Michael Silver’s new audio software liberates bricklayers from their paper plans.
Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine January 2009
An excellent design turns a construction fence in Rotterdam into a community asset.
An imposing new logo and a range of odd curatives help revitalize a shop with a good cause—and a most unusual clientele.
JetBlue’s new upscale JFK eateries should keep waiting travelers happy (and spending).
A program in Boston preserves live/work spaces for artists in new buildings.
A concept house with a faceted top offers people living together a sense of solitude.
Whipsaw designs a feature-packed emergency radio for Etón.
A manufacturer of floor tiles hopes to rack up good karma by switching from synthetic to natural rubber.
Promising young designers from the international trade-show circuit
Can we reengage with our built world even as technology threatens to remove us from it?
Richärd + Bauer Architecture—Scottsdale, Arizona
It took a staggering number of animators, puppet makers, set builders, and art directors to bring the feature film Coraline to life in stop-motion. Along the way, they proved that this lo-fi approach to animation is a sophisticated feat of design.
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.
Core Architecture + Design— Washington, D.C.
Faced with tight budgets, all three winners still combined sustainable design and functional beauty.
From the Interstate, Could a Smart Grid Grow?
What if we rehabilitated our 46,000 miles of highway so they became the backbone of a new 21st-century infrastructure?
What if we used our 46,000 miles of highway as the backbone of a new 21st-century infrastructure?