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    HOUSE FOR GERMAN PHOTOGRAPHER

    Nestled on the edge of a town in southwest Germany is the Fleishman House (photo by Peer Oliver Brecht). Its owner, a photographer, craved visually quiet surroundings to counteract the visual bombardment of his profession. One-third studio, two-thirds dwelling, the house is gracious and open, characterized as "not so much a style as a lifestyle choice," according to its architect, Maki Kuwayama.

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    BUILDING OSAKA'S ART MUSEUM

    Until recently, Osaka, Japan's National Museum of Contemporary Art was at the edge of the city. To effect a relocation to the city's cultural center, a new museum had to be built largely underground. For architect Cesar Pelli, the question was how to create a powerful image for an almost entirely submerged building. Next week author Raul A. Barreneche will describe the construction of the remarkable structure.

     
     

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    Architecture Headlines This Week

    USGBC, Engineers Partner on Green Building Standard — GreenBiz, 2006.0216

    2006 Palladio Awards Honor Excellence in Traditional Design — Traditional Building, 2006.0213

    British Architects Plan Barrier Boycott — Ha'aretz, 2006.0213

    More Towers for London — World Architecture News, 2006.0210

    Watergate Hotel to Be Converted into Luxury Residences — AIArchitect, 2006.0210

    AIA Westchester/Mid-Hudson Honors 10 Outstanding Projects — AIArchitect, 2006.0210

    National Building Museum Bestows Design Award — Enviro6ix, 2006.0209

    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

    Buildings Receive Accolades for Creative Use of Glass — Solutia press release, 2006.0130

    Polish Hall Collapses Killing 20 — BBC News, 2006.0129

    Young Architects Honored — AIArchitect, 2006.0127

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

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

    AIA Nebraska Honors 12 — AIArchitect, 2006.0120

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