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    PEOPLE AND PLACES

    Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture in Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaGrzywinski+Pons in New York, New YorkHGA in Voorhees, New JerseyFiedler Marciano Architecture in Syracuse, New Yorkb720 Arquitectos with Jaime Lerner Arquitetos Associados in Porto Alegre, Brazil...

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    ENDANGERED AMERICAN PLACES

    The Chicago building that formerly housed Prentice Women's Hospital is proudly unorthodox. Above a steel-and-glass base, in a sea of more-conventional rectilinear neighbors, the building's quatrefoil concrete tower rises banded with oval-shaped windows.

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    NEW ARCHITECTURE IN NEW ORLEANS

    Located on one of the busiest thoroughfares in the Central Business District of New Orleans, the apartment building at 930 Poydras was designed to translate the dense, communal atmosphere of the French Quarter into a tower.

    To achieve that effect, architecture firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple incorporated generous, well designed common spaces into the 250-unit, 21-story building.

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    PALLADIO AWARDS 2011

    Hurricanes were a primary concern for Michael G. Imber Architects when the firm designed a traditionally styled home for the new Beachtown development in Galveston, Texas.

    Located on the Gulf of Mexico, the vacation-home development combines New Urbanist architecture and planning with systematic fortification against the fierce storms.

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    People and Places 2011.0727 — ArchitectureWeek, 2011.0727

    Three Awards for Blenheim Home — Marlborough Express, 2011.0725

    Neutra's Kronish House Appears to Be Bound for Demolition — Los Angeles Times, 2011.0724

    Geoffrey Bawa Award for Excellence in Architecture — Sunday Times (Sri Lanka), 2011.0724

    RIBA Stirling Prize 2011: A Shocking, Joyless Shortlist — Telegraph (UK), 2011.0721

    Stirling Prize Shortlist Reflects New Austerity in Architecture — Guardian Unlimited, 2011.0721

    Olympic Velodrome Nominated for U.K. Stirling Prize — Bloomberg, 2011.0720

    Endangered American Places — ArchitectureWeek, 2011.0720

    2011 Brick in Architecture Awards Honor Excellence in Style and Sustainability — BIA Press Release at BusinessWire, 2011.0719

    Hope in Joplin — Architect's Newspaper, 2011.0719

    Famed Ennis House Is Sold — Los Angeles Times, 2011.0717

    Appeals Court Upholds Building Ban on Architect — New York Times, 2011.0715

    Unesco Ready to Withdraw Liverpool’S Heritage Status — BD (Registration required), 2011.0714

    People and Places 2011.0713 — ArchitectureWeek, 2011.0713

    De Bullion St. House Collapse Comes after Stop-Work Order — Montreal Gazette, 2011.0712

    BVN's Brain Research Building Wins International Prize — Architecture & Design (Australia), 2011.0712

    Ricardo Legorreta Wins Top Architecture Prize — BD (Registration required), 2011.0711

    Economy Faces a Jolt as Benefit Checks Run Out — New York Times, 2011.0710

    Vietnamese Bamboo-Made Architectural Work Honored in US — VietnamNet, 2011.0710

    Fitzpatrick and Partners Win Competition to Design Sydney Tower — Architecture & Design (Australia), 2011.0707

    Hailstorm Devastates Garfield Park Conservatory — Chicago Tribune, 2011.0702

    Melbourne's AAMI Park by Cox Architecture Won Three Regional Awards — Architecture & Design (Australia), 2011.0627

    Architect Awarded $50m Carnarvon Courthouse Project — Architecture & Design (Australia), 2011.0624

    Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei Free, but Silenced — CBS News, 2011.0624

    George M. White, Architect of Capitol, Dies at 90 — New York Times, 2011.0623

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