Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Inga Saffron

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Inga Saffron is the Architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

 
Read Inga's blog Changing Skyline
Latest post: Gardening the City - 10/17/2013
04/23/2015
NEW YORK - The public may go gaga for the museum designs of Frank Gehry, but museum directors prefer Renzo Piano, the Italian minimalist who just completed an expansive new home for the Whitney Museum of American Art overlooking the High Line.
 
Changing Skyline: A sign that no one is in Center City's corner
04/17/2015
Having lived through the rise of postmodernism and watched its ironic, pop-art treatment of classical forms filter through the culture - to the point where every strip mall was designed with a flattened pediment over the entrance - I never expected to feel any sympathy for that unfortunate architectural style. But after its champion Michael Graves died last month, I realized I finally have enough distance to look at the period's buildings as historical objects.
 
Local ceramics studio creates custom dishes for restaurants
 
Changing Skyline: A sign that no one is in Center City's corner
 
A pint-sized place for a pint
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