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    POSTCARD FROM CROATIA AND MONTENEGRO

    Dear ArchitectureWeek,

    Only a few steps inside the old Croatian coastal city of Trogir is a medieval maze of narrow streets that once helped to thwart enemy attacks. People living here now somehow accommodate their lives and front porches to a newer sort of invasion hordes of tourists tromping through, every day of every long summer.

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    TOYO ITO INTERVIEW

    Japanese architect Toyo Ito is credited with influencing a generation of younger architects with his ideas about contemporary urban forms. While presenting some of his recent work at an exhibition at the Tokyo Opera City Gallery in 2006, he spoke with journalist Colin Liddell about his designs, his theories, and their origin. Editor

    Colin Liddell: In all your buildings, you seem to be trying to get away from straight lines. Do you hate straight lines?

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