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    TADAO ANDO AIA GOLD MEDAL

    Japanese architect Tadao Ando has been named the 2002 recipient of the AIA Gold Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Institute of Architects. Known for his mastery of sculpting serenity in concrete, Ando is the AIA's 59th gold medalist.

    The AIA has also given the 2002 Architecture Firm Award to Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback and Associates (TVS), of Atlanta, Georgia, whose work excels in design and commitment to community and sustainability.

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    HIGH SCHOOL DESIGN AWARD

    At more than 500,000 square feet (46,000 square meters), Chesterton High School is a state-of-the-art facility that accommodates nearly 2,000 students in grades 9-12 as well as many specialty program areas.

    For the school's design, the Celina, Ohio architecture firm Fanning/Howey Associates, Inc. has been awarded the 2001 William W. Caudill Citation by American School & University magazine.

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    AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE

    Special architecture from all over the world, united by the common thread of serving Islamic peoples through design excellence, was honored in November at a ceremony held in Syria at the historic Citadel of Aleppo.

    His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, announced the nine recipients of the 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. A special Chairman's Award was presented to the Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa.

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    Architect's Slaying Shocks Israel — Las Vegas Sun, 2002.0116

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    Trade Center Site's Future Is a Prism of Plans — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0113

    Egypt Invites Designs for Pyramids Museum — FT, 2002.0112

    Showdown Looms in Paris Giant Ferris Wheel Dispute — Reuters at Yahoo News, 2002.0112

    Plan for New Gettysburg Museum Unveiled — Nando Times, 2002.0112

    Bollards May Replace Barriers at Monuments — Washington Post, 2002.0111

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    Safety Key for Architects in 2002 — Baltimore Business Journal, 2002.0111

    Israel Halts Mosque Construction — ENR, 2002.0109

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