Posts Tagged ‘contemporary architecture’

The Revolution, Stuck With Stern

The Revolution, Stuck With Stern

April 3, 2014  |  News

Taliban of Architecture be damned! The Philadelphia Art Commission has unanimously approved Robert A.M. Stern's "updated" design for the Museum of the American Revolution, paving the way for construction of its lackluster design > more

Dual Five-Story Projects Signify Brewerytown's Evolution

Dual Five-Story Projects Signify Brewerytown’s Evolution

March 21, 2014  |  News

In Brewerytown, two new five-story projects across Girard Avenue from each other aim to 'make a statement.' Brad Maule previews the Braverman Building and Girard27 > more

On Revolution Museum, Readers Have Spoken

On Revolution Museum, Readers Have Spoken

March 18, 2014  |  Possible City

Signees of the "Declaration of Architectural Independence" had a lot to say about the proposed design for the Museum > more

We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

March 11, 2014  |  Soapbox

Think a museum about revolution should be bold? Read and sign Nathaniel Popkin's "Declaration of Architectural Independence" > more

Expanded Convention Center: Economic Failure, Urbanist's Nightmare

Expanded Convention Center: Economic Failure, Urbanist’s Nightmare

March 10, 2014  |  Soapbox

After a visit to the Flower Show, Brad Maule reflects on the frustratingly poor urban design of the $780M Pennsylvania Convention Center expansion, including the many missteps and missed opportunities > more