Zaha Hadid vs the Pirates…
We’re getting close to digital full-sized construction documents. Exciting stuff…
"…LG just announced that it has begun mass production of a 6-inch, 1024 x 768 e-paper screen that can bend by up to 40 degrees…"
(via The Verge)
"…Buildings are discussed — indeed aspects of them obsessed upon — but almost exclusively in the context of economics. This building went over budget, that surplus of houses led to the foreclosure crisis, that condo broke the record for residential real estate, etc. To the layman, then, architecture is conveyed as little more than something that costs a lot and causes a lot of grief, rather than something with the potential to enhance our daily lives…”
Happy 104th Birthday Oscar Niemeyer.
Congratulations to John on his new book “Guide To Contemporary New York City Architecture (W.W. Norton)”. Check it out!
In lieu of Calatrava dropping out of the Denver International Airport expansion this is a very likely outcome… (via Westword)
Can read a detailed article about the debacle here.