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Architecture Design and Building in Tacoma, Washington, USA

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TACOMA NARROWS NUMBER THREE

Does your project require special equipment to convey structural steel on site and into position? Maybe big trucks with oversize loads, and special cranes. But have you ever commissioned a flatbed ship for placing steel? — Published 2007.0905

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MUSEUM OF GLASS BY ARTHUR ERICKSON

Amid a scruffy sprawl of warehouses and marinas, on a former brownfield site in Tacoma, Washington, sits the sparkling new Museum of Glass. Subtitled the International Center for Contemporary Art, this is the most recent hope for reviving Tacoma's lackluster downtown core.

The 75,000-square-foot (7000-square-meter), $63 million project was designed by the preeminent Canadian architect Arthur Erickson in collaboration with Nick Milkovich Architects Inc., of Vancouver, British Columbia, and Thomas Cook Reed Reinvald, of Tacoma. — Published 2002.1009

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ENDURING BEAUTY AT WEYERHAEUSER HEADQUARTERS

Set in an idyllic, rehabilitated setting in Tacoma, Washington, overlooking a lake, meadow, and woodland, is the corporate headquarters for Weyerhaeuser, one of the world's largest wood products manufacturing companies.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced that its 2001 "Twenty-five-Year Award" will be given to the Weyerhaeuser Headquarters. The AIA gives this award annually to a building that exemplifies design of enduring significance. — Published 2001.0110

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