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(*****) "Times Magazine : "The Best (And Worst) of 1999" (-- Anthony's List)
"The Best Design of 1999"
- The Reichstag, Berlin, Germany -- Sir Norman Foster
- The Emperor and The Assassin -- director Chen Kaige; production designer Tu Juhua
- Garden Pavilion, Weil Am Rhein, Germany -- Zaha Hadid
- Palais De Justice, Bordeaux, France -- Sir Richard Rogers
- Radio City Music Hall, New York City -- Hugh Hardy
- Il Cavallo Poor -- Leonardo da Vinci
- Alfred Lerner Hall, New York City -- Bernard Tschumi
- Commes Des Garçons 2 -- Rei Kawakubo, Marc Atlan
- Ekco Clip'n Stay -- Ancona 2
"The Worst Design of 1999"
- Air Flightposite -- Nike
(*****) m o r e
- friends in high places
-- Nigel Coates, 50, architect
"Enfant terrible on the edge of turning into grand old man. Once a
provocative tutor at the Architectural Association, where his students were
failed by members of the old guard for not producing 'proper'
architecture. His fantastic designs were called unbuildable, until some
entrepreneurs in Japan went ahead and built them." (esm_99.12.21)
- Dome's Body Zone
- powerhouse:uk, the silver domes erected temporarily in
Horse Guards Parade last year, the defining monuments of Cool
- eternal provocateur
-- F Ron Arad, 48, designer
"There's an idiom that goes, 'those who can't do, teach'. Ron Arad, then,
is the exception." (esm_99.12.21)
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