Sounds like some very good projects were selected for 2008-2009. Congratulations! Matthew Hural's project reeks of typical ARCH 101 at UVA. Wonder how many conversations he had with Waldman on that... Bustler
Just a collection of my thoughts or links to other thoughts on architecture and design.
Monday, April 28, 2008
Monday, April 21, 2008
Thursday, April 17, 2008
A professor I had in school…good man and great artist.
The Tulane Architecture community is sad to lose Franklin Adams, Professor Emeritus of Tulane School of Architecture and artist, cajun dancer, writer and friend, who passed away on Saturday April 13 in the New Orleans home he designed and built. He was 74. Times Picayune
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Monday, April 7, 2008
Amazing! Completely amazing…
North Brother Island in the East River is visited by rare birds, the occasional park employee, and photographer Christopher Payne, whose work documents the Art Deco hospital, Neo-Gothic morgue, and other ruins there. The complex is a crumbling testament to an era with a greater sense of civic duty. The Architect's Newspaper
For it's 40th Anniversary NY Mag examines the "Architectural Canon" of NYC. link
Nicolai on the new MOMA show: "As revolutionary in its own way as MoMA's "Machine Art" exhibition of 1934, which introduced Modern design to a generation of Americans, the exhibition is packed with individual works of sublime beauty. Like that earlier show, it is shaped by an unwavering faith in the transformative powers of technology." - NYT
Madison Square Garden executives unveiled plans on Thursday for a $500 million, top-to-bottom renovation of the aging arena, including the creation of a sunlit entryway off Seventh Avenue, the installation of luxury suites closer to the floor and better views of the action, even from the last row of seats. <a...
Thursday, April 3, 2008
Architects and town planners are to be recruited in the Government's drive against obesity. Staircases will need to be made more attractive and roads narrowed or even closed to discourage cars, under guidance to be sent to developers and authorities. Telegraph
accoring to jerru guo, the '08 olympics may not be so great for beijing, or china... link "The capital hasn't seen this kind of an architectural makeover since the Mongols overtook the city, but a new Beijing may not be what's best for a modern China..."
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
The NYT discusses Shigeru Ban's paper-composite footbridge, over the Gardon River in the south of France. The bridge's steps are constructed from a new material called ProFi, assembled from paper and plastic left over from the manufacture of self-adhesive labels, similar to that of his...