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    OLD AND NEW IN ESTONIA

    In the expressive silhouette of Tallinn, Estonia's capital city and largest port, visitors approaching from the Baltic Sea see a distinct personality split into the new and the old. The split can be traced back to 1227, when the medieval town in northeastern Europe was conceded to an order of crusading knights.

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    UPDATING THE AQUARIUM

    The New England Aquarium in Boston has earned its reputation for leadership in both aquarium design and public education about our aquatic world. The institution is equally comfortable in its role as a leader in architecture and in urban design.

    In 1969, the New England Aquarium provided a model that changed the course of modern aquarium design. Up to that point, traditional aquariums offered views of segregated species through small fish tank windows.

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    SEASIDE TURNS 20

    Seaside, the little Florida coast town that spawned New Urbanism, is 20 years old this year. To celebrate its birthday, the town is organizing a series of events and sponsoring a competition to create a new Ceremonial Landmark.

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    A Brave New Wing At The Rose Museum — Boston Globe, 2001.1007

    Frank Gehry Paid Star Tribute — Toronto Star, 2001.1007

    The Restoration Of Chester — U.K. Sunday Times, 2001.1007

    Lessons In Style — U.K. Sunday Times, 2001.1007

    Art Deco Tailored To The Needs Of A Store Chain — U.K. Sunday Times, 2001.1007

    Florida's Historic Landscapes Can Teach Gardeners Wisdom — Miami Herald, 2001.1007

    The Architect Who Fills Tall Orders — Washington Post, 2001.1006

    Scotland Building For The Future — Scotsman Online, 2001.1005

    Fine Art on the Strip — ABC News, 2001.1004

    From The Top Of The WTC — San Francisco Chronicle, 2001.1004

    Rissman, architect of Strip hotels, dies of cancer at 74 — Las Vegas Sun, 2001.1004

    Up And Running: Guggenheim, Hermitage Museums Finally Debut — Las Vegas Sun, 2001.1004

    Group Wants To Protect Oldest L Station — Chicago Sun-Times, 2001.1004

    Architects Put On the Alert Over Requests That Are Rare — Federation of American Scientists, 2001.1004

    AIA Launches Security by Design Resource Center — AIArchitect, 2001.1004 Edition

    CANSTRUCTION to Help Stock New York City's Depleted Food Bank — AIArchitect, 2001.1004 Edition

    SFMOMA Names Curator Rosa To Succeed Betsky In Architecture Post — San Francisco Chronicle, 2001.1002

    Tough At The Top For New Office Blocks — Independent Digital, 2001.0930

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