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contents: print 18 28 36 66 indust resources: salone internazionale del mobile exhibition: neocon® preview focus: timeless tradition Artek’s plans for growth are far from finished, as seen in the acquisition of the Tapiovaara range of design furniture 68 focus: in the nude Momentum Textiles introduces the indust ’s first 100 percent solution-dyed recycled nylon fabric 88 70 72 82 green: does it cost more to build green? practice: gimme some slack! hat trick It’s a simple question, but there isn’t a clear answer Can design save us from efficiency? A playful yet purposeful office in Mountain View, Calif., designed for Red Hat by IA Interior Architects, sets the stage for global success 88 eloquent transformation Koning Eizenberg creates a collegial workspace for Thorton Tomasetti in Los Angeles 92 new life Group Goetz revamps a 1980s facility to create highly efficient offices for Foley & Lardner in Washington, D.C. Toronto-based production studio reactiv post enjoys a sleek and modern office design on a dime by LUX Design 108 96 design alchemy 102 home cooking Darden Restaurants gathers its corporate employees under one roof in Orlando, Fla., with a sustainable design by Perkins+Will 108 hive life The Moderns’ New York studio buzzes with activity, creativity, and inspiration 112 par excellence HOK designs its own efficient, eco-friendly New York headquarters to superbly illustrate how the firm practices what it preaches 118 designers rate: task lighting 120 process: cultural connection Art in public buildings must reflect both the vision of the artist and the mission of the architecture 124 process: productive, people-friendly places Flexible workspaces really enhance collaboration 132 sources 134 ad index 136 perspectives: Julie Eizenberg, Koning Eizenberg 118 68 cover: Thorton Tomasetti, designed by Koning Eizenberg. Photography by Eric Staudenmaier. Page 88. CONTRACT, volume 52 issue 4 (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, May 2011) is published in January/February, March, April, May, June, July/August, September, October, and November/December; issued by Nielsen Business Media Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595. Editorial and advertising of ces: 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) go to, 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 of ces. Printed in the USA. Postmaster: Please send address changes to Contract, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL 60065-3601. Canada Post Publications Mail Agreement No. 40031729. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses: To DHL Global Mail, 4960-2 Walker Road,Windsor, ON N9A 6J3. issue 4 volume 52

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - May 2011

Contract - May 2011
Resources: Salone Internazionale Del Mobile
Exhibition: Neocon® Preview
Focus: Timeless Tradition
Focus: In the Nude
Green: Does It Cost More to Build Green?
Practice: Gimme Some Slack!
Hat Trick
Eloquent Transformation
New Life
Design Alchemy
Home Cooking
Hive Life
Par Excellence
Designers Rate
Process: Cultural Connection
Process: Productive, People-Friendly Places
Ad Index

Contract - May 2011