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    CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA DANSE

    In September 2004, the French Centre National de la Danse (National Dance Center) opened the doors of its "new" headquarters to students, professionals, and the public. Situated in Pantin, a town just northeast of Paris, the rejuvenated 1960s-era building symbolizes a growing cultural interest in the Parisian suburbs.

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    CHAMBERS OF THE VILLA NAUTILUS

    Villa Nautilus spills down a hillside overlooking the Bay of Acapulco to the northwest. The house's spatial bounty playfully adjusts to the irregular topography of this Mexican city. Rather than follow an unrelenting orthogonal grid of rooms and outdoor spaces, Villa Nautilus bends subtly as the hill cascades, adjusting the angles of its vertical walls to provide a variety of spatial experiences.

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    NEW YORK TOLERANCE CENTER

    In an era when immersive multimedia experiences are associated with frivolous but violent games, one small building in Manhattan is harnessing these technologies to teach important lessons of peaceful coexistence. The New York Tolerance Center was designed by NBBJ to help people and organizations explore issues of prejudice, diversity, and cooperation in the community and the workplace.

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