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Today's News - October 28, 2002

ArchNewsNow is very pleased to announce that, beginning today, we will be presenting feature articles by ArcSpace, another international webzine that covers projects all over the world. This week at ArcSpace: Yokohama International Port Terminal by Foreign Office Architects, and a new Copenhagen Metro by KHRAS Architects.

Elsewhere in the world: A political columnist comments on plans for the New York City waterfront (and building motels for endangered fish). -- Stunning villas for a new community by the Great Wall of China. -- Grimshaw hopes revamp of LSE design will pass muster. -- Edinburgh and Copenhagen are hotbeds of architectural controversy. -- Beauty and landscaping for parking garages from Milwaukee to Singapore. -- Similar issues from Washington (State) to Chicago to Australia: urban growth areas, safety, and sustainable development. -- Artist/architect Vito Acconci speaks in Anchorage tonight. -- Museums contend with the future. -- Vienna seems to treasure its treasures more than America does. -- A new cathedral in Parramatta has deep roots.

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This week at ArcSpace: Yokohama International Port Terminal by Foreign Office Architects; and a new Copenhagen Metro by KHRAS Architects- ArcSpace

Mayor Bloomberg's Math: Thinking spaciously is essential to the city's elan, which in turn is essential to giving the city a critical mass of creativity. By George F. Will- Washington Post

Great Wall Expectations: Twelve architects from Asia were asked to work on a major architectural experiment in China.The rule set for them -- break all the rules [images]- The Straits Times (Singapore)

Grimshaw seeks permission for London Stock Exchange revamp [image]- The Architects' Journal (UK)

Edinburgh: Storm over a £70m shopping 'conspiracy': Residents’ fury at missed chance to object to ‘monstrosity’ - Reiach and Hall; Narud Stokke Wiig- The Scotsman

Opera house presented while architect stays home: was conspicuous by his absence - Henning Larsen- Copenhagen Post (Denmark)

Parking garages need their share of architectural beauty, too. By Whitney Gould - HNTB; Continuum Architects + Planners; Santiago Calatrava [images]- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Rooftop gardens for carparks in pilot project: will not be accessible to residents- The Straits Times (Singapore)

Rural life, city life: Urban Growth Areas: Where should cities grow?; Many jurisdictions in process of reviewing urban development plans- The Olympian (Washington)

Suburb of the future: Brisbane's bayside Manly West Ecologically Sustainable Residential Development- The Sunday Mail (Australia)

Safety by design: What makes a development secure? Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)- Chicago Tribune

Hope sprouts in housing estates: the humble vegie patch could yet play an important part in...crime prevention strategy- Sydney Morning Herald

A Sense Of Place: New York artist/architect creative trajectory leads from words to provocative studies on the spaces around us - Vito Acconci [images]- Anchorage Daily News

Reinventing the Cooper-Hewitt: New Director Wants the Museum to Include the Present With the Past. By Linda Hales- Washington Post

Concrete Dreams: Actual Museums With Virtual Art: M.I.T. Center for Arts and Invention and Eyebeam - Fumihiko Maki; Diller + Scofidio [image]- New York Times

The luster of Vienna's treasures endures: the city today is a Utopian dream to an American. By Robert Campbell- Boston Globe

A prayer at the altar of permanency: In Parramatta the Catholic Church tries yet again to build an enduring home, writes Elizabeth Farrelly. - Mitchell Giurgola Thorpe [image]- Sydney Morning Herald


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