Oculus - Spring 2011 - (Page 9)

Table of Contents First Words 11 Sustainability: Design for a Change By Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, LEED AP 13 A Word from the Editor Designed for Change By Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA 15 Center for Architecture Center Highlights 17 One Block Over Chinatown: Where Change Is a Constant By Claire Wilson 32 Good Practices Chronicles of Life in the Profession: Episode 9—Small Victories: Winning helps, even if the margin of victory is slender By Stanley Stark, FAIA 33 44-Year Watch In 1967, Giorgio Cavaglieri, FAIA, completed two of his precedentsetting adaptive reuse projects By John Morris Dixon, FAIA 35 Last Words PlaNYC: Where We Would Be By Rick Bell, FAIA 36 Index to Advertisers Alphabetical and Categorical Index View the Oculus archive online: naylornetwork.com/arc-nxt F E AT U RES 19 Opener: A Critique of Pure Sustainability After years of attention to environmental sustainability, some architects are looking beyond semantics to substance and asking: What exactly are we trying to sustain? By Bill Millard 22 Testing Green Ideas The new Syracuse Center of Excellence not only tests innovative energy concepts, it connects research universities with the building and design community By James S. Russell, FAIA 24 New Life for a Boomer Building A deteriorating, low-performing government facility in downtown Newark is undergoing a remarkable transformation into a new, energy-efficient phase of life By Michael J. Crosbie, AIA Oculus Spring 2011 Design for a Change: Buildings, People, Energy 25 School Back in Session After 30-Year Recess The historic but dilapidated P.S. 90 provided a perfect opportunity for adaptive reuse. Now condos and choreography do a pas de deux By Claire Wilson 26 It Takes More Than a Village Two local teams competing in the Solar Decathlon give their zeroenergy designs an urban spin By Lisa Delgado 28 Shedding Light Restrictive new codes are prompting NYC designers to come up with bright ideas in lighting technology By Tami Hausman, Ph.D. 30 What Every Architect Should Know About NYC’s New Energy Laws Stricter energy standards mean developing efficient and economical solutions – and bring new opportunities to design professionals By Craig A. Hargrove, AIA, LEED AP Cover: The Syracuse Center for Excellence Architect: Toshiko Mori Architect Photography: ©2011 Iwan Baan Oculus is printed with low-VOC inks and alcohol substitutes. Our printer has eliminated film and film processing, and uses waste recovery programs and EPA-licensed handlers. Design for a Change: Buildings, People, Energy Spring 2011 Oculus 9 http://www.naylornetwork.com/arc-nxt

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Spring 2011

Oculus - Spring 2011
First Words
A Word from the Editor
Center for Architecture
One Block Over
Opener: A Critique of Pure Sustainability
Testing Green Ideas
New Life for a Boomer Building
School Back in Session After 30-Year Recess
It Takes More Than a Village
Shedding Light
What Every Architect Should Know About NYC’s New Energy Laws
Good Practices
44-Year Watch
Last Words
Index to Advertisers

Oculus - Spring 2011