July 2006 Table of Contents

From the Editor
From the Editor visualizing our world of p's

Here at the magazine we're in a contemplative state of mind. Last month we reached a milestone: 10 years of covering the people, projects, and products that stand out in the architecture field. Read more

Home Front
home tomes home tomes

Along with garden-fresh tomatoes and the comforting thwack of flip-flops on pavement, summer brings the opportunity to delve into a little beach reading. Read more

K+B Studio
ablution seclusion K + B Studio / Bath ablution seclusion

While connecting the kitchen to the rest of the house was a program priority, Prentiss had the opposite goal for the sleeping cabin's bath. He wanted to create an escape from daily life. And so he did. Walking 100 yards through the woods from the main hou Read more

K + B Studio / Kitchen culinary connection

Geoff Prentiss, AIA, knowingly calls the owner of this San Juan Islands retreat a “major cook.” That knowledge comes from personal experience—the homeowner is also his cousin. Read more

Perspective
on the edge of the prairie on the edge of the prairie

I arrived as a newcomer to the Midwest—not from the East Coast or from Europe, as did many early settlers to this place, but by an opposite, eastward migration. My journey brought me from the Pacific Northwest coast to the headwaters of the Mississippi Ri Read more

Practice
Practice breaking away

Many architecture firms find subtle, creative ways to inject energy into their off-site meetings. Read more

Profiles
beyond summer beyond summer

It's just possible that Harry Bates and Paul Masi, AIA, hold the record for architectural partners with the biggest age difference between them. Bates, 79, was designing houses two decades before Masi was even born. During Bates' years of architecture sch Read more

Architects' Choice
master plaster Architects' Choice master plaster

Lichten Craig Architects: Hyde Park Mouldings' architectural and decorative plasters. Read more

great outdoors Architects' Choice great outdoors

Lichten Craig Architects: Viking Ranges' Outdoor Series of stainless steel grills, ranges, cabinets, and other kitchen products. Read more

heavy lifting Architects' Choice heavy lifting

Lichten Craig Architects: E.R. Butler's Harmon hinge. Read more

Products
new material

Our web-exclusive slideshow of new products now available. Read more

grand openings off the shelf grand openings

window walls and vanishing screen systems are a breath of fresh air. Read more

Other Articles
settling in distant vision

This vacation home is not what the clients envisioned when they signed up Blue Hill, Maine-based Elliott Elliott Norelius Architecture. According to project architect Eric Reinholdt, the clients, a retired couple, “wanted a pretty traditional-style home.” Read more

easy pieces easy pieces

This vacation home is not what the clients envisioned when they signed up Blue Hill, Maine-based Elliott Elliott Norelius Architecture. According to project architect Eric Reinholdt, the clients, a retired couple, “wanted a pretty traditional-style home.” Read more

settling in the sea inside

“We're not Costco shoppers,” Anne Evans told Eric Haesloop, AIA, and Mary Griffin, FAIA, before they started designing her vacation home. This tidbit of information let Haesloop and Griffin know they didn't need to include tremendous amounts of storage sp Read more

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