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Today's News - April 25, 2003

Victoria & Albert Museum now basks in choice of Libeskind's controversial "spiral." -- Timetable (hopefully) set for Ground Zero. Wind energy comes to Lower Manhattan. -- Going green for young professionals. -- Environmentally responsible development is good business. -- Chicago tries to deal with losing - and saving - landmarks. -- Berlin loses a treasure, sort of. -- Olympic stadium on track. -- Another university uses housing as marketing tool. -- An architect who aces casino design. -- Design triennial shows spirit. -- Raising the profile of an overlooked Modernist. -- Board games gain design status. -- High praise for a grande dame of design. -- Ando's architectural scenery explored. -- The influence of DNA's double helix.

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Giant of New York: No wonder the V&A feels fondly proprietorial, having earmarked Libeskind ahead of the biggest players of the Western world. [image]- This is London (UK)

Pataki Sketches a Timetable for Rebuilding of Ground Zero- New York Times

Wind energy for EPA: will power its downtown Manhattan offices with wind energy.- Crain's New York

Going Green: promoting green design efforts and opportunities, particularly as they relate to young professionals.- ArchVoices

Symposium Looks At Value Of Developing Responsibly: Ecological Sensitivity Proves Good Business Move,- The Morning News (Arkansas)

Paths of destruction: A Tribune investigation finds 500 more potential landmarks razed, devastating the character of Chicago's neighborhoods. By Patrick T. Reardon and Blair Kamin- Chicago Tribune

'Worth fighting for': The Daley administration changes course and searches for new ways to slow the destruction of potential landmark buildings. By Blair Kamin and Patrick T. Reardon- Chicago Tribune

Admiralspalast's demolition approved: Theater from 1910 is one of Berlin's last links to past- Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany)

Calatrava's Athens stadium begins race against time: architect dispels fears of Olympics committee over strength of roofs and faces 500-day deadline. [image]- Building (UK)

Trustees consider new IU housing: Apartment-style rooms might be added to attract upperclassmen - Radio Architects; Jacobs Group; Veazey, Parrot, Durkin and Shoulders; Kirkwood Design Studio- Indiana Daily Student

Wonder-Woman: Ace casino designer crafts nothing short of magic - Joyce Orias/Hnedak Bobo Group [images]- Go Memphis

A Frontier Spirit in Anxious Times: The triennial at the National Design Museum presents American design as a resurgence of pioneer spirit in bewildering times. By Herbert Muschamp [images]- New York Times

No, it wasn't Schindler: ...the return of an architect to his rightful place as a master of Modernism. - William Kesling [images]- Los Angeles Times

Play it again, Sam, or whoever: classic board games...as art objects worthy of a permanent place on the table. - Michael Graves; Karim Rashid- Los Angeles Times

Unbreakable Porcelain: Eva Zeisel has always been more than a grande dame of design. By Linda Hales- Washington Post

Exhibition: "Tadao Ando: Regeneration-Surroundings and Architecture": creates `scenery' with his architecture- Asahi Shimbun (Japan)

Back to bases: The art of DNA: Architecture, too, is feeling the effects of genetics. Spiral staircases aside... - Greg Lynn [images]- The Economist (UK)

Designing the High Line: Competition insights about - and hopes for - one of Manhattan's most unique urban environments. [images]- ArchNewsNow

WTC Proposals: Who's Saying What Worldwide (updated 04/18/03)- ArchNewsNow


- The Architect's Studio: Michael Jantzen - Virtual Reality Interface
- GAD architects: BMW Expedition Center/Parkorman, Istanbul, Turkey
- Kim Utzon: Henry Dunker Culture Centre, Helsingborg, Sweden
- Book: Big and Green: Toward Sustainable Architecture in the 21st Century By David Gissen


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