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    DESIGNS ON HIGH TOUCH HEALTHCARE

    The Wasatch Mountains serve as a dramatic backdrop for the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah. The mountain theme is incorporated throughout the facility from its curved parapets and sculptured stone fountain to the grassy park with tree-covered walking trails.

    Inside, the facility hosts lush landscapes, floor-to-ceiling glass, and a soothing garden. In the lobby, a grand piano plays classical music. A concierge greets and assists visitors.

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    BERNARD MAYBECK: VISIONARY ARCHITECT

    The ideals of the Arts and Crafts movement are now so enshrined that their originally avant-garde position in turn-of-the-century culture is easily forgotten. Enclaves of artists and artisans throughout the state of California felt the exhilaration of charting a fresh aesthetic course that touched life as well as art.

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    TO DESIGN AN ENDURING MUSEUM

    When the doors open at the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C., people are already lined up, waiting to get in. This is because effective interpretive design motivates people to discover meaning. In a world where nearly everything is for sale, genuinely meaningful experiences are rare commodities. In fact, they are priceless.

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    BUILDING HERTITAGE IN BRNO

    In the heart of Europe, Brno is proud of its architectural reminders of the past, many of which are being revitalized today. Modernist buildings of the 1920s and 30s, including the Tugendhadt Villa by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, are receiving renewed international attention and inspiring new construction.

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    More Building Culture

    Times Supports Designating Part of Building as Landmark — NY Times, 2001.0328   (registration required)

    Top of the world, Ma: the Empire State Building — Independent Digital, 2001.0327

    Napoleon Nemesis' Monument Restored — AP, 2001.0327

    Bicentennial, too, can flourish as urban park — Miami Herald, 2001.0326

    Architect Re-visions — Daily News, 2001.0326

    The sinuous lines of a fiery tango dancer — Independent Digital, 2001.0325

    Window Is Final Touch for Cathedral — AP, 2001.0320

    Architect tries to save family home — BBC, 2001.0319

    Getty Museum Examines Central European Architecture, 1890-1937 — Bloomberg, 2001.0319

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