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  1. Derek... these photos are insane! HDRI?

    Derek... these photos are insane!
    HDRI?
  2. That's a shame because this really was an elegant...

    That's a shame because this really was an elegant attempt at fusing classical and contemporary.
  3. You know... the nouvel tower's and the gehry...

    You know... the nouvel tower's and the gehry building get so much credit... but let's be honest: the battle for the soul of new york's architectural scene cannot only be played at the highest end......
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    Just compare the column in the foreground of the...

    Just compare the column in the foreground of the pic with the columns you see in photos of the Goldman Sachs building... they look like toothpicks in comparison. Also note the double-profile, rather...
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    Two problems with the fact that all of these...

    Two problems with the fact that all of these "A-list" architects are finally practicing in NY:

    1) almost all of them reserve their worst work for NYC -- why? because of ridiculously absurd,...
  6. HIP HIP HOORAY! HIP HIP HOORAY! HIP HIP HOORAY!...

    HIP HIP HOORAY!
    HIP HIP HOORAY!
    HIP HIP HOORAY!

    A Tower Grows In Brooklyn... :-)
  7. good idea!

    I'm for this group --- and it doesn't just have to be about protecting certain things -- it could also be about promoting good architecture (i.e. actually campaigning to support TALLER buildings......
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    No -- firstly, it'll take more than 20 years, and...

    No -- firstly, it'll take more than 20 years, and secondly even when that is done, there will be sites in Brooklyn Downtown, Queens LIC, and so-on... and these are as much a part of "New York" as is...
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    I agree -- i honestly think in speaking to people...

    I agree -- i honestly think in speaking to people that at this point most people are not nimby's -- they are pro-development, it's just that nimby's are always so much more vocal and organized, while...
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    SF gets it right...

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/08/07/BATMRD67A1.DTL

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    SOARING PLANS FOR TRANSBAY TERMINAL
    The West Coast's tallest building: 3 competing ideas show...
  11. Poll: what the PA should be doing...

    http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/08/07/BATMRD67A1.DTL

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    SOARING PLANS FOR TRANSBAY TERMINAL
    The West Coast's tallest building: 3 competing ideas show...
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    au contraire mon frere

    You know -- i think it sad that we are reduced to telling people that they think too big... certainly it is a possibility that many of the alternate futures (stubby towers and cheap train station)...
  13. Amazing news! Now if only he can find the people...

    Amazing news! Now if only he can find the people to build it all...
    http://gothamist.com/2007/08/01/its_a_great_tim.php
  14. Not only that, but outside of NYC most of KPF's...

    Not only that, but outside of NYC most of KPF's work is amazingly fluid and well executed... on a more open site like this (as opposed to down in the WTC) KPF will have the room to design something...
  15. what else can you tell us? this project is...

    what else can you tell us?

    this project is going to be a great addition to the city not only architecturally but economically -- it's good to see developers thinking strategically... if the city...
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    Gene's site #5 is such a prime site -- i cannot...

    Gene's site #5 is such a prime site -- i cannot believe he got that site! His work is such shite.
  17. go for it!

    A bit hypocritical, no?

    I wish people would acknolwedge that sometimes a neighborhood's scale isn't always small... within three blocks of the campus is the AOL Time Warner Center, the new Stern...
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    what project is this that everyone keep showing...

    what project is this that everyone keep showing images of? who is the architect?
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    Give the guy a break... that project was going to...

    Give the guy a break... that project was going to be crap no matter what... a lot of it has to do with client and regulations. KPF has done amazing building all over the place, including NYC (the...
  20. thanks in advance... and i don't know how to do...

    thanks in advance... and i don't know how to do this -- but can anyone post an image of the original norten proposal next to this new proposal... i'm curious to compare the two...

    but let's call a...
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    To my knowledge -- 2 penn is merely being...

    To my knowledge -- 2 penn is merely being re-skinned...
  22. I completely agree -- to encourage preservation,...

    I completely agree -- to encourage preservation, they should add a bonus... now that's making zoning work for us.
  23. One can certainly be pro-preservation and...

    One can certainly be pro-preservation and pro-development. I usually tend to side with the pro-development crowd, but i know that this is because I am having a backlash to ny's preservationists's...
  24. problematic of ny city planning/architecture

    I think the whole nature of the debate up above, about the downzoning of mid-blocks and the quest to preserve certain sites (such as these grand-dame hotels) speaks to two fundamental problems that...
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    not of the pseudo-art deco variety... more like...

    not of the pseudo-art deco variety... more like nyt hq
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