NYC Landmarks in Pakistan!

From the Daily Times (Pakistan!) ‘Landmarks of New York’ opensBy Saadia Khalid ISLAMABAD: An exhibition of photographs titled ‘Landmarks of New York’ featuring the city’s civic buildings, office towers, universities, museum parks and worship houses will open here at Hunerkada today (Wednesday). On display will be 81 photographs, documenting some of the significant and unusual […]

In Boston, Modernist Landmark At Risk

It’s instructive to occasionally look beyond the 5 boroughs… From The New York Times Another Building by a Noted Modernist Comes Under Threat, This Time in BostonBy DAVID HAY BOSTON, March 1 — A plan to demolish a 1960 office tower by the influential architect Paul Rudolph threatens to pit a prominent developer backed by […]

SAHS Lecture on Central European House Building

SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIANS, New York Metropolitan ChapterPresents a lecture co-sponsored byHungarian Cultural Center, New York “Style, Tradition, Ambition: Aspects of Country House Building in Hungary and Central Europe”by József SisaHead, Modern Art Section, Research Institute for Art History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Tuesday February 20, 20076:30 pmHungarian Cultural Center447 Broadway, 5th FloorNew York City […]

From Russia, No Love of Skyscrapers

An interesting article from the international press – reflecting the importance of the 980 Madison “decision”. Redesigning the Power VerticalGazprom Threatens St. Petersburg’s SkylineBy Paul AbelskyRussia Profile “Although skyscrapers remain the favored architectural expression of corporate clout around the world, in recent decades high-rise construction has mostly flourished in the petrostates of the Persian Gulf […]