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Today's News - March 5, 2004

It looks like strained relations (again?!?) between architect and authorities at Ground Zero (different architect, same authorities). -- Innovation called for in Ground Zero design guidelines. -- Finalists for Hoboken's 9/11 memorial. -- High rises rising all over Britain. -- Detroit needs an architectural icon of its own. -- Finding the balance between historic preservation and urban regeneration in Edinburgh. -- Big plans for Kenyan capital. -- King Koolhaas? "…ambition is to become the chief architect of political power of the 21st century." -- Young architect finds himself in the spotlight. -- Holyrood: only 15,000 design changes. -- Future not looking too sunny for Florida's vintage motels. -- A Dresser retrospective sparkles.

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Ground Zero Guy Demands Control, Readies A Battle: ...strained relations between the architect and authorities - Michael Arad- New York Observer

Latest Design Revisions Push Innovation: Design guidelines intended to give three-dimensional form to the World Trade Center redevelopment project..."I want the best architects in the world to read this and say, 'I'd want to do one of those buildings' "- New York Times

4 Finalists for Hoboken 9/11 Memorial - Frederic Schwartz/Brian Tolle; Ralph Lerner/Kate Orff; Krzysztof Wodiczko/Julian Bonder; Janet Echelman/Jeanne Gang/Peter Heppel/Domingo Gonzalez [images]- Hoboken September 11th Memorial Fund

The return of high-rise Britain? ...projects are planned in cities across the nation; will we all be living high-rise in years to come? [images]- BBC (UK)

Architectural Signatures: Detroit needs a design icon: A city that routinely destroys its architectural heritage for parking lots is not a city that would welcome a Calatrava or an Hadid. By John Gallagher- Detroit Free Press

Winning the regeneration game - Burrell Company- The Scotsman (UK)

GMW prepares to transform the centre of Nairobi: Architect is to work with the state on masterplan to regenerate centre of the Kenyan capital- Building (UK)

Power Housing: Koolhaas's unorthodox choice of project reflects an impatience with the rules of a profession...he has managed to retain an edgy relationship with an establishment that fetes and fears him in equal measure.- Financial Times (UK)

John Ronan Takes Jersey: vibrant new Perth Amboy high school puts him on the national map. By Lynn Becker [images & link to interview]- Repeat

Holyrood: 15,000 design changes since 1999: changes still being made- Building (UK)

In Florida, Can 1950's Motels Become Hip Enough to Survive? Despite a campaign by architectural preservationists, time may be running out for vintage motels... [images]- New York Times

An Eminent Victorian Who's a Modernist, Too: Christopher Dresser...retrospective at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum is pervaded by a sense of his multidexterous talent- New York Times

Hopes are Ever Higher: Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for High Line Master Plan Issued by Friends of the High Line and NYC- ArchNewsNow

INSIGHT: San Francisco's New Vancouver-Mania - Part II. By Trevor Boddy- ArchNewsNow


-- Competition winner: Coop Himmelb(l)au: European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
-- Sneak preview: Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen: Århus Art Museum, Denmark
-- The Architect's Studio: Sketches by Glenn Murcutt
-- Book: Glenn Murcutt: A Singular Architectural Practice By Haig Beck and Jackie Cooper
-- Images: Makoto Sei Watanabe: K-Museum, Tokyo


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