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    DESIGN DIPLOMACY IN DENMARK

    Imagine a place where one in every 500 citizens is an architect; where architects are involved in every aspect of public life—from designing teapots to formulating public policy. No, it's not Utopia, it's Denmark, a country known for its design excellence, both traditional and modern, at every scale from consumer products to urban landscapes.

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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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    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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