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HAITI EARTHQUAKE LOOKING FOR LESSONS

Is the lesson of the January 2010 Haiti earthquake simply about poverty? Poverty and a lack of building regulation seem to be the main culprits identified in most media coverage to date. But ArchitectureWeek thinks there's more to the quake than that. — Editor

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HOUSING ON RUE DES VIGNOLES

Eden Bio can be difficult to find. One might think it would be hard to conceal almost 100 new public housing units in this part of Paris's 20th arrondissement, but local architect Édouard François has managed to do so, inserting rows of low-rise apartments, duplexes, and small houses into the middle of a city block while presenting a minimal, modest face to the street on three sides.

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WROUGHT AND CAST IRON STRUCTURES

Focusing on structural engineering issues involved in the repair, restoration, or adaptive reuse of older buildings for which drawings no longer exist, this article is the seventh in a series about antiquated structural systems that can be adapted or reanalyzed for safe reuse. — Editor

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