Contract - November 2009 - (Page 2)

contents focus Hips Don’t Lie Wilkhahn proves it with the ON chairgreen The Green Acoustics Paradox Why sustainability versus acoustical quality doesn’t have to be a trade-off Within Arm’s Reach The ubiquitous monitor arm becomes a designed object in the hands of Richard Sapper material A Little Off the Top The Acriglas® Minerals series from Acrilex replaces just 20 percent of raw acrylic material with a naturally occurring mineral to make all the difference Work Hard, Play Hard Swanke Hayden Connell Architects channels Broadway—and all its glitz and glamour—into Wurk Environments’ flagship flexible office space in the heart of Manhattan’s Times Square 58 62 design Police Presence In a rough neighborhood of East Los Angeles, AC Martin delivers a high-visibility police 38 Indian Eatery Serie Architects of Mumbai transformed abandoned station with the potential to effect social change buildings at the city racecourse into a complex of restaurants and bars that abstract the enveloping shade trees Lace and Pinstripes Dianna Wong Architecture + Interior Design undoes a few buttons of the national capitol’s classic style with the W Washington D.C. Viva Milwaukee slick+design pays homage to Hollywood royalty with Charro, a Milwaukee restaurant that ups the design stakes of Mexican eateries Pie in the Sky Ralph’s Café at the Comcast Center in Philadelphia takes the concept of corporate dining to new heights 20 34 departments 10 14 67 94 96 cover: The Tote, designed by Serie Architects. Photography by Edmund Sumner. Page 38. editorial industry 2009 brand report ad index perspectives CONTRACT, volume 50, issue 11, (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, November/December 2009) is published bi-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 11 volume 50

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

Contract - November 2009
Hips Don’t Lie
Within Arm’s Reach
A Little Off the Top
The Green Acoustics Paradox
Indian Eatery
Lace and Pinstripes
Viva Milwaukee
Pie in the Sky
Work Hard, Play Hard
Police Presence
2009 Brand Report
Ad Index

Contract - November 2009