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    THE STORY OF WEMBLEY STADIUM

    The original Empire Stadium at Wembley was one of the wonders of its age. The focal point of the 1924 British Empire Exhibition, it was designed by Sir John Simpson and Maxwell Ayrton and engineered by Sir Owen Williams.

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    PEOPLE AND PLACES

    Patrice Bideau in Baden, FranceRalph Rapson's Glass CubeCharles Correa RIBA ExhibitionElderly Obama & Boehner Daughters Arrive In Time MachinePelli Clarke Pelli at UT in AustinSmithGroupJJR in Lake View, IllinoisAIA Minnesota Design Awards

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    TRANSLUCENT GLASS CURTAINWALL - 1903

    The Steiff Factory Building

    Due to its inherent relationship with the perception of manipulated light, the condition of translucency in architecture is often associated with primarily subjective aims: the creation of spectacle, affect, or atmosphere. But translucency also has the potential to address practical issues of function and technical performance in buildings of certain usage which may require, for instance, specific lighting conditions or degrees of privacy or publicity.   (Published 2013.0306)

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    STAYING PUT IN STYLE: CONDO KITCHEN

    Selectively removing a nonbearing wall connects a viewless, internal kitchen to living and dining spaces. Simple, standard detailing was used to create custom cabinets at an affordable cost.

    Tall elements — range hood, refrigerator, and upper cabinets — were kept away from the opening to allow better connection. The height of the wall allows for a visual separation of whatever is on the countertop from those in the living room.   (Published 2013.0306)

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    STAYING PUT IN STYLE: OPEN-MINDED

    In a 1920s hillside upside-down house — where the living area is below the entry level — walking downstairs to get to the living room wasn’t the only aspect that was awkward.

    When you arrived at the living floor you were unceremoniously dumped into a tight vestibule measuring just six feet by four feet (1.8m by 1.2m) with three three-foot-wide (90cm-wide) doorways providing access into each space. (Published 2013.0213)

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    Architecture and Design News Online

    Online Petition Seeks to Right a Pritzker Prize Wrong — Philadelphia Inquirer, 2013.0402

    RMJM Sold to Investments Firm — BD (registration required), 2013.0402

    Last Remaining Frank Lloyd Wright Hotel to Be Moved to Vegas Strip — Mother Nature Network, 2013.0401

    Arching Out — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0401

    as Death Toll from Gruesome Friday Tower Tumble Hits 22, Experts Warn More Dar Buildings Will Fall — The Citizen (Tazmania), 2013.0330

    People & Places 2013.0327 — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0327

    AIA Minnesota Design Awards — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0327

    New Debate over Frank Gehry's Design for an Eisenhower Memorial — Los Angeles Times, 2013.0320

    Toyo Ito - Pritzker Prize — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0318

    Toyo Ito Named 2013 Pritzker Laureate — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0317

    Architectural Iconoclast Wins the Pritzker Prize — New York Times, 2013.0317

    AIA Must Do More for Human Rights — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0312

    The North London Hospice Building Wins Two Design Awards — Enfield Independent, 2013.0311

    RIBA Video Highlights 2012 Olympics Architecture — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0306

    Houses Damaged During Quake Reused in Akita — Daily Yomiuri, 2013.0228

    ROM Plans Green Gateway Around Signature Crystal — The Globe and Mail, 2013.0228

    Chipperfield Boss Joins RMJM — BD (registration required), 2013.0219

    Snohetta - SFMOMA Expansion in San Francisco — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0219

    Zaha Hadid Criticises 'Misogyny' Among UK Architects — BBC News, 2013.0217

    Fire at Pratt Institute Destroys Studios and Artwork of Students — New York Times, 2013.0215

    Japanese Architect Chosen for Serpentine Pavilion — BD (registration required), 2013.0214

    Aecom Ousts Arup on Serpentine Pavilion — BD (registration required), 2013.0214

    Structure Collapses at Chernobyl, Ukraine Says No Danger — Reuters, 2013.0213

    RIBA Gold Award Awarded to Architect Peter Zumthor — WAN, 2013.0211

    AIA Young Architects Awards 2013 — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0208

    Zaha Hadid Appointed to Boris's Airports Review — BD (registration required), 2013.0207

    Mies Van Der Rohe Award Shortlist — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0204

    Seattle Kings Arena Proposed — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0131

    Vancouver€'s Presentation House Gallery Taps Patkau Architects to Design New Building — ArtInfo, 2013.0131

    In Renderings for a Library Landmark, Stacks of Questions — New York Times, 2013.0130

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    Architecture and Design Around the Web

    Glories Restored, Rijksmuseum Is Reopening after 10 Years — New York Times, 2013.0402

    Moving on Up — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0402

    Considering Smallness — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0401

    Dodger Stadium Revamp Is a Work in Progress — Los Angeles Times, 2013.0401

    Construction Begins on Perkins Eastman Designed 120 Kingston Street — Nerej, 2013.0331

    Dallas's Perot Museum: Design as Mere Decoration — Washington Post, 2013.0330

    Pelli Clarke Pelli at UT in Austin — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0329

    Egos Checked, Ambitions Unleashed — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0329

    The Story of Wembley Stadium — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0327

    Enter the Lighting Expert — New York Times, 2013.0327

    NSW Release Plans for Darling Harbour Precinct Overhaul — Architecture & Design (Australia), 2013.0327

    Marlon Blackwell Architect in Springdale, Arkansas — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0322

    Renzo Piano - Harvard Art Museum Addition — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0320

    Respectfully Gehry — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0320

    Morphosis' Model Museum — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0318

    Queens Central Library Opens Wider — New York Times, 2013.0318

    A Modern Collaboration — Martha's Vineyard Magazine, 2013.0317

    Digsau — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0315

    A Few Signs of Spring Downtown — New York Times, 2013.0314

    Art and Architecture in Seoul, South Korea — New York Times, 2013.0314

    Anatomy of a Building: 51 Astor Place — NYU Local, 2013.0314

    Advocate for the Healing Power of Wood — Stuff (New Zealand), 2013.0314

    Libeskind Wants Crack at the Pinnacle — BD (registration required), 2013.0314

    Miami's Development Booming — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0312

    VJAA Addition to Breuer's Abbey — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0311

    Leo A. Daly - High School in Los Angeles — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0307

    CZWG - Vermillion Housing in London — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0305

    C.F. Moller - Student Housing in Odense, Denmark — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0305

    Zaha Hadid Architects at Oxford — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0228

    LPA - Performing Arts Center in Arcadia, California — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0225

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