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    POSTCARD FROM WEST POTOMAC PARK

    Dear ArchitectureWeek,

    More than 10,000 people thronged around the U.S. national memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday, October 16, 2011, as the new monument was dedicated by President Barack Obama.

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    STANLEY TIGERMAN: ARCHITECT AS CHAMELEON

    A bedrock belief in the classic theology of modern architecture was that architects always had to be original. Architects were to create a new built world that divested itself from the past, from classical architecture and its decoration, and invent brand-new, innovative buildings. In many ways, for a modern architectural designer, being original could be more important than being good.

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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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