Archinect - News 2014-04-23T09:18:34-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/97182006/a-memorial-inscription-s-grim-origins A Memorial Inscription’s Grim Origins Alexander Walter 2014-04-03T14:29:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T19:30:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d4/d42a4beb466520c06c7977879f7b9e09.jpg" width="514" height="318" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When the National September 11 Memorial Museum opens next month at the World Trade Center, visitors will find a stark wall separating them from a repository containing about 8,000 unidentified human remains from the 2001 terrorist attack. On the wall is a 60-foot-long inscription, in 15-inch letters [...]: &ldquo;No day shall erase you from the memory of time. Virgil.&rdquo; [...] I asked a half-dozen classicists about the use of this inscription at the memorial museum. All but one questioned the choice.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/95052097/going-bats-german-reunification-memorials-hit-the-wall Going Bats: German Reunification Memorials Hit the Wall Alexander Walter 2014-03-06T19:02:00-05:00 >2014-03-10T21:19:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hy/hy9bxs9lz9dqolm7.jpg" width="514" height="256" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Two monuments to East Germany's peaceful revolution of 1989 were supposed to be unveiled in time for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this autumn. But due to a raft of obstacles, from roosting bats to technical challenges, neither project will be ready on time.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/94970826/swedish-artist-jonas-dahlberg-to-design-july-22-memorial-sites-in-norway Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg to design July 22 Memorial sites in Norway Archinect 2014-03-05T17:35:00-05:00 >2014-03-10T21:24:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1c/1cs13bep1185ip7p.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Upon the recent conclusion of Norway's July 22 memorial site competition, Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg was unanimously selected by the competition jury to be the designer. Dahlberg's designs will become the two public-art memorials, each commemorating the 77 victims who tragically lost their lives in the Oslo bombing and Ut&oslash;ya massacre on July 22, 2011.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3n/3nblb6om6cbkmhfx.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/94502911/frank-gehry-rebuffs-pleas-to-revise-eisenhower-memorial-designs Frank Gehry rebuffs pleas to revise Eisenhower memorial designs Archinect 2014-02-27T15:35:00-05:00 >2014-03-05T18:17:13-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/af8f51174f7f1a4cf0d36228baf77fb4.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Commission of Fine Arts [...] has praised Gehry&rsquo;s designs in the past but asked him to consider minor revisions. [...] In response, Gehry submitted a redesign that incorporates a few dozen more trees &ndash; but left the basic components of the memorial untouched. Gehry did not attend the presentation of the new designs last week, and an architect at his firm said: &ldquo;We are staying with the overall big ideas for the project.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/45183/eisenhower-memorial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Previously</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87090925/results-of-the-remember-the-triangle-fire-memorial-competition Results of the Remember the Triangle Fire Memorial competition Justine Testado 2013-11-21T21:19:00-05:00 >2013-11-22T15:28:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/il/ilo4zzkhaxn2mo2q.jpg" width="514" height="837" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Results for the Remember the Triangle Fire Memorial design competition have been announced. The Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition hosted the competition to find the design for a permanent memorial at the site of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in Greenwich Village, New York. The fire occurred on March 25, 1911 in the Asch Building (now New York University's Brown Building) and killed 146 workers, many who were young immigrant women.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Out of 176 entries from over 30 countries, the jury chose three winners and four honorable mentions. The top three winners are:</p> <ul><li> First place: "Reframing the Sky" by Richard Joon Yoo and Uri Wegman</li> <li> Second place: "United Ribbon" by Courtney Hunt and Alex Witko</li> <li> Third place: "Points of Light" by Carmen Potter</li> </ul><p> First-place winners Yoo and Wegman will further develop their design with members of the RTFC and NYU.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/el/elmhvsa7q182yezi.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Images courtesy of Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87081294/csa-s-ribbon-of-memory-memorial-in-krakow-poland-being-built-to-honor-polish-wwii-resistance CSA’s “Ribbon of Memory” memorial in Krakow, Poland being built to honor Polish WWII resistance Justine Testado 2013-11-21T18:27:00-05:00 >2013-11-21T18:35:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qx/qxf8vauzey81cbyf.jpg" width="514" height="319" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Ribbon of Memory" by Vienna-based team CSA is currently being built into a memorial dedicated to Polish World War II resistance fighters in Krakow, Poland. CSA's proposal was the winning entry for the international competition held in June 2013 by the World Association of Polish AK veterans. The memorial celebrated its groundbreaking on Sept. 27, and completion is expected in 2014.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u9/u9h1kr3wu5ohqi0v.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5t/5tb9xicvzw43igwc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/on/on2rkm2lz8wmaaj2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yl/ylcrdjuiw72btlx1.