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Visionary Russian-German Architect Sergei Tchoban Named the  2018 European Prize for Architecture

Visionary Russian-German Architect Sergei Tchoban Named the 2018 European Prize for Architecture

MetropolitanArtsPress 17/01/2019 0
@page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in }Each year, The European Prize for Architecture is awarded jointly by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design to architects who have made a commitment to forward the principles of European humanism and the art of architecture. The European Prize for Architecture is not a “lifetime of achievement award,” but rather serves as an impetus to support new ideas, to encourage and foster more challenge-making and forward-thinking about buildings and the environmen...
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James von Klemperer has been selected as the 2018 American Prize for Architecture Laureate

James von Klemperer has been selected as the 2018 American Prize for Architecture Laureate

MetropolitanArtsPress 17/01/2019 1
@page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in }The New York-based architect is President of the architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and is known for his contributions to the designs of new cities, urban mixed-use clusters, and supertall buildings, including the Lotte World Tower, currently the world's fifth tallest building, and One Vanderbilt, Midtown Manhattan’s newest tall building, currently under construction and slated for completion in 2021. At KPF, his work ranges in scale from a school to a supertall skyscraper, and he contributes closely to these efforts from...
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Nelson Algren - Galena Guide

Nelson Algren - Galena Guide

MetropolitanArtsPress 15/09/2014 4
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 12.0px; font: 18.0px Times} In 1935-1936, the prominent Chicago writer Nelson Algren (1909 – 1981) came to Galena, Illinois to write Galena Guide under the Federal Writer’s Project (Illinois), the U.S. Government’s program that employed out-of-work artists and writers during the Great Depression. In the cultural and literary world, Nelson Algren is a Chicago icon synonymous to Ernest Hemingway and Carl Sardburg. The Federal Writer’s Project (FWP) was one of a group of New Deal arts programs known collectively as Federal Project Number One th...
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