Archinect - News 2015-04-25T02:37:02-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/118199171/clinton-s-keynote-boston-s-olympics-and-california-s-bullet-train-groundbreaking-weekly-news-round-up-for-january-5-2015 Clinton's keynote, Boston's Olympics, and California's bullet train groundbreaking: Weekly News Round-Up for January 5, 2015 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-01-12T15:33:00-05:00 >2015-01-27T18:36:05-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1z/1z2rr2tiosomhpc2.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>Friday, January 9:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Boston wins U.S. Olympic Committee's bid for 2024 Games" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/117960873/boston-wins-u-s-olympic-committee-s-bid-for-2024-games" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Boston wins U.S. Olympic Committee's bid for 2024 Games</a>: Beating out Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC, Boston's Olympic campaign estimates it can finance the Games with $4.5B in private funds and $5B or so in publicly-funded infrastructural projects.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Thursday, January 8:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title='Archinect Sessions is back with Episode 11, "Another year, Another Architecture", with the multi-talented Mitch McEwen' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/117886154/archinect-sessions-is-back-with-episode-11-another-year-another-architecture-with-the-multi-talented-mitch-mcewen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Sessions is back with Episode 11, "Another year, Another Architecture", with the multi-talented Mitch McEwen</a>: Mitch talks opportunity and collaboration in Detroit, and opines on architecture's shifting professional identity.</li><li><a title="Five firms shortlisted for Mackintosh Library renovation after devastating fire" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/117883736/five-firms-shortlisted-for-mackintosh-library-renovation-after-devastating-fire" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Five firms shortlisted for Mackintosh Library renovation after devastating fire</a>: Glasgow School of Art will choose between&nbsp;Avanti Architects, John McAslan + Partners, LDN Architects LLP, Page \ Park Architects and Purcell by the end of March 2015.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Wednesday, January 7:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Driving in the US is coming to a standstill, and that's a good thing" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/117809048/driving-in-the-us-is-coming-to-a-standstill-and-that-s-a-good-thing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Driving in the US is coming to a standstill, and that's a good thing</a>: The Federal Highway Administration released a report anticipating no-change in driving per capita, which means less money al...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/26773672/christo-s-colorado-over-the-river-project-wins-federal-approval Christo's Colorado 'Over the River' project wins federal approval Archinect 2011-11-08T17:08:29-05:00 >2011-11-08T20:00:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9f/9fbc8ef920cfffbd21aeb48dbd25e5eb.jpg" width="514" height="402" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>There are many ways to measure the massiveness of &ldquo;Over the River,&rdquo; the project that artist Christo is championing for Colorado's Arkansas River Valley. Amount of fabric: 5.9 miles. Cost: Up to $50 million. Size of environmental impact statement: 1,686 pages.</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>