Frank Gehry

December 10, 2009, 7am PST
Fast Company looks at six examples of architecture that rebelled, from SOM's Lever House to Boston's John Hancock Tower.
Fast Company
Feature
November 1, 2009, 10pm PST
Can today's contemporary architects, schooled in modernism and invention, in fact incorporate the sort of green building materials and techniques that make a real difference? And does design really matter? Josh Stephens takes a look.
Josh Stephens
September 24, 2009, 8am PDT
Fred Kent of the Project for Public Spaces was recently entangled in a dispute with architect Frank Gehry over the impact of iconic architecture in cities. Though Gehry's work has its moments, Kent says city emphasis on icons is a mistake.
The Project for Public Spaces
Feature
July 20, 2009, 5am PDT
A dust-up between architects and the Prince of Wales over a speech and a £1b development is bringing the age-old battle between traditional and modern architecture to a head. Managing editor Tim Halbur summarizes the news.
Tim Halbur
June 6, 2009, 11am PDT
According to government officials and real estate executives, Frank Gehry is out as the architect for Barclays Center arena.
The New York Times
March 31, 2009, 9am PDT
Officials in Miami are looking to cancel out part of a contract with architect Frank Gehry for a park element to the new campus he's designed for the city's New World Symphony. The city wants to find a cheaper alternative, but critics are opposed.
The Miami Herald
March 30, 2009, 10am PDT
Nicolai Ouroussoff, architecture critic for The New York Times, argues that the time is right for a new vision of rebirth for America's ailing cities. He applies this new vision to the challenges of New Orleans, Los Angeles, the Bronx, and Buffalo.
The New York Times
Blog post
March 12, 2009, 12pm PDT

There’s just one problem with academia. Sometimes it can be so … academic.

In the interest of getting out into the world, I’m writing this post from Nawlins (nee New Orleans), where 16 other Penn planners and I are spending our weeklong spring break doffing our tops for beads and booze doing pro bono city planning work. For most of us, it’s been nothing short of a paradigm shift—and the week ain’t over yet.

Jeffrey Barg
January 16, 2009, 9am PST
The age of iconic architecture may be ending. The recession is a major factor, but much of the shift may be due to changing perceptions about what architecture is supposed to do for a place, according to critic Robert Campbell.
The Boston Globe
March 25, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Architects are not just architects anymore. Now they are planners, too, and some high profile projects all over the world show that this trend is likely to continue.</p>
Architect Magazine
March 21, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>The slowing economy is causing Forest Ratner to re-think buildout plans for their controversial Atlantic Yards development. New York City history tells us it won't be the first time a large scale project goes the way of the economy.</p>
The New York Times
March 18, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>The highly anticipated mixed-use Grand Avenue project in downtown L.A. has just secured $100 million in funding. This new funding is expected to kickstart the project's construction, which has been delayed for months.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
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