Committee in awe of design for Agua Caliente museum

January 8, 2008,AEDT

Members of the Palm Springs Architectural Advisory Committee were impressed Monday with the swirling design of the proposed Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Located at the southeast corner of South Hermosa Drive and East Tahquitz Canyon Way, the two-story, $40 million | Read More

New York’s Vacant Spaces

January 7, 2008,AEDT

The words New York and Vacant Space seem like an phases rarely made in conjunction with the Big Apple. However Jeremy Miller’s article gives us a better insight into why there is Vacant Space in Manhattan and its neighbouring Boroughs. | Read More

Amsterdam neoliberal city?

January 6, 2008,AEDT

Amsterdam is investing hundreds of millions of euros in the Zuidas, the new business district south of the city (corporations will also invest in the project, but if it fails, their losses will be compensated with taxpayers’ money). Despite the | Read More

Moscow rises to Foster’s space-age vision approved

January 6, 2008,AEDT

Moscow planners have approved Lord Foster’s design for the world’s biggest building – likened by critics to an alien spacecraft and a “dahlia stuck in a string bag”. The British architect’s £2bn “city within a city”, Crystal Island, will be | Read More

ICA’s new space is honored as a work of art

January 6, 2008,AEDT

This year’s Parker Medalist is the Institute of Contemporary Art, on the South Boston waterfront. No surprise here, since the ICA is probably the most praised new Boston building in years. The architects are the New York firm of Diller | Read More

Wysing Arts Centre revamp ready to be unveiled

January 3, 2008,AEDT

The visual arts in Cambridge are set to receive a boost, with the opening of the revamped Wysing Arts Centre this week. The £1.7m centre, incorporating a total of nine buildings, has been in development for three years, with design | Read More

Ealing urged to reject Penny Whistle tower

January 3, 2008,AEDT

Plans to build skyscrapers in the suburbs were dealt a blow as English Heritage attacked proposals for a 40-storey tower in west London. The Government’s advisory body believes the centre of Ealing is the “wrong location” for the 469ft block | Read More

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