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    MAYBECK'S SENGER HOUSE

    "Ring in the love of truth and right [...] Ring in the thousand years of peace" —"In Memoriam"

    These lines, by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, are inscribed into the Senger House's baronially scaled fireplace and set the mood for this remarkable dwelling. Medieval Teutonic imagery is stenciled throughout the house and carved into overscaled architectural woodwork — a Maybeckian evocation of his client, a professor of German at the nearby University of California.

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    LIVING SHRINES OF UYGHUR CHINA

    These photographs by artist Lisa Ross were taken at mazârs, Muslim sacred burial sites, in Uyghur China—known variously to different peoples as Xinjiang, East Turkestan, a stop on the Silk Road, Chinese Central Asia, or Uyghuristan.

    (Published 2013.0306)

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    WAREHOUSE LOFT CONVERSION

    Under the San Francisco South Beach Redevelopment Plan of 1981, the Oriental Warehouse was designated an historic landmark due to its historical value as the early arrival point of Oriental immigrants.

    The brick warehouse, originally built in 1868, with a total area of 88,000 square feet (8,200 square meters) on two floors had for many years been used as a warehouse and storage space.

    With a perspective on Rodney Friedman by Frank Anton

    (Published 2013.0213)

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    Housing Project Preserves Quality in Time of Tear-Down — Chicago Tribune, 2013.0320

    Woods Bagot's Nik Karalis on Rethinking Western Philosophy — Architecture & Design (Australia), 2013.0320

    Q&A: Steven Holl — Metropolis, 2013.0320

    The Istanbul That Might Have Been, and Might Still Be — Atlantic Cities, 2013.0320

    Motown Breakdown — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0315

    Gutless Clients 'Hide Behind Experts' — BD (registration required), 2013.0314

    a Lesson in Zoned Architectural Protection from Ottawa — The Globe and Mail, 2013.0314

    Is It Possible to Rank Top Architecture Firms Objectively? — Architecture Source (Australia), 2013.0314

    Architecture Employment Survey: Your Stories - the Young Practice Founder — BD (registration required), 2013.0314

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    Online Learning: Campus 2.0 — Nature (registration required), 2013.0313

    Ralph Rapson & Palladio in Vicenza — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0312

    New Book on James Stirling — Metropolis, 2013.0312

    David Dixon, Leader of 2013's Top City Planning Firm, on What Makes Cities Great — NRDC Switchboard, 2013.0312

    Architecture Employment in 2013 - an Infographic — BD (registration required), 2013.0311

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