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Corbusier in Providence?

This building design was sent by the famous Andres Duany – whose firm, DPZ, helped JWU masterplan its downtown Providence campus between 1994 and 2005 – under the subject line “This could have been the Johnson & Wales building.” He sent the image in response to my blog post “First on 195 land,” and the building has a certain appeal, even though, as Duany points out, it was designed by Le Corbusier – doubtless before he drank (indeed concocted the recipe for) the modernist Kool Aid. 40 more words


First onto 195 land

First reported this week in the Providence Business News, Johnson & Wales University has proposed the first new building to arise on land near downtown Providence freed by the relocation of Route 195. 471 more words

Urbanism And Planning

Meat Cutting Lecture: Day 3

I tired to videotape the entire lecture but the memory on my phone became full. Check out my blog, www.letustalkaboutfood.tumblr.com, for daily updates about my experience at Johnson & Wales University :) .