APRIL 2018 TABLE OF CONTENTS
Walker Art Center Addition and ExpansionHGA, Inside Outside
Johann-Pachelbel-Realschule/Staatliche Fachoberschule IILederer Ragnarsdóttir Oei Architekten
Shipyard 1862Kengo Kuma & Associates
Films What Happened to the World’s Fair?Witold Rybczynski reviews “Face of a Nation,” which considers why recent American pavilions have been national embarrassments.
Preservation A Radical Proposal to Save Union CarbideKarrie Jacobs on how we should fight the impending demolition of this Natalie Griffin de Blois-designed skyscraper.
TECH + PRACTICE
Best Practices Are You Ready to Teach?Practitioners offer advice on what to consider before entering part- or full-time into academia.
Innovative Detail Gulliver Lands at the Dox Centre for Contemporary ArtDesigned by Huť Architektury Martin Rajniš, the striking 130-foot-long zeppelin-like structure functions as an event space and pedestrian connector.
Next Progressives Schaum/ShiehThis New York and Houston–based duo creates surprising forms while respecting and celebrating the surrounding landscape.
Products Architectural Lighting: Lightfair Products PreviewFrom lighting controls to direct/indirect fixtures, here are select luminaires in anticipation of the annual architectural and commercial lighting show.
City CabinOlson Kundig
#MeToo Men of ArchitectureAn open letter from editor-in-chief Ned Cramer to the men of architecture, about sexism, professional culture, and personal responsibility.
AIA Voices What Is Research, Really?Closing the gap between a trade and a profession.
AIA Now Remaking Streets into Places for PeopleAn A’18 bike tour led by NYC DOT weaves together new microplazas in the heart of the city.
AIA Feature Can Design Help Solve LA’s Homeless Crisis?The homeless population in Los Angeles County could fill a small city. As a design challenge, some architects have advanced both time-honored and unexpected solutions to help those in need of housing.
AIA Future Open Source for Everyone?Proponents of open source architecture say it could solve the global housing crisis. The reality is a little more complicated.
AIA Perspective Welcome to Our Urban FutureThe new realities of the urban era are upon us.
Exhibitions Evictions, ExhibitedNext month, the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., will open a show based on the research of Matthew Desmond, author of “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.”
Sustainability Lego Debuts Plant-Based Plastic PlantsCreating the iconic, toy building elements out of responsibly sourced materials was in line with the company’s sustainability goals.
Exhibitions Mexico’s Lanza Atelier Showcased StatesideOpening at SFMOMA on March 31, the exhibition highlights three new projects by the studio.
Awards Q+A: Balkrishna Doshi, 2018 Pritzker Prize LaureateEdward Keegan spoke with the Indian architect following his win of the coveted architecture prize.
Books Japanese-American RelationsIn her new book “Welcoming the West: Japan’s Grand Resort Hotels,” architect Andrea P. Leers surveys six of of these projects through drawings, photographs, and text.