Today’s News - Wednesday, April 24, 2002
Today's lead article from the NYT continues the saga of the on-again-off-again-on-again Request for Proposals for the World Trade Center site&hellipafter rescinding a July 1 deadline, it was announced yesterday that the new RFP deadline is May 6 (not much time!). More information should be available through the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (http://www.renewnyc.com) and/or the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (http://www.panynj.gov).
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Trade Center Plans Are Speeded Up After Criticism: RFP's due by May 6- New York Times
Obituary: Jay Chiat, legendary advertising executive, dies at 70: creativity touched everything in his industry, from architecture to the office environment. (AP)- San Francisco Gate
Tower Automotive building has a beauty that's rarely seen or appreciated By Whitney Gould - Holabird & Root [images]- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The man who would be king: Norman Foster is the original superstar architect, building everything, everywhere, all the time. But as he nears 70, the critics are gathering and his legacy seems far from assured.- The Guardian (UK)
Commentary: Swiss firm unveils lively, promising Walker Art Center [$90 million expansion] design - Herzog & De Meuron; Hammel, Green and Abrahamson- Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Shanghai to Build CBD (central business district) in Pudong...within some 10 years- People's Daily (China)
A star is born on Anzac Parade: NIDA's new [theater] building is a stylish synergy of dramatic function and form - Hassell; Peter Armstrong- Sydney Morning Herald
Harvard tunnel protest runs deep: School wants to join two new buildings - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners- Boston Globe
Massive construction boom forecast: Recovery in the Australian engineering and non-residential construction industry is imminent- Infolink (Australia)
Even After Tremors of Sept. 11, Ambitious [Museum] Building Plans Proceed- New York Times
Design Review: In Milan, Beauty Is as Beauty Does By Linda Hales- Washington Post
Supreme Court sides with government in property taking at Lake Tahoe: can temporarily block building to protect the environment or prevent overdevelopment. (AP)- CNN
Kaiser Permanente greens operations from the foundation up- GreenBiz.com
Movies that hit you where you live: filmmakers take on the role of celluloid architects- Chicago Tribune
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