Architecture

Director of the Valentine museum Bill Martin gestures as he looks over one of the proposals for changes to Confederate statues on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. A new exhibit in Richmond showcases designs and ideas on what to do with Richmond's Confederate monuments. Local artists hope the exhibit will spark conversations about how to accurately document the city's history while not glorifying Confederate leaders. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 09, 2019 - 11:39 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — They are towering figures, larger-than-life statues that honor heroes of a bygone era. The Confederate leaders memorialized on Richmond's Monument Avenue were once revered, but have become flashpoints in a national debate about how symbols of slavery and white supremacy should...
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In this photo taken in 2013, architect Arata Isozaki is interviewed. Isozaki, credited with bringing together the East and West in his innovative designs, has been awarded this year’s Pritzker Architecture Prize, known internationally as the highest honor in the field. The 2019 prize was announced Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (Kyodo News via AP)
March 05, 2019 - 10:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, credited with bringing together the East and West in his innovative designs, has been awarded this year's Pritzker Architecture Prize, known internationally as the highest honor in the field. The 2019 prize was announced Tuesday by the jury of the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 file photo cars are blocked on the Morandi highway bridge after a section of it collapsed, in Genoa, northern Italy. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violent storm, leaving vehicles crushed in rubble below. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
December 18, 2018 - 1:11 pm
MILAN (AP) — Genoa's mayor on Tuesday announced that a 202-million-euro ($229 million) project by hometown architect Renzo Piano inspired by a naval ship has been chosen to replace the Morandi Bridge that collapsed last summer, killing 43 people. The project will be carried out by three Italian...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2002, file photo, Stan Lee, 79, creator of comic-book franchises such as "Spider-Man," "The Incredible Hulk" and "X-Men," smiles during a photo session in his office in Santa Monica, Calif. Comic book genius Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
November 12, 2018 - 2:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95. Lee was declared dead at Cedars-Sinai...
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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 file photo, U2 singer Bono waves good-bye to the media after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France. Trump has sought to slash hundreds of millions from U.S. funding for AIDS programs, but Bono tells The Associated Press that members of Congress, “right and left,” have so far turned him down. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
November 05, 2018 - 7:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Bono has a message for the U.S. Congress: Thanks for ignoring President Donald Trump. Trump has sought to slash hundreds of millions of dollars from U.S. funding for AIDS programs at home and abroad, but the U2 frontman says members of Congress "have so far turned down this president'...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 1 2018, photo provided by HGTV, members of the "The Brady Bunch" cast from left to right, Maureen McCormack, Christopher Knight, Susan Olsen, Mike Lookinland, Eve Plumb and Barry Williams pose in front of the original Brady home in the Studio City neighborhood in Los Angeles. The cast members gathered Thursday at the home that was featured in the opening and closing of the sitcom. HGTV purchased the home in the Studio City neighborhood in Los Angeles for its new series, "A Very Brady Renovation." HGTV plans to expand the home without compromising its street view and reimagine the show's interior design. The program is set to premiere in September 2019. (Courtesy of HGTV via AP)
November 02, 2018 - 10:29 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marcia, Marcia, Marcia was in the house. Six cast members of "The Brady Bunch" gathered Thursday in Los Angeles at the home that was featured in the opening and closing of the sitcom. HGTV purchased the home in the Studio City neighborhood in Los Angeles for its new series, "A...
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In this Dec. 31, 2017 photo, Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen stands near the field before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Seattle. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. He was 65. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
October 16, 2018 - 1:14 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. He died in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2001 file photo, Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen appears in a suite in the team's stadium in Seattle. Allen, billionaire owner of the Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks and Microsoft co-founder, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at age 65. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, had returned. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
October 15, 2018 - 7:09 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. He died in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, his...
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Model Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann, left, poses with her mother actress Isabella Rossellini as they wear creations as part of the Dolce & Gabbana women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, unveiled during the Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 23, 2018 - 1:56 pm
MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are embracing women of all shapes, sizes and ages, even if the young, thin model prevailed during this week's previews for next spring and summer. Marni's runway included women of different sizes while Dolce & Gabbana continued their embrace of models in a range of...
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FILE - In this April 1991 file photo, architect Robert Venturi poses in his office in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia, with a model of a new hall for the Philadelphia Orchestra in background. Venturi, who turned austere modern design on its ear, ushering in postmodern complexity with the dictum "Less is a bore," has died. He was 93. His family released a statement on his firm’s website saying Venturi died at home in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, after a brief illness, and was surrounded by his wife and son. (AP Photo/George Widman, File)
September 20, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Architect Robert Venturi, who rejected austere modern design and instead ushered in postmodern complexity with the dictum "Less is a bore," has died. He was 93. His family released a statement on his firm's website saying Venturi died at home in Philadelphia on Tuesday after a...
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