If the crisp fall air whets our mental appetite, two architectural tours and one blockbuster exhibit will go far to satisfy it.
I am not sure what I expected when I walked inside the venerable Foshay Tower last week, but it wasn’t oversized black fake-fur chairs with silver legs, shimmery beaded lamps and pink light washing the lobby ceilings.
Catch the energy and fast-paced reports of the “Solutions for the Other 90%” panel that brought home the ideas in the “Design for the Other 90%” exhibit at Walker Art Center.
By Linda Mack | Tuesday, July 29, 2008
There’s a revolution in the world of design, and a little village at the Walker Art Center shows just how that movement is leading to innovations for the “Other 90%.”
By Linda Mack | Tuesday, April 1, 2008 Ralph Rapson went from wunderkind of the Modern movement to revered dean of Minnesota’s architectural community.
Frank Gehry’s Winton Guest House in Orono is being donated to the University of St. Thomas
By Linda Mack
Architecture and design experts love to look down on suburbia.
At 5 p.m. Saturday, volunteers will start lowering candles into 31 ice columns arrayed in a semi-circle on Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis and lighting 120 luminaries on a 9-foot pyramid.
A lectures series on architectural masters kicks off Tuesday with historian Leon Satkowski’s look at the villas of 16th century Italian architect Andrea Palladio.
What architect made the most impact on the Twin Cities urban landscape in 2007?
Hands down, my nominee is Tom Oslund, who happens to be a landscape architect.
While every construction milestone for the new $480 million downtown Minneapolis ballpark for the Twins has been noted and dissected, on the other side of town the $288.5 million TCF Bank Stadium for the Gophers also has been a-building.
The first winter storm of the season made it too hard to drive to Southdale or Home Depot. So last Saturday, my husband, our 28-year-old daughter and I did the old-fashioned thing — we went downtown to go Christmas shopping.
Minneapolis architect Vince James is a man of few words and few projects, but all are worth paying attention to.
Last week’s opening of the Midtown Greenway bike and pedestrian bridge over Hiawatha Avenue marks several firsts.