Suzanne LaBarre

The Next Big Thing

With the opening of his newest project—the mammoth 8House in Copenhagen—Bjarke Ingels continues his relentless climb to the top.

Mix It Up

200 Fifth Avenue—an old and venerable building in New York’s Flatiron District—gets a stunning modern makeover by Studios Architecture.

Grn Air

Southwest Airlines’ new “green” plane flies on a message of savvy environmentalism and even savvier marketing.

Kroon Hall

Yale’s Kroon Hall is proof positive that aggressively green buildings—even carbon-neutral ones—don’t have to sacrifice beauty to achieve their environmental goals.

The Oh! Factor

How James Dyson transforms everyday objects–the vacuum cleaner, the hand dryer, and now the desk fan–into objects of wonder.

The New Tools

Can emerging technologies change the culture of building or end the adversarial relationship between contractors and architects? When it came time to become a building owner, Autodesk decided to run a few plays from its own digital playbook.

Best in Tow?

Brooklyn invests in a greener impound facility, but it’s unclear if the gesture will win public approval.

A Rehabbed Center

With an inspired new adolescent facility, a Massachusetts school at last has architecture befitting the spirit of its mission.

Unsung Heroes

The low-key firm of Bentel & Bentel could be the most famous restaurant designers you’ve never heard of. That may change with their newest creation, Rouge Tomate.

The Moss Room

Located in the basement of the California Academy of Sciences, in San Francisco, Olle Lundberg’s Moss Room is a free-flowing tribute to the spirit of its region.

The Improbable Act

Working with a diverse cast of engineers, acousticians, and technical consultants, Grimshaw Architects transformed an inhospitable hillside into a state-of-the-art performance center.

Primary Victory

Now that the first elements of Ed Mazria’s Architecture 2030 Challenge have made it into law, he’s ready to push for the rest.

Reference Page: April 2008

Pocket Pads We love that an architect in the third-largest state in the union has erected living quarters the size of a dollhouse! Jay Shafer, of Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, in Sebastopol, California—population 7,774; square footage 52,411,392—has designed spaces as…