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    RESPECTFUL REMODEL

    In an era when the fabric of traditional neighborhoods is being torn so that grotesquely oversized houses can be squeezed into normal-sized lots, at least one firm in Maryland is doing it differently. GTM Architects renovated and expanded the home of firm founder George Myers, and in its detailing showed respect for the century-old neighborhood.

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    ENGAGING WANDERERS

    The wayfinding system explicit and implicit cues for orientation in any building can be an important contributor to occupant comfort, especially for those who may feel insecure in their environment. For older people suffering from dementia, it is particularly important that finding their way around their residential facility be as effortless as possible. Here are a few pointers on designing such facilities for this diverse and growing population. Editor

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    CALATRAVA'S CLASSICAL GREEK

    To those who have followed the illustrious career of Spanish-born architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava, it was no surprise that he was the top choice of organizers of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. In planning and designing the expansion of the historic sports complex, he was given a daunting task: not just to prepare the host city for the athletes and onlookers, but to consider the lasting purpose of the architecture.

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