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    ANTARCTIC ARCHITECTURE

    "It was a scene, terrible in its austerity, that can only be witnessed at that extremity of the globe; truly, a land of unsurpassed desolation." Physicist Louis Bernacchi, 1899, aboard the Southern Cross, near Cape Adare, Antarctica.

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    A BETTER SUBURBIA

    Visiting "Village Homes" for the first time, one is struck by how different this 1970s-era community looks from typical California developments. Arriving by car, one notices narrower streets and less visually dominant parking, with access kept to the edges along long, narrow cul-de-sac streets.

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    Venice Turns to Future to Rescue Its Past — New York Times, 2005.0222

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    Housing Starts Jump to Their Highest in 21 Years — National Association of Home Builders, 2005.0216

    A Makeover for Cruise Ship Terminals — New York Times, 2005.0216

    Construction Set for Vancouver Olympic Venues — CBC Sports, 2005.0215

    Fight against Termites: AuraLast Wood Windows and Doors — JELD-WEN press release, 2005.0215

    Consortium Announces Envision for Options Management — Builder Homesite press release, 2005.0215

    A Different Way to Build — Gateway, 2005.0215

    Home Construction Shows Nostalgia for Old World Floors — MediaWire, 2005.0215

    Securock Roof Board Offers Exceptional Bond Strength — USG press release, 2005.0214

    Billboards Replace Some Florida Roofs — San Francisco Chronicle, 2005.0214

    Indirect Lighting Takes America by Storm — Los Angeles Times, 2005.0213

    AIA Develops Leading Indicator for Construction Industry — AIArchitect, 2005.0207

    In Santa Cruz, Affordable Housing without the Sprawl — New York Times, 2005.0206

    Kathy Ireland HOME Adds Modular Collection for the Family — Martin Furniture press release, 2005.0203

    Yoga Rooms Are All the Non-Rage — Yahoo News, 2005.0131

    Groups Join Forces to Build 8,500 Affordable Houses — Green Building News, 2005.0112

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