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AIA Announces 2009 Honor Awards for Architecture

Oakland’s Cathedral of Christ the Light, CA

Designed by the San Francisco office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), with Craig Hartman, FAIA, as the design partner (and Kendall Heaton Associates the architect of record), the glass, wood, and concrete... more

Renzo Piano Building Workshop and FX- FOWLE present a quietly luminous addition to the Manhattan skyline.                             ____

The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2009 Honor Awards for Architecture. The nine honorees represent... more


Monterey Bay Shores Set to be Greenest Eco-Resort in the World

Monterey Bay Shores is a stunning new development set to break ground this month that will convert a desolate disused sand mine into a thriving en-

Monterey Bay Shores, California

vironmental preserve and eco-resort. Replete with living walls and a five acre green roof, the development boasts an impressive list of green design elements and is working towards LEED... more Monterey Bay Shores BSA Architects

Monterey Bay Shores Proposal Site

2009 AIA Architecture Firm Award for Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects of Seattle

Seattle Public Library - SW Branch

Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Archi- tects has received the American Institute of Architects' 2009 AIA Ar- chitecture Firm Award. The distinction

Delta Shelter, 2005

is based on the Seattle firm's thirty -five years of consistently excellent work, including its seamless blending of architecture, art, and craft; com- munity... more OSKA ArchInnovations

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Best Careers 2009: Landscape Architect

Yes, you might end up creating palatial backyards for rich people, but you might also help design re- stored wetlands, mountain resorts, urban plazas, and zoos. A landscape architect must have... more ASLA

The American Institute of Architects Select Eight Recipients for the 2009 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today the eight recipients for the 2009 AIA/ALA Li- brary Building Awards. Bi- ennially, represent... more

Designed by Richärd and Bauer, the Arabian Library in Arizona utilizes great green building and innovative design.

The Archinect School Blog Project

The goal of this unprece- dented endeavor is to pro- vide a voyeuristic view into the environments of... more

Welcome to the McLaren Technology Centre

McLaren Technology Centre,      Norman Foster                   2003

My first visit to McLaren was in 1967, back when the premises was nothing more than an unsanitary lockup garage. I was a goggle -eyed schoolboy then, on a trip organized by a dutiful parent with industry con- nections and admiring the M6 Can-Am car... more