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Today's News - March 12, 2003

Enter Here: one would never guess there's a parking structure behind those charming facades. -- Chicago loses a cultural leader. -- Contract in the offing for Libeskind (maybe now we'll know who the client is?). -- Edinburgh Old Towne to rise from the ashes. -- Hidden treasure uncovered in Sacramento. -- Ontario College of Art and Design: "Bravo to the architects for their ambition to think big…Along the way the original zap of the building got garbled." -- Big plans for Thames Gateway - at what environmental cost? -- Only contractors with security clearance need apply. -- Birkerts is back (he never really went away). -- Block 37 still searching for architects. -- Pritzker too modern, so why not a grand prize for traditionalists. -- Libeskind takes on another opera. -- Cornell's Dragon Day evolves. -- Exhibition explores the fantastic.

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New Street Parking Garage - Frazier Associates [images]- ArchNewsNow

Obituary: William Hartmann, 86, Chicago architect persuaded Picasso to create Daley Center work. By Blair Kamin- Chicago Tribune

Ground Zero Agency Plans to Weigh Libeskind Contract: If approved, the contract will begin to answer questions...Who will hire him, and to do what?- New York Times

Tower and the glory of rebuilt Cowgate: winning design to breathe new life into the fire-hit area incorporates a 12-storey modern tower and "historic" closes and wynds. - Ron Galloway Associates- Edinburgh Evening News

City Hall project scores a knockout: removing an annex and exposing the back wall: a terra cotta treasure hidden 70 years. - Curt Fentress; Gordon H. Chong & Partners [image]- Sacramento Bee

The edifice wears no cladding: A bold attempt to fuse art and architecture is bogged down in costly decisions about what to cover it with. By Lisa Rochon - Will Alsop; Robbie Sane Architects- Globe and Mail (Canada)

Urban myth: The planned Thames Gateway promises to create thousands of homes and jobs - but at what cost to the environment?- Guardian (UK)

Contractors bid to rebuild after bombing is over: recently put out to tender in a confidential process restricted to a group of firms with US security clearance.- Telegraph (UK)

Gunnar Birkerts is back on architecture scene- Detroit Free Press

Block 37 plans may involve Jahn design: Mills Corp. interviewing all the city's top architectural firms and others outside Chicago for potential Block 37 work. - Murphy Jahn- Chicago Sun-Times

Architecture prize honors tradition: The new award may somewhat soothe those who perceive a modernist bias for the Pritzker Prize: first recipient will be Leon Krier. By Blair Kamin- Chicago Tribune

Daniel Libeskind Will Take Another Crack at Opera: will design the sets and costumes for Luigi Nono's Intolleranza- Andante

Dragon Evolves With Architecture College: this year it will find that its surroundings are changing. - Barkow Leibinger Architects- Cornell Daily Sun

"Fantastic: The Land of Milk, Honey, and Extraterrestrials" at MASS MoCA: Nils Norman offeris detailed model/proposal for transforming abandoned K-Mart building into a permaculture ecotopia.- AbsoluteArts

WTC Proposals: Who's Saying What Worldwide (updated 03/07/03)- ArchNewsNow


- Competition Winner: Coop Himmelb(l)au: Ålborg Music House, Ålborg, Denmark
- Exhibition: The Undiscovered Richard Meier: The Architect as Designer and Artist; Museum for Applied Art, Frankfurt, Germany
- Tod Williams Billie Tsien: American Folk Art Museum, New York, NY


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