Home    Contact Us     Subscribe

Today's News - October 15, 2002

William McDonough + Partners first museum retrospective presents the caveat "Being less bad is not being good." -- The Stirling Prize leaves some important - but less photogenic -- projects out in the cold. -- It's a busy week for other prizes in the UK. -- Ergonomics loses a master as the industry still tries to grapple with the issues. -- A call to rebuild Afghanistan. -- The Dutch are making headlines and cities, both real and imagined. -- "Ticky-tacky" housing takes on landmark status. -- Green grow an apartment tower in Manhattan, a public service building in Washington State, and a conference in Syracuse. -- Much-needed parking garages not glamorous enough for developers in Moscow, but surrounding farmlands are. -- $40 million expansion of Maryland Science Center is underway. -- Edinburgh has big plans. -- And big plans for a new arts district in Beirut.

To subscribe to the free daily newsletter click here




Exhibition: Ecology, Economy, Equity: The Architecture of William McDonough + Partners at the Atlanta International Museum- ArchNewsNow

That bridge…Stirling Prize 2002: Stirling jury succumbed to populism, so leaving some very considered but perhaps less photogenic pieces of architecture out in the cold. By Hugh Pearman - Wilkinson Eyre Architects [images]- HughPearman.com

Richard Rogers Partnership lands top prize at British Council for Offices awards: Other winners included BDP; Michael Laird Architects; Foster and Partners and Powell-Tuck Associates- The Architects' Journal (UK)

Obituary: Alphonse Chapanis, 85, a Founder of Ergonomics- New York Times

Healthy Work: Ergonomics-related Initiatives Stir the Industry- Buildings.com

Presolicitation Notice: Design/build/construction of structures and facilities in Afghanistan- US Army Corps Of Engineers

Exhibition: "3D City: Studies in Density": Dutch Designs for Cities Built on Ideas and What-If's - MVRDV [image]- New York Times

Amsterdam and the Sea Conspire to Build a Neighborhood - Nicholas Gremshaw; Felix Claus and Kees Kaan- New York Times

Visionary's 'ticky-tacky' landmarks: S.F. seeks to honor little homes' designer - Henry Doelger- San Francisco Chronicle

A Look at the Future of Residential Buildings: Developers say 20 River Terrace will be the world's most environmentally correct residential tower- New York Times

Turning Green With Envy: county's new Public Service Building is easy on the environment - Barrentine Bates Lee Architects- The Columbian (Washington)

Environmental Quality Systems Symposium at Syracuse Oct. 29 - 30: Speakers include Robert Fox, co-founder of Fox & Fowle Architects- EarthVision

Creative Parking Stunts Development of Garages: developers often prefer more glamorous projects- Moscow Times (Russia)

Investors Size Up Moscow Farmland: converting plots into retail, residential and industrial properties.- Moscow Times (Russia)

Science Center prepares to break ground - Design Collective- Baltimore Sun

Shortlist to develop prime site in capital: asked to integrate these plans with the ideas in the original Exchange masterplan outlined by architect Sir Terry Farrell.- The Scotsman

‘Artists’ Quarter’ in works for capital: French municipality heads effort to transform St. Nicholas stairs into center for art- The Daily Star (Lebanon)

Dhaka Apollo Hospital in Bangladesh by SmithGroup- ArchNewsNow


Note: Pages will open in a new browser window.
External news links are not endorsed by ArchNewsNow.com.
Free registration may be required on some sites.
Some sites may expire after a few days.

Yesterday's News

© 2002 ArchNewsNow.com