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Images courtesy of CSA.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85388392/six-finalists-listed-for-last-phase-of-the-canadian-national-holocaust-monument-competition Six finalists listed for last phase of the Canadian National Holocaust Monument competition Justine Testado 2013-10-30T19:49:00-04:00 >2013-11-04T22:18:37-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qr/qrwexsc72iczmpqy.jpg" width="514" height="401" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Six finalist teams were invited to develop design concepts for the National Holocaust Monument that will be built in the Canadian capital of Ottawa. The two-phase national competition began with a Call for Qualifications in May 2013. The teams &mdash; which had to be led by a Canadian citizen &mdash; consist of architects, artists and other design professionals from around the globe.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Some notable architecture team members include David Adjaye, Daniel Libeskind, Gilles Saucier of Saucier+Perrotte, and Jeffrey Craft of SWA Group.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83929796/shortlist-announced-for-norwegian-july-22-memorial-sites Shortlist announced for Norwegian July 22 Memorial Sites Justine Testado 2013-10-11T20:11:00-04:00 >2013-10-11T20:21:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tv/tv02uzcnjpa3pc1o.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Eight finalists were revealed for the international competition to design two memorial sites in the Norwegian Goverment Headquarters in Oslo as well as the island of Ut&oslash;ya. The public art memorial sites will commemorate the victims of the Oslo bombing and the Ut&oslash;ya massacre on July 22, 2011 &mdash; Norway's shocking day of terror when 77 people tragically lost their lives.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Below are the candidates who will advance to the second and final stage of the competition:</p> <ul><li> Jonas Dahlberg (SE)</li> <li> Jeremy Deller (UK)</li> <li> Estudio SIC (ES)</li> <li> Goks&oslash;yr &amp; Martens and Sn&oslash;hetta (NO)</li> <li> Olav Christopher Jenssen and LPO arkitekter (NO)</li> <li> Haugen/Zohar arkitekter (NO)</li> <li> Paul Murdoch Architects (US)</li> <li> NL&Eacute; &amp; Kunl&eacute; Adeyemi (NL/NG)</li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/80594828/these-walls-speak-recalling-victims-of-violence These Walls Speak, Recalling Victims of Violence Alexander Walter 2013-08-29T13:55:00-04:00 >2013-09-02T19:48:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a3/a3dfd17e3a77459b6caf00136a57c3f5.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The memorial to Mexico&rsquo;s victims of violence looks like it has been dropped from the sky by an angry God. Welcoming it is not, with its rusted slabs the size of movie screens standing next to a busy intersection. Nor is its mission clear. [...] But then, you walk a little closer and the slabs begin to speak.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Find many more photos and a personal review of the Memorial to the Victims of Violence in Mexico on Alec Perkins' fantastic Archinect blog <a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/78845459/a-new-memorial-to-the-victims-of-drug-war-violence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">tacos at dawn: exploring Mexico City's architecture and urban culture</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/78548875/winning-entry-selected-for-sobib-r-museum-memorial-competition Winning Entry Selected for Sobibór Museum-Memorial Competition Justine Testado 2013-08-02T21:38:00-04:00 >2013-08-05T12:52:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sz/szdcjmnfvk3e1z76.jpg" width="514" height="336" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Marcin Urbanek, Piotr Michalewicz, and &#321;ukasz Mieszkowski of Warsaw, Poland recently received the first prize for the international Sobib&oacute;r Museum-Memorial competition executed by Dr. Tomasz Kranz on behalf of the State Museum at Majdanek. The competition is part of a multi-stage international project to build a memorial museum in Sobib&oacute;r, the site of a former Nazi-German extermination camp and a mass grave for the camp's victims.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/77689570/gezi-park-monument-by-studio-vural Gezi Park Monument by Studio Vural Alexander Walter 2013-07-22T18:56:00-04:00 >2013-08-09T17:03:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sr/srhaxknk4pvioef7.jpg" width="514" height="397" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> New York-based Turkish architect Selim Vural, founder of architecture and interior design firm <a href="http://studiovural.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Vural</a>, has shared with us his design for a Gezi Park Monument. The memorial commemorates the recent protests on Istanbul's Taksim Square against the planned construction of a shopping mall in place of the historic Gezi Park &mdash; which sparked the nationwide <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_protests_in_Turkey" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2013 protests in Turkey</a> (<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/287877/gezi-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">previously on Archinect</a>).</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v1/v1li7tn0z04wcv3t.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <strong>Project Description from Selim Vural:</strong></p> <p> Beyond commemorating important events, monuments come to being through significant ideas. Their bodies are usually aesthetic, dynamic, communicative and distinctive yet beyond all, they are clear embodiments of their generative ideas.</p> <p> It is also significant that all monuments of liberty in history are made of or derived from female figures. There is a soft power, an illuminated fearlessness in their stance, which is not evident in the singularly powerful male figures. On the one hand they are complex, conflicting, and plural and on th...