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    TEACHING CLIMATE

    On February 20, 2007, architects and students worldwide demonstrated en masse that they are ready to go to work to stop global climate change. Their "gathering" was virtual, however, as schools, firms, and individuals from 47 countries tuned in to the 2010 Imperative Teach-In webcast.

    During several hours, a panel of three experts from different disciplines discussed the building sector's impact on global warming. Their presentations are available online.

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    8NW8 IN PORTLAND'S PEARL

    The ideals are familiar to any architect working in a big city: a project should be well designed, well built, and well integrated into its urban environment. And yet we have too few U.S. examples to follow when it comes to applying these principles to housing for the poor.

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    AIA HONOR AWARDS 2007

    The AIA announced 29 recipients of the organization's annual honor awards for architecture, interior, and urban design in January 2007. Richard A. Logan, AIA, chair of the jury for the architecture awards, cited "the exterior aspects, the quality of the interior spaces, site considerations, environmental issues, and social relevance" as factors in making the final selections.

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    CHALLENGING URBANISM

    How should the rapid changes in 21st-century society influence the methods of urban planners? How can planners promote sustainable development in light of population shifts from traditional city centers?

    To answer such questions, the French research organization Sustainable Urban Development (PIDUD) started the new year with a binational event. The French-German colloquium "Cities and the Various Time Scales of Sustainable Development" took place in January 2007.

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    AMD and Architecture for Humanity Announce Architecture Prize — AMD Press Release, 2007.0312

    AIA Awards Latrobe Prize for "On the Water, a Model for the Future" — American Institute of Architects press release, 2007.0312

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    AIA Announces 19 Recipients of the 2007 Housing Awards — American Institute of Architects press release, 2007.0309

    AIA Kansas City Honors Royal Designs — AIArchitect, 2007.0309

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    France to Open New Louvre in Abu Dhabi — Guardian Unlimited, 2007.0306

    Architecture: Walls Go Up in the Search for Security — International Herald Tribune, 2007.0306

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    NAIOP Honors Chapters with Annual Chapter Merit Awards — National Association of Industrial and Office Properties press release, 2007.0226

    Convention Center Beam Slipped in 2005 — Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2007.0222

    Herzog and de Meuron Win Gold for Architecture — NZZ Online, 2007.0221

    Stephen Gardiner, Humane Architect and Writer, Dies — Guardian Unlimited, 2007.0221

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