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    ENDURING BEAUTY AT WEYERHAEUSER HEADQUARTERS

    Set in an idyllic, rehabilitated setting in Tacoma, Washington, overlooking a lake, meadow, and woodland, is the corporate headquarters for Weyerhaeuser, one of the world's largest wood products manufacturing companies.

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced that its 2001 "Twenty-five-Year Award" will be given to the Weyerhaeuser Headquarters. The AIA gives this award annually to a building that exemplifies design of enduring significance.

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    POSTCARD FROM PORTUGAL

    Portugal was a big surprise to me. I'd read up on the country's history and culture before leaving on my trip. But nowhere in my reading was there a hint that Portugal is home to architectural traditions that I have found nowhere else in my travels.

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    ARCHITECTURE HIGH SCHOOL AT ONE

    One day last October, four public high school students worked with four interior designers from morning till evening in an office in center-city Philadelphia. They were designing a new seminar space.

    Each teenager teamed with a designer. At the end of the day, the students coordinated their efforts with that of the others. Later that month, their ideas became a reality.

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    AIA ANNOUNCES HIGHEST HONORS

    The American Institute of Architects has just announced its 2001 awards, which it has bestowed on an architect, a firm, and an educator. These awards are decided on the basis of the recipients' depth and breadth of influence on the profession of architecture.

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    Beijing Granted Best Architecture Design Award — Xinhua News Service, 2001.0111

    Statue Depicts FDR in Wheelchair — Associated Press, 2001.0110

    Designers Recognized for Excellence in Hospitality Design — DesignArchitecture, 2001.0104

    Rockefeller Center Sold — BBC, 2000.12122

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