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    POSTCARD FROM LELYSTAD

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    Sporting a striking new glass "climate zone" at its front entrance, the Tjalk shopping center is a new asset to the commons in Lelystad, the Netherlands. The open space of the entryway provides a smooth transition from the street while expressing some history of the building as well.

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    TEN DAY THEATER

    How do you create a temporary theater on a miniscule budget? And make sure that the construction materials will be undamaged and reusable at the end of the performance space's ten-day life? One way is to start with a vacant warehouse and add plenty of ingenuity, generosity, and collaboration.

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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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    More Building and Construction

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    Stone Age Designs Formula to Replace Hand-Carved Stone — Stone Age Designs press release, 2005.0104

    McGraw-Hill and Torto Wheaton Launch TWR/Dodge Pipeline — McGraw-Hill Construction press release, 2005.0104

    Rebuilding, Yes, but Taking Pains to Preserve, Too — New York Times, 2004.1230

    Hospital Plan Grows in Size and Scope — Indianappolis Star, 2004.1228

    Housing Shows 'Win-Win' for Residents and Developers — Oregonian, 2004.1223

    New-Home Sales Fall In November — National Association of Home Builders, 2004.1223

    Why Non-Flushing Urinals Fail — Environmental Building News, 2004.1217

    Kirei Panel from Waste Sorghum Fiber — Environmental Building News, 2004.1217

    Freedom Tower Site Poised for a Game of Inches — New York Times, 2004.1216

    Wet Weather Contributes To Housing Starts Decline — National Association of Home Builders, 2004.1216

    Donít Let Emergency Lighting Leave You in the Dark — Buildings.com, 2004.1215

    New Lavatory Faucet Collection Added to Danze Family — Danze press release, 2004.1213

    Remodeling Market Continues Banner Year — National Association of Home Builders, 2004.1209

    NAHB Symposium Focuses on Shortage of Affordabe Housing — National Association of Home Builders, 2004.1209

    Accident Causes High Tech Discovery: Making Granite Glow — Granite Illuminations press release at PR Web, 2004.1208

    As Steel Prices Soar, Developers Scramble — Boston Globe, 2004.1208

    Building Code Shortcomings Move to the Front Burner — Chicago Sun-Times, 2004.1208

    A Definitive Examination of the Price of Steel — AIArchitect, 2004.1206

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