edited by Sheila Kim -- Interior Design, 2/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
Montreal's Canadian Centre for Architecture has named its new lecture competition, the James Stirling Memorial Lectures on the City, in honor of the Pritzker-winning urbanist. An international jury of architects and urban planners will announce the winner this spring. . .
The Art of Tile
Urbanglass, a nonprofit artist-access glass center in Brooklyn, New York, shines the spotlight on glass-mosaic tile giant Bisazza. "Italian Mosaic Design" showcases a dozen works employing the company's tiles, including Alessandro Mendini's hand sculpture. Opens March 1 at the Robert Lehman Gallery. . .
Let It Snow
Following previews in Venice and New York—and the pages of Interior Design—"The Snow Show" is finally opening in northern Finland. Tadao Ando's creation is among 30 snow and ice structures going on display from February 12 to March 31. . .
CA Boom: A Festival of Contemporary Residential Design invites trade and consumers to discover product offerings and tour celebrated California houses. March 25 to 28 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. . .
Some tears may be shed when New York's Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art relocates from its 1858 landmark building to a new academic center in the East Village. The sadness is sure to be fleeting, though. Morphosis principal Thom Mayne is designing the new digs. . .