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    SHOWER DESIGN FOR AGING IN PLACE

    Customarily, architects, builders, and contractors have designed, specified, and built curbs at shower entrances that require users to pick up their feet and step over and into the shower pan. In some cases, the floor of the shower pan is lower than the floor of the bathroom.

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    HOUSE FOR SWEDEN

    The 70,000-square-foot (6,500-square-meter) building for the Swedish Embassy in Washington, D.C., is set on a narrow peninsula at the confluence of Rock Creek and the Potomac River. Surrounded by water on three sides, the peninsula faces south and commands spectacular views up and down the Potomac.

    The prominent site called for an emblematic building through which the essence of Swedish culture, technology, design sensibility, and governance would be expressed.

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    BEIJING BIRD'S NEST - ENGINEERING

    Part One of this two-part series on Beijing National Stadium looked at the project from an architecture perspective.

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