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    THE FACTORY ARCHITECTURE OF ALBERT KAHN

    In the late nineteenth century, the industrial geography of the United States underwent a decisive shift linked to the emergence of the automobile and aeronautics industries. Already, from Pittsburgh to Buffalo to Chicago, and including Cleveland, Akron, and Toledo, a chain of regional metropolises formed that counter balanced the industrial centers of the original thirteen colonies.

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    WE ARE WHAT WE BUILD

    Book Review: The Culture of Building by Howard Davis. Oxford University Press, 1999, ISBN 0-1951-1294-6.

    It's not often that a book appears with the potential to fundamentally change the way we think about the built world. The Culture of Building by Howard Davis is such a book.

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    REAL DILEMMA FOR TIFFANY DREAM GARDEN

    Where does architecture end and interior art begin? In Philadelphia this question revolves around The Dream Garden, a mural designed by the Tiffany Studios in 1916. It was installed in the headquarters of The Curtis Publishing Company which had been designed by architect Edgar Seeler in 1910. The mural's fate now hinges on whether it is entitled to the same protections as historic architecture under the strong local historic preservation code.

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    More Building Culture

    House of the People — Washington Post, 2000.1101

    Building on Bauhaus Legacy — LA Times, 2000.1030

    The White House at 200 — AP, 2000.1030

    Last Ming Dynasty-Era Home Razed — AP, 2000.1027

    Holocaust tribute by British artist divides Vienna — London Telegraph, 2000.1026

    Urban Space Goes Saffron: Hindutva's New Offensives — Daily Star (editorial, India), 2000.1023

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