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    RECORD FLOODS SWEEP UK

    Record-breaking floods washed over substantial areas of the United Kingdom in June and July, from South London to Northern Ireland. Likely influenced by a La Niña cycle in the Pacific Ocean, the U.K. experienced a warm, dry April, followed by a series of unseasonably heavy rain storms. Repeated flooding has left several people dead, damaged tens of thousands of homes, caused £2 billion (US$4.1 billion) or more in property damage, killed livestock, and ruined crops.

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    PEOPLE AND PLACES

    Balmori Associates in Bilbao, Spain — SmithGroup in Chicago, Illinois — Kevin Kennon Architect in Haikou, China — Corgan Associates in Inc., Dallas, Texas — GTM Architects in Washington, D.C., USA — Gonzalez | Goodale Architects in Los Angeles, California — careyjones interiors in London, England, United Kingdom — GWWO in Inc./ Architects, Prince Frederick, Maryland — cre8architecture in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom — Gehry Partners & Lail Design Group in St. Helena, California — Perkins + Will in Minneapolis, Minnesota — Robert A.M. Stern & CO Architects in Santa Monica, California — Leeser Architecture in Yakutsk, Russia — Arquitectonica in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP in Dubai, United Arab Emirates — gkkworks in Sacramento, California — Architects Richard Bundy and David Thompson & Razvi Design Studio in Inc., San Diego, California...

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    COOP HIMMELB(L)AU ART IN AKRON

    A major addition, just opened, to the Akron Art Museum in Ohio, is the first public project in the United States by Vienna's Coop Himmelb(l)au.

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    AIA/SF DESIGN AWARDS 2007

    As usual, in their 2007 Design Honor Awards the San Francisco Chapter of the Amewrican Institute of Architects (AIA) presents a wide array of projects ranging from abstract to earthy. The influence of Bay Area cluture is evident in the depth of values expressed, and the big local architecture school at UC Berkeley is evident in the number of faculty-related firms in the award ranks.

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