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Diamond studded Eco-Developer?

Having successfully covered the world (or at least all 11 outposts of the global Gagosian empire) in colorful spots, Damien Hirst is turning his attention to architectural matters. The artist is planning to build more than 500 homes on the land he owns in Devon, England as part of a…

WTC security extends to streets beyond site.

Downtown Express reports that NYPD will be battening down access to  WTC "campus" in lower Manhattan. This week a new safety plan was presented at Community Board 1's Redevelopment Committee meeting, and community members were dismayed by the multiple Checkpoint Charlie-like blocks on streets around the site proper. Said…
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On View> Middle Eastern Ambitions at the Center for Architecture

City of Mirages: Baghdad, 1952–1982 Through May 5 Change: Baghdad, 2000–Present Through June 23 Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place Two complimentary exhibits at the Center for Architecture capture an aspirational past and equally ambitious present in the Middle East. City of Mirages: Baghdad, 1952–1982 shows a flourishing cosmopolitan city…
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On View> Sarah Morris: Points on a Line

Sarah Morris: Points on a Line The Wexner Center 1871 North High Street Columbus, OH Through April 15 Points On A Line, a 2010 film by artist Sarah Morris, takes two iconic buildings as its central characters, Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House in Illinois and Philip Johnson’s…
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Eavesdrop> The Gang Gang

In news that will surprise no one, Studio Gang is getting the star treatment by the Art Institute with a monographic show planned for fall 2013. Eavesdrop is certainly not immune to Jeanne Gang’s charms, nor do we dispute her talent, but her work is exhaustively covered in…
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EVENT> Architecture Criticism Today: February 27 in NYC

**2/27 Breaking news: The New Yorker's Paul Goldberger will be joining the panel discussion. Critical mass! Monday, February 27 Architecture Criticism Today 6:00pm-8:00pm Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place Who is best served by criticism? Who is the proper audience? Can it simultaneously serve the profession and the…
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Pratt Student Awarded Gensler Brinkmann Scholarship

While most design students are starting the scramble for plum summer internships, Tina Uznanski can rest easy, knowing a desk with her name on it will be waiting at Gensler's London office. Uzanski, an interior design student at the Pratt Institute, has received Gensler's annual Brinkmann Scholarship, winning a paid summer…
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On View> Luka Fineisen: Phase Transitions

Luka Fineisen: Phase Transitions Hosfelt Gallery 531 West 36th St. Through March 31 “Phase transition” refers to the transformation of a thermodynamic system from one state of matter to another. German artist Luka Fineisen explores these shifts by framing the moment of transformation from one condition…