January 2013 Table of Contents

AIArchitect
Three Points AIAPerspective Three Points

An architect's role in the new marketplace. Read more

Research in Motion AIAVoices Research in Motion

Advancing building performance. Read more

Brand Elements AIAPractice Brand Elements

Notes on names. Read more

Practice
How to Talk to Clients practice How to Talk to Clients

Architects are trained to use esoteric language to establish their authority. But to get things built they need to both inspire people and put them at ease. Read more

Products
Product: Diamond Spa's Ellipse Copper product Product: Diamond Spa's Ellipse Copper

Trendy copper now comes in tub form. Read more

Product: Imagine Tile's Wine Corks product Product: Imagine Tile's Wine Corks

For a whimsical take on tile, see Imagine Tile's wine-cork pattern. Read more

Product: Rux's Stickbulb product Product: Rux's Stickbulb

Rux's new luminaire looks like a sophisticated bundle of lit sticks. Read more

Product: Zurn Industries and Dow's Hy-PE-RTube Product Product: Zurn Industries and Dow's Hy-PE-RTube

Two companies join forces to design a new high-temperature-handling polyethylene tube. Read more

Product: M2L's M2L Brand product Product: M2L's M2L Brand

Industrial designer Manfred Petri design the first line of products for the M2L showroom. Read more

Product: Leucos's Eva Zeisel Collection Product Product: Leucos's Eva Zeisel Collection

The last products designed by Eva Zeisel, and her first lighting designs, are produced by Leucos. Read more

Workspace
Workspace: Albert, Righter & Tittmann Workspace Workspace: Albert, Righter & Tittmann

Albert, Righter & Tittmann has integrated a living room into its downtown Boston office. Read more

Other Articles
Arquitectonica Designs New Line of Scarves and Ties spec tech Arquitectonica Designs New Line of Scarves and Ties

Taken from the architecture firm's own patterns on gates, curtainwalls, interior walls and more, the patterns on Arquitectonica's newest line of scarves and ties are a stylish way to wear your architecture on your sleeve. Read more

Robert A.M. Stern's Newest Monograph, Wrapped in Police Tape Book Review Robert A.M. Stern's Newest Monograph, Wrapped in Police Tape

The newest monograph from New York firm Robert A.M. Stern Architects defies the traditional monograph form and invites readers to see details, and evidence of its broad portfolio, rather then whole projects. Read more

It's Time to Build Houses Again up front It's Time to Build Houses Again

What we need are some compelling reasons in our arsenal to convince people to go ahead and build that dream house. Here are a few of those reasons. Read more

Architects' Choice: Christopher Rose Architects Architects’ Choice Architects' Choice: Christopher Rose Architects

Christopher Rose picks a faux finish that can look and perform better than the real thing. Read more

The Next Files: Alley Man the next files The Next Files: Alley Man

Daniel Toole, Assoc. AIA, has written a book, Tight Urbanism, that looks at the use of alleys in urban design. Read more

LivingHomes' new, less-expensive line of modern prefab houses. LivingHomes' new, less-expensive line of modern prefab houses.

LivingHomes has introduced a series of LEED-Platinum prefab homes from $145 per square foot. Read more

Monograph: Audrey Matlock Architect Monograph Monograph: Audrey Matlock Architect

Matlock has a keen eye for the texture of a neighborhood, the contour of a landscape, and the poetry of exposed super-structure. Read more

The Majestic: Transforming a Sydney Theater Into Apartments Case Study The Majestic: Transforming a Sydney Theater Into Apartments

An apartment conversion in Australia breathes new life into a former theater and roller rink. Read more

Lantern House: A Century-Old Former Stable Gets a Radical Makeover Case Study Lantern House: A Century-Old Former Stable Gets a Radical Makeover

An architect couple transforms an old stable into a home for themselves. Read more

God's Loft: Church Turned Residence in Holland Case Study God's Loft: Church Turned Residence in Holland

A Dutch couple transforms a church into their own residence. Read more

On The Boards: Wavehouse On The Boards On The Boards: Wavehouse

A San Francisco multifamily building abstracts the city's traditional bay windows. Read more

Dr. Spec: What Architects Need to Know About Green Roofs Dr. Spec Dr. Spec: What Architects Need to Know About Green Roofs

Green roofs can help restablish habitats that residential construction have disturbed. Read more

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