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    TENSILE PAVILION IN BOSTON

    In 1997, when the Boston Harborlights (BHL) Amphitheater faced imminent closure, those planning its replacement were sure they wanted another tent structure to house Boston's waterfront summer concert series.

    BHL management and Boston-based music promoter, The Don Law Company (DLC), wanted a new facility that, like the old one, would give a feeling of being outdoors, with spectacular views of Boston Harbor, while still providing protection from the elements.

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    ROOFS OF DUBROVNIK

    Walking on the ramparts of the walled city of Dubrovnik feels like being part of a Renaissance painting. It is so picture-perfect that even George Bernard Shaw's over-quoted observation of Dubrovnik being "paradise on earth" seems like a British understatement.

    From the viewpoint on the ramparts, the homogeneous architecture of Dubrovnik is distinct; every single building in the old city bears clay roof tiles, red and honey rooftops that glitter in contrast with the turquoise sea.

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    A DESERT DEVELOPMENT

    An unusual development is growing out of the Sonoran Desert, at the foot of the McDowell Mountains near Scottsdale, Arizona. This region is home to both the beautiful saguaro cactus and a legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. Now, DC Ranch is also making it home to a new community.

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    More Building and Construction

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    Housing Market Index Declines By Two Points In July — Building Online, 2001.0724

    Retirement Home Design Boosted By Boomers — Columbus Business Journal, 2001.0723

    Routine Digital Permitting, Approval Five to 10 Years Away — ENR, 2001.0723

    School Construction Summit — Baltimore Sun, 2001.0723

    Easterhouse in line for an LA makeover — U.K. Sunday Times, 2001.0722

    Union Protests UMass Building Project — Boston Herald, 2001.0721

    How Home Rule Built Two Castles In Sky — Scotsman Online, 2001.0721

    Disaster-on-Thames — U.K. Telegraph Editorial , 2001.0721

    The Queen, The Vicar, The Bell-Tower And The 800,000 Black Hole — Independent Digital, 2001.0721

    From Aye to Aye-yi-yi — Washington Post, 2001.0721

    Housing Prophets — Boston Globe, 2001.0720

    Historic Station To Be Restored As LCBO Expands — National Post, 2001.0720

    KC Architects Plan Firm-On-Firm Zone To Score MU Arena — Kansas City Business Journal, 2001.0720

    Condos on the Rise, by Architectural Stars — N.Y. Times, 2001.0719

    Increase In Starts Shows Continuing Resilience In Housing Market — NAHB, 2001.0718

    Housing Market Index Declines By Two Points in July — NAHB, 2001.0717

    CCMC Evaluates Effectiveness Of Ridge Vents — Institute for Research in Construction, 2001.07 Edition

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