September 2012 Table of Contents

AIArchitect
Critical Discourse AIAVoices Critical Discourse

Where we live is who we are, says architecture critic William Morgan. Read more

We're All in This Together AIAPerspective We're All in This Together

The design and construction of housing can no longer be piecemeal. Read more

Local Harvest AIAFuture Local Harvest

Sustainable Northwest helps area architects to source environmentally preferable wood products. Read more

Practice
American Architects Follow Work Overseas to China Practice American Architects Follow Work Overseas to China

With work to be done in China, American architects find themselves traversing a foreign landscape. Read more

Residential Architect Leadership Awards
Hall of Fame: David Dixon, FAIA 2012 Leadership Awards Hall of Fame: David Dixon, FAIA

David Dixon of Goody Clancy nabs our Hall of Fame title for 2012. Read more

Top Firm: Johnsen Schmaling Architects 2012 Leadership Awards Top Firm: Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Milwaukee-based Johnsen Schmaling Architects wins our Top Firm award. Read more

Rising Star: Studio Dwell Architects 2012 Leadership Awards Rising Star: Studio Dwell Architects

A Chicago firm finds beauty in restraint. Read more

2012 Leadership Awards 2012 Residential Architect Leadership Awards

We believe it is necessary to single out high achievers in residential design, in part to showcase talented practitioners to the public but primarily to exalt and illuminate the profession in its entirety. Read more

Doctor Spec
Specing a Lift/Slide Door Doctor Spec Specing a Lift/Slide Door

Zero-threshold doors require detail drawings and a good track. Read more

Workspace
Workspace: Peterssen/Keller Architecture, Minneapolis Workspace Workspace: Peterssen/Keller Architecture, Minneapolis

Peterssen/Keller Architecture transforms a former modeling agency into understated new digs. Read more

Products
Product: Kallista Vir Stil Vanity product Product: Kallista Vir Stil Vanity

Vir Stil measures 24 inches wide to fit small baths. Read moreweaetxdyvaydzcwq

Product: Fagor America Torre Fridge product Product: Fagor America Torre Fridge

The 24-inch-wide Torre fridge fits small kitchens. Read more

Product: Sun Valley Bronze Pioneer Lever product Product: Sun Valley Bronze Pioneer Lever

The Pioneer lever features a relcaimed wood inlay. Read more

Product: Schluter Systems Kerdi-Line product Product: Schluter Systems Kerdi-Line

Kerdi-Line allows flush-mounted installation of a bath drain. Read more

Product: Big Ass Fans Haiku Ceiling Fan product Product: Big Ass Fans Haiku Ceiling Fan

Haiku represents a new, sleeker direction for the company. Read more

Product: MacMaster Cocoon Lighting Fixture product Product: MacMaster Cocoon Lighting Fixture

Cocoon is shipped flat and assembled on site. Read more

Product: Virdian Reclaimed Wood American Classics product Product: Virdian Reclaimed Wood American Classics

American Classics flooring is made from industrial shipping crates. Read more

Other Articles
Architect-Designed Watches Spec Tech Architect-Designed Watches

The Markuse Corp. turns to architects to design its watches. Read more

Architects' Choice: Max Strang Architecture Spec Tech Architects' Choice: Max Strang Architecture

Max Strang shares his favorite product substitute for wood. Read more

Students Build a Rolling Pig Pen Reinvention Students Build a Rolling Pig Pen

Moskow Linn Architects and the Studio North summer program help pigs live high on the hog. Read more

Reinvention The Global Studio builds public service architecture into a sustainable business model.

The Seattle-based firm delivers architectural expertise to underserved communities at home and abroad. Read more

A Passive House Dorm Brings Sustainability to Campus Reinvention A Passive House Dorm Brings Sustainability to Campus

An already-green design/build firm took on a sustainability-savvy client to build the first Passive House-certified dorm in North America. Read more

Our redesign provides a more streamlined, dignified look. Up Front Our redesign provides a more streamlined, dignified look.

With a new graphic design, we're movin' on up. Read more

New Meets Old on the Coast of Maine Case Study New Meets Old on the Coast of Maine

A summer compound combines the contemporary and the vernacular. Read more

Modern beach house by West Chin Architect Case Study Modern beach house by West Chin Architect

West Chin creates a warm, modernist beach house on Long Island, N.Y. Read more

Kona Residence in Hawaii by Belzberg Architects Case Study Kona Residence in Hawaii by Belzberg Architects

Belzberg Architects designs a unique vacation home in Hawaii for a large extended family. Read more

Book Review: Coming Home: The Southern Vernacular House Reinvention Book Review: Coming Home: The Southern Vernacular House

A book on the residential architecture of Jim Strickland and his partners at Historical Concepts. Read more

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