January 2012 Table of Contents

From the Editor
Is prefab still fab? from the editor Is prefab still fab?

Prefab seemed like the answer to delivering high-design houses to the masses--until the housing market collapsed. Read more

Homefront
KieranTimberlake Releases New Design Book Book Review KieranTimberlake Releases New Design Book

KieranTimberlake's latest book breaks design down into 10 gerunds. Read more

Prefab multifamily housing in the Big Apple Home Front Prefab multifamily housing in the Big Apple

Peter Gluck and Partners has designed a modular, seven-story apartment building. Read more

The Next Files: Ken Andrews, Arch11 Home Front The Next Files: Ken Andrews, Arch11

Ken Andrews of Boulder, Colo.-based Arch11 combines practice and teaching in a way that enriches both. Read more

AIArchitect
Chicago architects express an increased appreciation for preservation and renovation projects AIApractice Chicago architects express an increased appreciation for preservation and renovation projects

Preservation pushes Chicago past uncertain economic times. Read more

House Proud AIAPerspective House Proud

One of the strongest pillars of our economy, not to mention one of America's core values, is homeownership. Read more

Ibarra Rosano Design Architects shares the story behind its creation and success AIAVoices Ibarra Rosano Design Architects shares the story behind its creation and success

Ibarra Rosano Design Architects moves forward by taking root. Read more

Green Piece
A house in Oregon pursues Passive House, LEED, and Minergie building standards Green Piece A house in Oregon pursues Passive House, LEED, and Minergie building standards

An Oregon house introduces the Swiss green building standard Minergie to North America. Read more

Practice
back on track Practice back on track

While the economy is starting to rebound, architects need to strategize when it comes to jump-starting their stalled projects. Read more

Profiles
Revisiting Modern Prefab prefab Revisiting Modern Prefab

A look at modern prefab housing, post-boom. Read more

Resolution: 4 Architecture’s modern modular components Resolution: 4 Architecture’s modern modular components

Resolution: 4 Architecture builds customized modular homes. Read more

Rocio Romero's kit-of-parts prefab company Rocio Romero's kit-of-parts prefab company

Rocio Romero and her kit-of-parts LV Home are a prefab success story. Read more

Charlie Lazor's FlatPak house prefab revisited Charlie Lazor's FlatPak house

Charlie Lazor and his team expand their prefab offerings. Read more

Lake|Flato introduces its prefab Porch House Lake|Flato introduces its prefab Porch House

Lake|Flato's new Porch House connects to the outdoors. Read more

KRDB's ma modular line gains traction KRDB's ma modular line gains traction

KRDB's ma modular line hits an appealing price point. Read more

Doctor Spec
rainscreens: a not-so-new way to install your siding Doctor Spec rainscreens: a not-so-new way to install your siding

is there a better way to clad your homes? Read more

Products
Milgard Windows & Doors adds essence composite window to lineup new material Milgard Windows & Doors adds essence composite window to lineup

The Essence Series features fiberglass and wood on one frame. Read more

Marvin expands its Integrity wood-fiberglass window line new material Marvin expands its Integrity wood-fiberglass window line

Marvin's Ultrex Integrity window now available in 1/64-inch increments. Read more

Hurd Windows & Doors' Ultra-R window New Material Hurd Windows & Doors' Ultra-R window

Ultra-R window uses heat mirror technology to improve energy performance. Read more

Crystal Window & Door Systems' Evolution Series 9000 New Material Crystal Window & Door Systems' Evolution Series 9000

Evolution Series 9000 offers the beneifts of a hopper and a casement. Read more

Jeld-Wen custom wood window New Material Jeld-Wen custom wood window

Custom wood windows from Jeld-Wen offer enhancements for an improved look. Read more

Workspace
Walker Warner Architects' office occupies a 1920s San Francisco building workspace Walker Warner Architects' office occupies a 1920s San Francisco building

The office of Walker Warner Architects occupies a San Francisco landmark with a rich architectural heritage. Read more

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