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The 2015 AIA Young Architects Awards The 2015 AIA Young Architects Awards

This year, the institute recognized 14 architects across the U.S. for their leadership and contributions to the profession. Read more

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Substance Architecture: When it comes to tiles, Mankins turns to Italian manufacturer Floor Gres for its wide range of products. Read more

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clear and present clear and present

Substance Architecture: Traditional architectural glass isn't clear enough for Mankins, which is why he uses PPG's Starphire Ultra-Clear. Read more

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mankins-camp residence, san francisco mankins-camp residence, san francisco

The house enjoys a spectacular hilltop vista of San Francisco's skyline, but four decades of unfortunate remodels made it difficult to get past the bad taste to the great view. Read more

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The first time Paul Mankins, FAIA, LEED AP, saw his firm's future office space, he couldn't believe his luck. The former 1920s car dealership in Des Moines, Iowa, had 15-foot ceilings, beautifully preserved wood trusses, exposed brick walls, and views in three directions. Read more

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my own private iowa my own private iowa

Paul Mankins, FAIA, LEED AP, connected artistically with the owner of this Des Moines, Iowa, loft right from the start. In fact, his first thought about how to approach the long, narrow shell and its panoramic skyline views resonated perfectly with the ow Read more

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