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    ART SITES FRANCE

    In art-SITES France, one in a series of travel books, art historian and travel writer Sidra Stich explains the art and architecture of the places she visits in a way no conventional travel book does. Here is her view of a few notable buildings in Paris and the provinces.

    Palais des Droits de l'Homme, 1989-95

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    POSTCARD FROM LONDON

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    After arriving late and waking to a sturdy bite in the great domed breakfast room at the Charing Cross Hotel, I met up with Don Barker in the hotel lobby and we stepped around the corner to Trafalgar Square.

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    COLLISION IN NEW YORK, 1945

    It's been said that the World Trade Center Towers, tragically destroyed on Spetember 11, 2001, were designed to withstand the impact of a speeding jet airplane. Why would architects and engineers in the 1960s take such an unlikely event into account for their design requirements?

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    More Building Culture

    Edinburgh Launches First Centre for Small Practices — Architects' Journal, 2001.1128

    U.K. Construction Industry Is 'Family Friendly' — Architects' Journal, 2001.1128

    TV Shows 'Undercover' of 'Shabby' Dome Pictures — Architects' Journal, 2001.1128

    Architect Takes Designs to School — AP at Yahoo News, 2001.1127

    Architect Is Building a Connection — San Diego Union-Tribune, 2001.1126

    Let Cities Be Cities — Planetizen, 2001.1126

    Rethink Deal if Builder Fails to Fix Flaws — Los Angeles Times, 2001.1125

    They Saw The Future - But Has It Worked? — U.K. Telegraph, 2001.1124

    Activists Fight to Save Federal Hill from Development — New Jersey News Record, 2001.1123

    Land Use Made Easier — Hartford Courant, 2001.1123

    Gaudi — International Herald-Tribune, 2001.1122

    Big Guns Tell Architecture Schools to Go back to the Drawing Board — Sydney Morning Herald, 2001.1122

    Architect Seized the Moment — Sydney Morning Herald, 2001.1122

    PRP Win Two Major London New Deal Commissions — Architects' Journal, 2001.1120

    EH Saves Sheffield's "Stainless" Reputation — Architects' Journal, 2001.1120

    Royston Landau Obituary — Guardian Unlimited, 2001.1120

    Designs for New Public Safety Building Use Existing Structure — Grand Rapids Press, 2001.1120

    Ways for Environmental Firms to Hold up through Tough Times — AECWorkForce, 2001.1120

    2001 Mississauga Urban Design Awards Celebrates Two Decades of Building a City — Canada NewsWire, 2001.1119

    In New Urban Villages, City Living Becomes Trendy — Los Angeles Times, 2001.1119

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