Pritzker Architecture Prize News
Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in Dubai
The Louvre Abu Dhabi opened to the public on Nov. 11, a project 10 years in the making. The ambitious venture, a partnership between the United Arab Emirates and France, involved 17 French cultural institutions and a $1.2 billion agreement to share the name and art of the world famous Louvre in
Made in China: The Green Futurism of Architect Ma Yansong
Chinese Architect Ma Yansong Has Taken the West by sSorm with His Creations
The Global Note: Cruise Nightmare - Redux…Getting Out Of Homs…Three Million Tons Of Tsunami Debris
COSTA CRUISE MESS – AGAIN -NIGHTMARE AT SEA…We’ll admit: when we first saw the bulletins yesterday, we figured, can’t be that bad; must just be the name that’s getting interest. But while no passengers have been hurt, seems fair to say the Costa company –...
The Presidential Planner
ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: After receiving his regular daily briefings President Obama will meet with the House Democratic Caucus in the East Room of the White House. Today's meeting comes just one day after his meeting with the House...
10 great places to see the super side of Dallas
Don't think the North Texas metropolis is only about gridiron grudge matches, says Tim Rogers, editor of D Magazine . Venture beyond the Arlington stadium hosting Super Bowl XLV, and you'll find not only the glitz of Dallas, but also welcoming neighborhoods and residents. "People who haven't been
Rome Makes Room for Modern Art
The city known for its ancient monuments and baroque churches finally has two new contemporary art galleries worthy of the name, both designed by foreign women. The MAXXI gallery in Rome will open its futuristic doors to the public Sunday. The Museum of Art for the XXIst century is one of a few
Discover the 'Prada Transformer'
Put together a mix of Italian fashion house Prada 's radicalism, the world-renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas' deconstructivism, the award-winning Mexican film director Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu, magical touches by Swedish and Japanese curators, and South Korean engineering skills. The result
San Francisco itineraries: One day, weekend or week
While it's certainly true that San Francisco is a city best savored slowly and not slurped down in one big gulp, it's also true that no amount of time spent in the City by the Bay is wasted time. The following itineraries will help you make the most of your stay, whether you've got a day, a weekend
New Art Center in Madrid Opens
MADRID, Spain (AP) — Madrid's thriving world of art got a new addition with the inauguration of the CaixaForum cultural center, a seven-story brick and cast iron complex located in the heart of the city's art triangle. The complex, just minutes from the renowned Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen
Architect Philip Johnson Dies at 98
Architect Philip Johnson, who is credited with bringing some of the ideas of European modern design to the United States and transforming them into a uniquely American form, has died at his home in New Canaan, Conn. He was 98. Among his most famous designs are the Glass House, his own home in New