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    MEMORIAL COLISEUM - PORTLAND, OREGON

    The perimeter of Memorial Coliseum bounds the equivalent area of four city blocks in Portland, Oregon, yet the entire envelope of the building, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, stands on just four columns.

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    DYMAXION REDUX

    Visiting Fuller's house today requires a $14 ticket. In a landscape packed with planes, trains, and vehicles of all kinds, the sparkling body of the Dymaxion House makes a striking appearance.

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    GREGORY AIN'S SMALL HOUSES

    Gregory Ain's small houses of the 1930s were completed in a historical context in which the "small house" emerged as a typology of primary importance to architects.

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