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Issue : 18 December 2003

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  • Hodder AssociatesSubscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    Hodder Associates' £9 million office scheme is to go in front of Manchester City Council's planning committee in the new year. The 7,000m 2project will sit between two conservation areas and requires the demolition of two listed buildings. It has won the backing of local council planners but is yet to gain the support of local heritage groups.

  • Out with the oldSubscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    review

  • From here to maternitySubscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    The surroundings during childbirth are of undeniable importance to the mother's comfort and overall experience.

  • STUDENT SHOWCASESubscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    Landscape/Flow of Consciousness is the title of this proposal dealing with 'ecological identity and geographical language', produced by Giulia Genta, a third-year student at the University of Greenwich. The project relates to an island in the fjord of Bergen, Norway. The concept proposes an accentuation of the natural cyclical ecological evolution of the island. It consists of modular interventions in the landscape, which artificially recreate the movement and biological life of the ...

  • Biodiversity pays the price as the practice of pupillage goes to potSubscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    Once upon a time there were hundreds of different ways of doing things, every one of them mapped out with initiation and graduation ceremonies, rules and regulations, proven competence and high professional standards. There were institutional guilds in the Middle Ages that still survive in the City of London today, and regimental hierarchies for the army that are still being torn to pieces after 50 years. In those days, the law was administered according to precedent and not, as it ...

  • LIBESKIND'S FINAL FREEDOMSubscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    The final designs of Freedom Tower, the centrepiece of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center in New York, will be unveiled to the public tomorrow (Friday).The scheme - drawn up by Daniel Libeskind in collaboration with SOM's David Childs - are understood to include a massive wind turbine designed by London-based engineer Battle McCarthy.Visit www. ajplus. co. uk for the latest news.

  • AJ 100 - who is the biggest and best?Subscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    The AJ is once again poised to launch its search for the biggest and best architectural practices in the UK as part of the annual AJ100 feature. Letters and questionnaires for the 2004 survey will be going out to this year's featured practices by email on 2 January 2004 and will be available to download from that date on our website, www. ajplus. co. uk.

  • Farnsworth saved in last ditch bidSubscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    Campaigners have successfully raised $6.7 million (£3.6-4.2 million) and secured Mies van der Rohe's seminal Farnsworth House at a Sotheby's auction in New York last Friday.

  • A sail structure in the form of a butterflySubscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    working details

  • Will the real Strangelove please stand upSubscription

    Archive18 December, 2003

    letters

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