828 m (2,717 ft). formerly burj dubai. renamed burj khalifa in honor of sheikh khalifa bin zayed bin sultan al nahyan, president of the united arab emirates (UAE).
Chicago’s AFL-CIO investment trusts take a pass. When Chicago was in the running for the 2016 Olympics, the local AFL-CIO Investment trusts signaled interest in helping foot the bill for an Olympic Village in Chicago. The trusts represent 24 trades. But two union funds identified by a local labor leader and a Spire spokeswoman as […]
snack-itecture. hungry writer meets deadline. food for thought.
built in 2004, Haus Bold is made of prefabricated concrete.
Swiss architect Peter Zumthor to be named winner of the 2009 Pritzker Prize, the highest recognition for architects.
Mecca of modernist architecture now offers tourists chance to stay in its former student quarters.
Congress created the Eisenhower Commission in 1999 to plan and raise money for the memorial.
First major US exhibition of Fuller’s work in 35 years and a testament to his fascinating mix of utopian vision and organic pragmatism.
Like the Empire State Building in NYC, Sears Tower in Chicago, Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, The Shard at London Bridge will become a recognizable symbol of London throughout the world.
Jonathan Glancey interviews Paffard Keatinge-Clay who worked with the greats – Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies van der Rohe. via guardian.co.uk [PR]