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Today's News - January 31, 2003

Re: WTC…Foster comes in third, but not giving up. -- R.Dot endorses Libeskind plan. -- Theater redesign includes ghostly images. -- A museum in the future for Old Mint in San Francisco (one hopes). -- Continued praise for London's new dance center. -- Vancouver approves zoning variance for tower designed by architect who helped write original height rules. -- Report on planning faults in Glasgow and Edinburgh (lessons for other urban centers?). -- A series of temporary designs to add pizazz to Chicago plaza. -- Young architects honored. -- University of Arizona to cut programs.

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Pies in the sky? Thumbs down for Foster design- Guardian (UK)

Two designs emerge as WTC redevelopment favorites: Foster is among those lobbying to make the cut- NY Newsday

Rebuild Downtown Our Town (R.Dot) Endorses Libeskind Approach to WTC Site Design- R.Dot

Blue's the hue as Guthrie Theater adds images to exterior: updated design...more theatrical ... - Jean Nouvel; Architectural Alliance [image]- Minneapolis Star Tribune

Old Mint museum plan wins: Task force chooses landmark's developer. By John King- San Francisco Chronicle

The Laban Centre: Crescent and correct: You don't need much cash to create an arts centre in rundown Deptford - just a lot of strong ideas. By Deyan Sudjic - Herzog and de Meuron- Observer (UK)

Vancouver Council approves glass hotel tower as city's tallest: but only after a long, passionate debate about the esthetics of architecture. - Bing Thom- Vancouver Sun

Planning faults threaten Glasgow and Edinburgh with stagnation- The Scotsman (UK)

Plaza with pizazz is goal of Museum of Contemporary Art: asking emerging architects to design a temporary structure. By Blair Kamin - Doug Garofalo- Chicago Tribune

AIA announces 2003 Young Architects Award winners- AIArchitect

University of Arizona hopes cutbacks hike quality: programs recommended for elimination include School of Landscape Architecture, School of Planning- Arizona Republic

A New Yet Familiar Neighbor: Goldman School of Public Policy UC Berkeley by Architectural Resources Group [images]- ArchNewsNow

WTC Proposals: Who's Saying What Worldwide (updated archive)- ArchNewsNow


- Coop Himmelb(l)au + Partner: Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France
- NOX: D-Tower, Doetinchem, The Netherlands
- A visit to: R. M. Schindler's Buck House, Los Angeles, California
- Álvaro Siza: University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain


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