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Today's News - May 13, 2003

We're back! The AIA convention in San Diego was great - and we have a lot of catching up to do…

This week at ArcSpace: Niemeyer, Ando, and Starck. -- New Yorkers want shorter buildings at Ground Zero says poll. -- Libeskind feted in San Diego. -- Dateline 2010: the Guggenheim takes on Antarctica (this to make you smile). -- Piano takes on London. -- Mendelsohn's German Village in Utah. -- Philadelphia's troubled waterfront. -- Seidler tower in Sydney soars. -- Being stalked by Starck. -- Hadid as "hip diva." -- Gehry (and team) project in Brighton called "probably the most extraordinary piece of architecture to be seen anywhere in Britain in the last 25 years." -- Raising the profile of classical architecture. -- Martians bring design to Earth. -- Seattle parks to form people-friendly ring. -- MAK trying to be good neighbor to Schindler House. -- A corporate village instead of glass tower. -- To give or not to give public voice in new stadium for New Zealanders. -- Comments (pro and con) for Ando redo of apartment complex in Tokyo. -- Shock over shooting at Gehry building in Cleveland.

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- Oscar Niemeyer: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2003, Hyde Park, London
- Tadao Ando: Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
- Exhibition: "Tadao Ando: Regeneration - Surroundings and Architecture," Tokyo Station Gallery
- Books: "Oscar Niemeyer: A Legend of Modernism" and "Starck by Starck"

 Poll: NYC wants shorter building at Ground Zero- Crain's New York

World Trade architect saluted at San Diego event. By Ann Jarmusch - Daniel Libeskind- San Diego Union-Tribune

Perpetual Motion: Where Next For The Guggenheim: Despite skating in financial thin ice, the museum sees worlds left to conquer.- Wall Street Journal

New rise of London: A bold design invites praise and opposition in a city that, like its buildings, is moving up. - Renzo Piano [image]- Los Angeles Times

Goodbye to Berlin: Erich Mendelsohn designed some of the world's finest buildings - and helped destroy the German capital. By Jonathan Glancey- Guardian (UK)

Changing Skyline: Making Penn's Landing pay off: ...selection process is giving Philadelphia a bad reputation with top national developers. By Inga Saffron- Philadelphia Inquirer

Upside all at the down end: The new Seidler tower defies convention and puts its best asset at ground level. By Elizabeth Farrelly [image]- Sydney Morning Herald

Bof! The curse of Philippe Starck...everywhere I go, there he is. By Hugh Pearman [images]- HughPeaman.com

Design’s Hip Diva Hits America’s Heartland: radical architect Zaha Hadid demonstrates the fine art of breaking the rules- Newsweek

Hove springs eternal: Frank Gehry put Bilbao on the global map; now he's set to do the same for Brighton if his remarkable scheme gets the go-ahead. By Deyan Sudjic - Piers Gough/CZWG; HOK- Observer (UK)

Old Buildings? He Loves Them and Their Values: Paul Gunther...new president of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America- New York Times

Exhibition: "Wave UFO": If Martians Went to Design School [images]- New York Times

With This Ring: A newly connected Seattle: CityDesign office would wed scattered parks into a people-friendly whole- Seattle Post-Intelligencer

MAK Center for Art and Architecture has designs on new neighbor: The group is wary of a condo complex to be built next-door to its home in the Schindler House. - Lorcan O'Herlihy- Los Angeles Times

It took a village to inspire Visteon's future home. By John Gallagher - SmithGroup- Detroit Free Press

Clash of views on public's right to discuss new stadium- New Zealand Herald

Work starts to remodel Omotesando's historical Dojunkai Apartments -Tadao Ando [discussion]- Japan Today

Lewis 'sad, shocked' by rampage inside namesake building [at Weatherhead School of Management]. By Steven Litt - Frank Gehry- Cleveland Plain Dealer


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