The plan may be flawless, the booty priceless and the robbery perfectly executed. Yet art thieves seldom consider how they will get rich from their stolen masterpieces, art-crime experts said.
Foster + Partners, the architectural firm run by Norman Foster, was chosen to design the first full- block office tower on Manhattan’s Park Avenue to be built in almost 50 years, the developers said today.
“For people who have seen everything, this is something you haven’t seen yet,” billionaire Len Blavatnik told 150 dinner guests in Miami last week during the largest U.S. art fair.
Fernando Romero, billionaire Carlos Slim’s son-in-law, and U.K. architect Norman Foster are working together on a bid to design a Mexico City airport project.
Gil Dezer, a Miami-area developer, five years ago had 850 unsold condominiums on his hands and almost $500 million in loans coming due as credit markets froze and buyers disappeared.
A Cambridge University science laboratory last night won the U.K.’s top architecture award, the RIBA Stirling Prize, beating projects by Rem Koolhaas and the London 2012 Olympic Stadium.
A dense white grid made up of 27,000 elements has just gone up in London’s Hyde Park: It’s the Serpentine Gallery’s 2013 summer pavilion, designed by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto.
The latest design for the $210 million Whitney Museum of American Art looks like a top-heavy container ship run aground in Manhattan’s Chelsea district.
Rem Koolhaas has watched many a building project fall through in the course of his career. One he’d hate to see die is the construction of Europe.