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    WORLD TRADE CENTER - TENTH ANNIVERSARY

    As part of our remembrance of the disasters on September 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center in New York, at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and in the Pennsylvania countryside, here is a selection from the ongoing related coverage in ArchitectureWeek over the last ten years.

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    MAISON CARRÉ BY ALVAR AALTO

    Maison Carré in Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, France, is a private house by Alvar Aalto which is to a major extent stamped by the owner being an art collector: one could say that it is at the same time a private palais and a gallery.

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    DESIGN BY ARTS CORPORATION

    The Practice in 20-Dozen Words

    In 2000 Mike Latham formed Arts Corporation, a multimedia design firm that integrated his varied interests in architecture, art, and technology. The firm serves as the backbone for Latham's work in architecture, furniture design, and product design, and a springboard for his innovative work in sculpture and film.

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    HS#9 BY COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

    "Revolution 9" is a song recorded by the Beatles and released on The White Album in 1968, that heady year when students were demonstrating across Europe, the Vietnam War was at a fever pitch, and Coop Himmelb(l)au was founded in Vienna. The song has been described as the best-known work of avant-garde music and the most disliked moment of any Beatles album.

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    BREUER'S WHITNEY MUSEUM

    On June 17, 1963, the Whitney announced to the public its plans to build a new facility in a new location:

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    Norman M. Klein on Our Collective Amnesia — Los Angeles Times, 2011.0829

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