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/72768306/libeskind-s-design-selected-for-columbus-holocaust-memorial Libeskind's design selected for Columbus Holocaust memorial Archinect 2013-05-08T17:58:00-04:00 >2013-05-13T19:09:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/de/dem2jhj0zvcuqabe.jpg" width="514" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The specially appointed Holocaust Memorial Artist Selection Committee overwhelmingly favored Daniel Libeskind&rsquo;s design for an 18-foot tall brushed stainless-steel memorial accompanied by a 40-foot walkway and memorial words etched in limestone.</p></em><br /><br /><p> After a daylong meeting in which the panel heard extensive presentations from all three artists, Richard H. Finan, chairman of the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board, which will make the final decision on the design, strongly opposed Libeskind&rsquo;s proposal. He said a memorial with a Jewish religious symbol would immediately open the state to legal challenges from the American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations because of the separation of church and state.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/68863068/luxury-project-suspended-protests-in-berlin-save-the-wall-for-now Luxury Project Suspended: Protests in Berlin Save the Wall for Now Alexander Walter 2013-03-05T14:24:00-05:00 >2013-03-11T18:34:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sl/sld6j8ftwne8hodt.jpg" width="514" height="317" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The investor behind a controversial luxury housing complex in the German capital has suspended construction after thousands protested plans to remove a section of the Berlin Wall to accomodate the building. He will try to find a compromise at a meeting with officials later this month.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Click <a href="http://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/photo-gallery-preserving-the-berlin-wall-fotostrecke-93853.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see the full photo gallery. The online petition "<a href="https://www.change.org/de/Petitionen/save-berlin-s-east-side-gallery-from-being-torn-down-for-luxury-condos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Save Berlin's East Side Gallery from being torn down for luxury condos</a>" can be found on change.org.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61740089/approval-for-eisenhower-memorial-planned-for-washington-likely-delayed-into-2013-amid-dispute Approval for Eisenhower Memorial planned for Washington likely delayed into 2013 amid dispute Archinect 2012-11-19T20:24:00-05:00 >2012-11-26T19:22:17-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/94/94e10018e6d31e8edc3fe09fd76d11cc.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;I would hate to stop the process and lose the momentum, especially since a lot of time, money, and effort has been expended on this memorial,&rdquo; he wrote. &ldquo;However, given the continued opposition with the Eisenhower family, I question whether we can ever resolve the differences ... and whether it would be in our best interest to continue to move forward.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/60782231/four-freedoms-park-and-modern-memorial-design Four Freedoms Park and Modern Memorial Design Places Journal 2012-11-05T17:47:00-05:00 >2012-11-05T22:20:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fd/fducxldjolh1cyks.jpg" width="514" height="263" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The creation of a public monument is a fraught business these days. That the pristine work of an architect nearly 40 years dead should rise intact, in today&rsquo;s contentious political, legal and aesthetic climate, is a wonder. And how timely it is that the legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt should be honored in such eloquent fashion at a moment when powerful political forces in this country seek to dismantle it.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Why is the design of memorials so fraught? Belmont Freeman reviews the design and politics of diverse memorials to American presidents, with a focus on Four Freedoms Park in New York City, the memorial to Franklin Roosevelt designed by Louis Kahn that opened last month.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/45468130/maya-lin-invites-and-challenges-visitors-to-her-website-to-help-improve-earth-s-well-being Maya Lin invites and challenges visitors to her website to help improve Earth's well-being Archinect 2012-04-18T19:46:00-04:00 >2012-04-18T19:49:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y1/y1lzorp65zymb0u8.jpg" width="514" height="361" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Ms. Lin conceived "What Is Missing?" as the fifth, and last, of her memorial projects, which began with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial built on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in 1982.</p></em><br /><br /><p> If you're looking for something to do on Earth Day, consider a visit to <a href="http://www.whatismissing.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.whatismissing.net</a>, the site developed by noted artist and activist Maya Lin that launches its second stage Sunday.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/42440914/i-like-ike-and-his-memorial I Like Ike (and His Memorial) davvid 2012-03-23T14:39:00-04:00 >2012-03-27T12:56:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9d/9dzakq8227rrgb5e.jpg" width="256" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"What has fueled the Eisenhower memorial controversy in the media are the public pronouncements of two of the president&rsquo;s granddaughters, Susan and Anne Eisenhower, who have proclaimed themselves dissatisfied with the design. Understandably, their position is being taken seriously. Yet I am concerned that the growing public brouhaha will ultimately weaken the memorial design."