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  • thin flats, philadelphia

    Design/build firm PLUMBOB LLC subdivided two vacant city lots and inserted these eight condos that blend contemporary interiors with energy-efficient, sustainable living.

  • gba recognizes pennsylvania's green leaders

    The Green Building Alliance (GBA) has announced the recipients of the 2009 Shades of Green Awards, who will be honored at the organization's annual conference, Green$ense 2009: Beyond Buildings, March 30-31 in Pittsburgh.

  • passive house design in philadelphia

  • hall of fame: f. cecil baker, aia

    For a young architect in Philadelphia, 1972 was a bad year to be starting a business.

  • prefab showcase in philadelphia

  • revitalizing design

    Can you make affordable housing sustainable? Juliet O. Whelan, AIA, of Philadelphia-based Jibe Design and her collaborator, Naquib Hossain, a Temple University design instructor, believe so.

  • sustainable housing design wins contest and contract

  • studio d'arc architects

    Gerard Damiani, AIA, NCARB, and Debbie Battistone wanted their new live/work locale to embrace Pittsburgh's urban fabric. So they scouted for an empty lot close to downtown, eventually settling on one with a view of the city.

  • industrial loft conversion project, philadelphia

    Given a raw space of exposed masonry and timber framing, John Hubert, AIA, decided to leave well enough alone—mostly. The space—in the former and aptly named Triangle Theater—was challenging in its shape but possessed 11-foot ceilings and abundant natural

  • splitting hairs

    If architects get 25 percent of the work they go after, that's a good percentage, but that also means that for 75 percent of the work, someone is calling to say they didn't get it,” says David Hollenberg, AIA. Since June 2006, when he became university ar