Contract - September 2009 - (Page 6)

contents focus Don’t Judge A Floor By Its Cover If it looks and feels like carpet but performs like resilient flooring, it must be Powerbond from Tandus 30 36 Make Me A Star Gensler breathes light and life into an abandoned warehouse in Emeryville, Calif., giving Pixar Animation Studios the ideal working set for their next blockbuster 42 Smart Workstations Herman Miller’s Energy Manager capitalizes on a variety of trends in the office to realize cost savings through energy savings 32 green Green Collar Jobs On The Rise The green building industry offers possibilities for LEED APs who seek to change careers while also making a difference 34 Books Stored Mark Cavagnero Associates’ designs for Chronicle Books’ office in an historic San Francisco building uses books to help define workspace and satisfy the way staff actually works 62 Green Apple With its first retail outpost, designed by Mapos, Green Depot seeks to show general consumers that environmentally friendly goods are affordable, accessible, and anything but boring 46 Reading Room Crandall Public Library, designed by Ann Beha Architects, teaches the residents of Glens Falls, N.Y., what a difference design makes 66 design From Castle to Treasury A new role for a historical monument in East Germany 36 A Different Ball Game NBBJ creates a facility for Seattle Children’s Research Institute with collaborative lab environments that scientists aren’t quite used to 50 Creative Energy Tom Eliot Fisch aligns aesthetics with function in a collaborative studio for Plantronics industrial designers 54 Quiet Riot Janson Goldstein brings the energy of a former rock ’n’ roll hotel into the present with the Andaz West Hollywood’s RH Restaurant 58 departments 14 18 26 74 75 76 editorial industry resources designers rate: casegoods ad index perspectives 26 cover: Schloss Freudenstein by AFF architekten. Photography by AFF architekten. Page 36. 32 issue 9 volume 50 CONTRACT, volume 50, issue 9, (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, September 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.

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

Contract - September 2009
Don’t Judge A Floor By Its Cover
Smart Workstations
Green Collar Jobs On The Rise
From Castle to Treasury
Make Me A Star
Green Apple
A Different Ball Game
Creative Energy
Quiet Riot
Books Stored
Reading Room
Designers Rate: Casegoods
Ad Index

Contract - September 2009