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    POSTCARD FROM PERU

    Dear ArchitectureWeek,

    On my round-the-world bicycle tour, I cycled through the surrounded by snow-capped peaks and deep valleys, where I found some great examples of Peruvian vernacular. Latin American design is strongly influenced by centuries of Spanish rule. The street-and-plaza urban language was imported from Europe, and with subtle modifications, it provides the predominant urban landscape here.

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    REVIVAL BY TOWNHOUSE

    One of the innovations Henry Ford is known for in automotive history, besides the Model T and the assembly line, is the concept that his employees should be able to afford the products they made. Reflecting this spirit, the Detroit, Michigan neighborhood he once lived in, near the now-abandoned Model T factory, is experiencing new life as an affordable housing development.

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    SCHOOLHOUSE MODERNISM

    During the second half of the 20th century, the Texan architecture firm of Caudill Rowlett Scott (CRS) grew impressively in size and influence. They became known as masters of modern practice and construction management. Their innovations in school design mirrored the firm's own evolution. — Editor

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