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Thomas Heatherwick Will Overhaul Lincoln Center's Geffen Hall

David Geffen Hall has remained untouched as the rest of Lincoln Center has transformed around it as part of an extensive renovation by Diller, Scofidio + Renfro, but it's finally time for the home of the New York Philharmonic to take center stage. After over three years of deliberation, a renovation architect has been announced for the once-named Avery Fisher Hall: Heatherwick Studio and Diamond Schmitt (h/t NYT). The architects replace Sir Norman Foster, who won a 2005 bid to revamp the modern architecture icon but was cast aside after the renovation costs were estimated at a lofty $300 million.

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