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IN THIS ISSUE 12_07.09.2008
CONTENTS:
NEWS:
And Tom Wolfe steps up to defend 980 Madison
Protest in Pasadena
Art Center president to step down next year amid campus unrest over Gehry scheme
Rudolph Remanded
School board nixes plan to save embattled Riverview High School
Dents in the Iron Triangle
Mayor secures first victories in Willets Point battle
Two Strikes for Lord Norman
And Tom Wolfe steps up to defend 980 Madison
A new tack toward transparency at Ground Zero is a refreshing change from the Kremlinesque secrecy of the old LMDC.
Open: Salon
Eva Scrivo Salon by Nakaoka/Roberts
Stone Hill Center is Tadao Ando's $25 million ode to the unsung drudgery of art conservation
Open: Store
Volcom New York City by Cleanroom Inc.
Oversight for Atlantic Yards
Advocates argue for more input in controversial project
MAS picks new head
Vin Cipolla to replace preservation stalwart Kent Barwick
Studio Visit: Snohetta
Indiana Jones With a Scanner
Modern technology takes the measure of an ancient pyramid
Unveiled: 41-43 Bond Street
The now-famous block gets a new condo by Steven Harris Architects
G. Stanley Collyer fondly remembers the SOM veteran
A Room of One's Own
Architecture center opens in Philly
At Deadline
FEATURES:
Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown changed the way we think about Vegas, but the city they loved and wrote about so compellingly has changed almost beyond recognition, and will keep on doing so. Its latest metamorphosis is a startling one: high-rise density oriented toward pedestrians. Is this urbanism in drag, or can CityCenter successfully bring traditional ideas about the civic realm to the most car-oriented place in the country? Sam Lubell checks in.
REVIEWS:
Through the Picture Window
SPRAWL at the Jersey City Museum
Duelling Partners
Architect and Engineer: A Study of Sibling Rivalry by Andrew Saint
Bucky Hunting
Buckminster Fuller at Sebastian+Barquet
Vanishing Acts
Twilight on the Waterfront: Brooklyn's Vanishing Industrial Heritage at the Brooklyn Public Library
Comment: Woodstock, My Woodstock
More Republican golf club than hippie hallucination, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is still worth the trip.
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