Page C1 . 02 September 2009       
ArchitectureWeek - Culture Department
NEWS   |   DESIGN   |   BUILDING   |   DESIGN TOOLS   |   ENVIRONMENT   |   CULTURE
< Prev Page Next Page >
 
CULTURE
 
  •  
  • Who is Peter Zumthor?
     
  •  
  • Preservation in Portland
     
  •  
  • Memorial Coliseum - Portland, Oregon

    [an error occurred while processing this directive]
    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]

    CULTURE THIS WEEK

    ArchWeek Image

    WHO IS PETER ZUMTHOR?

    In April, about two weeks before his 66th birthday, Swiss architect Peter Zumthor was named the 2009 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Zumthor is not a household name, as many other Pritzker winners have been — architects such as Gehry, Meier, and Pei. Even many architects haven't heard of him.

    Continue...

    ArchWeek Image

    PRESERVATION IN PORTLAND

    The recent threat of demolition to Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon, one of the city's most visible architectural landmarks, galvanized local architects and historic preservation advocates. But the city's record on historic preservation, in terms of both involvement and actually preserving buildings, is spotty.

    Continue...

    ArchWeek Image

    MEMORIAL COLISEUM - PORTLAND, OREGON

    The perimeter of Memorial Coliseum bounds the equivalent area of four city blocks in Portland, Oregon, yet the entire envelope of the building, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, stands on just four columns.

    Continue...

    More Building Culture

    More Than Numbers — Boston Globe, 2009.0904

    Architecture in Austin — Austinist, 2009.0903

    Happy Birthday, Louis Henri Sullivan, Renowned American Architect — Finding Dulcinea, 2009.0903

    38 Commerce Reduced to Rubble as “Thirty-Eight” Prepares to Rise — Rapid Growth Media, 2009.0903

    Pending Home Sales Rise for Sixth Straight Month — Credit.com, 2009.0902

    Anger Builds over Fees — Columbian, 2009.0901

    Transbay Transit Terminal in the Way of Progress — Examiner, 2009.0831

    Penobscot Building: Detroit’S Image-Defining Skyscraper — Examiner, 2009.0831

    Marvin Windows Patriarch William Marvin Dies at 92 — Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 2009.0831

    Reviving Seoul Station as Cultural Hub — Korea Times, 2009.0830

    Constructing Authentic Colonials Never Gets Old — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2009.0829

    New Zealand July Home-Building Approvals Rise 5 Percent — Bloomberg, 2009.0828

    LAVA's Winning Design for Masdara's City Center — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0828

    A Visit to the Architect's House — CanWest News Service, 2009.0828

    Stern: Gwathmey "a Perfect Gentleman" — Yale Daily News, 2009.0828

    Preserving a Modernist Way of Life — New York Times, 2009.0827

    Historic Adolphus Hotel in Dallas Is a Grand Work of Architecture — Examiner, 2009.0827

    Architecture Falls by the Wayside in Modern Building — Staffordshire Sentinel, 2009.0827

    Architecture Tour, Modern Berlin and Munich. — Examiner, 2009.0827

    NewSchool of Architecture & Design to Offer Master of Landscape Architecture and B.S. In Construction Management Degrees — NewSchool Press Release, 2009.0827

    Who Is Peter Zumthor? — ArchitectureWeek, 2009.0826

    Cost to Restore Proctor's Theatre: $4.7M — Troy Record News, 2009.0826

    Prince Charles Seeks More Public Input in Architectural Designs — New York Times, 2009.0826

    Slump Spurs Grab for Markets — Wall Street Journal, 2009.0826

    As Heroes Disappear, the City Needs More — New York Times, 2009.0824

    'Mad Men' and Architectural Criticism — Los Angeles Times, 2009.0824

    China Renovates Former Palace Home of Dalai Lamas — Associated Press, 2009.0824

    Lenders Warned of Home Loan Fraud Losses — Financial Times, 2009.0824

    Prefabricated Home Building Begins in Taiwan — CCTV, 2009.0824

    Grand, Wasn't It? — New York Times, 2009.0821

    Faded Glory: Polishing Flint's Jewels — New York Times, 2009.0820

    A Bridge to Somewhere — Popular Science, 2009.0815

    Note: Pages will open in a new browser window
    External sites are not endorsed by ArchitectureWeek.

    Library : more Culture and History and Practice Articles

    Culture Last Week

    Culture Department Archive

     
    < Prev Page Next Page > Special thanks to our sustaining subscribers, including Building Design UK, Building Design News UK, and Building Design Tenders UK, and offering bathroom vanities.

    Send this to a friend       Subscribe       Contribute       Media Kit       Privacy       Comments
    ARCHWEEK  |  GREAT BUILDINGS  |  ARCHIPLANET  |  DISCUSSION  |  BOOKS  |  BLOGS  |  SEARCH
    http://www.ArchWeek.com/culture.html
    © 2009 Artifice, Inc. - All Rights Reserved