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November 2005


Special News Section

29 SPECIAL REPORT: Architects join the rebuilding efforts
For continuous updates on the developing story of the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, go to


17 Editorial: What Architects Can Do
21 Letters*
53 Archrecord2: For the emerging architect by Randi Greenberg*
57 Critique: In the wake of the storm by Robert Campbell, FAIA
63 Exhibitions: Forever Modern
69 Correspondent’s File: Tucson by Kenneth Caldwell
75 Snapshot: This stop: A bus station in Spain by Ingrid Spencer
245 Dates & Events*
275 Record House of the Month by Charles Linn, FAIA*


82 Architectural Culture versus Museum Culture
by James S. Russell, AIA
Expressive museum architecture is here to stay.
88 Museum Additions American Style by Suzanne Stephens
Three less-noticed, small-scale additions to existing institutions.


99 Museums and the Maecenas Touch by Martin Filler*
104 de Young Museum, San Francisco by Sarah Amelar*
Herzog & de Meuron
Sheathed in a sensual copper skin, a museum embraces its site.
116 Figge Art Museum, Iowa by Suzanne Stephens*
David Chipperfield Architects
A luminous glass structure transforms a city-owned museum.
122 Hunter Museum of Art, Tennessee by Clifford A. Pearson*
Randall Stout Architects
An addition lends a staid institution a new public profile.
130 High Museum, Georgia by William Weathersby, Jr.*
Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Around Meier’s original building, a village of culture rises.

Building Types Study 851

141 Introduction: Hotel Restaurants by Clifford A. Pearson
142 Shibuya, Nevada by Clifford A. Pearson*
Yabu Pushelberg
146 East Hotel, Germany by Farhad Heydari*
Jordan Mozer & Associates
150 Mix, Nevada by Clifford A. Pearson*
Patrick Jouin
154 W Hotel, Korea by Raul Barreneche*
Studio Gaia
160 Innside Premium Hotel, Germany by Catherine Slessor*
Jahn Lykouria Design
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Architectural Technology

167 The Hopes and Fears of Design-Build
by Nancy B. Solomon, AIA*
What are the implications of this method of project delivery?
177 Tech Briefs*


203 Introduction by William Weathersby, Jr.
204 Chanel Ginza by William Weathersby, Jr.
Peter Marino + Associates Architects
212 Lighting Profile: Stephen Hennessy by Robert Such
217 Lighting Profile: Paul Cocksedge by Robert Such
223 Lighting Products by Rita Catinella Orrell


229 Roofing & Siding by Rita Catinella Orrell
233 Product Briefs by Rita Catinella Orrell
234 IIDEX/NeoCon Review by Ingrid Spencer
241 Product Literature by Rita Catinella Orrell
241 Reader Service* 254 AIA/CES Self-Report Form*