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Today's News - November 26, 2003

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A ninth WTC memorial plan: wait. -- Sly editorial about surrealism surrounding Scottish parliament building. -- Ministers knew Miralles was a risk. -- Eco-friendly in Santa Monica. -- Fighting "ugly" in Auckland. -- Industrial design with a Lebanese accent. -- Excellence honored in design for aging. -- Wisconsin architects pick their favorite buildings. -- Top 10 in green building products. -- Professor has a heart of green. -- 2004 Loeb Fellowships available. -- Libeskind in Palm Beach. -- Architects take it on the chin in a "bright comedy deriding empty-headed pretensions among celebrities of structure…"

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The Impossible Burden of the WTC Memorial: an alternative vision, a ninth plan: for now, stop the memorial process...wait at least five years... By Martin C. Pedersen- Metropolis Magazine

Opinion: Surrealism in the frame at Holyrood inquiry: [symbolic Parliament building] is in fact a latter-day experiment in Catalan surrealism. How else do you explain the facts? - Enric Miralles; RMJM- The Scotsman (UK)

Ministers knew Miralles was risky choice: ...despite evidence of problems with schedules and cost... was given the contract to design the Holyrood parliament building. - Enric Miralles; RMJM- The Scotsman (UK)

Who's the Greenest of Them All? NRDC's new Santa Monica building may be the most eco-friendly in the U.S. - Moule & Polyzoides [images]- Grist Magazine

Architects oppose 'ugly' apartment tower in Auckland - Dushko Bogunovich- New Zealand Herald

Ex Nihilo – let there be industrial design: Interior architect champions field unfamiliar to Lebanese - Joseph al-Khoury- Daily Star (Lebanon)

Eight Projects Receive Special Recognition For Design Excellence In Design For Aging: 2004 Review - Perkins Eastman; KKE Architects; The Troyer Group; Reese Lower Patrick and Scott; Freeman White; The McCarty Company; Boulder Associates; Blitch Knevel Architects- American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Eye of the Beholder: 10 architects architects share their visions (favorite building) [links to images]- Wisconsin Builder

BuildingGreen Announces Top-10 Green Building Products- BuildingGreen

University of Oregon professor works to make campus more energy efficient: GZ 'Charlie' Brown has been involved with several energy conservation projects since he began teaching- Oregon Daily Emerald

Harvard Design School Loeb Fellowship applications due January 5, 2004- Harvard Design School

AIA Palm Beach hosts Daniel Libeskind Monday, December 1- AIA Palm Beach

Constructing a Comedy From Architects' Foibles: 'Private Jokes, Public Places' at Theater at the Center for Architecture: Architects are taking it on the chin in their own new Manhattan showplace... - Oren Safdie- New York Times

INSIGHT: The Might-Have-Been Memorial. By Fred Bernstein- ArchNewsNow


-- Competition winner: Zaha Hadid: High Speed Station, Napoli Afragola, Italy
-- Competition winner: NACO/Foster and Prtners/Arup: Beijing Capital Airport, China
-- Book: "The Architecture of Fumihiko Maki: Space, City, Order and Making" By Jennifer Taylor
-- Book: "Prefab" By Allison Arieff & Bryan Burkhart


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