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    SEATTLE CELEBRATES ARCHITECTURE WEEK

    For twelve days in November, Seattle enjoyed its annual opportunity to reach out to other design disciplines, construction groups, and children, to bring them together under the umbrella of architecture.

    The celebration called Architecture Week, (no relation to ArchitectureWeek, the magazine) was a cluster of events leading up to the AIA Seattle Honor Awards for Washington Architecture, held at Benaroya Hall.

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    BEST OF THE WEST

    If you're looking for some of the best in design that North American architecture has to offer, heed Horace Greeley's advice to "Go West!"

    The winners of the Western International Design Awards, 17 in all, display a breadth of approaches, many with acute sensitivity to the regional flavor and people of their locale. The awards were announced at the American Institute of Architects' Western International Summit a few weeks ago in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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    CALATRAVA RECOGNIZED

    Santiago Calatrava, the renowned Spanish engineer, architect and artist, has received the 2000 Algur H. Meadows Award for Excellence in the Arts. The award was presented in November at the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

    Calatrava has gained an international reputation for integrating technology and aesthetics, producing dynamic structural forms that challenge traditional practice in both architecture and engineering.

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    Michael Graves to Receive Architects Medal — Washington Post, 2000.1202

    Clinton expected to unveil site for civil rights memorial — Baltimore Sun, 2000.1202

    Highest Honor to Architects at Princeton — New York Times, 2000.1201  (registration required)

    Architect Michael Graves calls latest award 'humbling' — CNN Style, 2000.1201

    Plans unveiled for new Guggenheim — Financial Times, 2000.1130

    Iowa architectural firm wins AIA's top award — CNN Style, 2000.1130

    New York to donate millions toward new Guggenheim — CNN Style, 2000.1128

    Architects urged to go for the 'wow factor' in designs for Britain's new public buildings — Guardian (UK), 2000.1127

    Memorials Wall-to-Wall on Mall Are Feared — Washington Post, 2000.1113

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