Architecture In The 'Land of the Mall?'

After decades of ignoring the trends in Europe, architecture in the U.S. is becoming exciting again.
October 22, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"For decades, America had been sitting out architecture's Rem-formation. None of Europe's innovators – Koolhaas among them – had completed a significant project in the US... What a difference two years makes. Koolhaas’ Seattle Public Library, which opened in June, could be, as the New York Times’ critic put it, 'the most exciting new building in 30 years'... American architecture critics, accustomed to buying transatlantic tickets, are now flying domestic."

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