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Archtober Building of the Day #25> 4 World Trade Center by Fumihiko Maki

Archtober Building of the Day 4 World Trade Center 150 Greenwich Street Maki and Associates Located along the western edge of Memorial Plaza, 4 World Trade Center by Maki and Associates is part of the Studio Libeskind master plan for the World Trade Center being developed by Silverstein Properties. This weekend, Archtober crowds toured the […]
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From 67 floors above the World Trade Center, a progress report

Earlier this week, AN went up to the 67th floor of the recently-opened 4 World Trade Center to get a progress report on the 16-acre redevelopment taking shape below. Inside the wide-open and raw space, Larry Silverstein, the site’s developer, told reporters that his vision for a new World Trade Center had finally become a reality. “I’ve […]
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Eavesdrop> Are We Done with Architecture Petitions Yet? Zaha Hadid Faces Tokyo Backlash

Speaking of controversy, Zaha Hadid can’t catch a break! Since her stadium design for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was unveiled, complaints have arisen about the scale and height of the project. Then two of Japan’s biggest architects—Toyo Ito and Fumihiko Maki—signed on to a petition calling for a revised design. As of press time more […]
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Japanese Architects Protest Zaha Hadid’s 2020 Olympic Stadium

Pritzker Prize laureate Fumihiko Maki has rallied together a number of Japanese architects – including Sou Fujimoto, Toyo Ito and Kengo Kuma – to oppose the massive scale of Zaha Hadid’s competition-winning National Stadium. Planned to be Tokyo’s main venue… Sigue leyendo

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Fumihiko Maki Unveils New United Nations Tower

Almost sixty years after Wallace K. Harrison was invited to design the United Nations Secretariat Building in New York City, plans have been unveiled for another UN skyscraper designed by Fumihiko Maki which would “consolidate currently scattered operations into a single structure that… Sigue leyendo

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Fumihiko Maki Unveils New United Nations Tower

Almost sixty years after Wallace K. Harrison was invited to design the United Nations Secretariat Building in New York City, plans have been unveiled for another UN skyscraper designed by Fumihiko Maki which would “consolidate currently scattered operations into a single structure that… Sigue leyendo

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8 Over 80: Lions Of The Architecture Industry


The John Hancock Tower in Boston, designed by the now-87-year-old Henry N. Cobb [photo via] In honor of Elder Appreciation Month, which ends today (yeah, gettin’ down to the wire here), we’ve decided to celebrate eight octogenarian designers (or, in some cases, octogenarian-plus!) whose work has inspired countless young architects and indelibly changed the face of the profession. These …Continue Reading
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Fumihiko Maki to design Cultural Center and University in London

Japanese modernist Fumihiko Maki has been chosen to design a cultural and university complex on a 67-acre King Cross development in London. As reported by the Evening Standard, the office of the 84-year-old Pritzker Prize laureate, Maki and Associates…, Sigue leyendo

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