In Our May 2009 Issue

May 1, 2009

By Jenna M. McKnight

Peter Zumthor Wins 2009 Pritzker Prize

Below is a roundup of the news stories either featured or mentioned in the May 2009 print edition of RECORD. The indicates that you can only read the full story online. 

Photo © Gary Ebner/courtesy Peter Zumthor


  Peter Zumthor Wins 2009 Pritzker Prize Slide show
  AIA Honors Winners of 2009 Young Architects Award
  City College’s Architecture School Snares $25 Million Gift
  Gehry Chosen to Design Eisenhower Memorial in D.C.
  Green-Building Movement Loses Two Pioneers
  Freelon Group Tapped for Civil Rights Center
  Despite Popularity, New Orleans Architecture High School Still Challenged
  As Economy Sank, Skyscrapers Soared Ever Higher
  Competition Fierce for Public School Projects
  With Jobs Scarce, Will Young Architects Flee the Profession?
  Hancock Tower Auctioned Off for Half-Price
  Tuskegee University Regains Accreditation
  Glasgow School of Art Launches Design Competition for New Building
  SANAA Designs First Derek Lam Boutique
  In Milan, Nouvel Fashions an “Extreme” Exhibition Slide show
  A Timely Reprise for U.S. Biennale Exhibition Slide show
  Max Borges Jr., Cuban Architect, Dies Slide show
  GSA Bestows Design Awards for Federal Buildings Slide show
  Guide Offers Tips for Tapping Into Stimulus Plan
  AIA Nevada Pushes “Pencil-Ready” Projects
  Winners of LA Transit Competition Announced Slide show
  AIA and Green Building Initiative Team Up
  Groups to Collaborate on Shared Carbon Accounting Methods
  Architectural Billings Index Jumps 8 Points


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