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    EARLY DAYS AT THE DISASTER

    Like hundreds of other volunteers, I spent most of the week of September 11 at the site of the former World Trade Center, helping with rescue efforts as best I could. My particular background lent insight to some of the problems we faced.

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    OFFICE INFILL TREADS LIGHTLY

    The BP Amoco Research Center posed several challenges to its architects. The client wanted the 40-building campus to have a new corporate identity expressed in a high-profile marker at its entrance. Three existing buildings needed to be connected through a central circulation space. And to keep costs down, the addition needed to impose minimum disruption on the existing structure.

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    TIMBER FRAME HOUSES

    Anyone who steps inside a timber-frame, or post-and-beam, house for the first time invariably comes away impressed even a bit awed by what is encountered. The complete structural skeleton of the house is on view, but it's not just any structure: It is like entering a strange yet beautifully natural forest of sturdy wood trunks, graceful limbs, and branches that soar high overhead.

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    More Building and Construction

    Changes In Home Designs Reflect Shifts In Lifestyles — Indianapolis Star, 2001.1107

    Erdy McHenry wins Gold in Philly — Architects' Journal, 2001.1107

    Back to the Housing Lab — Los Angeles Times at Yahoo, 2001.1106

    1 In 10 American Families Shopping For Homes — BuildingOnline, 2001.1106

    Housing Affordability Improves in Second Quarter — National Association of Home Builders Press Release, 2001.1105

    OMB Announces $700-Million Grant to Aid New York's Rebuilding — ENR, 2001.1102

    Work To Begin On Tower — Austin Business Journal, 2001.1102

    Bristol Apartment Project Draws $18.3 Million Price — Nashville Business Journal, 2001.1102

    $100M Surgery Pavilion Takes Shape At Med Center — Puget Sound Business Journal, 2001.1102

    Building A Better Quality Of Life Through Better Design — Pittsburgh Business Times, 2001.1102

    'White Elephant' Tramples Doubts In Deerfield Beach — South Florida Business Journal, 2001.1102

    Underground Center Proposed Near Wall — , 2001.1101

    BOCA Votes to Merge with SBCCI and ICBO by 2003 — AIArchitect, 2001.11 Edition

    Come Sneak a Peak at Fallingwater's Hidden Structure — AIArchitect, 2001.11 Edition

    What's the ROI here? — e-Builder Newsletter, 2001.11 Edition

    Sept. 11 Terrorist Attacks Delay Completion of O.C. Mosque — Los Angeles Times, 2001.1031

    North American Construction Activity Expected to Decline 6.3% Next Year — CMD Press Release, 2001.1029

    UNC to Construct 41 New Buildings — ENR, 2001.1031

    Homestore Stock Falls on Downgrade — Internet News, 2001.1030

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