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Today's News - June 4, 2003

Libeskind at his politically correct best. -- 13,000+ register for WTC memorial competition (but will they all submit proposals?). -- Liverpool as European Capital of Culture. -- London driving fee a solution for American cities? -- Paying for growth. -- Anaheim comes of age. -- Toyota project "vanilla design" but very green. -- Another new memorial for Manhattan. -- Stellar shortlist for university project. -- A Calatrava bridge for Dallas. -- Poor Lincoln Center. -- A theme park of slums to inspire housing solutions. -- Exhibitions: Government inspires design, and "a splashy yet scholarly look" at Brooks Stevens' career.

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Interview: Architect Daniel Liebeskind Discusses His Plan For Memorializing The World Trade Center- WNBC

Over 13,000 Register for the World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition: 94 Countries and All Fifty States Represented- LMDC

Liverpool wins European Capital of Culture bid for 2008- Telegraph (UK)

Fee for Driving Downtown: Could the London Model Work in Washington? By Roger K. Lewis- Washington Post

Op-Ed: How We Pay For Growth: California's Proposition 13...a major force in shaping the urban and suburban landscape we see throughout the country today. By William Fulton- PLANetizen

Anaheim: Not just Mickey Mouse anymore: in many respects epitomizes the transformation of southern California.- Christian Science Monitor

Toyota Project Aims to Be Green and Mainstream - LPA- New York Times

Miami's Arquitectonica gets job of designing U.N. memorial- Miami Herald

University of Connecticut Orders A Splash Of Style: architect will be chosen Friday. - Frank Gehry; Zaha Hadid; Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects- Hartford Courant

Dallas bridge model unveiled: Work on famed architect's $73 million span could begin in '05 - Santiago Calatrava- Dallas Morning News

Op-Ed: Marooned on Culture Island: Lincoln Center must wrestle with the double challenge of losing a major anchor and overcoming a fundamentally flawed design.- New York Times

Habitat for Humanity to Open Slum 'Theme Park' June 7: thrills come from trying your hand at brick making and tile laying...- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

GSA Turning Eyesores Into Eye-Openers: "Of Our Time: GSA's 2002 Design Awards" at National Building Museum... By Benjamin Forgey - Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Morphosis; Lehman-Smith McLeish; etc.- Washington Post

Designing man: Brooks Stevens shaped the stuff of everyday life [images]- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


- Zaha Hadid: Inauguration: Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), Cincinnati, Ohio
- Wingårdh Architects: Winning design: Swedish Embassy, Washington, DC
- Moshe Safdie & Associates: Under construction: Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex, Anadpur Sahib, Punjab, India
- Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Nearing completion: Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas
- Exhibition: Renzo Piano - The Architect's Studio, Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark


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