Category Archives: May/June 2012

Field Notes

Cannon To Design Student Recreation Center Cannon Design has been commissioned to design the University of Louisville’s new student recreation center. The new facility will provide indoor and outdoor activity space for residential and commuter students at the university’s Belknap Campus. Building components include a three-court gymnasium stacked on top of a three-court recreational gym, a weight/fitness areas, a multi-use activity court, four raquetball courts, a fitness lab, three classrooms, two group exercise rooms, a spinning room, jogging track, sports … Continue reading

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Publisher’s Note: Pointers

Yesterday was Mother’s Day – a busy day in our home as we honor the three women in our family who make life special. Fresh off the hugs, kisses, and reminiscing that takes place on this special day, I sat down in my chair, flipped to the first story I needed to proof, and started reminiscing again. I couldn’t help it. Our intrepid John Kneer had written a compelling overview of an ambitious project he recently completed for the city … Continue reading

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Lotus In Motion

The Specs Location: Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia Artist: Gordon Halloran (www.gordonhalloran.com) Amenities: Halloran’s free-floating watercolor installations, “Lotus In Motion,” grace gardens such as this one in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Halloran has also collaborated with French designer Eliane Cumet on an exhibition of Lotus en Mouvement for Jardinsjardin, a celebration of design, garden and exterior spaces held at the Tuilieres Garden outside the Louvre in Paris May 31-June 3, 2012. (www.jardinsjardin.com) Cumet was a longtime director of PRO … Continue reading

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Pointers

Yesterday was Mother’s Day – a busy day in our home as we honor the three women in our family who make life special. Fresh off the hugs, kisses, and reminiscing that takes place on this special day, I sat down in my chair, flipped to the first story I needed to proof, and started reminiscing again. I couldn’t help it. Our intrepid John Kneer (“The Starting Point” page 30) had written a compelling overview of an ambitious project he … Continue reading

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On The Edge Of Spectacular

The earliest documented swimming pools include the “Great Bath” at Mohenjo-Daro, now Pakistan, pools built for military and athletic training by the ancient Greeks, and the famous Roman baths, built during the occupation of Britain by Emperor Claudius to stabilize and enclose the natural hot springs below. Pools have been a part of human civilization since the 3rd millennium B.C. Modern swimming pools began to appear in Britain as swimming clubs became popular in the mid-19th century. The concept expanded … Continue reading

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