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Friday Links

| Mar 15, 2013

  • The blockbuster for architectural historians this year is definitely Labrouste at MoMA. It opened this week and the exaltations have started rolling in. See video here to understand how a handful of American historians (Neil Levine, David Van Zanten, Barry Bergdoll) reshaped Labrouste. Labrouste at MoMa in 1975 was radical (Ecole des Beaux-Arts show). Will Labrouste in 2013 have a similar impact?
  • What if the entire world live in one city?
  • Two ways to build a bridge. On public-private-partnerships
  • Many fronts on the preservation of Post Offices. Follow Steve Hutkins' blog Save the Post Office.
  • Live in Downton Abbey for a week (Highclere Castle, Newbury) or read this new architectural history of the Edwardian country house
  • ... or just live with less

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