Santiago Calatrava has substantially altered his proposal for a spiraling, 2,000-foot Chicago skyscraper. “With the needle-thin broadcast antenna gone and its airspace replaced by sellable condo space, this is practically a whole new building,” Blair Kamin writes. “At root, the question about the revised plan (which now stands at 160 stories rather than the 150 the developer announced last week) is this: Has Calatrava turned new functional and financial requirements to his advantage — or has he sold out the integrity of the original design?”
A 2000-year-old device is so complex it was easily a thousand years ahead of its time. “Every discovery about the device has raised new questions. Who built the device, and for what purpose? Why did the technology behind it disappear for the next thousand years? What does the device tell us about ancient Greek culture?”
Actually it’s more than just a new look. The entire website has been rebuilt from the ground up. Why change something that’s simple and easy to use and has worked well for the past four years? Content management systems have advanced considerably since we last rebuilt ArtsJournal, and the new system will allow us more flexibility in compiling and delivering ArtsJournal.