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Stories with subject: Architecture
  • Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 10:22 pm
  • VALPARAISO, Chile - President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of devastating wildfires from rebuilding on hills that cannot be protected from disasters.

  • UW students to design 3 of Capitol's flowerbeds 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:55 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin Landscape Architecture students are competing to design the floral gardens that will be planted outside the Capitol this year.

  • La Sports Hall of Fame: New building famous, too 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:55 pm
  • NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana - A river runs through the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum.

  • Philly Inquirer architecture critic wins Pulitzer 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:01 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Inquirer's architecture writer, Inga Saffron, won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for criticism on Monday for work the awards committee said blended "expertise, civic passion and sheer readability into arguments that consistently stimulate and surprise."

  • Invention loves collaboration at Milan show 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:00 pm
  • MILAN - Collaboration drove invention during Milan's annual International Furniture Show and collateral design week events, yielding the promise of homes without mobile phone chargers, and with more ergonomic seating, table settings fit for Italy's most demanding chefs and sculptures that double as furniture.

  • Municipal Auditorium gets a gentle face-lift 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 12:04 pm
  • SHREVEPORT, Louisiana - Shreveport's grand old lady has received a $5.3 million face-lift befitting its age and stature.

  • Work on Indiana U. gateways to begin this summer 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:35 pm
  • BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Work is scheduled to begin this summer on three new gateways to the Indiana University campus.

  • Milwaukee Art Museum plans expansion 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:09 pm
  • MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Art Museum, known for its bold expansion designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava 13 years ago, is planning another expansion along Lake Michigan.

  • 12-week Welty arts festival set for Jackson in '15 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:08 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - An arts festival in Mississippi's capital city next year will celebrate the late Eudora Welty's legacy as a writer and photographer.

  • Okla. state Capitol makes endangered places list 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:01 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - For the second year in a row, the nearly 100-year-old Oklahoma state Capitol made a list of the most endangered places in the state.

  • Panel rejects design for Eisenhower Memorial 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 6:37 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A federal commission that oversees plans for monuments in the nation's capital voted Thursday to reject the current design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower, sending the concept back to its architects for revisions.

  • Des Moines considers demolishing downtown YMCA 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 12:55 pm
  • DES MOINES, Iowa - When Steve King, deputy state historic preservation officer, looks at the Des Moines Riverfront YMCA, he sees a downtown landmark and an example of midcentury architecture, an era that emphasized functionality and clean building lines.

  • Look up: Tile artists' work hidden in plain view 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 4:21 pm
  • NEW YORK - The domes and arched ceilings - each arrayed with tiles in herringbone and basket-weave patterns - are hidden in plain sight. Millions of people walk under them every day at the Oyster Bar at Grand Central Terminal, New York's St. John the Divine, the Boston Public Library, the San Diego Museum of Man and hundreds of other places.

  • A modern Colosseum: Roma reveals new stadium plan 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:46 am
  • ROME - Three-time Serie A champion Roma plans to build a new privately financed stadium inspired by the Colosseum on the outskirts of the Italian capital.

  • Japanese architect Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Prize 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 8:01 pm
  • NEW YORK - The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with extensive humanitarian efforts around the globe, has won the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

  • Modern home divides historic Southern neighborhood 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 1:46 pm
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - Architect Louis Cherry sees the two-story structure - with its exposed beams, masonry piers, deep overhangs and shallow-pitched roof - as a "contemporary interpretation" of the Craftsman-style homes that dot the city's Historic Oakwood District.

  • Curvy edifice in Seoul begs $450 million question 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 11:05 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - A curvy futuristic $450 million building meant to remake Seoul into a global design capital opened to the South Korean public Friday after years of debate about its impact on a historic city precinct. And not everyone is happy with the outcome.

  • Curvy edifice in Seoul begs $450 million question 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 5:33 am
  • SEOUL, South Korea - A curvy futuristic $450 million building meant to remake Seoul into a global design capital opened to the South Korean public Friday after years of debate about its impact on a historic city precinct. And not everyone is happy with the outcome.

  • Bill Cunningham's 'Facade' photos at NYC museum 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 2:23 pm
  • NEW YORK - Bill Cunningham is a familiar presence on the social and fashion pages of The New York Times, and the streets of New York City, riding a bicycle with a small camera bag strapped to his waist.

  • Bill Cunningham's 'Facade' photos at NYC museum 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 10:02 am
  • NEW YORK - Bill Cunningham is a familiar presence on the social and fashion pages of The New York Times, and the streets of New York City, riding a bicycle with a small camera bag strapped to his waist.