March 2010 Table of Contents

From the Editor
From the Editor Website Redesign Means Even More Features for Readers

A complete reinvention of our website is fitting as people look to the Internet—in addition to ink on paper mediums—for their news and information. Read more

Home Front
Architects Work to Rebuild Haiti Architects Work to Rebuild Haiti

Since the earthquake in Haiti, architects and design-related nonprofits have pitched in to help rebuild. Read more

Green Piece
ZeroEnergy Design completes Glanville Residence green piece ZeroEnergy Design completes Glanville Residence

A 1912 craftman gets a new millennium energy-efficient upgrade. Read more

Decora CFL Slide Dimmer from Leviton Now Available Decora CFL Slide Dimmer from Leviton Now Available

Device offers more control for dimmable CFLs. Read more

GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater

GE's hybrid unit uses heat pump technology to reduce energy expenses by up to 62 percent. Read more

K+B Studio
k+b studio / kitchen William Duff Architects Designs an Eco-Friendly, Attractive Kitchen

Accordion doors link the kitchen to the outdoors, and a freestanding wall, ending 2 feet below the ceiling, allows both natural breeze and light to enter the space. Read more

k+b studio / bath A Northern California bath mixes teak and tile

William Duff Architects designs a relaxing master bath that opens to a private garden. Read more

Practice
How Architects and Their Clients Deal with Obstructionist Neighbors practice How Architects and Their Clients Deal with Obstructionist Neighbors

While not everyone shares the same aesthetic, there are strategic, peaceful ways to handle design differences among neighbors. Read more

Projects
Ohashi Design Studio updates 1960s ranch in Emeryville, Calif. mid-century modernized Ohashi Design Studio updates 1960s ranch in Emeryville, Calif.

East Bay residence gets energy-efficient upgrade and new solar roof. Read more

A 1960s box in San Francisco receives a green makeover mid-century modernized A 1960s box in San Francisco receives a green makeover

Terry & Terry Architecture remodels a nondescript 1960s house into a handsome—and sustainable—urban residence. Read more

Dowling Kimm Studios gives a classic mid-century California house a makeover mid-century modernized Dowling Kimm Studios gives a classic mid-century California house a makeover

Tiburon House's face-lift includes a cool roof and offers expansive San Francisco Bay views via aluminum-frame sliding glass doors. Read more

Doctor Spec
Recycled-Content Products Should Be Speced Carefully doctor spec Recycled-Content Products Should Be Speced Carefully

What role should recycled-content products play in your design work? Read more

Products
U.S. Horizon Unveils Economy Series Hinge New Material U.S. Horizon Unveils Economy Series Hinge

Economy Series hinge offers an affordable way to hang frameless shower doors. Read more

Sub-Zero Expands Line With 27-inch Refrigerator Columns New Material Sub-Zero Expands Line With 27-inch Refrigerator Columns

Sub-Zero's integrated columns offer design flexibility in the kitchen. Read more

Louis Poulsen Introduces Aeros Pendant New Material Louis Poulsen Introduces Aeros Pendant

Aeros pendant inspired by bone tissue structure. Read more

Bendheim Unveils Robert A.M. Stern Glass Collection New Material Bendheim Unveils Robert A.M. Stern Glass Collection

Stern-designed decorative glass collection draws on the visual arts and architectural design. Read more

AlumaFloor Gives Recycled Aluminum a Second Life New Material AlumaFloor Gives Recycled Aluminum a Second Life

Alumafloor aluminum flooring tiles add interest to urban projects. Read more

James Hardie Commercial Reveals New System James Hardie Commercial Reveals New System

Hardie Reveal Panel is a comprehensive cladding system with a contemporary look. Read more

Dana Innovations' TRUFIG Line Streamlines Wall Device Installations new material Dana Innovations' TRUFIG Line Streamlines Wall Device Installations

System allows designers to mount wall switches and other accessories flush to the wall. Read more

Centor Architectural Raises the Curtain on S1E Eco-Screen new material Centor Architectural Raises the Curtain on S1E Eco-Screen

S1E Eco-Screen offers insect and solar control for large horizontal openings. Read more

Workspace
Inside the Office of BELL Architects workspace Inside the Office of BELL Architects

Washington, D.C., firm known for preservation and adaptive reuse transforms an 1880s-era row house into its new office space. Read more

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