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    Top 50 practices in the US, Kaufman latest victim of recession and the Ordos prize


    It's not often that a major new international prize is launched that actually seems to be taken pretty seriously by the architectural community. And it's even rarer to hear about one from Asia. In fact the Ordos Prize is China's first international architecture prize. News junkie can't wait to see ...

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    Tributes to Arthur Erickson and architecture as the new "economic powerhouse"


    It's been a sad six months for architecture, losing some of our best and most inventive thinkers in Sverre Fehn, Jan Kaplicky and Jorn Utzon. And now Canada's Arthur Erickson. Sad indeed. On a slightly lighter note, there is hope that the Bird's Nest stadium will finally find some ...

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    A quiet news day...


    What with everyone in the UK obsessing about Prince Charles and the big wave of news that came through yesterday and over the weekend, today has been a bit quiet.News Junkie was hoping for news about stalled projects in Moscow but the Russian media is completely dominated by the Eurovision ...

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    RMJM defies the trend and Aussies get protected


    A year ago, News Junkie could name at least ten practices that were talking about opening branches in the Middle East. How times change. Now the news that RMJM has enough work to open three new offices in Qatar, Bahrain and Turkey is is almost shocking. At least we know ...

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    Cesar Pelli's new museum and planners in crisis


    The more environmentally worthy among you may have taken time out to celebrate Earth Day yesterday. But in New York it was a chance to try and turn the entire building stock green. Beat that.However, it's not all green tinted glasses. One city council in America has taken the decision ...

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    Libeskind is optimistic, Ordos 100 and race in architecture


    It's always nice to hear some cheery words from a Starchitect, especially one who can stay optimistic about a $8.6 billion project when it hits trouble. So hats off to Libeskind.Elsewhere, race is back on the agenda, stimulus money is being spent and British architects are advised not to ...

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    'Bright spots' in Australia, Zumthor pics and more drama in India


    Peter Zumthor’s Pritzker win is still dominating the architectural headlines, but Mass Studies 2010 pavilion and ‘bright spots’ in Australia also caught BD’s eye today. Elsewhere, thousands of Indian architects face being stripped of their title as the government continues to express unhappiness with the CoA.Korean Pavilion at Expo 2010 ...

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    Michigan problems for Hadid, Facebook launch for AIA


    In today's international news digest, problems for Hadid in Michigan, the AIA launches into Facebook and Sibir Sues Chigirinsky for $328MHadid-Designed Broad Museum on Hold in MichiganA new museum designed by Zaha Hadid for the Michigan State University has been put on hold as questions are raised over the funding ...