26 Sep '11, 6pm

Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation: The shops of Summerhill, Audax Architecture, Toronto The...

Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation: The shops of Summerhill, Audax Architecture, Toronto The...

The shops of Summerhill, Audax Architecture , Toronto The mixing of old and new is one of the toughest things to deal with in architecture. Do you try to blend in, doing faux old, or stand out in contrast? Does everything get perserved in amber or can old buildings lead new lives? Now Design Philadelphia and the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage have organized Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation to "pose questions about historic preservation in the 21st century" and look at these questions. Interface Studio Architects tried to deal with these issues with a proposal to add to the top of an historic silo in Philadelphia and didn't get very far; it was too frenetic for Philadelphia . Now Brian Phillips of Interface Studio Architects is curating the discussion. he explains: We will consider how, for example, can Philadelphia best use its historic built environme...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/gray-area-provoca...

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greenbiz.com 28 Sep '11, 5pm

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treehugger.com 26 Sep '11, 5pm

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