The case for building 9 Freedom Towers in Tiananmen Square. The case for building 9 Freedom Towers in Tiananmen Square. The case for building 9 Freedom Towers in Tiananmen Square.
The Manufacturers Hanover Trust Building by Skidmore Owings and Merrill (1954). The Manufacturers Hanover Trust Building by Skidmore Owings and Merrill (1954). The Manufacturers Hanover Trust Building by Skidmore Owings and Merrill (1954). The Manufacturers Hanover Trust Building by Skidmore Owings and Merrill (1954).
The Greenland Group Suzhou Center in Wujiang, China by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. The Greenland Group Suzhou Center in Wujiang, China by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. The Greenland Group Suzhou Center in Wujiang, China by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. The Greenland Group Suzhou Center in Wujiang, China by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
Cornell and Technion have just been awarded a coveted city grant to build their SOM-designed applied science campus on Roosevelt Island. Cornell and Technion have just been awarded a coveted city grant to build their SOM-designed applied science campus on Roosevelt Island. Cornell and Technion have just been awarded a coveted city grant to build their SOM-designed applied science campus on Roosevelt Island. Cornell and Technion have just been awarded a coveted city grant to build their SOM-designed applied science campus on Roosevelt Island.
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Took this on West 43rd Street today. Manufacturers Hanover is being denuded. If you want to know why this makes me so sad, read this (Ada Louise Huxtable) or this (me).
And Rem Koolhaas thinks preservation is ruining cities!

With the apparent exception of: 
“This phenomenon is coupled with another disturbing trend: the selective demolition of the most socially ambitious architecture of the 1960s and ’70s — the last period when architects were able to do large-scale public work — which has been condemned as a monstrous expression of Modernism.”

abitlate:

Took this on West 43rd Street today. Manufacturers Hanover is being denuded. If you want to know why this makes me so sad, read this (Ada Louise Huxtable) or this (me).

And Rem Koolhaas thinks preservation is ruining cities!

With the apparent exception of: 

This phenomenon is coupled with another disturbing trend: the selective demolition of the most socially ambitious architecture of the 1960s and ’70s — the last period when architects were able to do large-scale public work — which has been condemned as a monstrous expression of Modernism.”

Grey Group: ad men for architecture? 
Grey’s New York flagship - six floors inside the STUDIOS Architecture-renovated 200 Fifth Avenue - gets a new addition with a sprawling roof deck by Skidmore Owings & Merrill. 

Grey Group: ad men for architecture? 

Grey’s New York flagship - six floors inside the STUDIOS Architecture-renovated 200 Fifth Avenue - gets a new addition with a sprawling roof deck by Skidmore Owings & Merrill

mediocrephotos: Chicago
Great shot of the John Hancock Center building designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.

mediocrephotosChicago

Great shot of the John Hancock Center building designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.