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    FAST CAMPUS FOR SUN

    In just 11 months between preliminary design and occupancy of the first building, Sun Microsystems and the international architecture firm Kaplan McLaughlin Diaz (KMD) created a new corporate campus in the "Silicon Valley" city of Newark, California.

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    BOSTON RECONNECTING

    As inconceivable as it may seem today, a wide swath of downtown Boston including vibrant ethnic neighborhoods, historic pre-Revolutionary buildings, and a tangled but charming street pattern was mowed down like weeds in the mid-1950s to make way for an elevated highway.

    This was decades before the Boston-as-perennial-boomtown that we've known recently. A master plan prepared in 1956 by I.M. Pei and Associates stated darkly: "Stagnation and resultant blight are the condition of the Boston peninsula."

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    Most Surrounding Buildings Safe — ENR, 2001.0924

    A New View of High-Rise Firefighting — Los Angeles Times, 2001.0924

    Reshaping Tragic Ruins — Newsday, 2001.0924

    Salvage Operations — Baltimore Sun, 2001.0923

    No Building Code, Architect or Engineer Could Have Protected Trade Center Towers — Washington Post, 2001.0922

    Reach For the Sky — Washington Post, 2001.0922

    Where Towers Fell, Developers See A Future — Boston Globe, 2001.0921

    Take Steps From Start Of Project To Enhance Overall 'curb Appeal' — Houston Business Journal, 2001.0921

    Glass Houses — Puget Sound Business Journal, 2001.0921

    New Legislation Puts Teeth Into State's Accessibility Laws — San Antonio Business Journal, 2001.0921

    Collapsing Towers Caused Seismic Shock — BBC News, 2001.0920

    Pentagon's Resiliency Amazes Engineers — ENR, 2001.0920

    Are High-Rise Office Towers A Thing Of The Past? — Business DAy, 2001.0920

    Housing Market Index Slips Five Points In September — NAHB, 2001.0919

    New Towers Likely to Be Smaller — Los Angeles Times, 2001.0918

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