- Shigeru Ban's designs for the westside's Metal Shutter Houses condominiums. Nine duplex apartments that can be opened to the elements (Westside Highway).
- The opening of CB2 in SoHo is now scheduled for late Ocotber (originally scheduled for Labor Day weekend).
- New work from Memphis-founder Ettore Sottsass at Chelsea's Friedman Benda gallery.
- MoMA's symposium to help preserve Russian Modernism is on Sept. 28 and 29.
- David Rockwell's paper and felt-like wall-coverings for Maya Romanoff.
(Pics: DBOX, Erik and Petra Hesmerg, Richard Pare)