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  1. Skyscraper! Achievement and Impact

    Skyscraper! Achievement and Impact

    Review

    by Paul Orselli Published July 20 2007

    Given the monumental scope, both literally and figuratively, of the subject matter, the new Skyscaper exhibition at LSC delivers on both the design and content fronts. The visual design of the gallery is striking. Very large (and tall!)...

  2. Old Masters Picture Gallery in Second Life

    Old Masters Picture Gallery in Second Life

    Review

    by Jim Spadaccini Published September 19 2007

    Second Life for those who haven't heard of it, is a popular, Internet-based virtual world. Registered users create their own avatars, interact with other users, and even build structures and spaces. I've ventured into Second Life (abbreviated as...

  3. Museum of Civilization: Water and Stone

    Museum of Civilization: Water and Stone

    Review

    by Wendy Pollock Published July 29 2007

    The spectacular view down into the Grand Hall with its totem poles and house fronts is the iconic experience at Ottawa's Museum of Civilization/Musee des Civilisations. What the photographs don't convey is how it feels to come upon the hall as you move...

  4. Skyscraper!: Achievement and Impact

    Skyscraper!: Achievement and Impact

    Case Study

    by Wayne LaBar Published June 09 2008

    As technological inventions, skyscrapers define the large cities of the global society and our local community. These amazing structures incorporate engineering solutions in their construction and provide abundant opportunities to highlight many...

  5. Thomas Jefferson Building

    Thomas Jefferson Building

    Review

    by theresa keefe Published February 17 2010

    When I am in an exhibition I have a burning desire to touch objects. I want to take a magnifying glass to them and scrutinize the surface. I want to know how and why it was made. I want to know what is soooo great about this object that it is under a...

  6. Oxford University Museum of Natural History

    Oxford University Museum of Natural History

    Review

    by Eric Leyland Published August 01 2011

    If you get to Oxford England be sure to visit the Oxford University Museum of Natural History The building was designed by Thomas Newenham Deane and Benjamin Woodward and built between 1855 and 1860. It is a wonderful example of neo-Gothic...

  7. Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion

    Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion

    Review

    by Megan Holland Published March 26 2012

    Zaha Hadid is one of the world’s influential designers. Born in Iraq and working from Britain, Zaha is known for her innovative architecture and product design. She was awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, the first woman to receive the...