February 2013

The $5.9 Billion Question

The $5.9 Billion Question

Should coastal cities threatened by climate change build storm surge barriers?

Planet Savers

A new e-book by futurist Alex Steffen argues that cities are the key to environmental salvation.

Role Model

Role Model

What the great Ada Louise Huxtable meant to me

Austere Charm

Austere Charm

Despite a rocky start, or perhaps because of it, the Parrish Art Museum has a refined new home.

South-to-North Thinking

South-to-North Thinking

MASS Design Group takes the health-care lessons learned in the developing world to regulation-bound U.S. hospitals.

The Adapters

The Adapters

Indigenous architecture provides some important lessons in building with nature rather than against it.

Flexible Pharma

At Pfizer’s new research lab, innovative drug development is made possible by adaptable design.

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