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    RESTORING KEW GARDENS

    Kew Gardens, on the banks of the River Thames in southwest London, represents 250 years of landscape and garden history. The site also houses 40 historically significant buildings, including Kew Palace, Queen Charlotte's Cottage, and the Palm House.

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    WHAT DOES AN ARCHITECT DO?

    To many people, what architects do is a mystery. Buildings simply appear. The general public has so little understanding of design vocabulary that buildings are incorporated into public life devoid of meaning.

    The divide between architecture and public understanding generates a host of problems: between architect and client, architecture school and student, community and planning board. It contributes to the rate of attrition in architecture schools, to logjams in offices, and to miscommunication among project teams.

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    Owners Object to Designation of Skyscraper as a Landmark — New York Times, 2002.1002

    Boomtown Landscape, San Jose, Blends Many Cultures and Periods — Landscape Architecture Magazine, 2002.1001

    Floored by Malcolm — Scotsman Online, 2002.1001

    Tadao Ando Exhibit at Clark Art Institute — ARC Space, 2002.0930

    Opening Doors to Palladio's Villas — Seattle Times, 2002.0929

    1M Plan to Save Architects' Legacy — Sunday Herald, 2002.0929

    In Country and Town, 2 Projects Restore Buildings with Respect — Chicago Tribune, 2002.0929

    Junk' Buildings Culture Wasting Young Talent — Opinion at Scotsman Online, 2002.0928

    Closing Door on Building Eyesores of Past — Scotsman Online, 2002.0928

    More Proof that Small Is, Indeed, Beautiful — Book Review at AIA Architect, 2002.0927

    Assisi Frescoes Rise from the Rubble — BBC News, 2002.0926

    The Decorated Duck — City Pages, 2002.0925

    'The Perfect House': Palladio's Domestic Architecture — New York Times, 2002.0922

    1 Subdivision, 36 Architects With a Modernist Flair — New York Times, 2002.0922

    Encouraging Innovation by Ending Isolation — Boston Globe, 2002.0918

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