Alex is the assistant editor at Architectural Record. A native New Yorker, she has worked in marketing and communications for New York-based architecture firms and has written for Architect’s Newspaper. Alex holds a master’s degree in design criticism from the School of Visual Arts and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.
In a 53 to 32 vote on November 30, the Helsinki City Council rejected a proposal to build Paris-based Moreau Kusunoki Architectes’ design for a new Guggenheim satellite museum on the Finnish capital’s waterfront.
The clients wanted the house—which is situated on a ravine near the city center—to have a strong connection between indoor and outdoor spaces, and to encompass a modernist sensibility, with every space and site line being fully considered.