Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ouroussoff on a local topic!

In today’s NYTimes, Ouroussoff discusses the new design for the Queens Library in Hunters Point. Not only an interesting area of the city to rediscover (and where a lot will be happening over the next years) but also a great … Continue reading

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Patterns of Speech: Ouroussoff

Last week’s Eavesdrop section of Architect’s Newspaper (a great feature to check out for some archi-gossip) put Nicolai Ouroussoff on the spot, saying, “While most American architects are still waiting for the recovery, New York Times architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff’s … Continue reading

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Chicago According to Kamin

Chicago is a city with a rich history of successful industry as well as architectural innovation, but it has only recently been able to reassert itself as an urban leader, now focusing on pressing 21st century issues concerning sustainability and … Continue reading

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The Broad Point

I had originally planned to discuss Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s design for the new Broad Art Foundation, which has recently been flooding architecture news sites and magazines, by taking a look at the reviews published in the New York Times … Continue reading

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On Criticism

When a new design is released, it’s the hot topic in the architecture and design world for a few days but soon we’re on to the next design and the next commentary. Criticism of architecture is increasingly temporary and lacking … Continue reading

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