County Council again postpones decision on potential Scientology-affiliated center

The Frederick County Council voted Tuesday night to delay a decision on the site, also known as Trout Run, for at least one month. The council is considering adding Trout Run to the county’s historic register. The Board of Zoning Appeals will allow the property owner to alter the site, which would not be permitted… Read More County Council again postpones decision on potential Scientology-affiliated center

Second spring looms at National Wildflower Centre

Maggie Mullan Architects, Purcell and K2 have been shortlisted for a framework masterplan at the National Wildflower Centre on Merseyside.The news comes almost exactly six years after Ian Simpson’s practice won a more ambitious RIBA competition for a signature building at the centre in Knowsley, near Liverpool. That won planning but was later mothballed because… Read More Second spring looms at National Wildflower Centre

Renegade Helsinki competition winners announced

The winners of Michel Sorkin’s renegade anti-Guggenheim contest for Helsinki’s waterfront have been announced.The US architect and writer launched the Next Helsinki ideas competition with a group of Finnish artists as a protest against the city’s decision to host a Guggenheim museum on a prime plot. Sorkin branded Guggenhim “the cultural equivalent of Starbucks” and… Read More Renegade Helsinki competition winners announced