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    BENTLEY USER CONFERENCE 2000

    The Bentley Systems annual international user conference was recently held in Philadelphia. The 2,500-attendee conference was an opportunity to celebrate professionals and firms who have demonstrated the best that can be done with Bentley products, and to educate users about new and upcoming applications.

    Bentley Systems, Inc. is the developer of MicroStation/J and other computer applications for architectural and engineering design and operations.

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    NEW JUSTICE IN THE OLD WEST

    Even if justice in the "wild west" of American history was rough and haphazard, we can look back to the 19th century with nostalgia for the direct, practical style of wood and masonry construction. Working within that context, the Denver firm of Fentress Bradburn Architects has sought a balance between historic forms and modern amenities.

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    NORMAN FOSTER : ANALOG AND DIGITAL ECOLOGY

    Norman Foster's keynote address at this year's Bentley International User Conference in Philadelphia on Tuesday reminded me again why he is considered one of the most intelligent architects practicing today.

    In a wide-ranging talk that tied together themes found in his work for over 30 years, Foster stressed the importance of melding the technological with human experience, or the "digital with the analog," as he called it.

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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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    More Architecture News

    Lawsuit filed to derail WWII Memorial — Washington Post, 2000.1003

    Obituary: Theodore R. (Ted) Butler, 70, architect — Star Tribune, Minneapolis, 2000.0926

    Obituary: Benno Fischer; Architect Survived Nazi Camps, Worked on Holocaust Museum — LA Times, 2000.0926

    Marriott's effort to scrap historic building draws fire — Wall Street Journal/MSNBC, 2000.0925. "Marriott International is in hot water over an attempted late-night demolition of a historic Baltimore financial building which preservationists have been fighting for the past year to save."

    Hideo Sasaki, Influential Landscape Architect, Dies at 80 — New York Times, 2000.0925 (registration required)

    Palm Beach Opera Hits Sour Note In Selecting Architect — ENR, 2000.0925

    Plans for World War II Memorial Lurch Forward — New York Times, 2000.0923 (registration required)

    Bad news for design in the US capitol:
    World War II Memorial OK'd for Washington's Mall — Reuters at Yahoo, 2000.0922

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