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Beijing :
04.10.28

Olympics Green : 08.00.00



   
     

  • "Only an Idiot Would Have Said No"
    -- "Star architect Jacques Herzog, the man behind the new Olympic Stadium in Beijing, tells SPIEGEL his arena is a subversive place where people can meet in locations not easily monitored by officials." (spiegel_08.07.31)

     

  • "In Changing Face of Beijing, a Look at the New China."
    -- "Soaring Visions Reflect Vigor and Intellectual Ferment."(Nicolai Ouroussoff, nyt_08.07.13)

     

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Belconnen : 06.08.08

Canberra : 99.02.00



   
  • "Facing the brutal truth about the Modernist urban utopia."
    -- "Contemplating the demolition of a major part of the Cameron Offices in Belconnen which notably has raised little in the way of expression of community opinion ..." (Ken Taylor, ct_07.11.08)
     
    • "Architectural community sees merit in concrete."
      -- "In Australia, the Cameron Offices, in terms of the combination of innovations in design and structure, landscape design, scale and urban response, have no peer ..." (Graeme Trickett, ct_07.11.12)
     
  • "Cameron complex under demolition, despite heritage concerns."
    -- "The internationally recognised Cameron Office complex in Canberra, which once housed the Australian Bureau of Statistics, is being demolished." (abc.net.au_07.10.19)
     
    • "Expert says Cameron Offices not worthy of heritage listing."
      -- "A heritage expert believes the Canberra community doesn't view the Cameron offices in Belconnen as a distinctive landmark." (abc.net.au_07.10.19)

 

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Beijing :
04.10.07

     
  • "Rem demands boycott"
    -- "Koolhaas campaigns to overhaul star-studded design competitions after Gazprom HQ controversy." (Ellen Bennett, bd_07.01.05)









     
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  • "The End of 1960's Architecture"
    -- "Baby boomers are taking revenge on the blocky, Brutalist buildings of their youth." (Fred A Bernstein, nyt_04.10.31)



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  • "An Exile Ascends China's Big Stage."
    -- "Chinese artist Ai Weiwei suddenly finds himself with a rising profile in the architecture world." (Christopher Hawthorne, nyt_04.10.28)
     
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