Ned Cramer's Dialogue

  • Professional Celebrities

    It's hard to believe that pay rates are solid amid so much uncertainty.

  • We Know It's Not Pretty

    Stanley Tigerman's new homeless shelter, the Pacific Garden Mission, probably won't win any awards for aesthetics. To be perfectly candid, it's rather spare, if not down right ugly. I think Tigerman would agree. "This

  • Philip Johnson needs money

    Johnson and his late partner, the collector David Whitney, left the glass house estate in less-than-perfect condition.

  • Resist the Urge

    Everybody's talking recession. As this issue of ARCHITECT went to press in late January, economists for financial giants like Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs were shifting their predictions from gloom to doom, the Asian and European stock markets had dipp

  • Baby Got Botox

    I'm not embarrassed to admit it I had a little work done over the holidays. Nothing drastic, mind you, just a nip here and a tuck there. Take a close look at this issue of ARCHITECT, and you'll see the results.

  • So, Gehry Got Sued ...

    Frank Gehry received a very public spanking in November when The Boston Globe revealed—on its front page, no less—that MIT was suing the architect for “providing deficient design services and drawings” for its $300 million Stata Center in Cambridge, Mass.

  • Practicing What They Preach, Quietly

  • I Want To Go To Yale

  • Don't Forget to Brush

  • The Great Leap Backward

    Everybody has a doomsday scenario these days. Climate change. Peak oil. Unchecked immigration. Big government. Nuclear conflict.



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