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Today's News - July 16, 2003

Peace - and collaboration - among the "titans" at Ground Zero? -- Now we have the battle of the editorialists. -- Libeskind gets his license to build. -- Affordable housing good for construction industry. -- Hadid designs a Guggenheim next to a Nouveau and a Gehry (but will it be built?). -- Chicago neighborhoods treasure bungalow beauties. -- Artists bring some garden green to urban palette. -- Not many cancellations of airport renovations. -- Libraries want space and technology. -- Calatrava is conspicuous by his absence in Chicago bridge design competition (but the lengthy shortlist has no shortage of talent). -- A temple will glow in Chile. -- Suspicious fire dampens plans for architecture/design school in UK. -- Awards abound in U.S. and Australia. -- Auckland City Design gets a CEO.

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Officials Reach Agreement on Rebuilding Downtown: David M. Childs/Skidmore, Owings & Merrill as design architect...Libeskind as a collaborating architect- New York Times

Downtown Deceit: ...we'll examine [New York Times 7/14] lead editorial headlined "Ground Zero Developments"... By Steve Cuozzo- New York Post

Perfect Complement to a Grand Design: Libeskind has one more thing that could help him make his vision for the World Trade Center site a reality: an architect's license.- New York Times

Policies Boost Affordable Housing, Study Finds: Programs that require low-income units as part of development projects stimulate construction, advocates say.- Los Angeles Times

Plans for Guggenheim in Taichung unveiled: Design includes a gallery building that can move; museum to be built next to new opera house [Jean Nouvel], city hall [Frank Gehry] - Zaha Hadid- Taiwan News

Bricks into gems: Chicago's neighborhoods are filled with bungalows. Now they're getting their due.- Christian Science Monitor

The city is their canvas: Artists watch their designs come to life in public gardens...to bring some green to the urban palette.- National Post (Canada)

Airport renovations taking off: Despite industry downturn, hubs are still spending billions on revamps - Scott Associates Architects; Brisbin Brook Beynon, Architects; Stantec- Globe and Mail (Canada)

Libraries flag space, technology as crucial- Chicago Tribune

City reveals architects who will compete for bridge work: 23 architects vying for five pedestrian bridges along the shoreline...Santiago Calatrava biggest no-show... By Blair Kamin- Chicago Tribune

Casting light on design of [Baha'i] Temple in Chile - Hariri Pontarini [images]- Baha'i World News

Fire destroys Stephen Lawrence art centre building: TechnoCentre due to be built next year...for deprived local youngsters who want to follow a career in architecture-or design - Arthur Timothy- This is London (UK)

Fourteen North American Commercial Properties Win International Building Awards: Earth Award to Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; 13 TOBY Awards- BOMA International

MBA [Master Builders Association] Boral Excellence in Building Awards- City News (Australia)

City Design appoints first CEO: company wholly owned by Auckland City Council. - Barry Potter- Scoop (New Zealand)

Saved or Destroyed? The Noguchi Room at Keio University, Tokyo [images]- ArchNewsNow

INSIGHT: When Boomers Retire...Baby Boomers' retirement expectations are redefining an industry. By J. David Hoglund, FAIA- 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, Tromsų, Norway
- Exhibition: Zaha Hadid Architecture, MAK, Vienna; Photographed by Gerald Zugmann


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