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IN THIS ISSUE 08_05.05.2010
CONTENTS:
NEWS:
D.C. trolley station seeks new life as art gallery
With public support, Cook+Fox's City Point set to break ground
City takeover primes first phase of Governors Island
Ford Foundation largesse funds new arts spaces
Bill Moggridge chats with Chee Pearlman about his plan for transforming the Cooper-Hewitt into a national force
EPA fly-ash ban could stunt use of green materials
Editorial> Redefining Design
Plenty of ink was spilled over this year's Milan Furniture Fair, but some are starting to wonder: Does the world need another chair? Designers today must solve complex social and environmental problems, while achieving memorable place-making, too.
Letters
Escape from Zoo York, Suburban Blind Spot, Tripping Up Attila
Benning Library by Davis Brody Bond Aedas
Eavesdrop> Sara Hart
Mad as Hell (And Here's My Resume), Speaking of Cups Running Over
NEA's new design director Jason Schupbach to emphasize creative industries and place-making
Making Waves
City launches major overhaul of waterfront plan
Competition seeks to reimagine, reinvigorate ancient Jewish structures
Lightweight hybrid spans are bridge to the future
Unveiled> Musee National des Beaux-Arts du Quebec
OMA's competition-winning scheme unifies an eclectic museum campus with a jolt of urban dynamism
Honors> AIA NY Design Awards
Thomas Phifer offers a manifesto for movement between nature and architecture, writes Thomas de Monchaux
In Detail> Sunrise Yard
Gruzen Samton with Gilsanz Murray Steficek and Flack + Kurtz
Studio Visit> Situ Studio
Boston masterplan to guide development along new park
At Deadline
That Settles It, Platinum Goldstein, Bollocks for Yanks
FEATURES:
AN scouts the design destinations of the cognoscenti -- from Vitra's Herzog and de Meuron-designed furniture showroom in Germany to Manhattan's new midtown outpost of the Milan Triennale -- and profiles four up-and-coming talents to watch.
From Milan to Manhattan, our guide to the insider sources for great design
Tracking four young designers who want to make a difference
REVIEWS:
Saccharine Design
Marcel Wanders: Daydreams at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Gentleman Progressive
The Architecture of Grosvenor Atterbury by Peter Pennoyer and Anne Walker
Asylum: Photographs by Christopher Payne at Clic Gallery
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