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  1. soulbrotha

    Museum Plaza

    looks like things are moving along --------------------------------- When the radical design for Museum Plaza was unveiled in February, it caused a stir in architectural circles worldwide -- the celebrity architect and urban thinker Rem Koolhaas was proposing an unusual skyscraper for Louisville. In reality, Koolhaas had no role in the design. A young team of architects running his New York City office, headed by Joshua Prince Ramus, did all the work. Now, Ramus, 36, and his co-workers, including Erez Ella, 35, are breaking from Koolhaas and his Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) to form their own firm -- Ramus Ella Architects, or REX. The split, being announced today, is effective immediately. Though Museum Plaza will lose the star power of the Koolhaas name, the developers said it will not affect the proposed 61-story high-rise. Groundbreaking is planned for early next year. The developers recently announced they've hired Minneapolis-based Mortenson Co., which built the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, as construction manager. "It's a nonissue to us," said Steve Poe, who is developing Museum Plaza with attorney Craig Greenberg and husband and wife Steve Wilson and Laura Lee Brown. "Our mission in the beginning was to find the new young, cutting-edge architect.
  2. soulbrotha

    Signature Tower

    that may not be true. the multi million dollar peices of art on display and the Fine Arts Masters program with Uofl, as well as the stores and resturaunts will generate a lot of money as well.
  3. soulbrotha

    Signature Tower

    thats not true. It started as a museum.
  4. soulbrotha

    Museum Plaza

    i was downtown today so i went back to the exhibit for some more shots. sorry for the copyrights, i batch frame all my photos and thecopyright is automatically added to each photo. this was one of the previous deisgns close up of the base these were trial designs i suppose. going east on the freeway...this will be an amazing view. very close- close up...you can see little people in the windows lol view from the south looks like its angeled perfectly with humana and the aegon tower. from the east thats all folks
  5. soulbrotha

    Museum Plaza

    http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/conte...0223_523277.htm
  6. soulbrotha

    Museum Plaza

    well good for him
  7. soulbrotha

    Museum Plaza

    ....wha?
  8. soulbrotha

    Museum Plaza

    only 7 replies? Tennesee is really out doing us on this topic lol
  9. soulbrotha

    Museum Plaza

    i'll be there