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Steven Holl, The Forgotten High Line Planner

Blogger Miss Representation analyzes Ourousoff's first piece of architecture criticism for the Times, taking him to task for his lack of attention paid to Steven Holl, the longtime High Line-obsessed architect passed over as master planner:

Diller + Scofidio have realized a small number of impressive and complex projects, but they simply don't have the grace of handling materials and light that Holl does. Or, at least, they haven't had a chance to show it yet. Given his history with the site, the elegant and pragmatic solution he submitted, his role as an ardent voice for innovative urban interventions, and his clear distinction as being the best architect in town, being passed over is a clearly disappointing decision, one that the new kid would have been wise to acknowlege.
· You won't have old Herbert to kick around anymore [Miss Representation]
· Steven Holl Architects High Line Plan [Friends of the High Line]