, Solar Power, and DelightHarvesting the sun’s power to create net-zero (or even net-positive) energy is cheaper than ever now. So why aren’t more architects doing it?
AIA Future The Problem with PoughkeepsieMASS Design’s Michael Murphy wants to be the catalyst for his hometown.
AIA Perspective Architects of AdvocacyHow AIA members influenced the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.
Injustice Don’t Dismantle the ADACongress is considering legislation, framed under false pretenses, that will help businesses to shirk architectural protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. That can’t happen.
Exhibitions LACMA Explores the Ancient City of TeotihuacanOn view from March 25 through July 15, “City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan” will feature nearly 200 artifacts, some of which have never before been showcased in the United States.
Awards The Vilcek Foundation Honors Immigrant Architects with 2018 Vilcek PrizesGuatemala-born designer Teddy Cruz of San Diego–based Estudio Teddy Cruz + Fonna Forman won the top prize of $100,000.
Exhibitions Curating Cuadra San CristóbalSaturday is the last day to catch “Sean Scully – San Cristóbal” in Mexico City.