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    B.C. APARTMENTS BY BATTERSBYHOWAT

    In both the emergence and ensuing development of a modern architectural idiom in Canada's Pacific Northwest, designs for the detached family home have served an important role as crucibles of exploration and research.

    New materials and building technologies have been allied with challenges to conventional social habit, while the rugged terrain, lush vegetation, and benign climate have provided a profound measure to the artifice of design.

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    STAYING PUT IN STYLE: WRAP-AROUND REMODEL

    An 18th-century Federal farmhouse had multiple lean-to additions tacked onto it over its first 200 years. These served not so much to reach out to the landscape but to separate those within the house from it.

    In addition, plantings that were once under control began to consume not only the home's walls but also any potential for a view from the windows that actually caught a glimpse of a backyard pond.

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    Article Image PEOPLE AND PLACES

    Happy Earth Day! Bullitt Center Opens in SeattlePatrice 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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    STAYING PUT IN STYLE: EXPANDING WITHOUT ADDING

    Sometimes the way the existing space in your home is laid out makes it difficult to use or appreciate its overall dimensions.

    In a 1980s addition to a classic early-19th-century Federalist-style home, a layer of living space was simply wrapped around the perimeter of the existing home’s backside, with doorways cut through the original outside walls.   (Published 2013.0424)

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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.

    (Published 2013.0317)

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