July 25, 2008
Hot links that caught our attention, just for you.
A New York icon soon to receive a Versace makeover
Plenty of news in the A&D community this week: a book critic tours Seattle architecture, Detroit brings democracy to design, and Donatella Versace tackles the interior of a NYC clock tower. It’s all in this week’s PLAYlist.
Things are looking up! Architecture billings show slight increase, according to AIA.
Have you seen MoMA’s Prefab show? The New York Times has.
Seattle Times book critic, Michael Upchurch takes a walking tour of Seattle architecture.
Donatella Versace will design condos in the former Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower in NYC (pictured above).
Barclay Butera’s L’Auberge Del Mar hotel gets 3 ½ stars from the LA Times.
A new manufacturing center in Detroit will allow any designer to manufacture their creation – it’s design democracy!