Home    Yesterday's News    Contact Us     Subscribe

Today's News - June 27, 2003

Giuliani wants a bigger memorial at Ground Zero. -- Guggenheim headed for Singapore? (We also found a report that plans for Nouvel-designed underwater Guggenheim in Brazil have sunk, but the link broke). -- Jane Jacobs as anti-planner? -- Liverpool targets housing and retail. -- A columbarium in Penang draws praise and ire. -- San Francisco takes a second look and hi-rise development. -- U.K. building industry report not so rosy. -- Architect up in arms over a pub's façade that tarnishes his design. -- Mockbee's legacy lives on. -- New "ray of light" in downtown Allentown. -- Landscape and interior design award winners. -- Diversions in Pittsburgh, PA, and St. Petersburg, Russia.

To subscribe to the free daily newsletter click here




Memorial a big deal, says Rudy: Giuliani wants to nearly double the size of the planned Ground Zero memorial- NY Daily News

Guggenheim [or Tate Modern] could just make it to S'pore: Two sites facing The Esplanade earmarked by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) for future civic and cultural developments- The Straights Times (Singapore)

Jane Jacobs, The Anti-Planner- Ludwig von Mises Institute

Liverpool targets housing in four inner-city areas- Building (UK)

We'll put city's stores in UK premier league: £750m Paradise Street development - Terry Davenport/Building Design Partnership- icLiverpool (UK)

Viable plan: The developer of the controversial columbarium argues that the modern memorial will add to the architectural and heritage value of the vicinity- The Star (Malaysia)

Row over the dead: A columbarium project smack in the middle of the Millionaire’s Row in Penang has drawn enough flak to make the dead turn in their graves- The Star (Malaysia)

A chance to rethink plans for Rincon Hill: Delayed vote gives breathing space. By John King- San Francisco Chronicle

Industry growth set to fall sharply, says report: CPA forecasts 1% growth next year – compared with 8% in 2002 – because of downturn in office sector.- Building (UK)

Doyen blows whistle to prevent pig of a building: Harry Seidler going to court to object to pub's signage, fence..."tarnished the integrity of the design".- Australian Financial Review

Working in the 'Taboo Landscape': Hale County is a fertile laboratory for innovative student architecture - Samuel Mockbee/Rural Studio [images]- CNN

Throngs descend upon [Allentown] downtown's ray of light - Robert A.M. Stern- Allentown Times

ASLA 2003 Award Winners- American Society of Landscape Architect (ASLA)

30th Annual Interior Design Competition Winners: Pasanella+Klein Stolzman+Berg Architects win Best of Competition- IIDA

Heinz Architectural Center shows off projects: "Pittsburgh Platforms: New Projects in Architecture and Environmental Design" [images]- Tribune-Review (Pittsburgh)

museum's out for the summer: ironic tone was set by a round table discussion..."Let's Build a City."- St. Petersburg Times (Russia)


Note: Pages will open in a new browser window.
External news links are not endorsed by ArchNewsNow.com.
Free registration may be required on some sites.
Some sites may expire after a few days.

Yesterday's News

© 2003 ArchNewsNow.com