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    DESIGN FOR BUSINESS 2001

    "Good design is good business." This is the maxim that drives the annual Business Week/ Architectural Record Awards. Each year the awards honor projects worldwide that demonstrate a creative confluence of management and architecture that supports successful enterprises.

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    BUILDING BOSTON 2001

    The 17th annual "Build Boston" conference and trade show held on November 13-15, 2001, captured critical themes foremost in many minds these days.

    Norbert W. Young, Jr. FAIA, president of the McGraw-Hill Construction Information Group, gave a keynote address titled "The Construction Industry in the Age of Anxiety." He spoke of the reality of our facing the first recession in the United States in a decade.

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    WILKINSON EYRE WIN STIRLING PRIZE

    An abandoned steel works in the north of England, converted into a science adventure theme park, has won this year's Stirling Prize, the United Kingdom's most prestigious award for architecture.

    The steelworks in Rotherham provides a cathedral-like theatre for industrial history, taking what could have been a glum reflection of the past and turning it into an interactive adventure with humor and excitement.

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    Cathedral Is Bruised, but Remains Sacred Haven — New York Times, 2001.1219 (registration required)

    Philadelphia's Kimmel Center Makes Debut Performance — Houston Chronicle, 2001.1218

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    Leaning Tower of Pisa Reopens — AP at Yahoo News, 2001.1215

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    Fireside Intimacy for American Folk Art Museum — New York Timesat Yahoo News, 2001.1214

    Inadequate Fireproofing May Have Contributed to World Trade Center Collapse — ENR, 2001.1213

    Skyscraper Reaches for Residential Record — U.K. Times, 2001.1213

    Trump Plans 78-Story Tower — AP at Yahoo News, 2001.1212

    Biltmore Breaks Ground in Renovation — AP at Yahoo News, 2001.1212

    Prince Attacks Soaring Egos of Skyscraper Architects — U.K. Telegraph, 2001.1212

    Tadao Ando Wins Prize from Architects' Group — New York Times, 2001.1210 (registration required)

    Japanese Architect Awarded Gold Medal — Chicago Tribune, 2001.1207

    A Dutch Treat for LACMA — Los Angeles Times, 2001.1207

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