</p></em><br /><br /><p> Witold Ribczynski&nbsp;adds&nbsp;his opinion and some&nbsp;new&nbsp;information to the&nbsp;Eisenhower Memorial design&nbsp;debate&nbsp;with this&nbsp;Op-ed piece for The New York Times.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/42194204/frank-gehry-defends-eisenhower-memorial-design Frank Gehry defends Eisenhower memorial design Archinect 2012-03-21T11:18:00-04:00 >2012-03-21T21:23:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9b/9bd25538fd98f8bd27a8e8557a8aeb65.jpg" width="514" height="331" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Frank Gehry didn't attend Monday's congressional hearing about his design for the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington. But the Los Angeles architect sent a letter defending his controversial conception of the public memorial, while also stating that he is open to the idea of changes.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/36324207/studio-a-i-is-announced-winner-of-the-aids-memorial-park-competition studio a+i is announced winner of the AIDS Memorial Park competition Archinect 2012-01-30T13:25:00-05:00 >2012-01-30T18:09:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2c/2c63ey3pcx942w1o.jpg" width="514" height="332" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The act of memorializing the AIDS epidemic with a physical gesture goes beyond remembering and honoring the dead. AIDS is not a war, nor a disease conquered. There are no definite dates or victims. In our design process, we emphasize the changing and varied ways through which AIDS affects us personally and as a society. It is important to create a space that conveys our sense of solemn respect, remembrance and loss, without resorting to symbolism around a date, image, or names.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/23066078/eisenhower-family-calls-for-timeout-in-approval-of-memorial Eisenhower family calls for timeout in approval of memorial Archinect 2011-10-07T12:23:16-04:00 >2011-10-09T00:13:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9x/9xzv3ghh7002hvm4.jpg" width="514" height="265" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The world&rsquo;s most-famous architect sailed into a storm of old-fashioned Washington controversy this week. At a public conversation Wednesday at the National Archives, Frank Gehry encountered hostile questions from audience members about his designs for a memorial to Dwight David Eisenhower planned for a prominent spot on Independence Avenue, just south of the Mall.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/18243346/dispersed-memorial dispersed memorial Archinect 2011-08-26T15:04:14-04:00 >2011-08-26T15:06:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ai/aigwdn0usroqrgc0.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On September 11, 2010 fieldoffice launched an effort that will acknowledge lives lost during the tragedy of September 11, 2001 as well as reconstruct as many views of the city&rsquo;s lost skyline. Thousands of glass plates, inscribed with a written dedication to a victim and an outline of the missing skyline, will populate New York City from anywhere in the city that the towers would have been visible.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/16946564/on-the-9-11-memorial-and-its-disappointments On the 9/11 memorial and its disappointments. Nam Henderson 2011-08-15T09:41:19-04:00 >2011-08-15T12:15:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5x/5xg65lt689lvtvtp.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>What hit me there was the awful anticlimax of repetition. A singular moment, the Big Bang that launched a fearful decade, is marked by d&eacute;j&agrave; vu. &ldquo;Never forget,&rdquo; this monument exhorts&mdash;and then says it again</p></em><br /><br /><p> Justin Davidson reviews&nbsp;Michael Arad's almost completed 9/11 memorial. He finds that while the original concept was noteworthy for its poetic simplicity,&nbsp;a thicket of bureaucracies, budgets, rules, security fears, agendas, and political interests have dogged virtually every step of the redevelopment. This has resulted in a &nbsp;space which "<strong>has an uncertain vibe. Its equilibrium will depend on an ongoing negotiation between those who consider it a public square and those who yearn for decorum and remembrance.</strong>"</p> <p> An LA Times review, by Christopher Hawthorne was <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/16539111/water-on-at-wtc-memorial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">previously posted to Archinect</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/13289482/9-11-memorial-nears-completion-ending-complicated-contentious-process 9/11 Memorial Nears Completion, Ending Complicated, Contentious Process Archinect 2011-07-14T01:13:42-04:00 >2011-07-14T01:13:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3f/3ffb974e5688df98174c4d1b5837ba6b.jpg" width="445" height="280" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, the National September 11th Memorial will open to the public. This event marks the end of a process that began with an international design competition that yielded 5,201 submissions from 63 nations.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/7366524/winner-of-the-tianjin-samaranch-memorial-museum-competition Winner of the Tianjin Samaranch Memorial Museum Competition Alexander Walter 2011-05-23T14:01:00-04:00 >2012-11-01T15:26:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c6/c6jsae7ymtpahwmn.jpg" width="514" height="324" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Brooklyn/Copenhagen-based HAO / Holm Architecture Office in collaboration with Archiland Beijing, Kragh &amp; Berglund landscape architects, and engineering consultants Cowi Beijing, has won first prize in a competition to design the Samaranch Memorial Museum in Tianjin, China.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>