Archinect - News 2014-09-17T15:46:45-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/63332548/philharmonic-board-has-to-man-up-pick-an-architect Philharmonic Board Has to Man Up, Pick an Architect Archinect 2012-12-13T12:14:00-05:00 >2012-12-16T22:02:05-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/80/800gyhgu5qud65aa.jpg" width="514" height="298" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Hopes rose when the Norman Foster firm was hired to overhaul the 2,700-seat hall on the north side of New York&rsquo;s Lincoln Center. That was in 2005, and nothing came of it. Is there a future for the jinxed hall? Perhaps. The success of Lincoln Center&rsquo;s $1.2 billion remodeling -- from the jauntily tilting lawn and the space-age fountain, to the electronic come- ons that zip across the outside stairs -- can only be inspirational.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Bloomerg's James S. Russell opines on his picks for a new architect, with a list that includes Diller Scofidio &amp; Renfro, Frank Gehry, Snohetta, and Jean Nouvel.</p>