Graphic Standards Details: Exceptional Openings / Edition 1

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This essential reference presents complete and detailed drawings, descriptions, and photographs from recently completed projects. The book presents inspiring examples of entryways from residences, museums, factories, historic structures, and modern office buildings in Europe, South America, and the U.S. rings together examples of inspiring openings across all architectural scales, including residential, industrial, and commercial. "Openings" features 21 projects from today's top designers, including Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Rural Studio, Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates, John McAslan & Partners, and Wilkinson Eyre Architects.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471465300
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/25/2005
  • Series: Wiley Graphic Standards Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.27 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

WENDY TALARICO is an architectural journalist with more than twenty years of writing and editorial experience. She's an expert in the fields of architecture and architectural technology, building science, construction, and sustainable design. She's written for Metropolis, Architectural Record, This Old House, the Christian Science Monitor, and many other publications.

SMITH MARAN ARCHITECTS (SMA) is an award-winning partnership founded in 1997 and based in Montclair, New Jersey. SMA intentionally seeks to satisfy a wide range of design needs. In addition to creating distinctive public and private environments, the firm specializes in developing architectural, industrial, and graphic design solutions for businesses and institutions seeking to define or reconceive their public image. SMA is recognized for identifying and enriching the intrinsically unique conditions—site, program, identity—of any given project.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Horace Havemeyer III.



Introduction by Kevin Alter.

Operable Walls.

Hilltop Studio- Marmol Radziner and Associates.

Pier 11/Wall Street Ferry Terminal- Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects.

Chicken Point Cabin- Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects.

House Rua Suica- Isay Weinfeld Arquiteto.


Modular VII Chiller Plant- Leers Weinapfel Associates.

Maurice Villency Flagship Store- Thanhauser Esterson Kapell Architects.

The Reuters Building @ 3 Times Square- Fox & Fowle Architects.

West End House Boys and Girls Club- Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

The Collins Gallery- Patrick Tighe Architecture.


National Civil Rights Museum Expansion.

Tunnel Entrance Gate- Ralph Appelbaum Associates.

12 Sutton Row- John McAslan + Partners.

Scorpion Residence- Jones Studio, Inc.

Trenton Central Fire Headquarters and Museum- Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates, Inc.

Interior Transitions.

Mii amo Spa at Enchantment Resort- Gluckman Mayner Architects.

The Brasserie, Seagram Building- Diller Scofidio + Renfro.

Jones Residence- Jones Studio, Inc.


Entrance Canopy for Marriott East- Perkins Eastman Architects.

Corning Museum of Glass- Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects.


The Royal Ballet School "Bridge of Aspiration"- Wilkinson Eyre Architects.

Pins Sur Mer- Obie G. Bowman.

The Lucy House- Rural Studio Outreach.



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