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    KIBBUTZ, THEN AND NOW

    The first kibbutz, a voluntary collective community, sprang up on the shores of the Sea of Galilee almost a hundred years ago. It was formed by a group of young Jewish men and women from Eastern Europe fired by Zionist and socialist ideals.

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    CHANDIGARH: VISION AND REALITY

    The golden jubilee celebrations of 1999 and 2000 marked fifty years since the conception of Chandigarh, India, one of the few built examples of modernist town planning. Now, planners and architects the world over are showing renewed interest in this unusual modernist city.

    In 1951, the French architect Le Corbusier conceived a master plan for the city — in only four days! Yet the image he created has become synonymous with urbanism of fifties.

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    In with the new — Guardian Unlimited, 2001.0825

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    Austrians Mourn Festival Hall — AP at Architecture Guide, 2001.0818

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