Monthly archives: October 2011
Dezeen Wire: New York Times architecture reporter Michael Kimmelman gives a glowing account of the efforts being made by New York City's Department of Design and Construction to revitalise degraded public buildings and infrastructure.
He points to "a quiet revolution reshaping the city’s public architecture," adding that careful investment is having a positive impact on neighbourhoods that are often overlooked - The New York Times
Dezeen Wire: in his latest article in The Guardian, design critic Justin McGuirk explains how the Finnish government's use of design thinking offers an exemplar for other states and big businesses who need to generate creative solutions to large social problems.
Dezeen Wire: last week Dezeen reported on the opening of a new exhibition examining the creative processes of architecture practice OMA at the Barbican. Here's what the critics have been saying about the show. More »
Dezeen Wire: plans by football club West Ham United to move into London's Olympic Stadium after next year's Games have collapsed amid concerns over ongoing legal disputes. The stadium will now remain in public ownership, with prospective tenants paying an annual rent to the Olympic Park Legacy Company - BBC News
See all of our stories about the London Olympics here.