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    ASSEMBLY BY ROGERS

    Despite the breathtaking views over Cardiff Bay toward Penarth Marina, visitors to the new National Assembly for Wales, standing on the grand, slate-clad terraces, will find it is impossible to stop looking inland. Designed by Richard Rogers, known for his iconic buildings such as Lloyds of London, Centre Pompidou, and the Madrid Airport, the National Assembly building opened in March 2006 after years of political wrangling.

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    CORREA IN CAMBRIDGE

    Celebrated Indian architect Charles Correa has completed his first major project in the United States on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, working in collaboration with the Boston firm of Goody Clancy.

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    Y INSIDE

    In this suburb of the nation's capital, the Fort Washington, Maryland YMCA project is overshadowed by all the surrounding built history. Yet this rehabilitation of a former supermarket should not be underestimated. The firm of GTM Architects has successfully transformed the nondescript building into a "Y" that is at once visually poetic, pragmatically functional, and admirably committed to its community.

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