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Today's News - April 13, 2004

A new school makes a good neighbor. -- New face for Lincoln center is "urbanism of lilt and swoon." -- A West London theater comes back to life. -- Visions of lakeside greens in Toronto and Chicago. -- Potential piazza includes parking (underground). -- California county wants affordable housing to retain its creative class. -- Building for the birds in Chicago. -- Daring wins out over experience for design of new Denver museum. -- Sacramento digs urban cool. -- A Swiss spa sparkles and delights. -- Digital doings in design: a call for conference submissions, and how look at the pro's and con's. -- Koenig's alma mater pays tribute. -- Purdue looks to high schools for future engineers.

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Straight A's: Horace Mann Elementary School: A student "village" makes a good neighbor in the heart of San Jose's historic district. - Moore Ruble Yudell [images]- ArchNewsNow

An Appraisal: A New Face for Lincoln Center: ...here is the inverse of the Wow Factor: a new plan for the center's public spaces so understated as to seem almost uncanny. By Herbert Muschamp - Diller Scofidio & Renfro; Fox & Fowle Architects [images]- New York Times

The theatre in the sky comes back to earth: Rick Mather and the Lyric Hammersmith. By Hugh Pearman [images]- HughPearman.com (UK)

Two visions for lakeside green: Public meeting unveils both tonight. By Christopher Hume - The Hough Group; E.R.A. Architects; Claude Cormier Architectes Paysagistes [images]- Toronto Star

Beyond Burnham: New visions for Chicago's lakefront: What should a park look like in the 21st Century? Graham Foundation competition exhibition... By Blair Kamin [images]- Chicago Tribune

For weddings or a funeral: The architect who designed Dundas Square wants to bring the concept of the piazza to St. Clair West [Toronto] - Brown & Storey Architects- Globe and Mail (Canada)

Ventura Seeks to Keep Artists as Residents: Faced with an exodus of talent, the city has hired a firm to draw up plans for affordable housing. - Artspace Projects- Los Angeles Times

Panel eyes sky, city to protect birds: Designers and scientists suggest altering architecture and dimming lights- Columbia [College] Chronicle (Chicago)

Rising star of architecture is museum's pick: Ghanaian David Adjaye to design Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver facility...chose daring over experience.- Denver Post

Designs on downtown: Architect Ron Vrilakas is giving Sacramento a dose of urban cool...a mastery of eras, transforming yet preserving, exploiting yet ennobling. [images]- Sacramento Bee

Stone and water temple delights the senses: Vals spa - Peter Zumthor [link to images]- SwissInfo

Call for Submissions: Fabrication: A Conference Examining the Digital Practice of Architecture, November 11-13; deadline: May 1- University of Toronto

Architecture evolves, aided by computers...embracing cyberspace as the 21st century gets going. - Bower Lewis Thrower Architects; Hillier; Peter Arfaa- Philadelphia Business Journal

Renowned professor, architect dead at 78: Pierre Koenig, world-famous architect and USC alumus- Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)

Countering Trend, Engineering Education from the Ground Up: Purdue is taking steps to stem the decline in high school students' interest in engineering careers.- Newswise

Stately Restoration: New York State Capitol Assembly Chamber Floor: A treasure trove of 19th century design is restored and adapted for a 21st century democracy. - Françoise Bollack Architects- ArchNewsNow


-- Opening: Polshek Partnership Architects: Entry Pavilion and Plaza, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
-- Exhibition: Jørn Utzon: The Architect¹s Universe, Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark
-- Gehry Partners: New offices, Marina del Rey, California
-- Newly opened: Skyscraper Museum, New York City
-- Five Finalists: NYC 2012 Olympic Village


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