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    LONDON OLYMPICS ARCHITECTURE GUIDE

    Olympic Stadium - Populous   Olympic Park - EDAW Consortium   London Aquatics Centre - Zaha Hadid Architects   Velodrome - Hopkins Architects
    Copper Box - Make Architects   International Broadcast Centre - Allies and Morrison   London Shooting Venue - Magma Architecture   Basketball Arena - Wilkinson Eyre Architects   Water Polo Arena - David Morley Architects
    Riverbank Arena - Populous   Olympic Village - 16 Architects and Firms   Additional Olympic Venues

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    INNER LIGHT OF THE NATIONAL CATHEDRAL

    With nave and aisles bearing vast arrays of vivid, intricate stained glass, sunshine naturally washes warm, beautiful color across the stone arches and columns of the National Cathedral, atop Mount St. Alban in Washington, D.C.

    Since the Gothic masonry structure was shaken by the magnitude 5.8 Virginia earthquake on August 23, 2011, this inner light has taken on another dimension.   (Published 2012.0704)

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    THE AMAZING FLEXHOUSE

    The flexhouse is a live-work type that does not match the narrow range of housing types that American builders are comfortable producing. While a range of variations on the shop house, including versions of the flexhouse, have been produced by small specialized builders — typically in greenfield traditional neighborhood developments — it is by far the least common live-work type. (Published 2012.0620)

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    Building Culture Around the Web

    Part 3: The Preservationist Perspective — Metropolis, 2012.0731

    Minister Wears 'Marketing Ambush' T Shirt in Support of Architects — BD (registration required), 2012.0731

    Sert's Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School Threatened with Demolition — WAN, 2012.0731

    Home Prices Rose 2.2% in May — For Residential Pros, 2012.0731

    Australian New Home Sales Rise in June — DesignBuild Source (Australia), 2012.0731

    The Evolution of the Office Building — Atlantic Cities, 2012.0730

    Faded Chicago Architectural Jewel, Could Shine Again — WBEZ, 2012.0730

    Walter Pichler, an Artist Who Bucked the Status Quo, Dies at 75 — New York Times, 2012.0728

    Cubans Begin to Rebuild Their Residential Real Estate Market — New York Times, 2012.0727

    D.R. Horton Profit Jumps on Rise in Orders — Reuters, 2012.0727

    Architectural Engineer, 26, Remembered for Her Smile — Omaha World-Herald, 2012.0727

    Demolition Plan Imperils Slice of Berlin's Socialist Past — New York Times, 2012.0727

    MoMA Hosts Foreclosure-Themed Exhibit — Reuters, 2012.0726

    Architects Call on Rahm to Save Prentice — TimeOut Chicago, 2012.0726

    US New-Home Sales Fall to 350K, 5-Month Low — ABC News, 2012.0725

    Sales of New U.S. Homes Decrease from Two-Year High: Economy — BusinessWeek, 2012.0725

    Oscar Niemeyer in 3-D — New York Times, 2012.0725

    Downtown's Grand Park Makes Exuberant Use of a Tough Spot — Los Angeles Times, 2012.0725

    Positive Housing News Keeps Rolling In — Wall Street Journal, 2012.0724

    Scapegoat in a Clamshell — New York Times, 2012.0722

    In a Hot Climate, Rentals Shrink — New York Times, 2012.0721

    Winners of Seattle Urban Intervention Competition — Architect's Newspaper, 2012.0720

    U.S. Architecture Billings Index Up Slightly in June — Reuters, 2012.0718

    Time to Buy a House by the Water? — Telegraph (UK), 2012.0710

    Grandma Moses' Virginia Home Named Landmark — Associated Press, 2012.0710

    The Chain Saw Circle: Women of the Woodlands — New York Times, 2012.0710

    Aging in Place in the Built Environment — Norman Transcript, 2012.0709

    Kahn's Fisher House for Sale — Hatboro-Horsham Patch, 2012.0709

    Olympics Architects Should Retrain as Dentists, Says Will Self — BD (registration required), 2012.0709

    Inner Light of the National Cathedral — ArchitectureWeek, 2012.0704

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