|1111 Lincoln Road: Herzog & de Meuron's Parking Garage
We tour the Pritzker-winning Swiss firm's new mixed-use carpark in Miami Beach. Local architects Andrés Duany and Allan Shulman offer commentary on the project.
AmericanAirlines Arena by Arquitectonica
Unlike most inward-looking arenas, this sub-tropical-sited one in Miami, designed by Arquitectonica, is open to and engages with the city and the water, with large terraces and immense windows.
Blue Condominium by Bernard Tschumi
One of Tschumi's intentions with his design of this project in New York: To "prove you could with the simplest $55 a square foot curtainwall" build something "architecturally significant."
Agave Library by Will Bruder + Partners
Featured in our March 2010 issue, the Agave Library in suburban Phoenix, Arizona, is a lesson in great design on a tight budget.
Aqua Tower by Studio Gang Architects
In this excerpt from a film by the Checkerboard Film Foundation, Jeanne Gang, FAIA, and developer and architect James Lowenberg show us Gang's new Chicago residential high rise.
Miami City Ballet Studios by Arquitectonica
Laurinda Spear, co-founder of Arquitectonica, says she was "very concerned" about making sure this performing-arts building fit into its historic neighborhood--without designing an "Art Deco monument.
Capri South Beach Condominium by Kobi Karp
The program brief Karp took on for this project: To design a contextual tower adjacent to a historic low-rise apartment building--designed by an architect who once worked for Meyer Lansky.
Espirito Santo Plaza by KPF (Kohn Pedersen Fox)
Kricket Snow, the 2010 president of AIA's Miami Chapter and an associate at Zyscovich Architects, shows us a KPF-designed mixed-use tower with a massive--and increasingly iconic--concave facade.
Downtown Tempe Transportation Center by Architekton with Otak
The new Downtown Tempe Transportation Center caters to bus and light-rail riders, pedestrians, and bicyclists. As principal planner for the city's transit division, Bonnie Richardson, AIA, played a key role in the project. She shows us the facility, which awaits LEED Platinum certification.
de Young Museum by Herzog & de Meuron
Watch as Christopher Haas, who worked closely with Herzog & de Meuron on this project in San Francisco, discusses in detail one of the building's most distinguishing features: its bronze skin, which is both embossed and perforated.