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Overseen by Robert Whitcomb. December 9, at The Libeskind tower was unbuildable, structurally speaking. But if not, more buildings of shorter stature could have been built.

Just look at the earliest phases of the rebuild. Judith Dupre Joe Woolhead. All of the late-stage finalists were stinkers. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Through this kaleidoscopic display of refracted light and color, the tower insists on the present unrepeatable moment and, for that reason, is forever new. There is a photo in which small massing studies of One stand as if waiting their turn to strut down the runway. The innovative safety features of One helped to turn that meme around, just as the superior sustainability of traditional architecture might someday end up hammering nails into the coffin of modern architecture.

It is an important disagreement, but one that hardly diminishes my respect for your own accomplishment in writing the book. In terms of actual roof height, the Sears is still taller. December 9, at 1: Biography of the Building is like that book on steroids. My freelance writing and editing on that topic and others addresses issues of design and culture locally and globally.

And like any good coffee-table book, it is filled with extraordinary photographs. I do not like the building. It is no schlump of a building. For the first time in a long time, perhaps ever, the public was discussing architecture and planning.