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Today's News - July 9, 2003

Seeking culture for Lower Manhattan. -- Families worry temporary construction on WTC footprints may not be so temporary. -- Not-so-kind words for two Montreal projects. -- An architect's plan to tame unplanned growth in Dhaka. -- Pei advises on megaproject in Cambridge. -- Burnham's 1909 plan for Manila still guides development. -- Wright's dream for Baghdad. -- FLW grandson continues a legacy. -- Pictures versus being there. -- A folly by a master revealed. -- A forgotten master rediscovered. -- Two steely architects and their steely works. -- High hopes for new convention center. -- AIA SF online journal with hot new look.

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Ground Zero Redevelopment Seeks Arts Groups - deadline Spetember 15- Backstage

Relatives Say Plans Infringe on Twin Towers' Footprints- New York Times

All the panache of Jabba the Hut: The architecture of the downtown concert centre and Grande Bibliothèque is ugly by design - Architekten Cie; Patkau/Croft-Pelletier/Menkès Shooner Dagenais [images]- Montreal Gazette

An architectural oasis: Architect Rafiq Azam offers hope and inspiration as he attempts to change the way people think about architecture [image]- The Daily Star (Bangladesh)

I.M. Pei advising Cambridge project: would transform...rail yard into an urban residential and commercial Mecca- Boston Herald

The [Daniel] Burnham plan for a City Beautiful: commissioned a century ago to make a comprehensive plan for the city of Manila...still used today...- The Manila Times

Babylonian dreamer: "Plan for Greater Baghdad" - Frank Lloyd Wright [image]- The Scotsman (UK)

Frank Lloyd Wright's Grandson Remains Faithful to Organic Architecture - Eric Lloyd Wright- Voice of America

Pictures tell only half of the story: Never -- ever -- judge a building without seeing it in person. By Blair Kamin - Frank Lloyd Wright- Chicago Tribune

Adam's ruin: Garden folly revealed as a design by Robert Adam, one of the greatest architects of Georgian England. [image]- Guardian (UK)

Thomas Jeckyll: Among the least understood (and most tragic) figures of the Victorian design reform movement. Forgotten Norfolk architect recognised with exhibition at Bard/NYC starting July 17- Eastern Daily Press (EDP Norfolk, UK)

Steel appeal: Frank Gehry talks about his new band shell that's taking shape and turning heads in [Chicago's] Millennium Park. By Blair Kamin- Chicago Tribune

Man of steel: Architect's designs aren't always soothing, but they get attention...heading up two of the city's most visible projects. - Stuart Emmons/Emmons Architects- Portland Tribune (Oregon)

Farewell, My Lovely: Springfield says goodbye to the old Civic Center, hello to a new Convention Center - Sasaki Associates; TVS- Valley Advocate (Massachusetts)

LINE, AIA San Francisco's quarterly online design journal, has a new look and address- LINEonline (AIA/SF)

INSIGHT: When Boomers Retire...Baby Boomers' retirement expectations are redefining an industry. By J. David Hoglund, FAIA- ArchNewsNow

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


- 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


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