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88 WOOD STREET BY RICHARD ROGERS

Wood Street, a relatively low-profile area within the east-central business district of London, is just emerging from its latest architectural makeover. The newest building is an important addition to the skyline designed by the Richard Rogers Partnership (RRP).

If there was one place in London to view a brief history of British architecture and the way in which one generation has reacted against the next, this street, on part of London Wall, provides the best illustration.

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ONE RAFFLES LINK

In Singapore, a city of skyscrapers, a new building by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates stands out as the city's first "groundscraper." The design of One Raffles Link nonetheless reflects a Singaporean tradition of efficient urban planning, conserving the city's precious land and allowing it to remain a garden city.

The building spans two cultures, with its ground-level colonnade providing shelter from Singapore's tropical climate and European-style rusticated stonework reminiscent of nearby colonial buildings.

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2 SQUARE HOUSE

Previous volumes of The New American House series introduced readers to innovative spatial compositions combined with structural, material, and detail innovations that contemporary architects formulate and formalize in their latest projects.

Expanding on this tradition, The New American House 3 presents progressive, elaborate architectural designs and concepts, incorporating various styles in both large and small settings, thus placing on record the dynamism of residential design at the turn of the 21st century.

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