28 June 2006

David Childs of SOM Unveils Latest Incarnation of World Trade Center

Revised Design for Freedom Tower Unveiled - New York Times

The design is still not as powerful and conceptually interesting as the competition winner Libeskind envisioned. However, new refinements to the bomb-proof base should help garner public favor.

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22 June 2006

SOM Going Tall in China

Freedom Tower Architects Tackle China - BusinessWeek online

It seems that Skidmore, Owings & Merrill are concentrating most of their design efforts on skyscrapers in the land of the Great Wall.

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06 June 2006

Architecture...You Tube Style



You Tube also offers many Architectural distractions.



Rediscovering the Bauhaus using Google



As I have been exploring the realm of Google I have found many methods for experiencing Architecture. Here is a video discussing the history of the Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany.



04 June 2006

Architecture Sites Among 2006 Webby Winners



The latest award winners for best websites have been announced by the Webby Awards and Architecture sites are among them.

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