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    GLASS TOWER IN SPAIN

    The Torre Agbar, a highrise from Ateliers Jean Nouvel in collaboration with b720 Arquitectura, Garcia-Ventosa Arquitectura, and Leopoldo Rodes Arquitecto, thrusts into Barcelona’s skyline (photo by Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre). Next week writer Katharine Logan will explore Nouvel's assertion that this is "...not a skyscraper in the American sense of the expression: it is a unique growth in the middle of this rather calm city."

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    STONE TOWER IN ITALY

    Perched like a defiant fortress in the foothills of Italy's Liguria maritime alps, the tiny hamlet of Torri Superiore at first seems an unlikely flagship in the search for sustainable solutions in architecture, landscape, and lifestyle. But a closer look into this labyrinth of ancient stone dwellings reveals a community working hard to find workable solutions to what many see as a looming global energy famine. Next week writer Michael Cockram will show us around.

     
     

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    AIA Treasure Coast Uncovers Nine Architectural Jewels — AIArchitect, 2006.0811

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    Danish Designed Building Wins Energy Saving Prize — ScandAsia, 2006.0809

    Security Issues Rise for Russian Museums — Daily Democrat, 2006.0808

    In New Orleans, Each Resident Is Master of Plan to Rebuild — New York Times, 2006.0808

    Local Firms Win Six AIA Awards — Miami Herald-Tribune, 2006.0808

    Welsh Assembly Building Wins Top Prize — News Wales, 2006.0808

    Hotel, Wedge Building Win Architecture Awards — San Diego Union-Tribune, 2006.0806

    Homes under Construction Burn in Yuba County — MSNBC, 2006.0805

    Seven Endangered Historic Sites Receive Funding — AIArchitect, 2006.0804

    Lebanon Pleas for Safety of Ancient Roman Ruins — NPR, 2006.0802

    2006 Brick in Architecture Award Winners Announced — PRNewswire, 2006.0801

    12 Australian Buildings Named for Venice Biennale — The Royal Australian Institute of Architects press release, 2006.0731

    High Adventure at the West Rim of Grand Canyon — Chicago Tribune, 2006.0730

    AIA Michigan Honors 11 Buildings — AIArchitect, 2006.0728

    Raids ruining heritage city — Gulf Daily News, 2006.0725

    New Safe & Secure Award Category For 2007 AURORA Awards — Solutia Inc. press release at USGlass News Network, 2006.0725

    Biblical Sites May Be Hurt, Experts Worry — Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2006.0722

    de Young Museum Architects Receive Award for Accessible Design — AIArchitect, 2006.0721

    Tampa Bay Area Architects Honored for Design Excellence — Tampa Bay AIA press release, 2006.0718

    ED+C’s 2006 Excellence in Design Awards — EDC, 2006.0717

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