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Architecture After Las Vegas

This week, an international array of critics, architects and historians will convene at the Yale School of Architecture for Architecture After Las Vegas, a four-day symposium beginning January 21st. The event features lectures and panel discussions designed to consider the long-term impact of Las Vegas – as famously celebrated by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott […]

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What, You Don’t See it?

At left, Frank’s sketch for the Ruzo Alzhemier Institute in Las Vegas. At right, the more um…embellished portion of the building. For something a little different, here’s a list of words used to describe the recently unveiled design: topsy-turvy playfully stacked tumble “the mouse that roared” and then there’s this: cradling comforting You get the […]

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Las Vegas is the New Houston

Late last week, Las Vegas based Bigelow Aerospace recieved approval from the U.S. government to launch their new “inflatable space module.” Let me say that again so it can sink in: inflatable. space. module. Bigelow, an independent entrepreneurial firm, hopes that the modules will support made-in-microgravity product development, as well as accomodate the first wave […]