Knox Public Works gets sustainability award

Knox Public Works gets sustainability award

The Knox County Department of Engineering and Public Works was among winners of 2017 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards announced Wednesday by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

Soak Creek added to Cumberland Trail

Soak Creek added to Cumberland Trail

When George Lindemann first purchased property in Cumberland County, he intended to farm cattle. “Now, when I’m there, I go to hike or to paddle,” said Lindemann. “And I get people to come visit.”

Miami Herald: Arts community as well as businesses must consider impact of climate change

This past year, the Seine River in Paris nearly flooded its banks, forcing the Louvre to evacuate artwork from its first floor. But moving priceless works is costly and comes with the risk of damage. In New York, the Whitney Museum moved from its Madison Avenue location to a beautiful Hudson River venue. The architects were reported to have used a submarine-like waterproofing system. But those of us who live in Florida can absolutely testify to the fact that water has a mind of its own…

ARTNEWS: Bass Museum Announces Ten-Year Acquisitions Initiative, Starting with Work By Ugo Rondinone and Sylvie Fleury

ARTNEWS: Bass Museum Announces Ten-Year Acquisitions Initiative, Starting with Work By Ugo Rondinone and Sylvie Fleury

Miami Beach’s Bass Museum has announced an acquisitions initiative that will add “a major work of contemporary art” to its permanent collection every year in the fall over the next decade. The first set of acquired works are a Ugo Rondinone sculpture and a Sylvie Fleury neon installation. Fleury’s work is currently on view and the date of the unveiling of the Rondinone is not yet confirmed.

The Real Deal: George Lindemann Jr. finishes his Sunset Islands contemporary home

The Real Deal: George Lindemann Jr. finishes his Sunset Islands contemporary home

George Lindemann Jr., board president for the Bass Museum of Art and scion of the famed Lindemann family, has just finished building a contemporary mansion in Miami Beach. The two-story contemporary measures 7,600 square feet and was designed by Shulman + Associates, an architecture firm known for its work on larger projects like the Soho Beach House and H&M’s flagship store on Lincoln Road.