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    NEWSEUM BY POLSHEK

    The Newseum building by Polshek Partnership Architects adds vitality and a sense of time and place to Pennsylvania Avenue, a street that, like so many important streets in Washington, D.C., had been devoid of movement and three-dimensionality in massing.

    A museum about news, the aptly named Newseum moved from across the Potomac River, in Arlington, Virginia, where it had outgrown its space. Its parent organization, the Freedom Forum, sought a location more heavily frequented by tourists.

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    NEW YORK NEW MUSEUM

    As you make your way east on Prince Street from Sixth Avenue in lower Manhattan, a pile of shimmering cubes rises at the end of Prince as it dead-ends at the Bowery. What is it? There are no windows in sight. A puffy white cloud slowly passes behind it and the silvery tower seems to disappear inside the cumulus skycraft.

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    STONE HILL CENTER BY TADAO ANDO

    Think of the architecture of Tadao Ando, and images of sleek, smooth concrete are sure to fill the mind's eye.

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    BEIJING TERMINAL 3 BY FOSTER

    The Chinese have long been good at big gestures, and one of Beijing's latest — courtesy of London's Foster + Partners — is lifting spirits in the capital at a rate of thousands per day.

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