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    TROPICALISMO

    As Le Corbusier was casting in concrete and Philip Johnson was building glass houses, ambitious architects in Puerto Rico were also experimenting with the tenets of International and Modernist styles.

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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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    Building Culture Around the Web

    Ayres Hall, Tyson House Added to National Register of Historic Places — Tennessee Today, 2012.0815

    Quirky Modernist Building on UofC Campus Is Alive and Well — WBEZ, 2012.0815

    Morrison Bullish about RMJM Future — BD (registration required), 2012.0815

    Olympics Legacy Body to Learn from Past Mistakes, Vows Deputy Mayor — BD (registration required), 2012.0814

    Paul Goldberger on the Fight to Save Chicago's Prentice Hospital — Vanity Fair, 2012.0814

    The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City — New York Times, 2012.0810

    Housing in Vienna — Architect's Newspaper, 2012.0810

    UN Studio Pair Awarded Professorships — BD (registration required), 2012.0809

    Clock Is Ticking on Architectural Symbol of '50s Israel — Haaretz, 2012.0809

    Forgotten by Time, but Not Out of Style — Los Angeles Times, 2012.0809

    What Were the Highs and Lows of Your Olympic Park Experience? — Guardian Unlimited, 2012.0808

    Strength with Soul: The Chapel of St John — Guardian Unlimited, 2012.0808

    Tropicalismo — ArchitectureWeek, 2012.0808

    The Good, the Standard, the Ugly: Dial House, Salford — Manchester Confidential, 2012.0807

    2 Buildings Added to Downtown Providence Historic District — Go Local Prov, 2012.0807

    Dutch Architect and Educator Is IIT's Next Architecture Dean — Chicago Tribune, 2012.0807

    AIA San Francisco Home Tour — San Francisco Chronicle, 2012.0806

    East Side Story — Architect's Newspaper, 2012.0806

    William Boulton 'Bo' Kelly Jr., Architect and Preservationist — Baltimore Sun, 2012.0806

    When Does Inspiration Violate Copyright? — Daily Journal of Commerce, 2012.0806

    Rome's Maxxi Maxes Out the Ministerial Funding — Guardian Unlimited, 2012.0803

    Eames: The Architect and the Painter – Review — Guardian Unlimited, 2012.0802

    New Office for Frank Harmon Architect — ArchitectureWeek, 2012.0801

    Part 3: The Preservationist Perspective — Metropolis, 2012.0731

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

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

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

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

    Brunel's Great Western Railway Given Preservation Head of Steam — Guardian Unlimited, 2012.0730

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

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