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    THE HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN

    In the modern world, human life experience is largely played out in interior spaces. We may love the out-of-doors for the sense of open air and sky, for the escape it offers from life inside enclosure, but the very joy of being outside reflects the reality that so much of life is spent inside.

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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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    Price Fixing: A Forgotten Architect Is Reconstructed — Washington Post, 2001.0901

    Lord Foster Claims Architectural Throne With Designer Toilet — Independent Digital, 2001.0901

    God's Builder — Courier-Mail, 2001.0901

    Full Metal Jacket — Guardian Unlimited, 2001.0901

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    You've Insulted Our Profession, Rejected Architects Tell Sartor — Sydney Morning Herald, 2001.0831

    Living Space Is Culturally Determined — U.K. Times, 2001.0831

    Pick The Right Builder, Build A Dream Home — Denver Business Journal, 2001.0831

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    A Fort Worth Firm Has Grand Plans To Put Up Low-Cost Housing In The Philippines — Dallas Business Journal, 2001.0831

    Mixed Reaction To Pier Plans — Irish Times, 2001.0830

    Can Ohio, Ky. Projects Coexist? — Cincinnati Post, 2001.0830

    Industrial Gem To Shine Again — The Toronto Starr, 2001.0830

    Rural Protection Proposed For Red Rock Area — Las Vegas Sun, 2001.0830

    As a Rare Cathedral Crumbles, Two Rival Nations Point Fingers — Los Angeles Times, 2001.0830

    Take a walk, get a feel for Michelangelo's Florence — Houston Chronicle, 2001.0830

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