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    EDGY IN LA

    In June 2006, downtown Los Angeles was overrun with architects in town for the National AIA Convention. When not exploring the burgeoning city center and notable regional architecture, these visitors were eagerly learning about the "next new thing" for the profession.

    This year's convention combined big names and varied themes to create a full agenda of educational seminars, architectural tours, trade exposition booths, and business meetings. The event drew a record 25,000 registrants to the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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    WHO CARES?

    The U.S. Gulf coast is struggling to rebuild after several 2005 hurricanes destroyed countless homes, businesses, and lives. Yet as the 2006 hurricane season gets underway, much of the region is still in ruins.

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    RESIDENT EXCELLENCE

    As the awards jury worked to choose among nearly a thousand entries for Residential Architect magazine's Project of the Year, they pondered several criteria: how to add or replace housing where it's needed, with sturdy construction, pleasing architecture, and day-to-day livability.

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