From the intro:
Ahem. Moving along, he is cited as the architect of several major projects including
Oh, and the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, where his work was yesterday acclaimed as
That high praise comes in the settlement documents relating to the Kimmel Center’s $23 million lawsuit against the architect.
Not long ago, as you may remember, the Kimmel had a different view of the architect, if not of the building they ended up with. Viñoly, they said in court documents, is
Viñoly wasn’t commenting on the settlement yesterday, which is why this from today’s Artinfo.com interview is interesting if bewildering:
VINOLY: No, it has nothing to do with corporate…it has to do with the use of funds that have to be within logic, and that logic to me is what defines the capacity of an architect to produce a great idea, with less rather than more.
– Tom McGeveran