America Goes Modern

October/November 2005,
Vol. 06
Issue 01
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Homes from Coast to Coast
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Suburban Flight

It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live and work, has slowly withered and become decrepit.


Transforming TIjuana

In August of 2004, a weekend-long party took place at a new house in the Hacienda Agua Caliente neighborhood of Tijuana, Mexico.


Alaska: The Final (Architectural) Frontier

“I always wanted to live in a glass house,” explains Valerie Phelps, as she stands surrounded by the 40 feet of floor-to-ceiling windows that are the only walls of her living room.

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Eye on Buenos Aires

In this new feature, we present an architectural insider’s guide to a great design destination. This issue: Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Eco-Friendly Rustic Cabin Retreat in Canada

With windows recycled from a Toronto skyscraper, Barerock is both rustic cabin and high-tech, eco-friendly retreat.

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Investing in the Market

With its community market initiative, PPS reinvents the public square on the international scale.

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Partners in Design

A design career spanning decades has left this pair of Design Research–alumni with a thing or two to say concerning the state of people, design, and the retail environment.