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    NURSING UNITS EVOLVE

    Acute-care units in U.S. hospitals face challenges: low satisfaction levels for patients and caregivers, ineffective materials flow, lack of storage, inefficient use of beds, and a shortage of nurses, technicians, and other health workers.

    Reduced reimbursements don't help, nor does a diminishing supply of operational capital. To top things off, design has often magnified these problems, when it should be helping to alleviate them. But how? What should the acute-care unit of the future look like?

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    THE BLACKER HOUSE OF GREENE & GREENE

    In the Blacker House of 1907, architects Charles and Henry Greene developed and brought forward the full thrust of their new and highly refined timber style to create what became the largest and most elaborate of their wooden masterworks.

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    Pennsylvania Avenue's Dazzling Power Play — Washington Post, 2001.1220

    Restored 1895 BPL Building Rates 2001 Architecture Prize — Boston Globe, 2001.1220

    What Might Have Been the Perfect Solution — F.A.Z., 2001.1220

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    Seven to Save 2001 — Preservation League of New York State press release, 2001.1218

    Slowing Profits Could Force Architectural Industry Consolidation — Tofias press release, 2001.1218

    Views on a Cityscape in Continuous Flux — Japan Times, 2001.1219

    Design Limits Access — Baltimore Sun, 2001.1219

    Farrell and HOK Win Dome Deal — Architects' Journal, 2001.1219

    UK Architects Vote Frank Lloyd Wright as Biggest Influence — Architects' Journal, 2001.1219

    EU Architects Draw Up New Construction Project — F.A.Z., 2001.1219

    Former Fayette Architect Still Loves Working at 100 — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2001.1218

    Sydney Looks to Solve its "Worst Urban Nightmare" — Architects' Journal, 2001.1218

    Announcement Due on the Dome — Architects' Journal, 2001.1218

    40 Per Cent Of U.K. Architects Say "Don't Rebuild the World Trade Center Towers" — Architects' Journal, 2001.1217

    Verizon Hall: Sorry, Wrong Timbre — Washington Post, 2001.1217

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