May 2012 Table of Contents

From the Editor
Happy 15th Birthday, residential architect!from the editor Happy 15th Birthday, residential architect!

It's the magazine's 15th birthday and we invite you to join in the celebration. Read more

Homefront
Great Faces of Residential ArchitectureHome Front Great Faces of Residential Architecture

In our 15 years of existence, we've amassed quite an impressive portrait collection of residential architects. Read more

AIArchitect
Treading LightlyAIAvoices Treading Lightly

Ecology and Community Design. Read more

Redoubling of EffortsAIApractice Redoubling of Efforts

Twin architects run a burgeoning design practice despite living about 2,900 miles apart. Read more

The Next Housing CrisisAIAperspective The Next Housing Crisis

It's closer, literally, than you think. Read more

Practice
Protect Your Work: Online Copyright Advice for Architects15th Anniversary Issue Protect Your Work: Online Copyright Advice for Architects

Tips for negotiating the copyright land mines of the online world. Read more

Profiles
15 Young Firms to Watch15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch

While none of these firms were around when the magazine launched 15 years ago, we're eager to track what they accomplish in the years to come. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: workshop/apd, New York15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: workshop/apd, New York

An ambitious New York firm continues to evolve. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: SsD, Cambridge, Mass.15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: SsD, Cambridge, Mass.

SsD has built its reputation upon out-of-the-box sustainable thinking. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Merge Architects, Boston15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Merge Architects, Boston

Merge Architects uses the alchemy of design to elevate simple forms and commonplace materials. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Andrew Maynard Architects, Melbourne, Australia15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Andrew Maynard Architects, Melbourne, Australia

Andrew Maynard Architects focuses on sustainable, primarily residential design, but it's also interested in myriad concepts that help green our planet. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Max Strang Architecture, Miami15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Max Strang Architecture, Miami

Max Strang's move to a remote office has only enhanced his firm's work. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: MADE, Brooklyn, N.Y.15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: MADE, Brooklyn, N.Y.

The evolution of Brooklyn, N.Y., design/build firm MADE. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: in situ studio, Raleigh, N.C.15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: in situ studio, Raleigh, N.C.

Launched in the midst of a recession, in situ studio succeeds by combining big-league talent with rookie enthusiasm. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Hufft Projects, Kansas City, Mo.15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Hufft Projects, Kansas City, Mo.

For Hufft Projects, diversification is destiny. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Howeler + Yoon Architecture, Boston15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Howeler + Yoon Architecture, Boston

Designing different project types keeps things interesting for Howeler + Yoon. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Grzywinski + Pons, New York15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Grzywinski + Pons, New York

Gryzwinski + Pons brings elegance to projects large and small. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Chen + Suchart Studio, Phoenix15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Chen + Suchart Studio, Phoenix

Chen + Suchart Studio houses are cleanly geometrical, earthy in their use of materials, and at home in their desert surroundings. Read more

15 young firms to watch: 5468796 architecture, winnipeg15th Anniversary Issue 15 young firms to watch: 5468796 architecture, winnipeg

5468796 architecture is pushing the edge of design in Winnipeg. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Altius Architecture, Toronto15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Altius Architecture, Toronto

Altius Architecture brings a bold, sustainable modernism to Toronto's in-town neighborhoods and the city's outlying "cottage country." Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Interface Studio Architects, Philadelphia15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Interface Studio Architects, Philadelphia

Interface Studio Architects uses research, teaching, and community involvement to support and enliven its practice. Read more

15 Young Firms to Watch: Bercy Chen Studio, Austin, Texas15th Anniversary Issue 15 Young Firms to Watch: Bercy Chen Studio, Austin, Texas

Thomas Bercy and Calvin Chen share international upbringings and an easy-going collaborative design approach, both of which they credit for their young firm's global recognition. Read more

Projects
Reinventing the Ranch15th Anniversary Issue Reinventing the Ranch

Our website has seen remarkable growth in its 14 years, but one story remains a favorite. Read more

Products
15 Products Architects Can't Live Without15th Anniversary Issue 15 Products Architects Can't Live Without

These 15 products and materials are important to residential design pros. Read more

Other Articles
15 Advances in Residential Practice15th Anniversary Issue 15 Advances in Residential Practice

As we've watched the profession evolve in the past 15 years, these means and methods have become some of architecture's best practices. Read more

Happy 15th Birthday to Us15th Anniversary Issue Happy 15th Birthday to Us

Our 15th anniversary issue is chock-full of people, practices, and products. Read more

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