Firm Chosen to Plan New Design for Museum – The Daily Californian After months of deliberation, New York-based firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro was named Wednesday to oversee the long-awaited design plan for the new Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in Downtown Berkeley.
“Seed Cathedral” at Expo 2010 Shanghai China
Amazing exhibition “Seed Cathedral” at Expo 2010 Shanghai China. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick.
Connecticut Science Center Sues Its Architect
By JEFFREY B. COHEN The Hartford Courant HARTFORD — – The Connecticut Science Center has filed suit against the world-renowned architectural firm that designed it, seeking at least $10 million and claiming that architects at Pelli Clarke Pelli designed an iconic roof that was “structurally unsound.”
Connecticut Science Center by Pelli
by Michael J. Crosbie Architecture Week The Connecticut Science Center is a new architectural showpiece in the city of Hartford, Connecticut, designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. The design expresses themes that have been part of Cesar Pelli’s oeuvre for many years: the importance of public space and its role in the city.
“An Architect Puts Bach in a Musical Cocoon”
Photo by Duncan Elliott Jean-Guihen Queyras plays one of Bach’s cello suites at a specially designed space at the Manchester Art Gallery. By ANTHONY TOMMASINI From the New York Times July 13, 2009 MANCHESTER, England — A rewarding experiment in creating an ideal space to hear some of Bach’s most intimate music — the solo suites for piano, for cello …
Renzo Piano Embraces Chicago
By Nicolai Ouroussof New York Times, May 13, 2009 Multimedia Slide Show CHICAGO — America has been suffering from Renzo Piano fatigue. For years Mr. Piano seemed to be snapping up all the best commissions: the renovation of the Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan, a science center in San Francisco and museum additions in Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago and …