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    FIRM MAKES ROOM FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

    An established, award-winning firm with a heavy workload but a shortage of qualified talent to hire. A newly formed firm with architectural expertise but little experience in the business world. Put the two together, and it's a formula for success.

    This is what's happened with Design Collaborative Southwest Architects, Inc. (DCSW) and Environmental Dynamics, Inc. (EDI) Both Albuquerque, New Mexico firms claim a win-win result of their unusual collaboration.

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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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    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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