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    NEW DIRECTIONS IN WOOD

    Wood has been used as a building material for thousands of years. Throughout history, as illustrated by ancient Greek temple design, wooden buildings served as the predecessors and prototypes of architectural designs which were not carried out in stone until a much later date.

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    NEW GENERATION ARCHITECTURE

    There is a continuing and apparently powerful, if somewhat perverse, urge to write architecture off as dead. In fact the evidence points rather to the contrary.

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    ISRAEL'S AMBASSADOR IN STONE

    This was to be Israel's first embassy in Berlin, the same city in which, almost 60 years ago, the then-ruling Nazis decided on a "final solution." That death sentence for millions of Jews is now commemorated in six stone pillars at the building's entrance.

    In designing the embassy, the architects were faced with the challenge of finding a symbolically appropriate architectural expression, while refraining from monumentalism. Tel Aviv architect Orit Willenberg-Giladi worked in collaboration with German architect Wolfgang Keilholz.

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    New Minnesota Elementary School Houses 1,200 Students — AIArchitect, 2001.1221 Edition

    How 'Contemptible and Bland' Buckingham Palace Was Given the Theme Park Treatment — Independent Digital, 2001.1220

    Falling Short of 'Dangerous Whimsy' — Sydney Morning Herald, 2001.1218

    McLaughlin, DSDHA and Ash Sakula Win Peabody Trust Competition — Architects' Journal, 2001.1219

    But Is It Worth the Trip? — Opinion at Washington Post, 2001.1219

    Allen Tod "Holistic" Hospice Design Opens — Architects' Journal, 2001.1214

    AIA Detroit Pays Tribute to Albert Kahn — AIArchitect, 2001.1214 Edition

    New Design Clearly Shows New York Times' Future — Houston Chronicle, 2001.1214

    The Gehry Effect — The Age, 2001.1213

    Dome Sports Academy Plan Revealed — Architects' Journal, 2001.1211

    'Decisive Victory' For HOK's Arsenal Stadium Plans — Architects' Journal, 2001.1211

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    FaulknerBrowns to Design 70m Dutch Sports Centre — Architects' Journal, 2001.1210

    Three U.S. Museums Appoint Celebrity Architects — The Art Newspaper, 2001.1210

    Conceptual, but Already More — Los Angeles Times, 2001.1207

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