Art: A Sandwich for Sister

U.N.'s little sister, UNESCO, has been living from pillar to post, without a home of its own, for seven years. This week an international design panel produced plans for the permanent home UNESCO hopes to build in Paris. The main feature of the plan, as conceived by France's Bernard Zehrfuss, Italy's Pier Nervi and the U.S.'s Marcel Breuer: a smaller edition of big sister's Manhattan "sandwich on end" (TIME, Sept. 22), with a cluster of conference halls near by.

There will be a few important differences. Where U.N.'s skyscraper slab rises 39 stories, UNESCO's...

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