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Today's News - October 23, 2002

One view of why one set of towers fell and another probably wouldn't. -- Welsh Assembly woes continue. -- An architect makes Fast Company's trendsetter list. -- A new award: the HAMBONEs (and good for a chuckle). -- Design and the bottom line. -- A new learning center for Auckland University. -- Big bucks for cultural and historic preservation projects in California; and a battle brewing over the preservation of an Oscar Niemeyer house. -- Architect Richard England the focus of a book and exhibition. -- Harvard's Mori speaks at Yale (scroll down page to get to article). -- Honors for Malaysian interior designers (called "unsung heroes"). -- Film studio plans for midtown Manhattan. - AIA/Miami awards. -- A new biography of a great Sydney builder.

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Comparing 2 Sets of Twin Towers: World Trade Center and the Petronas Towers - Charles H. Thornton/Thornton-Tomasetti Group- New York Times

Fresh delays for Welsh Assembly debating chamber: sacked architect Lord Richard Rogers...will be one of four companies still in the running for the building contract. [image]- BBC

Fast 50 Trendsetter: Take a Not-So-Big Step - Sarah Susanka, Architect- Fast Company

Award for the wise: Horrible Architectural Materials Better Off Not Existing awards, or HAMBONEs. By Arrol Gellner- San Francisco Chronicle

Designs can have impact on bottomline...according to prominent Malaysian architect and design guru Dr Ken Yeang.- The Star (Malaysia)

Taste of home for Island students: Auckland University to build Pacific Islands academic centre - Jasmax Architects [image]- New Zealand Herald

Cultural, historic projects funded in northern California (AP)- San Francisco Gate

A house at stake, an attitude in flux: The battle over preservation of an Oscar Niemeyer home shows a region waking up to cultural needs. By Nicolai Ouroussoff [image]- Los Angeles Times

New book and exhibition about Richard England's works- The Times of Malta

Less is more for Harvard architect Toshiko Mori- Yale Daily News

Inspiring interiors: Malaysian Interior Designer Awards [images]- The Star (Malaysia)

Big Plans For Big City Center: Studio City New York - Meridian Design Associates- Videography

Architects and designers given awards: Miami chapter of the American Institute of Architects honors South Florida architecture and design professionals- Miami Herald

Builder's vision saw Sydney grow and fortune shared - Dick Dusseldorp/Lend Lease- Sydney Morning Herald


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