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Terrestrial Starship Yards in J.J. Abrams’s Star Trek

[image via io9] From J.J. Abrams’s new Star Trek prequel / re-imagining, comes this construction shot of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701. However, in a counter-intuitive and perhaps counter-canonical move, it appears that the iconic ship is under construction planetside. We’ve already seen terrestrial ship-breaking yards for crashed and decommissioned space craft, but if you’re building […]

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TV Series Fringe Displaces Daniel Libeskind

[screenshot of Fringe via fringepedia (already? really?)] Last night saw the official premiere of J.J. Abrams’ new series, Fringe (which was completely awesome by the way), but any architectural savvy television viewers who saw a “sneak peak” —authorized or otherwise—may have been surprised to see the work of a very familiar architect displaced from Toronto […]