Home    Yesterday's News    Calendar     Contact Us     Subscribe

Today's News - May 2, 2006

Security fears and impact on architecture - some solutions are better than others. -- A striking new Oregon courthouse brings back the idea of public buildings as a community focal point (security included). -- Lessons to be learned from engineering failures: "Devices can be made foolproof, but not damn-fool-proof." -- Just what Dubai needs: 29,000 more hotel rooms. -- Times Square's version of the Spanish Steps ("on steroids," of course). -- Museum news: artful in Connecticut; deft in Akron; austere in Austin; and an historic military prison in Malta to be transformed. -- India's new National Institute of Design to be a "distinct and energy-conscious environment for designers of tomorrow." -- An architect who's designing for the future by reusing the past (including 747's). -- A conversation with architects heading a research-driven practice. -- Prefab exhibit arrives in Vancouver with a display of socially-minded architects "turning prefab on its head." -- Tributes to Jane Jacobs keep crossing the transom...a select few worth reading (including Kamin and Sorkin).

Editor's note: The ANN calendar has been improved: Recent Additions are listed at the top, and an Events Selection option allows you to view calendar by event categoryÖcheck it out!

EXHIBITION: Barcelona in Progress




To subscribe to the free daily newsletter click here


Note: Pages will open in a new browser window.
External news links are not endorsed by ArchNewsNow.com.
Free registration may be required on some sites.
Some pages may expire after a few days.

Yesterday's News

© 2006 ArchNewsNow.com