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    BUCKY FULLER HISTORY AND MYSTERY

    The visionary inventor R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983), who called himself a "comprehensive anticipatory design scientist," was respected in many disciplines. In architecture, he is perhaps best known for having invented the geodesic dome structure, as executed for example, in the U.S. Pavilion at Expo '67. Now, 20 years after his death, the legendary raconteur returns to life in a one-man show in San Francisco. "The History (and Mystery) of the Universe" was written by D.W. Jacobs, based on Fuller's own writings and lectures, and is performed by Ron Campbell. Editor

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    REM KOOLHAAS PRAEMIUM IMPERIALE

    Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has received the prestigious 2003 Praemium Imperiale Architecture Award. He is one of five honored this year by the Japan Art Association. These awards recognize lifetime achievement in the arts in categories not covered by the Nobel Prizes. Koolhaas was also the recipient of the 2000 Pritzker Prize.

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    NORTH CAROLINA AIA AWARDS 2003

    From a lakeside concert pavilion to a product distribution plant, a collection of projects in North Carolina represent the cultural and industrial diversity of this southeastern U.S. state. These and seven other projects are the recipients of 2003 design awards from the North Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

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