Archinect - News 2015-11-30T17:51:29-05:00 Starchitect César Pelli Buys $17.5M San Remo Apartment from John Leguizamo’s Mother-in-Law Alyssa Alimurung 2015-07-30T14:46:00-04:00 >2015-07-31T13:14:36-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Starchitect C&eacute;sar Pelli and his wife Diana Balmori have bought a $17.5 million apartment at the San Remo, according to city records released today. And the seller of the 4,900-square-foot, 12-room residence is Rona Maurer, John Leguizamo&rsquo;s mother-in-law who was recently involved in a lawsuit claiming she was covering up the sale of the home to keep her stepdaughter from getting any of the profits.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Let's talk about money in architecture Alexander Walter 2015-02-25T13:00:00-05:00 >2015-02-26T22:31:21-05:00 <img src="" width="480" height="640" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Although money is often seen as a taboo topic in art schools, a group of Yale alumni is urging professional architects to place more value on the relationship between money and architecture. The Yale Architectural Journal&rsquo;s latest edition, titled &ldquo;Money,&rdquo; discusses the controversial role of money in the field of architecture. [...] ranging from Frank Gehry to Yale School of Architecture Professor Keller Easterling, the issue urges architects to reconsider the financial side of their work.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More about&nbsp;<em>Perspecta 47: Money</em> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> A Stunning Survey Of Pics By Eero Saarinen's In-House Photog Archinect 2012-08-15T15:02:00-04:00 >2012-08-20T20:56:50-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In 1954, a young Hungarian went to work with Eero Saarinen in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. As his then colleague, Cesar Pelli, describes him: &ldquo;[He] was a small sensation: he had a fur-trimmed coat, a homburg, and a Van Dyke beard.&rdquo;... He had been a distinguished architectural student at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, in Paris, and a draftsman under Le Corbusier... he was quickly tapped as the in-house photographer, creating pictures that became indelible symbols of the Mad Men age of Modernism.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Cesar Pelli's that 70's dream is about to come true Orhan Ayyüce 2011-05-07T14:56:00-04:00 >2012-10-19T14:07:16-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="182" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> When architect <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cesar Pelli</a> built his aka <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">'Blue Whale'</a> Pacific Design Center in 1975, West Coast officially declared it was going to be the center of the decorating universe. Almost forty years later and with the addition of green and red compartments, that primary shaped colorful dream is nearly and retroactively fullfilled. One potential problem is,&nbsp;centrally&nbsp;located design showrooms are also so yesterday and there are floors of&nbsp;vacant&nbsp;office spaces everywhere in the city.&nbsp;</p>