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IN THIS ISSUE 05_03.18.2009
CONTENTS:
NEWS:
New waterfront zoning plan rethinks the edge
Boston Digs Building Big
Cook + Fox's megaproject would redefine the skyline
Max Bond, 1935-2009
Empire Fake
Authenticity of Empire State model in doubt
Letters
Open: Store
Green Depot
Casting Cestero
Nonprofit veteran takes over at HPD
Smelling A Ratner
Outrage over developer's stab at getting stimulus
Cornell split in bitter battle over OMA Arch School
Deal struck for controversial Lincoln Center campus expansion
Chicago's pragmatic olympic bid gamble
Seeing Green
Eco-friendly windows are high performance, too
At Deadline
FEATURES:
Architects participating in New York City's Design and Construction Excellence Initiative become the go-to firms for a wide range of municipal jobs, from storage sheds and office renovations to libraries and museums. As the downturn renews interest in public works and the program proves its own merits, getting on the list has never been more competitive.
REVIEWS:
Bounded Field
Sites
Parsing Plazas
Designs on the Public: The Private Lives of New York's Public Spaces
The Great Exchange
Architecture and the 'Special Relationship': The American Influence on Post-War British Architecture
Architects should stop worrying about the Obama administration's scarce stimulus spending, and start wrapping their minds around new technologies that reinvent infrastructure, writes Kazys Varnelis.
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