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contents green Green Building Goes Global As the international community embraces sustainability, a common goal has engendered an uncommon level of cooperation 26 54 Life is a Circus Contract and HOK invited designer David Rockwell to interview Lyn Heward, creative director and consultant at Cirque du Soleil, about collaboration in performance art and the importance of taking risks 38 trends The Collaborative Workplace Respected executives share ideas that work 28 practice Project Management Complexity in simplicity 66 All For Fun Successful museums dwell at the intersection of design, education, and entertainment 30 process Dream Team Philip Freelon, David Adjaye, Max Bond, and Hal Davis of SmithGroup found collaboration key to 68 Group Practice Washington University’s School of Medicine prepares tomorrow’s physicians for the realities of practice with an emphasis on collaborative learning 34 Cohesive Spaces in Public Places Is collaboration overrated? Absolutely not, says renowned landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson 42 essay Caring Collaborator As AmeriCares’ medical director, Dr. Frank Bia combines medicine and the power of partnership to bring emergency aid to thousands of people worldwide. 36 On the Landscape Artist Olafur Eliasson learns to collaborate with man and nature as he creates his most noteworthy works 44 30 design Castles in the Sand HOK engages 430 employees across nine offices worldwide to turn a 3,200-acre desert site in Saudi Arabia into the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology 48 Face to Face Getting a status update on a colleague is simply a glance away in the new Palo Alto, Calif., headquarters of Facebook, designed by Studio o+a 54 Heart and Soul HOK’s design for a new Harlem Hospital patient pavilion in New York aims to preserve and nurture the cultural essence of the community it serves 60 departments 16 18 22 22 70 72 editorial guest editorial resources: Alpha Workshops critique ad index cover: Cirque du Soleil’s “Quidam.” Photography by Al Seib. Costumes by Dominique Lemieux. Page 38. CONTRACT, volume 50, issue 7, (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, July 2009) is published 12 times per year, monthly, issued by Nielsen Business Media, Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595. Editorial and advertising offices: Nielsen Business Media, Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595; 646-654-4500; fax: 646-654-7370. Customer Service: For address changes (provide old mailing label and new address including zip or postal code and allow four to six weeks), single copy sales ($10 payable in advance), and subscription inquiries ($89/year U.S., $94/year Canada, $175/year all other foreign), call 800-697-8859, fax 847-291-4816 or write to, or Contract Magazine, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL. 60065-3601. Periodicals postage paid at New York, NY, and additional mailing offices. Printed in the USA. Postmaster: Please send address changes to Contract, P.O. Box 1056, Skokie, IL 60076-8056. Canada Post Publications Mail Agreement No. 40031729. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses: To DHL Global Mail, 4960-2 Walker Road, Windsor, ON N9A 6J3. issue 7 volume 50

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - July 2009

Contract - July 2009
Guest Editorial
Resources: Alpha Workshops
Green Building Goes Global
The Collaborative Workplace
All For Fun
Group Practice
Caring Collaborator
Life is a Circus
Cohesive Spaces in Public Places
On the Landscape
Castles in the Sand
Face to Face
Heart and Soul
Project Management
Dream Team
Ad Index

Contract - July 2009