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    ART DECO PHOENIX

    The City of Phoenix, Arizona may be admired for its maverick spirit and the beauty of the surrounding desert. But this sprawling city of more than 350 square miles (900 square kilometers) has never been known for high-density living. The residential redevelopment known as Orpheum Lofts, however, sets a more urban example.

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    ISTANBUL PAVILION

    Nestled in a park near Istanbul, Turkey is a semi-underground building dubbed "Chameleon." The project was commissioned by Borusan Company as a public exhibition and seminar space and designed by Global Architectural Development (GAD), an architecture firm that was founded in Turkey and has since moved to New York.

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    OASIS FOR CHILDREN

    Creating a vibrant, challenging, and engaging environment is at the very heart of designing a childcare center. Should the architecture differ for children who are homeless?

    Seeking answers to that question guided the design for the Tenderloin Childcare Center, located in one of San Francisco's most deprived neighborhoods. The result, by Gelfand RNP Architects, is an oasis of safety for 72 children who come from homeless and formerly homeless families.

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