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    AUSTRIAN ALIEN

    Something unexpected has appeared on the bank of the River Mur in Graz, Austria. Between the red brick roofs of neighboring historic buildings, "the friendly alien," as it is locally known, has landed in Austria's second largest city.

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    TOTALLY TUBULAR KOOLHAAS

    As a commuter train roars into a college campus in Chicago, its noise is suddenly muffled when it enters a stainless steel tunnel that sits atop the new student center. The tube and the building below it are the work of Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas and his firm, the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA). The school is the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), still bearing the stamp of its mid-20th century modernist origins.

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    SHOPPING JAPANESE STYLE

    Despite dips in the economy over the past decade, Japan maintains a strong commitment to urban development. Retail construction appears to flourish. And unlike the boxy shopping centers that blight U.S. suburban and rural landscapes with their featureless design and sprawling parking lots, some recent Japanese developments set examples for combining dynamic design with urban sensibilities.

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    More Architecture and Design

    St. Louis Museum Eschews Grandiose — Chicago Tribune, 2003.1130

    National Gallery of Victoria — The Age, 2003.1128

    Colorado Architecture Projects Honored — Denver Business Journal, 2003.1124

    A Dutch Treat: Rem Koolhaas in Berlin — Deutsche Welle, 2003.1119

    Shipping Containers Show Promise for Living Space — ENR, 2003.1117

    AIA Fort Worth Honors Seven Projects in Texas — AIArchitect, 2003.1114

    Lunchbox for Art — New York Times, 2003.1114

    Berlin 'Waschmaschine' Wins Architecture Prize — Guardian Unlimited, 2003.1112

    Our Man with His Head in the Cloud — IC Liverool, 2003.1112

    UW's William H. Gates Hall Projects Spirit of Openness — Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2003.1110

    AIA South Atlantic Recognizes Regional Design Excellence — AIArchitect, 2003.1107

    In Japan, Rethinking the Shoe Box — New York Times, 2003.1106

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