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    PEOPLE AND PLACES

    Kisho Kurokawa in Tokyo, Japan — Arquitectonica in Los Angeles, California — gkkworks and DLR Group in Tustin, California — Carrier Johnson in Santa Ana, California — Communitecture in Portland, Oregon — Alliance Architects in Arlington, Texas — Cannon Design in Los Angeles, California — Perkins + Will, Shimoda Design Group, and James K.M. Cheng Architects Inc. in Dallas, Texas — Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates in Branson, Missouri...

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    DAVID CHIPPERFIELD STIRLING PRIZE

    The Stirling Prize for 2007 has been awarded to the Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach am Neckar, Germany, designed by David Chipperfield Architects. With a spare colonnade around its boxy, minimalist form, the Museum (Literaturmuseum der Moderne) is something of a neoclassical Parthenon, helping the larger cluster of buildings which also includes the National Schiller Museum (1903) and the Archive for German Literature (1970s) come together as a seeming Acropolis atop its ridge overlooking the River Neckar.

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    CLIMATE FINDINGS UPDATE

    Even if global greenhouse gas emissions were to stop increasing today, the climate would continue to warm.

    That was the stark reality underlined in February 2007 by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).1

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    AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE 2007

    A diverse group of projects from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe have been honored with the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture for 2007. This year, nine projects were recognized for architectural excellence in places where Muslims live.

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    Glass: Transparent, Translucent, and Ironic — Architectural Record, 2007.1015

    Residents Divided on Design for New Span in Minneapolis — New York Times, 2007.1013

    Gore and U.N. Panel Win Peace Prize for Climate Work — New York Times, 2007.1013

    Eden Project Named Best British Building of the Past 20 Years — Independent Digital, 2007.1012

    Japanese Architect Kurokawa Dies — Associate Press, 2007.1012

    Forest Visitor Centre Wins Building Accolade — Yorkshire Post, 2007.1011

    The Shame of British Architecture — The Times (London), 2007.1010

    Minneapolis Bridge at Center of Battle — Associated Press, 2007.1009

    Museum of Modern Literature Wins UK Stirling Prize — BBC News, 2007.1006

    AIA San Diego Recognizes Projects — AIArchitect, 2007.1005

    'Slow Avalanche' Gobbles Road, Homes in Upscale La Jolla — CNN, 2007.1004

    Herbert Muschamp, 59, Architecture Critic, Dies — New York Times, 2007.1003

    RIAS Reveals Short-List for Andrew Doolan Award — Archiseek, 2007.1001

    House Fires in Brooklyn and N.C. Kill 7 — Guardian Unlimited, 2007.0925

    Chicago Commission Honors 21 Preservation Landmarks — AIArchitect, 2007.0921

    Vietnam Architects Shine with Asian Architecture Award — Thanh Nien News, 2007.0920

    Seven Killed, Second Tsunami Warning Issued after Strong Earthquake Hits Indonesia — Xinhua, 2007.0913

    Changed View at Grand Zero — ABC News, 2007.0911

    5th Circuit Halts Hurricane Suits by Louisiana AG — National Underwriter, 2007.0904

    More Rain Soaks Wisconsin, Prompts Evacuation; Lightning Kills 1 — International Herald Tribune, 2007.0828

    After Deutsche Bank Fire, Hundreds of New York Buildings to Be Examined — International Herald Tribune, 2007.0828

    Pa. Releases Bridge Safety Ratings — Houston Chronicle, 2007.0827

    Aurora Award Winner Announced — Emerald Coast, 2007.0826

    At Least 16 Dead in U.S. Midwest Flooding — Xinhua, 2007.0825

    More Rain, Heat Plague Flooded Midwest — Guardian Unlimited, 2007.0824

    Midwest Battles Floods, Heat — NPR, 2007.0823

    Hurricane Dean Lashes Mexico's Tourist Strip — Stuff, 2007.0822

    Hundreds Displaced by Midwest Flooding — Forbes, 2007.0822

    Hurricane Dean Hits Mexico Coast — BBC News, 2007.0821

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