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    POSTCARD FROM SAN FRANCISCO

    Dear ArchitectureWeek,

    The exhibition Art Deco 1910-1939 has opened at the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco and will be on view until July 4, 2004. Although entire buildings cannot be brought into the museum, the exhibit successfully captures the essence of the deco style through films, drawings, furniture, models, posters, and reconstructed rooms.

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    WEST AFRICAN ADOBE

    Too often, when people in the West think of African architecture, they imagine nothing more than a mud hut a primitive vernacular remembered from an old Tarzan movie. Why this ignorance to the richness of West African buildings? Possibly it is because the great dynastic civilizations of the region were already in decline when the European colonizers first exposed these cultures to the West.

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    POSTCARD FROM HALEBID, INDIA

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    During a drive of four hours from Bangalore, India's hub of information technology, one seems to slip gently back in time. The landscape gradually changes as we move through groves of coconut and banana trees.

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