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Today's News - June 19, 2002

Today's news includes our second edition of WhoWhatWhen, with tidbits of industry news from all over. We hope you find it informative - and entertaining (we couldn't resist the selection of vintage photos).

The world of architecture and art has lost one of its greatest champions with the passing of J. Carter Brown. He was lauded in the press around the world this morning: "Part Barnum, part Albert Schweitzer, Mr. Brown clearly relished his job as America's "unofficial minister of culture," as U.S. News and World Report once called him..."


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Who What When - 06/19/02- ArchNewsNow

Obituary: J. Carter Brown, Who Transformed the Museum World, Dies at 67- New York Times

Nine Months After Sept. 11, Top Players in Rebuilding Look Ahead: "Turning 9/11 Around," a symposium sponsored by the American Institute of Architects and the American Planning Association- Gotham Gazette

WTC chief's surprise plan for a sacred site: Guy Tozzoli wants a 1.4-million-square-foot convention center in the deep excavation where the towers were anchored.- San Francisco Chronicle

Downtown Columbus Loses Out to Its Fringe- New York Times

Daring, Modernist Homes -- on the Cheap: Architect William Massie's innovative designs go directly from PC to construction site, cutting costs dramatically- BusinessWeek

Museum of Flight Unveils New Vision at Ground Breaking for $59.3 Million Expansion - NBBJ- PR Newswire

All Ears: National Library Service Seeks New Digital Player: enlisted the Industrial Designers Society of America- Washington Post

The ideal dome show: Mosque builders have created some of the world's greatest architecture. But not in Britain, says Jonathan Glancey- Guardian (UK)

Queen's Treasures on Parade: $30-million investment by the Royal Collection has transformed the Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace into something fit for a queen. - John Simpson [images]- New York Times

CABE pledges 1m to regional architecture centres- The Architects' Journal (UK)

Endless View: Pierre Koenig's steel-and-glass design blazed an architectural trail that he still strides.- Los Angeles Times

Press 'L' for Landmark: Time & Life Building lobby [image]- New York Times

Eco-friendly fire station is a first - Simeon Glass- Infolink (Australia)

 

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