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  • "2 false starts and 3 visions later, no dream house"
    -- "Incredibly rich Graham Gund is pouring more money into his foundation ... Just before Christmas work crews began tearing out the foundation again, and in the misty rain yesterday a backhoe was digging yet another foundation. ..." (Steve Bailey, bg_00.01.05)

    • "Walls Come Tumbling Down, Again"
      --"Architect's building and rebuilding of home is on extreme edge of trend in Cambridge." (Elizabeth Mehren, lat_00.01.18)

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  • "Dutch Architect Wins Pritzker"
    -- "... his restless mind, conceptual brilliance and ability to make a building sing," (J Carter Brown, the prize jury chairman, ap_00.04.17)

    • "Winning contribution to intelligent future"
      -- "... 'the ultimate coffee-table book for a generation raised on both MTV and Derrida' ..." (Geraldine O'Brien, smh_00.04.26)

    • "Dutch maverick wins architectural award"
      -- "Interesting in terms of resolving apparent contradictions," (Rem Koolhaas, in Bonnie Churchill, csm_00.04.20)

    • "Rem Koolhaas, designer of IIT center, wins Pritzker"
      -- " ... was singled out by the Pritzker jury for his inventive, contemporary use of space, color and perspective." (Lee Bey, cst_00.04.18)

    • "Library architect earns Pritzker Prize"
      -- "At 56, Koolhaas is young by architectural standards, just beginning ..." (Regina Hackett, spi_00.04.17)

    • "Make a building sing -- Rem Koolhaas wins architecture's top award"
      -- "... Koolhaas' observations and projects have prompted people to label him 'iconoclastic,' 'widely respected' and a prophet of a new modern architecture.'" (cnn_00.04.17)

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  • "No place like home for the Guggenheim "
    -- "... already conceived as a spectacular cloud-like structure by the architect who designed Bilbao, Frank Gehry (smh_00.04.27)     *** previous hEadlines

    • "Design Is Only Tin Deep"
      -- "... but to me it looks like a crumpled and discarded piece of aluminum foil or the remains of the Tin Man after he tripped over a pothole on the Yellow Brick Road" (Charles F Queenan, lat_00.04.29)


  • "Planners Hope Hotel Creates Jolt in New York"
    -- "Hoping to provoke more cutting-edge creativity in New York City, Cooper Union and Ian Schrager have chosen a team of innovative European architects for a new hotel and theater on Astor Place." (David W Dunlap, nyt_00.01.23)

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  • "An Architect's Moment of Reckoning Arrives"
    -- "Eisenman has defined his position in theoretical, abstract and academic terms that defy comprehension by a general audience. The audience, in turn, has responded by wondering why it should care." (Herbert Muschamp, nyt_00.01.30)

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