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Today’s News - Tuesday, March 14, 2017

•   ArcSpace brings us McMaster's take on Sambuichi Architects' "astonishing piece of architecture" on a remote Japanese island that is part of the starchitect-studded Benesse Art Site.

•   Stephens (as in Josh) ponders kings, despots, and dictators, and why democracies are "so incapable today of creating great urban places."

•   Finch wonders what will happen to architecture "in an age of populism" (and "whether Trump's preferred building style, a combination of bombastic Postmodernism and gold leaf, might be the emerging architectural style").

•   Pampuro parses Denver's battles with "fugly" new housing that has so many locals "increasingly frustrated with the architecture" - just slapping some brick on the outside doesn't make it "of Denver."

•   An architect who has collaborated with Pritzker winner RCR Arquitectes offers a personal introduction to the studio's work.

•   Kimmelman parses what a difference parks and public spaces can make "to drive social and economic progress - it requires "more than just a fresh lick of paint or sod."

•   Walker weighs in on two grande dames of landscape architecture: Oberlander and Pattison are still "forging a path for women in this discipline," and have "ushered in a critical a new role for designers: the architects who protect our cities."

•   Chaban cheers H&deM's plans for Brooklyn's Batcave (a.k.a. Bat Cave), a 1904, graffiti-encrusted power station that will soon be "a haven for two of the Gowanus Canal's most endangered species: artists and manufacturers."

•   Quebec-based Lemay wins a competition to redesign five kilometers of Morocco's Casablanca coast that will offer "a plethora of new and complementary uses."

•   Moore spends some time with Levete, "the woman whose steely vision has earned her reverence and suspicion" - her "battles weren't fought on a whim. She has lived life in the open."

•   Stephens' (as in Suzanne) Q&A with Schwarting & Campani re: the Aluminaire House, and its journey to its new home in Palm Springs ("For now, it's a big pile of bolts and parts").

•   Eyefuls of the winners of the Kip Island Auditorium competition to reconsider the sprawling multi-block Riga International Convention Centre.

•   Cheers to the winners of ICAA's 2017 Arthur Ross Awards for Excellence in the Classical Tradition.

•   Glancey x 2 excerpts from "What's So Great About the Eiffel Tower?": He "accuses leading architects" of making London's skyline "a disgrace, a wretched, spikey, loud and ill-mannered thing, shouting "money'" with "blingy new buildings" + the "charismatic" Empire State Building.

•   Slessor says "film has not been kind to architects," but perhaps a new flick about Mies's Farnsworth House will add "unexpected luster to the meager roll call of architects in movies."



  


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