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  • 10 must-see places that are less than a decade old

    10 must-see places that are less than a decade old
    They're a disparate lot — museums, hotels, an observation deck, a sculpture park and a sundial-shaped bridge — but these recent structures, none more than 10 years old, are redefining the West. Before we bow to them, though, let's admit that...
  • Pastry and Paris sights become one and the same

    Pastry and Paris sights become one and the same
    "Pastry Paris: In Paris, Everything Looks Like Dessert" Little Bookroom, $19.95 This book takes its subtitle literally because, according to author and graphic designer Susan Hochbaum, everything in Paris does indeed look like dessert. Maybe part of...
  • Critic's notebook: Skyscrapers remain powerful symbols, post 9/11

    Critic's notebook: Skyscrapers remain powerful symbols, post 9/11
    Any skyscraper is a contradiction. The tall tower is architecture's most famous building type and also the one most clearly at odds with the profession's roots. Fundamentally, architecture is shelter, a concession that we're afraid to face the elements...
  • Pier-hopping wooden coaster debuting at Morey's Piers in 2013

    Pier-hopping wooden coaster debuting at Morey's Piers in 2013
    A $12-million pier-spanning wooden roller coaster that will dive beneath the boardwalk and race across a cantilevered bridge before navigating a series of high-speed twists and turns is expected to open in 2013 at Morey's Piers seaside amusement park on...
  • Architecture review: National September 11 Memorial

    Architecture review: National September 11 Memorial
    If you were expecting the National September 11 Memorial to turn out to be a visionary or uncompromising monument to human tragedy and architectural destruction, you probably haven't been paying sustained attention to the process that created it. And...
  • Monster Mash: 'Rent'-heads rejoice; music man Anthony Hopkins; Michael Maltzan's big moment

     
    Broadway hit "Rent" will return off Broadway; Anthony Hopkins tests the musical waters; architect Michael Maltzan may have his big moment...
  • Los Angeles Modern Auctions sees fierce bidding on designs by Ettore Sottsass, Mathias Goeritz, others

     
    Los Angeles Modern Auctions' sale this week drew strong bidding on a range of designs, including (clockwise from top): Venini Murano window panels from a Malibu estate, a Rudolph Schindler side chair, Architectural Pottery planters, an Ettore Sottsass rug...
  • Sneak peek: Kenneth Cobonpue's Ferris chair

     
    Kenneth Cobonpue premieres his new Ferris chair, which puts you at the center of your own personal amusement park....
  • Daley the Builder leaves unfinished business

    Daley the Builder leaves unfinished business
    Mayor Richard M. Daley is a relentless doer who has remade Chicago's urban landscape, but he is also leaving behind a load of unfinished business. The unbuilt Chicago Spire, an incomplete Block 37, an empty swath of land where Chicago wanted to construct...
  • October 8: Author - Blair Kamin Talks About His Book, Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age

    October 8: Author - Blair Kamin Talks About His Book, Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age
    Blair Kamin Event: Friday, October 15 12:30 p.m. Borders State and Randolph Chicago To purchase a copy of the book: Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age For nearly twenty years now, Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune has explored...
  • John Lautner retrospective at the Hammer Museum

    John Lautner retrospective at the Hammer Museum
    If there is a single big idea driving "Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner," which opened Sunday at the Hammer Museum, it's that Lautner needs to be rescued from his own hardened reputation. Most museum retrospectives begin with...
  • Jorn Utzon dies at 90; Danish architect of Sydney Opera House

    Jorn Utzon dies at 90; Danish architect of Sydney Opera House
    Jorn Utzon, the Danish architect whose eye-catching, nautically inspired design for the Sydney Opera House overcame a series of controversies surrounding its budget and acoustics to become one of the most recognizable landmarks of the 20th century,...