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  • 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

  • sheridan street housing, philadelphia

    Our judges gave Interface Studio kudos for the overall strength of this project, but what really impressed them was how the firm arranged the townhomes on a long city block.

  • america's favorite dwellings

    America's favorite dwellings.

  • rising star: taal safdie and ricardo rabines

    For Southern Californians, Taal Safdie and Ricardo Rabines do quite a bit of walking. The two architects walk 7-year-old Raquel, the youngest of their three children, to her elementary school on weekday mornings.

  • martin luther king jr. plaza, philadelphia

    Tom Gallas remembers the first meeting he had with the residents of Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza, a set of high-rise public housing towers in South Philadelphia.

  • future-proofed

    In a tract-home development, electronics subcontractors have the luxury of designing in a predictable array of audio systems, home networking gear, and maybe a home theater. They offer cookie-cutter packages, and then home buyers either opt in or out of t

  • the construction zone

    Andy Byrnes put himself through architecture school by building houses, and he enjoyed every minute of it. When he moved to Phoenix after graduation, his priorities were to get his contractor's license and track adown fellow Tulane alumnus Richard Fairbourn.

  • superior interiors

    Architect Jim Zack got his first taste of construction when he was 16. He liked it so much he continued to work as a carpenter for five years before heading off to the University of California at Berkeley. “Architecture was a natural extension of what I had been doing,” he says.

  • tackling block

    nagle hartray danker kagan mckay penney: Pittsburgh Corning's glass block comes in an assortment of patterns, shapes, and sizes and can be utilized to allow light into spaces while maintaining privacy.