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    PRESERVING JERUSALEM

    In Jerusalem, as in many old cities around the world, there is a constant need to balance the historic with the modern. Tens of civilizations have left their mark in this city during its 4000-year-old history. The inhabitants, after centuries of living within the city walls, began in the second half of the 19th century to move outside the walls.

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    LOUIS SULLIVAN'S BRADLEY HOUSE

    Though perhaps best known for his public buildings in late 19th century Chicago, Louis Sullivan was also a superb residential architect, master of the style later developed further by Frank Lloyd Wright. One of Sullivan's finest examples is the Bradley House, 1910. A comparison of the completed house to its preliminary design drawings reveals much about the master's thought processes.

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    DANCING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE

    It has been cynically noted that writing about music is like dancing about architecture. Yes, it can be complicated and difficult to express the beauty and passion of one art form through another. But when it works—ahhh!

    There was a big "ahhh!" in Chicago this past summer.

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    More Building Culture

    Maya Lin, back again: Artist, architect, memorialist - and now author — U.S. News, 2000.1016

    Russian Museum Is Falling Apart — Associated Press, 2000.1011

    Is there room for ethics in architecture? — Independent (UK), 2000.1010. Should they be more concerned with tough-minded sociological solutions or with a higher aesthetic goal?

    America's New Suburban Main Streets — PLANetizen, 2000.1010. A harbinger of 21st century America: dozens of post-Second World War suburbs that never had a Main Street are building new ones from scratch.

    Boost for inner cities — BBC News, 2000.1010

    Menomonee Valley needs a broader vision — Milwaukee Journal Sentinal, 2000.1008. Some say the valley's renewal plans should emphasize green space, not development.

    Drawing architects into public life — Boston Globe, 2000.1005

     
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