November - December 2001
Vol. 27 No. 6


Endangered The fortress-like Fergus Falls State Hospital may have historic and architectural presence, but is suffering from neglect By Robert Roscoe

Technology Technology To select the right windows for a project, architects must consider energy loads, comfort levels and lighting needs By John Carmodyl

Practice Firms are diversifying their services beyond traditional design to increase stability and attract new clients By Burl Gilyard

Talking Point The McDonald's route to an architectural education and career By Bill Beyer, FAIA

Directory of General Contractors

Project Credits

Advertising Index

Lost Minnesota DeGraff Auditorium, DeGraff By Jack El-Hai


Convention Innovation Leonard Parker Associates Architects designs the first two convention centers in South Korea to include soaring, glass gathering spaces. By Camille LeFevre

Seaside Modernism Julie Snow Architects reimagines the sea-shore cottage with a Bay of Fundy residence that takes its cues from the modernist Farnsworth house By Thomas Fisher, Assoc. AIA

24/7 Design Ellerbe Becket designs security and safety into a mission-critical, Internet data center in Rio de Janeiro By Burl Gilyard

Hidden Resource David Eijadi, AIA, provides Arizona with its first state-park interpretive center, a sustainable building barely visible in the landscape By Camille LeFevre

Once and Again Miller Dunwiddie earns AIA Minnesota's 2001 Firm Award for its historic-renovation and aviation expertise By Joel Hoekstra

Rapson Abroad Drawings from travels to Turkey, China, Egypt and Brazil By Ralph Rapson, FAIA

Architecture By Appointment The Northwest Architectural Archives is a vital resources for anyone seeking a window into the architectural past By Jane King Hession, Assoc. AIA


Taegu Trade and Product Exhibition Hall, South Korea
Architect: The Leonard Parker Associates Architects
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Photographer: Munghwan Cho