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    NEW CONCEPTS CREATE NIAGARA FALLS HIGH SCHOOL

    Over the Labor Day weekend, a novel educational experiment is being unveiled in Niagara Falls, New York. The community's new high school could well become a trendsetter for public schools in the United States.

    The technology built into the school promises to make it a world-class educational facility. And a unique partnership with The Honeywell Corporation has given the economically challenged city a new school without a tax increase.

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    HAMMERS, SAWS, AND LASER LEVELS - THE NATIONAL HARDWARE SHOW

    Most people's architecture is not on the pages of web sites or magazines. It is three dimensional, it deteriorates, it has problematic wiring, it needs repair, and it's usually undergoing some kind of improvement.

    Knowing that many people enjoy a hands-on approach to architecture, ArchitectureWeek went looking for well designed tools and products that can help people improve their own architectural surroundings. This mission took me to the National Hardware Show held in Chicago, this August 13-16.

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    THE ADA AT TEN: IS IT WORKING?

    Timidity and a lack of enforcement strategy are the reasons the Americans with Disabilities Act is not being enforced, according to a new study. Released by the National Council on Disability, an independent federal agency that makes policy recommendations to the White House and Congress, the study notes that government agencies charged with enforcing the ADA have been "overly cautious, reactive, and lacking any coherent and unifying national strategy."

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    Patrons bid farewell to historic Polynesian restaurant in Ohio — CNN, 2000.0825

    Controversy dogs China's national theater design — CNN, 2000.0824

    Architecture, Down Under : 'New Australian Style' showcases Olympic country — CNN Arts & Style, 2000.0818

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