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    GARAGE TURNS TO SCIENCE

    For 68 years, the industrially functional, but aesthetically minimal one-story brick Clark & Sorrell Garage in downtown Durham, North Carolina served the automotive repair needs of drivers of Fords and other American cars. Before it closed in 2000, the garage was the city's oldest automotive repair shop.

    Just as Durham has changed over those decades, becoming known as the "City of Medicine," so has this building at 323 Foster Street, now on the National Register of Historic Places.

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    CLINIC STRUCTURES

    The U.S. system of healthcare delivery is under enormous pressure to change — to reduce costs to society and to provide greater convenience in a manner more responsive to its consumers. Seldom has an industry that serves all Americans been under such compulsion to reinvent itself and, in doing so, redefine the roles of its components — institutions, caregivers, and the physical environment.

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    Report Recommends Building Simpler Schools — New York Times, 2002.0503

    A Towering Proposal for the N.J. Waterfront — North Jersey News, 2002.0502

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    Report Notes Design Factors in Collapse — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0501

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    Historical Fire Code CD-ROM Is Now Available — International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) press release, 2002.0501

    A Detective-Story Approach to the Twin Towers' Collapse — New York Times, 2002.0430

    Headquarters Flaunts Builder's Design Skills — Detroit News, 2002.0430

    Denver: Determined to Reinvent Itself — CNN, 2002.0428

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    Framing System a Solid Import — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0427

    Engineer Says WTC Designers Not at Fault — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0427

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