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The newest edition of the Almanac of Architecture & Layout incorporates more than 700 pages of updated details and characteristics with new chapters on emerging topics—and striking cover art featuring the Milwaukee Artwork Museum’s Quadracci Pavilion by Santiago Calatrava.

The 2004 edition compiles facts, independent research, data, essays and awards. For illustration: the one hundred most substantial U.S. artwork museums and their architectural background; complete lists of major U.S. sports activities arenas and their designers.

Pritzker, Gold Medal, Architecture Agency of the Yr and Topaz Awards recipients; and notable speeches and essays from the past yr, such as contributions from The New YorkerÂ’s architecture critic Paul Goldberger, urban arranging authority president Thom Penney.

“Indispensable for any public library, any design and style firm, and any college of architecture, landscape architecture, or interior design and style … strong, dependable, and remarkably complete.” Robert Campbell, Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic.

The Boston Globe Also incorporated are benefits of the annual survey of the country greatest and largest firms on which colleges and universities produce the finest designers. (Harvard led the master degree rankings this yr.) Other new characteristics: chapters on the green and sustainable style movement, and the background of girls in the profession. Also, updated sections consist of rankings of the country greatest firms; lists of the worldÂ’s tallest buildings and best skylines; style & historic preservation.

James P. Cramer and Jennifer Evans Yankopolus bring a distinctive viewpoint to the Almanac of Architecture & Style. Cramer, a former CEO of The American Institute of Architects, is the writer of the acclaimed Design Plus Enterprise: Seeking a New Actuality in Architecture and Layout, now in its second printing.

His most recent e-book is How Firms Succeed: A Discipline Manual to Layout Management, written with Scott Simpson. A foremost speaker, advisor and futurist, Cramer is also adjunct professor of architecture at the University of Hawaii. Jennifer Evans Yankopolus is an author and architectural historian.