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    PRESERVATION AWARDS 2004

    Although the built history of the United States is relatively young compared to that of most of the rest of the world, heroic efforts are sometimes needed to preserve what remains. The damaging effects of natural disasters, neglect, and "progress" often destroy old buildings before their historic value can be appreciated.

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    SCHOOLS OUR KIDS WOULD BUILD

    In 1967, and again in 2001, British schoolchildren were invited to submit their ideas to a competition "The School I'd Like." In their drawings and poems, they expressed the desire for schools that are attractive, safe, flexible, relevant, and respectful. This review of the archived results suggests that architects could benefit from understanding these children's visions. Editor

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    More Building Culture

    Arthur Rosenblatt, a Shaper of Museums, Dies at 73 — New York Times, 2005.0112

    Blue Skies over Architectural Utopias — Japan Times, 2005.0112

    Next Generation Civic Groups: Community Involvement — The Next American City magazine, 2005.0111

    Architecture Freshmen Fine Tune Old Appliances — University of Cincinnati press release, 2005.0111

    An Elegy for a Memorial, and for the Man Who Designed It — New York Times, 2005.0109

    Architect's Magnificent Obsession — New York Times, 2005.0109

    Integrating Building Codes in the Architecture Curriculum — AIA Building Performance PIA, 2005.0106

    Great Leap Upward Transforms Chinese Skyline — Canton Repository, 2005.0105

    Legacy of People's Architect Is Placed in Scottish Hands — Scotsman Online, 2005.0104

    Architect of Modern China Turns 70 — Deutsche Welle, 2005.0103

    Once the Tallest Building, but since 1967, a Ghost — New York Times, 2005.0102

    AEC Job Search Strategies: Understanding Job Opportunities — AECWorkForce, 2004.1229

    Quake May Have Made Earth Wobble — Netscape News, 2004.1228

    '50s Wright House May Get New Use — Chicago Tribune, 2004.1223

    Student Team of Architects Help Disabled — Arizona Republic, 2004.1223

    To Save a Once-Grand Mansion, Destruction Must Come First — Miami Herald, 2004.1222

    Trek to School Not Like It Used to Be — USA TODAY, 2004.1221

    Review 2004: Architecture — Telegraph, 2004.1218

    Mumbai's Heritage under Threat — BBC News, 2004.1216

    Ergonomic Economics: Sorting Out the Good from the Bad — Buildings.com, 2004.1215

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