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IN THIS ISSUE 07_09.30.2009_CA
CONTENTS:
NEWS:
San Francisco turns underused roads into public parks
Venice Snag
With West Hollywood hotel approved, Eric Owen Moss aims for more than the max on Lincoln Boulevard
Opponents attack density and affordability of new downtown plan
Up in the Air
New location for Broad's art museum sought
Stalemate
Developer and Pugh+Scarpa part ways
Open> Gallery
Cella Gallery
Coop Himmelb(l)au's new Los Angeles high school is a testament to the provocative power of art
Give Me A Sign
Billboard ban leaves architects in limbo
House of the Issue> Escher Gunewardena Architects
Unveiled
Stuart Haaga Gallery at the Descanso Gardens
Ripe Ideas
Competition to redesign farmers' markets gets fresh feedback
New Cowboys stadium is full of superlatives
Not Invited
New state infrastructure panel includes no architects
At Deadline
FEATURES:
Even as the world gets greener, global power demand is growing, pushing renewable forms like solar energy into the mainstream. Meanwhile, buildings continue to top the list of power guzzlers, consuming 40 percent of world demand. As architecture moves forward, it will become increasingly important to not only use less energy, but to produce it. Aaron Seward investigates the promise and pitfalls of building-integrated photovoltaics, and the hurdles that remain in the wa of architecture's future.
Moveable Walls
REVIEWS:
Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman
Teutonic Tome
Designing Modern Germany
You Are Here
Urban Design for an Urban Century: Placemaking for People
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