In the April 2023 issue, Record Houses showcases eight exceptional residential projects across the United States and farther afield. Continuing Education addresses definitions of sustainability performance. Elsewhere, Sou Fujimoto designs a community hub for a disaster-devastated town in Japan; Fearon Hay fuses a dwelling into the rugged terrain of New Zealand’s South Island; and Superkül renovates an Edwardian house in Toronto. Editor in chief Josephine Minutillo also interviews 2023 Pritzker laureate David Chipperfield and RECORD pays tribute to KPF co-founder Eugene Kohn and Rafael Viñoly.
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Born in Philadelphia, the KPF co-founder was instrumental in the global growth of the New York-based firm best known for its high-profile civic and cultural projects and superlatively tall skyscrapers.
Part coffee-table book, part construction manual, the volume illustrates 55 houses over six contents, in rural and urban settings, with the goal of removing the mystery behind building with low-carbon materials.