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02/29/2012First Solar To Install 250 kW Solar PV Array at Wright's Taliesin West

First Solar, Inc. has partnered with Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, to install a 250kW solar photovoltaic, or PV, array at Taliesin West.
02/29/2012Pritzker Winner Drops in for a Chat at UCLA

An overflow crowd at UCLA's Perloff Hall on Monday heard Wang Shu, the freshly minted winner of the Pritzker Prize, talk about Chinese landscape painting, Proust and the rapid pace of urbanization in Chinese cities -- including Hangzhou, where he lives and works.
02/28/2012New Images Show Ike's DC Memorial Amid Criticism

WASHINGTON - As critics of a planned monument honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower object to everything from its giant scale to its depiction of the Cold War president and famed World War II general as a "barefoot boy from Kansas," new images and documents released to The Associated Press reveal other key elements overshadowed by the furor and show how the controversial project developed.
02/28/2012Blair Kamin: Pritzker Prize Shifts by Awarding Wang Shu

The people who run the Pritzker Architecture Prize found themselves in an unusual position last summer: under attack.
02/26/2012Wright House Overshadows Hemingway's Boyhood Home

Feb. 26--In the world of legacies, Oak Park has a couple of biggies.
02/26/2012Gehry-Designed WTC Performing Arts Center Project Lacks Funding

Plans for a performing-arts center at the World Trade Center are becoming more and more remote because of a lack of funding - threatening yet another downsizing of ambitious plans at Ground Zero.
02/28/2012Christopher Hawthorne: Pritzker Prize Looks to the East

Jurors for the Pritzker Prize, architecture's most prestigious honor, have been slowly distancing themselves in recent years from the famous globe-trotting architects from the U.S. and Europe that they once honored almost exclusively.
02/27/2012Pritzker Architecture Prize Goes to China's Wang Shu

CHICAGO -- A Chinese architect who has forged a different path from the bland, suburban-style development in his nation's booming cities on Tuesday will be named the first Chinese winner of his field's highest honor, the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
02/24/2012Beating the BIM Scramble

With building information modelling ever-more prevalent, our experts advise how to choose a system and the legal pitfalls to watch out for
02/24/2012Univ. of Greenwich Links Up With Design Firms AHMM, Grimshaw and Make

Neil Spiller's plan to turn Greenwich into a leading architecture school has taken another step forward with the university announcing it has linked up with AHMM, Grimshaw and Make to gives students practical help with their courses.
02/25/2012At U.S. Institute of Peace, Safdie's Provocative Design Doesn't Entirely Succeed

Driving into the heart of Washington at night, you can't miss seeing the luminescent headquarters building of the U.S. Institute of Peace just beyond the northwest corner of the Mall.
02/26/2012Architects See Promising Decade Ahead for Columbus, Ohio

Feb. 26--Architects are opinionated when it comes to the future of Columbus and the surrounding suburbs -- and also quite optimistic.
02/24/2012Wright's Taliesin West Goes Greener

MILWAUKEE - Frank Lloyd Wright's strong appreciation and respect for nature factored heavily into his designs for hundreds of structures.
02/24/2012Design Week to Kick off in Kansas City, Missouri

Feb. 24--The Kansas City design community is gathering again in the coming days for an ever-growing annual celebration of creative work in a variety of professions.
02/22/20121920s Schindler Houses in Wilmette, Illinois, May Be Saved After All

A Schaumburg-based developer who had initially intended to demolish two Prairie-style homes in Wilmette, one of which preservationists say has a direct tie to Frank Lloyd Wright, said he is rethinking his plans.
02/01/2012Notable New Architecture in Alaska

[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Alutiiq Center is the Anchorage office for the Afognak Native Corp. and its subsidiary, Alutiiq LLC. The 71,000 square-foot building and site design draw their inspiration from images of Afognak Island and the region of the Alutiiq people.
02/23/2012Oak Park Expands Wright District

Oak Park has expanded the boundaries of its Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District, adding 444 homes to an area cited as one of America's 10 great neighborhoods.
02/24/2012Harvard's Nader Ardalan Studying Saudi Architectural Development

Feb. 24--DAMMAM -- An architectural expert from the prestigious Harvard University was in Dammam on Wednesday to study the architecture and development of urban areas in the Gulf.
02/21/2012Wright's Fallingwater Accepting Applications for Residency Programs

Feb. 21--Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, is accepting applications for summer 2012 onsite residency programs for students and educators.
02/06/2012A Great Year for Architecture in Arkansas, if Not Arkansas Architects

If last year wasn't a great year for Arkansas architects -- and it wasn't -- it was a great year for architecture in Arkansas.
02/19/2012Phil Freelon Reflects on Influences for New Museum for African American History and Culture

On Tuesday morning, architect Phil Freelon will watch a symbolic shovel break ground on a five-acre site for a new museum adjacent to the Washington Monument.
02/22/2012Ask an Architect Helps Homeowners Think Big

The Fundators have names for the different problem areas of their Westchester house.
02/21/2012Va. Senate, House Scuttle Interior Design Deregulation

Feb. 21--The General Assembly has dropped Gov. Bob McDonnell's proposal to deregulate interior design professionals across the state.
02/22/2012Jacques Brownson: 1923-2012

Jacques Brownson, 88, the chief architect of Chicago's Richard J. Daley Center, the steely, broad-shouldered modernist skyscraper that ranks among Chicago's greatest post-World World II designs, died of a heart attack Sunday, Feb. 19, at McKee Medical Center in Loveland, Colo., said his wife, Doris.
02/21/2012A Small Piece of Frank Lloyd Wright?

It's not uncommon for a Prairie Style house designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright follower to go on the market.

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