Archinect - News 2014-04-24T10:01:53-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/65516629/editor-s-picks-298 Editor's Picks #298 Nam Henderson 2013-01-15T11:43:00-05:00 >2013-01-15T23:56:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4a/4apq2s2jm009i6cf.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 14-year battle over the fate of the modern structure at the heart of Gettysburg National Military Park is over, as the National Park Service will begin demolishing the Richard Neutra designed Cyclorama building as soon as February. A disappointed Donna Sink argued "How can destroying what is truly a unique piece of art while allowing KFC to be visible from the battleground furthering our appreciation of the tragedy of this battle?"</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>News</strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/65286186/cyclorama-building-at-gettysburg-will-be-demolished" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><br> Amy Worden explained that the 14-year battle over the fate of the modern structure at the heart of Gettysburg National Military Park is over, as the National Park Service will begin demolishing the Richard Neutra designed Cyclorama building as soon as February</a>.</p> <p> A disappointed <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1906872/donna-sink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink</a> argued "<em>I've said this elsewhere but I want to say it here too: Detractors claim that this building is insensitive because it was built on the actual battlefield where soldiers died.&nbsp; I can't disagree completely with that sentiment...How can destroying what is truly a unique piece of art while allowing KFC to be visible from the battleground furthering our appreciation of the tragedy of this battle?</em>".&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u3/u35j2sgu3nr27s5n.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Bustler.net reported <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/65163142/nice-architects-wins-bratislava-s-parkhill-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the young Slovak firm, Nice Architects, has won the first prize in the architectural/urban design competition "Parkhill" aiming to transform the area of a former open air amphitheater in Bratislava, Slovakia</a>. Nice Architects' winning entry is a collaboration ...</p>