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Connecticut Science Center by Pelli

by Michael J. Crosbie Architecture Week The Connecticut Science Center is a new architectural showpiece in the city of Hartford, Connecticut, designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. The design expresses themes that have been part of Cesar Pelli’s oeuvre for many years: the importance of public space and its role …

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“An Architect Puts Bach in a Musical Cocoon”

Photo by Duncan Elliott Jean-Guihen Queyras plays one of Bach’s cello suites at a specially designed space at the Manchester Art Gallery. By ANTHONY TOMMASINI From the New York Times July 13, 2009 MANCHESTER, England — A rewarding experiment in creating an ideal space to hear some of Bach’s most …

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Renzo Piano Embraces Chicago

By Nicolai Ouroussof New York Times, May 13, 2009 Multimedia Slide Show CHICAGO — America has been suffering from Renzo Piano fatigue. For years Mr. Piano seemed to be snapping up all the best commissions: the renovation of the Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan, a science center in San …

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