Page D1 . 13 September 2000       
ArchitectureWeek - Design Department
NEWS   |   DESIGN   |   BUILDING   |   DESIGN TOOLS   |   BUILDING CULTURE
DESIGN
 
  •  
  • Illuminating Foster
     
  •  
  • New Museum Celebrates the American Fleet
     
  •  
  • Mockbee Southern Genius

     
    AND MORE
      Current Contents
      Blog Center
      Download Center
      New Products
      Products Guide
      Classic Home
      Architecture Forum
      Architects Directory
      Topics Library
      Complete Archive
      Web Directory
      About ArchWeek
      Search
      Subscribe & Contribute
      Free Newsletters
       

     
    QUIZ
     
    NEXT WEEK
    [an error occurred while processing this directive]

    DESIGN THIS WEEK

    ArchWeek Photo

    ILLUMINATING FOSTER

    The young German artist Thomas Emde, whose medium is light and color, has just added the finishing touches to a Norman Foster building. The Commerzbank in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, is said to be the world's first "ecological high-rise." With Emde's light installation, the special characteristics of the building are now as visible at night as they are during the day.

    Continue...

    ArchWeek Photo

    NEW MUSEUM CELEBRATES THE AMERICAN FLEET

    New York's new Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum Visitors Center, by the architecture firm Suk Design Group LLP was constructed in a brief nine months. Despite the challenges of building on the waterfront, it was completed this summer just in time to celebrate the Tall Ships 2000 visit to the northeastern seaboard.

    Continue...

    ArchWeek Photo

    MOCKBEE SOUTHERN GENIUS

    Earlier this summer, Alabama architect Samuel Mockbee picked up the phone and found out he was a genius. Not just a genius, mind you. But one of only three in the entire profession.

    Continue...

    More Architecture and Design

    Building Outside the (Gray) Box: A Legacy of Curves and Colors: Interview with Morris Lapidus — New York Times, 2000.0907 (registration required)

     
    < Prev Page Next Page > Send this to a friend       Subscribe       Contribute       Advertise       Privacy       Comments
    GREAT BUILDINGS   |   DISCUSSION   |   SCRAPBOOK   |   COMMUNITY   |   BOOKS   |   FREE 3D   |   ARTIFICE   |   SEARCH
    http://www.ArchWeek.com/design.html
    © 2000 Artifice, Inc. - All Rights Reserved