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The Modernist House That’s Fighting for Its Life on Twitter  
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9/12/14 Posted 9/12/14

Its neighbors are trying to demolish it, but this modernist house in Raleigh, North Carolina is waging its own war... on Twitter Tweet thy neighbor as you would have her tweet you… unless she’s Gail Wiesner. Oakwood Modern House, the fun loving, Craftsman-style referencing, side-facing-front-door-having dream home of Architect/Owner Louis Cherry and his wife Marsha Gordon, has been fighting a now year-old existential battle with its traditionalist neighbor Gail Wiesner, who’... [more]

Japanese architect Toyo Ito wins Pritzker Prize  
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3/25/13 Posted 3/25/13

(Excerpt from 'Japanese architect Toyo Ito, 71, wins Pritzker Prize' posted by Christopher Hawthorne on Los Angeles Times on Mar. 17, 2013. Found here http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-japanese-architect-toyo-ito-71-wins-pritzker-prize-20130312,0,2719958.story)   The international prize, which is awarded each year to a living architect for significant achievement includes a $100,000 grant, a formal citation certificate, and since 1987, a bronze medallion. In a return to form for the most prestigious awa... [more]


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