Joseph G. Brin, Architect & Writer

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Something old, something new

In Architecture on May 21, 2012 at 7:50 pm

New York City’s Le Bernadin was the tres chic restaurant venue for a recent press luncheon held to announce the opening of the new Barnes Art Museum in Philadelphia. A narrow stairway off West 51st Street led up to a not very large room. Circular tables ringed with top-flight design journalists and editors were packed in like proverbial sardines. “I’d rather be working on a building,” said Tod Williams, partner in Williams/Tsien Architects, smiling under his breath (try it sometime) as he approached his table dressed in the requisite black…

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“Reflecting Path”
Photograph: Joseph G. Brin © 2012