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Cutting the tape

Architects embroiled in planning or heritage merry-go-rounds might find this article in the NYT warms the cockles. Read how architect Wilfred Armster landed a ‘monstrous’ spaceship condo in a historic streetscape in Connecticut by giving a ‘Jimmy Stewart’ speech to a crowded town hall.

There was quite a story in its construction too, which sent Armster broke. Maybe don’t read that part.

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Posted by Peter on 14.08.09 in 

 

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