By News Brief On Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Hydrology, not landscaping or landmarks, is focus of Frank Gehry’s L.A. River plan

  Frank Gehry and the Los Angeles River: It’s a combination that makes zero sense (if you’re looking strictly at Gehry’s resume) and follows a natural logic (if you think about the interest More...

By S.M. Lightening On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Amanda Levete to Design 2015 MPavilion project by Naomi Milgrom

Top architect Amanda Levete, renowned for her $80-million redesign of the entrance to the Victoria and Albert Museum, has been chosen by Melbourne billionaire philanthropist Naomi Milgrom for the second More...

By Jewish Business News On Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Construction Begins on Hobby Lobby President Steve Green’s $400 Million Museum of the Bible

Construction has begun Thursday on the Washington, D.C. eight-story Museum of the Bible, with 430, 000 square-foot of space. The brainchild of Steve Green, president of the craft store chain Hobby Lobby, More...

By Lily Bethlehem On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Moshe Safdie Wins Highest Award in Architecture

Haifa-born architect Moshe Safdie, who revolutionized urban spaces, designed Yad Vashem and Jerusalem’s Mamilla Mall, has been awarded the America Institute of Architects (AIA) Gold Medal for 2015. More...

By Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Barry Diller Plans Floating Park in the Hudson River

Barry Diller and fashion designer wife, Diane von Furstenberg, announced plans to build a floating park off the Hudson River shoreline, as reported by the New York Time. The proposed size will be the length More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science Nearing Completion in Miami

– Construction continues as planned on the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami, which is scheduled to open in 2015. The Frosts endowed the 60 year old museum with $35 million of More...

By Tibi Singer On Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Annie Leibovitz Supporting Kickstarter for Louisa May Alcott House Documentary

– Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz came to Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House in Concord, NH, last week, to film and narrate for a Kickstarter campaign for the historic homestead, according More...

By Tibi Singer On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Moshe Safdie Launching ‘Project Jewel’ Bio-Dome in Singapore Airport

– Inhabitat describes the future complex as a hybrid between Biosphere 2 and a Buckminster Fuller dome. – A cascading circular waterfall is one of the rich features in Moshe Safdie’s bio-dome More...

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