The Architect's Newspaper

March 15, 2012, 10am PDT
For the first time in more than 25 years, Chicago is updating the city's Cultural Plan by taking stock of its existing cultural assets and identifying opportunities for “cultural hubs,” reports Christopher Bentley.
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March 14, 2012, 2pm PDT
Tom Stoelker reports on the impending vote on whether to demolish a Brutalist "masterwork," Paul Rudolph’s 1971 Orange County Government Center in New York, and the moves preservationists are making to try to save it.
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March 13, 2012, 12pm PDT
Ambitious plans to remake considerable portions of San Francisco's Waterfront in preparation for the America’s Cup yacht race, to be staged in the city in 2013, have been significantly scaled back, reports George Calys
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March 13, 2012, 10am PDT
Yesterday James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro unveiled their designs for the third and final phase of the High Line, and <em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> has a plethora of tantalizing renderings.
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March 4, 2012, 1pm PST
A distinguished panel of architectural critics gathered this past week at the Center for Architecture, in New York, to discuss “Architectural Criticism Today.” Julie V. Iovine presents some choice excerpts from the two-hour conversation.
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February 29, 2012, 8am PST
Sam Lubell looks at the growth of Southern California as an architectural manufacturing center, reflecting larger trends in manufacturing that require higher-skilled labor to produce more sophisticated products.
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February 27, 2012, 9am PST
As the population of Downtown Los Angeles has grown dramatically over the last decade, the need for park space to serve that population has grown along with it. A new pocket park being built along Spring Street helps meet that need.
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February 26, 2012, 5am PST
Tom Stoelker pens a feature in <em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> examining the decades-long upheavals in retail and current efforts to shape retail in ways that will preserve urban character while growing the economy.
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February 16, 2012, 11am PST
In preparation for a series of Los Angeles mayoral candidate forums being hosted by the AIA beginning this Friday, Will Wright singles out the one issue that he would most like to see addressed.
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February 15, 2012, 12pm PST
A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York provides an opportunity for reflection on what Rem Koolhaas once called "the most courageous act of prediction in Western civilization."
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February 14, 2012, 1pm PST
After a drawn-out saga, Tom Stoelker reports on the settlement reached last week over the fate of the Manufacturers Hanover Trust building in Manhattan.
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February 14, 2012, 7am PST
Branden Klayko reports on experimental efforts in the emerging field of service design, which aims to improve interactions between public services and their customers through research, advocacy, and technical assistance.
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February 13, 2012, 7am PST
Katherine Fung pens a feature in <em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> on the recent wave of projects seeking to improve the way our waste management infrastructure looks and works.
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February 7, 2012, 1pm PST
Three years after its adoption, Sean McCaughan assesses the impact of Miami 21, first New Urbanist zoning code adopted by a major American city.
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January 20, 2012, 10am PST
Branden Klayko reports on the pioneering project planned by innovative Philadelphia design-build developers Onion Flats.
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November 24, 2011, 9am PST
Minneapolis' Peavey Plaza, designed in the heady early 70s, is a sunken design with waterfalls. The site has not aged well, and the landscape architect tasked with fixing the situation is taking significant steps to improve it.
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November 17, 2011, 8am PST
Design and architecture firm Gensler has released their newest plans for the proposed football stadium in downtown Los Angeles.
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November 16, 2011, 8am PST
West Hollywood, California recently opened a new public library, hiring a number of prominent artists like Shepard Fairey to turn it into a local landmark.
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November 8, 2011, 11am PST
The San Diego Planning Commission has rubber stamped a massive Zaha Hadid-designed private home. The dramatic architecture has had locals forming "anti-Zaha coalitions."
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October 25, 2011, 9am PDT
Hurricane Irene brought flooding to the M and R subway lines in Queens, prompting the MTA to seek innovative ways to prevent it from happening again. Rogers Marvel Architects developed an innovative solution that also creates a bench above.
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