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 BookBook Review KieranTimberlake Releases New Design Book

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

Prefab multifamily housing in the Big AppleHome 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, Arch11Home 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 projectsAIApractice Chicago architects express an increased appreciation for preservation and renovation projects

Preservation pushes Chicago past uncertain economic times. Read more

House ProudAIAPerspective 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 successAIAVoices 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 standardsGreen 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 trackPractice 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 Prefabprefab Revisiting Modern Prefab

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

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

Resolution: 4 Architecture builds customized modular homes. Read more

Rocio Romero's kit-of-parts prefab companyRocio 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 houseprefab revisited Charlie Lazor's FlatPak house

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

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

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

KRDB's ma modular line gains tractionKRDB'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 sidingDoctor 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 lineupnew 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 linenew 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 windowNew 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 9000New 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 windowNew 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 buildingworkspace 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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