Other stories by Kim A. O'Connell

  • Standard-Bearer

    Puerto Rico is one of the most environmentally troubled islands in the Caribbean. Can one building change that?

  • Research and Rehabilitation

    The Fort Belvoir Community Hospital takes a holistic and analytical approach to sustainable healthcare design.

  • Reverse Brain Drain

    Keeping architecture relevant is about keeping it real.

  • Architecture Aloft

    The adaptive reuse of a Bauhaus-influenced building at the Georgia Institute of Technology includes careful treatment of the building envelope and innovative mechanical systems.

  • AIA Case Study: Modular Marvels

    Prefabrication is the oldest new trend in architecture.

  • Branching Out

    Architects are offering supplemental services as a way of staying afloat in a tough economy.

  • Deal Maker

    Green architecture is just as important on the other side of the table.

  • Bryan Bell, AIA

    Promoting public interest architecture with a "triple bottom line."

  • Ecologically Inspired

    Mimicking tidal flows, Living Machines offer energy-efficient systems to treat and reuse wastewater on site.

  • Changing Historic Preservation Guidelines

    Many historic preservationists believe that the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system must be changed to better reflect the ecological, economic, and cultural value of preserving older buildings.