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Today's News - March 15, 2004

ArcSpace takes us to Italy, Belgium, and Spain. -- Top 10 planning issues explored. -- Reviewing advantages of smart growth development. -- Holyrood architect in tears. -- Toronto and Corpus Christie have high hopes for their waterfronts. -- Milwaukee (as elsewhere) needs big dreams and plans: "No generics, please." -- Ground Zero tower designed for high anxiety. -- A Maryland tower sailing into view. -- Iconic Scripps Florida sought "black cape architect" (who can also keep to the budget). -- Museum expansion in New Orleans has everyone buzzing - pro and con. -- Glass in architecture (includes some great sources). -- Another call to save British Brutalism. -- Pawson house has Muschamp dreaming. -- Skyline signage needs to be more creative. -- Healthcare design book seeks submissions. -- In honor of the Ides of March (and proving that architecture humor is not an oxymoron), SPA offers a client's guide to working with architects.

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-- Massimiliano Fuksas: Ferrari Management Headquarters, Maranello, Italy
-- Under construction: Santiago Calatrava: Liège Guillemins TGV Station, Liège, Belgium
-- Álvaro Siza: Meteorology Center, Barcelona
-- Book: Inside Africa By: Laurence Dougier and Frédéric Couderc

 Top Ten Planning Issues Of 2003: From congestion charging to Wal-Mart's impact- PLANetizen

Investing in a Better Future: A Review of the Fiscal and Competitive Advantages of Smarter Growth Development Patterns- Brookings Institute

Architect tearfully defends his team: lead designer of the Holyrood project...insisting they were not "alley cats gorging on the cream of taxpayers’ money." - Biran Stewart/RMJM; Enric Miralles/EMBT- The Scotsman (UK)

A wasteland that could be a wonderland: proposed $17-billion overhaul of Toronto's dilapidated industrial shoreline moved a step closer to reality...Gardiner Expressway...should be preserved.- Globe and Mail (Canada)

Small parks by the sea: Architects and designers dream of a new waterfront area that will encapsulate the city's beauty. - Sasaki Associates; Gignac and Associates; Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback and Associates; Arquitectonica- Corpus Christi Caller-Times (Texas)

Big dreams, big plans build lasting landmarks: The last thing our rejuvenating downtown needs is a knockoff from some hospitality industry assembly line. By Whitney Gould- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

High Anxiety: The Freedom Tower's designers are planning to build the safest building in history for the scariest address on earth. - David M. Childs/Skidmore, Owings & Merrill [slide show]- New York Times

A Commercial Tower, Rising to the Occasion: New Building West of Annapolis Will Sail Into View As If on a Dazzling, High-Tech Wave. By Benjamin Forgey - Boggs & Partners- Washington Post

Designing Scripps an artful endeavor: iconic look...could only come from a "black cape architect"... - Zeidler Partnership Architects- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Battlefield promotion: ...bold new plan for tripling the size of D-Day Museum to create an instant architectural landmark and one of the world's premiere war museums certainly has the town buzzing. - Bartholomew Voorsanger- The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)

Through a glass, brightly: Architects and designers are catching on to the brilliance and beauty of using translucent walls and accents... [links to glass sources]- Globe and Mail (Canada)

The joy of concrete: More and more brutalist buildings [like Tricorn centre] are earmarked for demolition. But, says Stuart Jeffries, we should be cherishing them instead - Owen Luder; 20th Century Society [image]- Guardian (UK)

Bookless in Bavaria: A new John Pawson house inspires an architectural fantasy. By Herbert Muschamp [images]- New York Times

Signing Off: Downtown Needs a More Creative Approach to Touting Its Skyline. By Sam Hall Kaplan- LA Downtown News

Healthcare Design 2004 Architectural Review: Submission Forms Due March 19- Healthcare Design magazine

A Client's Guide: Working with Architects- Small Practice Architects / SPA.UK

Case Study: HGA Stakes Its Claim in California- ArchNewsNow


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