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    DE NEW DE YOUNG MUSEUM

    With its copper skin and twisting nine-story spire, the recently completed de Young Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park is the work of designers Herzog & de Meuron and principal architects Fong & Chan. But its unseen qualities may be more remarkable than its impressive first impression. Next week writer Lisa Ashmore will explain how, unlike the original structure, the new de Young will be able to withstand a seismic shaking on its site near the San Andreas fault.

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    TENNESSEE WALTZES WITH DESIGN FLARE

    The Tennessee chapter of the American Institute of Architects recently announced 16 projects in its annual awards program. One of the Award of Excellence recipients is the Hunter Museum of American Art (photo by Tim Griffith) in Chattanooga, designed by Randall Stout Architecture Inc. and Derthick, Henley & Wilkerson Architects. Next week we'll take a closer look at the museum on its dramatic cliff-top setting as well as some of the other 15 projects.

     
     

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    Architecture Headlines This Week

    UN ‘Green’ Initiative: World Construction Industry — UN Press Release, 2006.0222

    Rafael Viñoly Fights Back — New York Observer, 2006.0221

    Moscow Mayor Purges Historic Architecture — Chicago Tribune, 2006.0221

    Bush Calls for Nuclear Plant Construction by 2010 — Forbes, 2006.0220

    Mayor Urges 1,000-Foot Skyscraper — Boston Globe, 2006.0218

    Row over Israeli Tolerance Museum — BBC News, 2006.0217

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

    The ICA&CA Announces of the 2006 Arthur Ross Awards — Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America press release, 2006.0215

    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

    New Wales Assembly Building Opens Doors — BBC News, 2006.0207

    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

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

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