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    While the work of a master painter or sculptor might be nurtured in climate-controlled galleries for centuries, the works of master architects are often lived in, worked in, enjoyed by crowds, exposed to the weather, and vulnerable to owners' whims. Architecture lovers can hope that their favorite structures are cared for by conscientious stewards, but aside from the use of preservation easements, there are few real guarantees.   (Published 2012.0523)


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    ArchitectureWeek spoke with AIA Chief Executive Officer Robert Ivy as the Institute was preparing to host the AIA 2012 National Convention in Washington, D.C.

    Kevin Matthews: Coming from a magazine perspective, and now that you're here (at the AIA), how has your perspective on architecture magazines changed — from being steeped in that world for quite a while, to now being next to it?   (Published 2012.0516)


    Building Culture Around the Web

    Finch Says EH "Obsesses" about Tall Towers — BD (Registration required), 2012.0606

    Health and Safety Teaching Overhaul Needed — BD (Registration required), 2012.0606

    Building Industry Peter's Canvas — Marlborough Express, 2012.0606

    A Look at New York's Endangered Historic Places — Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2012.0606

    London's Ugliest Buildings: Your Choices — Telegraph (UK), 2012.0606

    Joseph Stalin's Deadly Railway to Nowhere — BBC News, 2012.0606

    Save 'Giant Caterpillar' from the Bulldozers — Hemel Today, 2012.0606

    Architects Holding Their Breath as the Country's Landlord Is Engulfed by Scandal. — Architect's Newspaper, 2012.0605

    UK Holiday Homes with Grand Designs — Guardian Unlimited, 2012.0605

    Shares of Toll Brothers and Lennar Fall as U.S. Job Gains Fall Short of Analysts' Estimates — Market Wire, 2012.0605

    Students Bring New Vitality to Brantford’S Core — The Globe and Mail, 2012.0604

    Inside the Chola Temple — The Hindu, 2012.0604

    Building a House of Glass — New York Times, 2012.0602

    Homebuilding Index Slumps 7.8 Percent on Jobs Report — San Diego Union-Tribune, 2012.0602

    A Different Angle on Building in New York — New York Times, 2012.0601

    Sector Snap: Home Builders — BusinessWeek, 2012.0601

    US Construction Spending Up 0.3 Percent in April — BusinessWeek, 2012.0601

    California Sets Stronger Energy Efficiency Rules for Buildings — Los Angeles Times, 2012.0601

    Architects Snub RIBA’S Royal Patronage Debate — BD (registration required), 2012.0601

    RIBA Publishes Tax Credits Advice — BD (registration required), 2012.0601

    Cincinnati Plans for More Streetcars While Constructing Its First Route — Architect's Newspaper, 2012.0601

    Study: Blacks, Whites Shunning Diverse Areas — Mother Nature Network, 2012.0531

    Croydon's Architecture: Iconic or Eyesore? — This is Croydon Today, 2012.0531

    Lumber Baron's Home Becomes Oregon's Latest Historic Landmark — OPB News, 2012.0530

    The Timing of This Is Wrong — California Catholic Daily, 2012.0530

    Carroll Residence Halls Receive a Learning by Design Award W — Waukesha Patch, 2012.0530

    William Menking Considers the Legacy and Future of Brutalism. — Architect's Newspaper, 2012.0530

    Australian New Home Sales Bounce Back — DesignBuild Source, 2012.0529

    Hud, Puerto Rico Condo Association Reach $1 Million Discrimination Settlement — HUD Press Release, 2012.0529

    American Institute of Architecture Publishes Fifth Edition of Washington, D.C. Guide — Washington Post, 2012.0529

    Architect Struck Off Register for Two Years — BD (Registration required), 2012.0529

    Turn Heathrow into Garden City, Report Says — BD (Registration required), 2012.0529

    Public Endangerment: How We Threaten Our Own Legacy — Crosscut, 2012.0529

    Nominations Open for Design Awards 2012 — East London Onlines, 2012.0529

    Building a Brighter Future — Beijing Review, 2012.0528

    No Easy Answers from Reserve Study — Chicago Tribune, 2012.0525

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