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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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    Shared Data on Bomb-Proofing Buildings Proposed — Los Angeles Times, 2001.1121

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    Firms Signing Downtown Leases — Newsday, 2001.1119

    Unprecedented Terror Attack Ushers in a Year of Uncertainty — ENR, 2001.1119

    Housing Starts Decline Slightly in October — NAHB, 2001.1119

    Stalled Jail Project Leads to Frustration — Wausau Daily Herald, 2001.1118

    Can New York Take Risks in Architecture? — New York Times, 2001.1118 (registration required)

    Wall-to-Wall Talks — Scotsman Online, 2001.1118

    The Architect of Small Things — The Age, 2001.1116

    Airport Construction Causes Tokyo-Bangkok Rift — Asahi, 2001.1116

    More Developers Sought with Another City Extension — Washington Business Journal, 2001.1116

    Blot on the Landscape or Bungalow Bliss? — Unison, 2001.1116

    Three-Building Office Complex Planned for Southaven — Memphis Business Journal, 2001.1116

    Phoenix Firm Building Office, Industrial Complex Here — Louisville Business First, 2001.1116

    High School out to Bid — Boston Globe, 2001.1115

    Homes to Spice up the Neighbourhood — National Post, 2001.1114

    Housing Market Index Rises Two Points in November — National Association of Home Builders, 2001.1116

    Economists Say Recessionary Period to Be "Short, Shallow" — NAHB, 2001.1115

    Housing an Economic Bright Spot in 3rd Quarter 2001 — BuildingOnline, 2001.1114

    Home on the Range? Residents Sue after Explosive Discovery — BuildingOnline, 2001.1114

    Management Wants to Take U.S. Timberlands Company Private — BuildingOnline, 2001.1114

    FHA Loan Limit Increase Will Spur Multifamily Rental Housing Production — National Association of Home Builders, 2001.1112

    Benefits of Construction-Specific Software — Contractor Resource, 2001.11 Edition

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