|12/05/2013||W.A. Sarmiento Dies at 91|
Dec. 05--With their soaring pillars, immense bronze doors and dimly lit interiors, banks used to make small depositors feel even smaller -- but at least they believed their money would be safe.
|12/04/2013||Ai Weiwei Retrospective Highlights Opening of New Miami Art Museum|
Dec. 04--Wednesday is opening day for the Perez Art Museum Miami -- timed to take advantage of Miami's annual moment as the center of the international art universe, the Art Basel Miami Beach fair that will open Thursday, bringing hordes of collectors and gawkers.
|12/04/2013||John King: Crissy Field Plans Need Overhaul|
Dec. 04--The decision makers at San Francisco's Presidio have long wanted a major cultural facility to rise at Crissy Field, the most popular destination in the Army post-turned-national park.
|12/04/2013||Commentary: New Museum Gets and Celebrates Miami|
Dec. 04--This museum is Miami.
|12/02/2013||Christopher Hawthorne: 4 World Trade Center as Ground Zero's Reputation-builder|
Dec. 02--NEW YORK -- The mess at ground zero has been a collaborative production.
|12/03/2013||Soo Line Building Welcomes First Tenants in Downtown Minneapolis|
Dec. 03--It was once the tallest office building to light the downtown Minneapolis skyline.
|12/03/2013||Restoration of Savoy Hotel Moving Forward in Kansas City, Mo.|
Dec. 03--Fresh from winning city approval for major tax incentives, the Louisville, Ky.
|11/30/2013||Book Review: Wunderkammer by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien|
Nov. 30--Wunderkammer, by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien (Yale; 240 pages; $29.95).
|11/25/2013||Deborah Berke Designs Hotel for Oklahoma City|
Nov. 25--21c Museum Hotels, a top-rated hotelier that redevelops historic urban properties into hotels that double as contemporary art galleries, is proceeding with a plan that would transform downtown's historic Fred Jones plant an all-hours cultural hub.
|11/30/2013||Extreme Makeover for Houston's Humble Oil Building|
Nov. 30--If the skyscraper pictured on the architecture firm's website were a new building, I wouldn't be upset.
|11/27/2013||Johnson Fain and Rios Clementi Hale Renovation of Orange County, California's Crystal Cathedral to Begin|
Nov. 27--The former Crystal Cathedral will close to the public as it undergoes a transformation from a space built as a television studio as much as a sanctuary into the spiritual home for the Orange County Catholic community of more than 1.2 million people.
|12/01/2013||Buffalo's Former HSBC Tower an Opportunity for Development|
Dec. 01--The sand-colored, midcentury modernist office tower was still functional but showing its age.
|11/25/2013||Frank Gehry's Grand Vision for LA's Grand Avenue to Go Before Project Committee|
Nov. 25--Frank Gehry and Related Cos.
|11/26/2013||Architecture Billings Index Slows Down|
Washington: The Academy of Motion Picture, Art and Science has issued the following news release:
|11/01/2013||Commentary: No More Heroes|
Intentional design decisions play only a small part in shaping the city, says Fran Tonkiss, and architects are deluding themselves if they think otherwise
|10/01/2013||Commentary: Norman Foster's Ring of Saturn|
A couple of weeks ago, the Cupertino City Council approved the long-awaited, 3.2-million-square-foot Apple Campus 2.
|11/23/2013||Urban Sprawl Depicted in Glass, Fabric|
Nov. 23--Numbers may tell the stories of cities in growth or decline, but they're not as appealing as some of the works in "Sprawl."
|11/01/2013||The Gate of Creation: Tadao Ando's Art, Design and Architecture School at the the University of Monterrey|
Tadao Ando uses the metaphor of 'the gate' to create a powerful symbol for this new art, design and architecture school - but at some cost to the building's pedagogical performance
|11/01/2013||The Brutal Truth: London's Wellington Arch|
The Brutal truth?Dedicated to the victory over Napoleon's France, the arch features, inter alia, an equestrian statue of Wellington himself in full regalia and headgear, two recent memorials to the Antipodean presence in the imperial armies, both in an uneasy combination of'accessibility' and abstraction, and two memorials to specific groups of combatants in the First World War, one the gross kitsch of Francis Derwent Wood's Grecian spearman-cummachinegunner, the other the utterly convincing violence of CS Jagger's terrifying monument to the Royal Artillery.
|11/19/2013||Mexico City's Museo Jumex to Open With Inviting Attention to Detail|
Nov. 19--MEXICO CITY -- Hundreds of invited guests and members of the media gathered in this city's upscale residential and shopping neighborhood of Polanco over a three-day holiday weekend (the Mexican Revolution Anniversary) for a series of previews, panel discussions and parties celebrating the new Museo Jumex.
|11/21/2013||Developer Plans 1,000-foot Bayfront Tower in Downtown Miami|
Nov. 21--A prominent Miami developer is getting ready to unveil a proposal for a colossal bayfront observation tower and vertical -- not to say vertigo-inducing -- amusement center in downtown Miami that he believes will become the city's analogue to the Eiffel Tower.
|11/16/2013||Christopher Hawthorne on What the Houston Astrodome Can Teach Us|
Nov. 16--Now that voters have rejected a plan to save the Houston Astrodome, a marvel of engineering muscle and space-age glamour and easily the city's most important building, it would be easy to conclude that modern architecture has a major image problem in this country.
|11/20/2013||Spielberg and Katzenberg Give $10M Each to L.A. Film Museum Desgined by Renzo Piano and Zoltan Pali|
Nov. 20--Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg are giving $10 million each to the funding campaign to build an Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and will have their names on galleries branching off its ground floor lobby.
|11/18/2013||A New Scale for Green|
Nov. 18--The U.S. Green Building Council is raising the bar for sustainable construction with the launch of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design version 4 (LEEDv4) rating system at the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo this week at the Convention Center.
|11/01/2013||Alvaro Siza at 80 [Architectural Review, The (UK)]|
On a cobbled street among nondescript terraced houses runs a long, low concrete wall with a single window and a couple of doors.