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    CONFIGURING KEW

    Since gaining World Heritage Site status in 2003, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, on the outskirts of West London, has seen several additions to its building stock. This work is part of a 30-year master plan for the garden to guide the historic site's future development.

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    HONG KONG VILLAGES

    When the British occupied a "barren rock" following the First Opium War in 1841, Foreign Secretary Lord Palmerston was "greatly mortified and disappointed" at the island's perceived worthlessness. Since then, however, Hong Kong has become one of the world's most important entrepreneurial, architectural, banking, and trading centers.

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    City's Fear of Tall Buildings Silly — Opinion at Toronto Star, 2006.1023

    From SoBe to Design District, an Honor Richly Deserved — Miami Herald, 2006.1022

    10 Mistakes That Made Flipping a Flop — USA Today, 2006.1022

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    Architect's Dream Project — Chicago Sun-Times, 2006.1022

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    Boise Architect Receives Lifetime Achievement Award — AIArchitect, 2006.1020

    New Styles at Home in the Neighborhood — Houston Chronicle, 2006.1020

    Conquer Recruiting Roadblocks — ZweigWhite press release, 2006.1020

    Air Force Memorial Dedicated — AIArchitect, 2006.1020

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    Brooklyn Art House Is Ruled Hazardous — New York Times, 2006.1018

    September Sees Positive Architecture Billings Index — American Institute of Architects press release, 2006.1018

    Why We Are Comfortable in Certain Places — PR Web, 2006.1018

    Judge: NYC Open to Ground Zero Claims — New York Times, 2006.1018

    Young, Idealistic and Now Developers — New York Times, 2006.1018

    Little House on the Drawing Board — Washington Post, 2006.1018

    Some Dos and Don'ts of Entertaining A/E Clients — ZweigWhite press release, 2006.1018

    Interior Design Students Protest Fate of Program — Mankato Free Press, 2006.1018

    Students 'Design' Way to Help Domestic Violence Victims — ASU Web Devil, 2006.1018

    Mount Prospect Plans to Restore Central School — Mount Prospect Historical Society press release, 2006.1017

    Hagar Qim and Mnajdra Prehistoric Temples — Malta Independent, 2006.1017

    Nature Museum's Renovation Brings Public 'Up Close and Personal' — Ottawa Citizen, 2006.1017

    After Expensive Facelift, Bode Museum Reopens — DeutscheWelle, 2006.1017

    Home Design Changes Affect Total Cost of Ownership — Insurance Journal, 2006.1017

    Interior Design Is in the Details — Beaufort Gazette, 2006.1016

    The Truth about Iconic Buildings: Leaky, Dingy, and Hot — Guardian Unlimited, 2006.1014

    Why Is It So Hard for Young Architects? — BD Online, 2006.1013

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    What a Kitchen Pro Knows — Washington Post, 2006.1012

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    New York State Historic Preservation Awards Announced — New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, 2006.1011

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