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Central Park News

posted 01.11 in news.

This Fairfax video link is promotion masquerading as information. Nonetheless it is worth a look if only for the theatrical performance of garden wall guru Patrick Blanc. The topic is the Central Park development in Sydney – the Atelier Jean...

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Hearstiography

posted 01.11 in news.

Hearst tower

For a limited time, SBS online is showing Up To The Sky Episode 1: The Hearst Tower, a half hour german documentary (with English narration). It’s a mildly interesting doco, if you can call it a documentary – it is rather gushingly...

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Qatari stadia

posted 12.10 in news.

When Qatar was announced as host of the FIFA 2022 Soccer World Cup, what was I to do but see what they were proposing? It sounded scary at the outset – 12 or so air conditioned stadia working against midsummer temperatures floating around...

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Hearst Tower

posted 09.10 in resources.

[300 West 57th Street]
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Ian Moore profile

posted 05.10 in resources.

Expat kiwi Ian Moore talks the NZ Herald through his career – being an engineer at Arups, the switch to architecture, Engelen Moore and Sydney, and new work in Auckland at Wynyard Quarter . On Norman Foster: “He’d organise...

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Norman on the green agenda

posted 06.09 in resources.

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The Sustainable City

posted 04.09 in resources.


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Fat scraper

posted 01.08 in news.

Lord Norman has just received planning approval for “Crystal Tower” in Moscow. The 500m tall building has a pretty wide base of 620m, and has been likened to a transparent wigwam. Some local architects weren’t too hot on it –...

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