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    ARCHITECTURE FOR THE GODS

    Recent religious architecture in the Americas appears at first to have no unifying theme, except for the fact (of course) that this architecture is for the gods.

    There is certainly no agreement on style: here you will find a bit of everything—Traditional, Historicist, Classical, Modern, and everything that has come after Modern, and is still coming. The gods, it appears, are much more relaxed about the sanctity of a proper style than your average architect is.

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    INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR LIFE

    After a long history of many uses, an industrial site in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, has been regenerated into an architectural celebration of life itself. The new £70 million International Centre for Life is seen as the flagship millennium project exploring genetic science in the UK.

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    DREAMING ON THE RIVER

    When architect Moshe Safdie, known for his urban sensibilities, approached the design of a science museum on the flat American prairie, he developed a geometric complexity as challenging as the exhibits within.

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    CASA LUIS BARRAGAN: POETRY OF COLOR

    In 1947, the famed Mexican architect and Pritzker Prize-winner, Luis Barragan, designed a house for himself in Tacubaya. The house is now a museum honoring his work, but photographs of it are hard to come by. Now, over 50 years after the house's construction, architects at Estudio Bonta in Buenos Aires have recreated it in a computer model that captures the spirit of the place.

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