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Today’s News - Wednesday, April 8, 2009

•   Kaplan says it's a good time to become a homebody and curl up with Lubell's virtual tours of London and Paris.

•   The shift of job share from the urban core to the suburbs has implications for housing, transportation, and economic development.

•   Salt Lake County plans could bring cultural hubs to the suburbs.

•   "The Geography of Buzz" in New York and Los Angeles illustrates the importance of the creative class to urban development.

•   CTBUH study shows that despite economic downturn, more tall buildings were completed in 2008 than ever before: denser cities are essential to the prevention of climate change.

•   Kennicott makes his pick for best proposal for Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture: "for once, we face the choice with some real options."

•   Pearman gives thumbs-up to reinvigorated Whitechapel Art Gallery: it "has kept its progressive spirit."

•   Kamin and Becker offer their takes on Hadid and van Berkel pavilions for Millennium Park: "they are sure to inspire a raft of nicknames" (pix to prove it, too).

•   Hadid denies Michigan State University musuem project is on the ropes, and will hit targeted budget.

•   Glancey on why Bath could lose its World Heritage status: we'll have to wait to see if "UNESCO has the sense, and courage, to condemn Bath for trying to destroy itself."

•   Chelsea Barracks brouhaha continues: RIBA calls for Prince Charles not to interfere; Baillieu's view: "very unwisely, the RIBA has waded into the row...helping to confirm the public view that architects are pompous and out of touch." - Fletcher claims Prince wants to drag London backwards: his "reactionary views on architecture would turn a vibrant city stale." - London mayor's top adviser backs Charles: "The proposals are nothing short of urban vandalism."

•   AIA takes National Architecture Week (April 13-19) to the virtual world.

•   Call for entries: Rising Tides: An International Competition for Ideas Responding to Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay and Beyond.

•   We couldn't resist: proposed graphic identities for 1 World Trade Center, a.k.a. Freedom Tower (there are some doozies).



  


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