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    AVOIDING PAINT TOXICITY

    When considering paint choices for a project, several factors must be balanced, including cost, long-term performance, and the effect on indoor air quality. Each of these factors is so important that it can be difficult to understand priorities.

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    BUILDING TALL

    Since the 1980s, architects of tall buildings have sought variety in geometric massing and silhouette, coupled sometimes with a striving for height for its own sake and not just as a way of increasing floor area on a restricted site. Economy in the costs of construction seems sometimes to have been considered less important than before.

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