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    MULTIPLYING LIGHT

    Two years ago, seven architects in Portland, Oregon were invited to design chandeliers in collaboration with artisans of the Bullseye Glass Company. Architecture critic Randy Gragg was the curator of the resulting exhibit, "Multiplied Light." — Editor

    Dictionary defined as a lighting fixture hung from a ceiling with branches for candles or light bulbs, what we call the chandelier, most likely began with a pine knot hung on a strap of skin.

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    MOUNT VERNON CONSERVATION

    After almost a year’s worth of conservation work, the smaller of two dining rooms at Mount Vernon is again fully furnished and open to the public. In the course of this work, the 1743 Fairfax County, Virginia mansion, home to George Washington, revealed secrets of its original construction and of its many subsequent makeovers.

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    More Building Culture

    Transit Hub and 'Freedom Park' in a Blueprint of Downtown — New York Times, 2002.0410

    Visionary Architects versus the Bureaucrats — National Post, 2002.0409

    WTC Redevelopment Agency Unveils Project Wish - List — Reuters at New York Times, 2002.0409

    Buena Vista — Boston Globe, 2002.0409

    There but for the Grace of Gaudí — Guardian Unlimited, 2002.0407

    Two Films Step inside Visions of Worlds Built and Unbuilt — Boston Globe, 2002.0407

    Convention Center Expansion Spells End for 15-story Building — Denver Post, 2002.0407

    Has Houston Architecture Lost Its Edge? — Houston Chronicle, 2002.0406

    Stone Work: Designing with Stone — AIArchitect, 2002.0405 Edition

    Urbanities: Frank O. Gehry Has a Gripe — L.A. Weekly at Yahoo News, 2002.0405

    Good Buildings Begin at School — Sydney Morning Herald, 2002.0405

    Historic Gold Rush Town Rebuilds — AP at Yahoo News, 2002.0405

    New Certification Program for Development Strategists — AIA California Council press release, 2002.0403

    School Spends $1M on Design Tools — New Zealand Herald, 2002.0402

    Paleozoic Deco — Skyway News, 2002.0402

    Architecture Notebook — U.K. Times, 2002.0401

    An Architect Deconstructs Collaboration — Plain Dealer, 2002.0401

    Architect's Gift to His War-Torn Afghanistan Is 'Village of Hope' — Los Angeles Times, 2002.0401

    N.Y. Polishes Chicagoan's Gem — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0401

    The Modern on the Move, Out to Queens — New York Times, 2002.0401

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