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    RECOVERING KINGSDALE

    The refurbishment of a dilapidated 50-year-old secondary school in a London suburb has set a number of significant benchmarks for school design in the United Kingdom. The project has lifted concepts of roof design to new heights with what may be the first "variable membrane" roof in the world.

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    BUILDING HURRICANE SURVIVAL

    It's a hurricane season in the Caribbean region that will go down in the record books as one of the worst ever. And, as of this writing in early October 2004, it's far from over. With another six weeks left in an already devastating season, the design and construction industry is facing a daunting job of rebuilding.

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    In Shanghai Suburbs, Bigger's Better — Tornoto Star, 2004.1017

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