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  • Profile: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop

    The title of residential architect’s July 2003 cover story on Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects, “Light on the Land,” alluded to the site-sensitive nature of the Northern California firm’s work. Nine years later, it seems even more appropriate, as the firm has delved deeper into the realm of...

  • Profile: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop

    The title of residential architect’s July 2003 cover story on Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects, “Light on the Land,” alluded to the site-sensitive nature of the Northern California firm’s work. Nine years later, it seems even more appropriate, as the firm has delved deeper into the realm of...

  • Profile: Robert M. Gurney, FAIA

    One of the ra50, recipient of multiple residential architect and Custom Home Design Awards, and a 2001 Rising Star Leadership Award winner, architect Robert M. Gurney says business is as busy as ever and shares a glimpse at some of his latest work.

  • The International Ghost Lab Conference

    In June, more than 200 architects, historians, educators, and critics gathered on architect Brian MacKay-Lyons’ farm in Nova Scotia.

  • fractal simile

    John Holmes, AIA, and Mack Selberg, AIA, have been talking for years about designing a building based upon fractal geometry. So, when some forward-thinking developers approached Holmes to do a multifamily high-rise in Portland, Ore.'s Pearl District, he called upon his old friend for help.

  • elbe pirouette

    Sensitive urban revitalization often goes hand in hand with sustainability. When an underpopulated neighborhood blossoms, its city becomes denser and more resource-efficient.

  • texas chill

    Arthur Andersson, AIA, looked to Southwestern cliff dwellings when designing Block 21 in Austin, Texas. The mixed-use project contains the television studios and performance venue for “Austin City Limits,” office and retail space topped by a W hotel, and private residences.

  • spin control

    Rising above the sun-drenched skyline of Miami's Design District, COR aspires to green heights for renewable energy use, water conservation, and indoor air quality. In fact, when the 400-foot tower is completed, it will be the city's first sustainable, mixed-use condominium project, says architect...

  • food for thought

    Toronto-based Teeple Architects is interested in architecture that not only occupies its environment, but is a full-fledged extension of it. The 60 Richmond Street East Housing Co-operative project is an application of the principle.

  • vertical landscape

    Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, makes no bones about the steamy climate in Nausori, Fiji, where his firm, Studio Pali Fekete architects (SPF:a), is designing a pair of residential towers. Within this extreme environment, Culver City, Calif.-based Pali and his team created an evocative design that turns...