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Today's News - July 7, 2003

ArcSpace returns filled with images of Libeskind's Danish Jewish Museum; Perrault's "golden envelope" for the Mariinsk; a waterfront development in Tromsø, Norway; and Hadid in Vienna. -- Houston loses a maker of landmarks. -- Imagery versus experience in architectural criticism (ANN offers its 2 cents). -- Vancouver Olympic win could hurt NYC 2012 chances. -- A town planner heads NEA design. -- Lessons to be learned from early suburbia. -- Suburban growth will be "ruthless" in the UK, encounters growing pains outside of Chicago, and holds great hope for Queens, NY. -- Tel Aviv a Bauhaus treasure in white. -- New Constitution Center in Philadelphia an artful addition. -- Is there a future for older performing arts centers? -- Baltimore honors its heritage. -- BBC to get big-time HQ. -- Better training for young architects and cooperative mergers are the future says RIBA president. -- Throwing casino design rules out the window (literally). -- Pier Wisconsin may "sail" somewhere else (leaving only Calatrava "sail" on Milwaukee skyline). -- Cool products cross the line between art and design.

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- In construction: Daniel Libeskind: Danish Jewish Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Competition winner: Dominique Perrault: Opera House Mariinsky II, St. Petersburg, Russia
- Competition winners: Space Group; Ove Arup & Partners; West 8: Passenger Terminal & Urban Plan, Tromsø, Norway
- Exhibition: Zaha Hadid Architecture, MAK, Vienna; Photographed by Gerald Zugmann

 Obituary: Abel "John Henry" Brown Pierce Jr., 93, architect of Houston landmarks- Houston Chronicle

Observations on the Role of Architecture Draw Fireworks: imagery vs. experience. By Sam Hall Kaplan- KCRW.org (Los Angeles)

Vancouver to host 2010 winter Olympics: may hurt New York’s chances to host the summer Olympic games in 2012- Crain's New York

A good foundation: Jeff Speck takes over as director of design for the National Endowment for the Arts: spent the past 10 years [as] director of town planning for Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company- Miami Herald

Foreword of "Half Way From Everywhere: A Portrait of America's First Tier Suburbs" by William Hudnut - Urban Land Institute- Brookings Institute

Minister foresees public and government will take a more "ruthless" attitude to regeneration- Building (UK)

Will's growing power, pains: Rooftops are sprouting in Will County, one of the fastest-growing in the U.S. But jobs and wealth haven't followed.- Crain's Chicago Business

Change at Jamaica: view from the courthouse also offers a window on Jamaica's future - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners/Gruzen Samton; Robert I. Davidson/PA NY/NJ; Fox & Fowle Architects; Wank Adams Slavin Associates [images]- New York Times

The `White City' wins UNESCO recognition: Tel Aviv...a World Heritage Site for its historical urban buildings in the Bauhaus style. By Esther Zandberg- Ha`aretz (Israel)

A More Perfect Union: Philadelphia's New Constitution Center Artfully Complements Independence Hall. By Benjamin Forgey - Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; Ralph Appelbaum Associates; Olin Partnership- Washington Post

Big-city hall marks: Conceived in the Eisenhower era, the Los Angeles Music Center, Washington's Kennedy Center and New York's Lincoln Center — are forced to face some modern realities.- Los Angeles Times

Giving structures of the past new life: Baltimore Heritage honors renovation projects large and small- Baltimore Sun

Bovis Lend Lease to sign £400m design-and-build contract for BBC HQ: will create the world's largest television studio.- Building (UK)

'Think big on training,' says outgoing RIBA president: Paul Hyett says young architects need early experience on large projects and predicts more practice mergers.- Building (UK)

Casino Designs Throw [rules of architecture] Out The Window: two casinos, created by firms with no prior experience in casino design, have their own idiosyncrasies. - New England Design; Rockwell Group- Gambling Magazine

Lease denied for Pier Wisconsin project: Harbor Commission's action may kill planned facility. By Whitney Gould - McClintock Architects [image]- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Products of the imagination: The line between art and design continues to blur as beauty becomes as practical as the 'on' switch [images]- Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Commerce Design Montréal 2003: An awards initiative rewards all in a unique public/private collaboration between a city and its professional design and business community. [images]- ArchNewsNow


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