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    HIGHEST HONORS FOR AMERICAN ARCHITECTS

    In January, the AIA announced the 2006 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards for excellence in architecture, interior architecture, and urban design. One of the architecture award recipients is the Frieder Burda Collection Museum in Baden-Baden, Germany, designed by Richard Meier & Partners Architects and Peter W. Kruse - Freier Architekt (photo by Roland Halbe Fotografie). Next week we'll take look at this and the other 29 award winners.

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    MADRID'S ADVENTUROUS AIRPORT

    In 1930, Le Corbusier wrote that "the beauty of an airport is in the splendor of wide open spaces," yet the experience of most modern travelers is seldom "splendid." Airports are more often than not dehumanizing and labyrinthine. Now, Barajas New Area Terminal (photo by Manuel Renau) in Madrid, a joint venture between Richard Rogers Partnership and Estudio Lamela, promises to change this and establish a new standard. Writer Rachel Grossman will show us around.

     
     

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    Architecture Headlines This Week

    Capitol Project Earns 'Oscar' of Architects' Award — State of Washington press release, 2006.0208

    2nd Architect Under Suspicion — Asahi, 2006.0208

    Architect's Family Battle Developers to Save Landmark — U.K. Times, 2006.0207

    Razing Rudolph — Herald Tribune, 2006.0205

    Nine Outstanding Professionals Tapped for Hon. AIA — AIArchitect, 2006.0203

    $77 mil. for death from above — Chicago Sun-Times, 2006.0202

    Severe Thunderstorm Hits New Orleans — AP at ABC News, 2006.0202

    President Bush Forgets About Global Warming — ABC News, 2006.0201

    France's Pompidou Centre Looks East for Expansion — Mail & Guardian, 2006.0201

    Michael Acht Wins the Prix de Rome in for Emerging Practitioners — Canadian Architect, 2006.0131

    Polish Hall Collapses Killing 20 — BBC News, 2006.0129

    Young Architects Honored — AIArchitect, 2006.0127

    White House Declines to Provide Storm Papers — New York Times, 2006.0125

    8 Architects Embroiled in Aneha Scandal to Lose Their Licenses — Asahi, 2006.0125

    Government Ignored Our Proposals, Say Architects — The Standard, 2006.0125

    Kenya Building Collapse Kills at Least 11 — Forbes, 2006.0123

    Renovated Getty Villa Clashes with Its Surroundings — San Diego Union-Tribune, 2006.0122

    AIANH Excellence in Architecture Honor Awards — AIA New Hampshire press release, 2006.0121

    AIA Nebraska Honors 12 — AIArchitect, 2006.0120

    Razing The Palast — Metropolis, 2006.0119

    Sydney Opera House Sets Sail, World Heritage Bid — Australian Government press release, 2006.0117

    Roofers Fled Church Fire — Chicago Tribune, 2006.0117

    Architecture Prize for Innovative Interior Design Concepts — Contractworld press release, 2006.0114

    Clinton Library Receives Architecture Honor — Arkansas News Bureau, 2006.0114

    Eight Projects Receive 2006 Regional and Urban Design Honor Awards — AIArchitect, 2006.0113

    Eleven on the Inside Track — AIArchitect, 2006.0113

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