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    PEOPLE AND PLACES

    Foster + Partners in New York, New York — Kise, Straw & Kolodner in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — SMWM and Perkins + Will in San Francisco, California — AvroKO in Brooklyn, New York — Shigeru Ban Architects and Dean Maltz Architect, with Montroy Andersen DeMarco in New York, New York — KlingStubbins in Camden, New Jersey — Global Architectural Development in Bodrum, USA — Andy Martin Associates in Hong Kong, Hong Kong — Pott Architects in Hamburg, Germany...

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    STIRLING PRIZE FOR ACCORDIA HOUSING

    Pairing sensitively designed housing with generous open space, the architects of Accordia created an enduring residential development in Cambridge, United Kingdom, that embodies the inherent sustainability of livable communities.

    Their careful efforts have earned Accordia the Stirling Prize for 2008. Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios designed the project with Maccreanor Lavington and Alison Brooks Architects. This is the first residential project to receive the prestigious prize, now in its 13th year.

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    BRICK AWARDS 2008

    The Durham County Regional Public Library in Durham, North Carolina, takes advantage of brick for environmental benefit.

    Brick's thermal mass improves the energy efficiency of the LEED Silver-certified facility, helping to keep energy use 35 percent lower than that of comparable conventionally designed buildings. The brick was procured locally, and made from raw materials extracted regionally.

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    AIA HEALTHCARE AWARDS 2008

    At the CHA Women & Children's Hospital near Seoul, a softness of natural light, organic elements, and curving form tempers a sleek building of glass, aluminum, and stainless steel. KMD Architects designed the facility, with associate architect yo2 Architects, to provide uncluttered respite from the surrounding neighborhood's visual noise.

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