edited by Sheila Kim -- Interior Design, 7/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
The Art of Shopping
The Orange County Museum of Art is relaunching its satellite gallery at the South Coast Plaza retail complex in Costa Mesa, California. Designed by Bauer & Wiley Architects, the 1,700-square-foot Orange Lounge will focus on new media. Opening July 31. . .
The University of Pennsylvania has started construction on Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects's Skirkanich Hall, a research and teaching facility for the bioengineering department. The 58,400-square-foot building's facade juxtaposes glass planes with hand-painted green glazed brick. . .
Interior Design senior editor Jen Renzi has written the introduction to Brayton + Hughes Design Studio: The Art of Interior Architecture (Edizioni Press). The book surveys this San Francisco firm's lyrically sophisticated output, from the nautical Schooner's Restaurant in California to the Moorish chalets of the Four Seasons Resort in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. . .
Kohler Co. and Interior Design joined forces to toast new products at a party in New York. The magazine's vice president and publisher, Mark Strauss, and editor in chief, Cindy Allen, joined Kohler kitchen-and-bath group president David Kohler in welcoming 450 guests. . .
Coming Attractions: Dallas
Following in Renzo Piano and I.M. Pei's footsteps, two more Pritzker Prize laureates are making a contribution to the Dallas cultural scene. The city has unveiled concepts for Norman Foster's Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House and Rem Koolhaas's Charles and Dee Wyly Theatre, both slated for 2009 completion. . .
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