Architecture

Flames and smoke rise from the Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh Building in London, early Saturday, June 16, 2018. A large blaze ripped through the building at the Glasgow School of Art late Friday, the second time in four years that fire has damaged the famed Scottish school. (Douglas Barrie/PA via AP)
June 16, 2018 - 3:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Firefighters sought to limit damage to the historic Glasgow School of Art Saturday, after a dramatic fire that ravaged it spread to neighboring properties and led to several evacuations. Officials said there was serious damage to the renowned Mackintosh Building, which was undergoing...
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In this June 7, 2018 photo, One World Trade Center towers over its neighbors, including 3 World Trade Center, center, an 80-story office building in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
June 10, 2018 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An 80-story office building set to open this week at the World Trade Center will be the third completed skyscraper at the site where the twin towers stood. Monday's ribbon-cutting for the 1,079-foot (329-meter) 3 World Trade Center marks a major step in the rebuilding of the site,...
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April 10, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Academy of Arts and Letters is condemning the "abhorrent" conduct of members facing sexual harassment allegations, but otherwise is declining to take further action. Authors Sherman Alexie and Garrison Keillor and architect Richard Meier are among the academy members...
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March 25, 2018 - 11:13 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In a story March 24 about the death of Venezuelan musical educator Jose Antonio Abreu, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Abreu was 79 at the time of his death. He was 78. A corrected version of the story is below Creator of Venezuelan youth orchestras Abreu...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:15 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is planting 10 chapels in the woods of one of Venice's lagoon islands for its first-ever contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, the Vatican's culture minister, unveiled plans for "Vatican Chapels" on Tuesday, saying the project...
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India's Balkrishna Doshi who won the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize poses for the Associated Press at his home in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He is the first from India to win architecture's highest honor in the prize's 40-year history. The award was announced Wednesday by Tom Pritzker of the Chicago-based Hyatt Foundation. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
March 07, 2018 - 2:57 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Architect and educator Balkrishna Doshi, best-known for his innovative work designing low-cost housing, has been awarded the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the first Indian to win architecture's highest honor in its 40-year history. The award was announced Wednesday by Tom...
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FILE- In this Aug. 10, 2017 file photo, a construction worker walks in front of the St. Nicholas National Shrine in New York. Work on the Greek Orthodox church destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks next to the World Trade Center memorial plaza has been temporarily suspended by the construction company. It comes amid financial difficulties and questions over how funds have been managed. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 26, 2017 - 7:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Construction on a Greek Orthodox church to replace one that was crushed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been temporarily suspended amid rising costs and questions over how donations have been managed. The St. Nicholas National Shrine next to the World Trade Center memorial plaza was to...
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November 02, 2017 - 3:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of public controversy and debate, work is finally beginning on a massive memorial to President Dwight Eisenhower. A groundbreaking ceremony Thursday morning marked the start of the project, plagued for years by a bitter fight over the memorial's design and aesthetics...
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Rich Cherry, Chief Operating Officer of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, stands at the construction site of their new museum under construction, at a media tour, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Academy is naming its main building in honor of Cheryl and Haim Saban, who donated $50 million to the project. (AP Photo/Sandy M. Cohen)
September 27, 2017 - 6:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The film academy is naming its main museum building in honor of Cheryl and Haim Saban, who have donated $50 million to the project. The historic May Company building on Wilshire Boulevard's Miracle Mile will now be known as the Saban Building, officials from the Academy Museum of...
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In this Aug. 10, 2017 photo, the St. Nicholas National Shrine, center, designed by renowned architect Santiago Calatrava, is under construction at the World Trade Center in New York. It is replacing a tiny Greek Orthodox church that was crushed by the Trade Center's south tower during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 08, 2017 - 12:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Greek Orthodox church taking shape next to the World Trade Center memorial plaza will glow at night like a marble beacon when it opens sometime next year. It also will mark another step in the long rebuilding of New York's ground zero. The St. Nicholas National Shrine, designed by...
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