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  • Simple Math for a Slow Economy

    Earlier this year, timber-framer Paul Freeman, owner of Brooks Post & Beam in Lyndeborough, N.H., realized he had a problem.

  • University of Maryland

    The WaterShed house took top honors in the overall competition.

  • A History of Eel-Grass Insulation

    A remodeler encountering a layer of Cabot's Quilt inside an old building might mistake it for the tattered remnants of a Hawaiian grass skirt -- hastily stuffed into a wall, perhaps, during a police raid of some Prohibition-era costume party.

  • Rammed-Earth Construction in the Modern Age

    Rammed-earth walls used to be elementary.

  • Socialite

    A Cooper Union engineering class creates a sustainably designed solar lantern for African communities in a remote outpost of northern Ghana.

  • Peddie School Ian Graham Athletic Center

    A new natatorium gives a New Jersey boarding school an illuminated presence.

  • Reflections on Reconstructing an Old Barn

    The materials for this project arrived on the job the usual way — via truck delivery — but that was pretty much where any resemblance to a normal job ended.

  • Hillside Elevators

    Waterfront property never goes out of style, and everyone likes a spectacular building site perched on high ground.

  • 2011 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards Jury Members

    Four jurors selected this year's AL Design Awards winners.

  • 2011 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards Postscript

    Daylighting is one of the most challenging lighting strategies to implement. This year, the jury was torn between two projects that it felt exemplified different thinking about daylighting design—the poetic and the functional.