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    HIGH DESERT MODERN

    The Atacama Desert, in northern Chile, is one of the driest deserts on earth. It is a startlingly brutal place where boiling geysers burst through mountain plains caked in salt, and jagged red rocks give way to massive sand dunes and desolate open salt flats. Extreme temperatures jolt your body and dry up your eyes and skin while dust fills your clothes. — Published 2001.1003

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    PRINTWORKS, DUBLIN PART 3

    This is the third part of a four-part series on the Printworks in Dublin, which in summer 2001 won the Silver Medal for Housing from the The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI). Part One - Part Two

    In the Cornell Journal of Architecture #1, 1981, Professor Colin Rowe contributed an essay entitled "The Present Urban Predicament." — Published 2001.0926

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    LEGENDARY LIBRARY RESURRECTED

    There are many legends about the destruction of the great library in Alexandria 2000 years ago, but much less historical fact about the building itself has survived. Three libraries may have coexisted in the ancient city, but scant data remains about their location, layout, holdings, organization, administration, or physical structure. — Published 2001.0919

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    NEW ZEALAND DESIGN AWARDS

    An imaginative yet respectful transformation of a post office into an art gallery, a spatially intriguing, energetic new school, and a simple, serene house that bridges culture and nature. These three projects have won National Awards in the New Zealand Institute of Architects annual celebration of the most successful of that country's new buildings. — Published 2001.0912

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    OITA WINKS FOR SOCCER

    Why limit your visits in Japan to Tokyo and Kyoto, when there are 47 prefectures altogether from north to south? If you only frequent the largest cities, you are skimming the surface and missing some of the goodies. — Published 2001.0905

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    POSTCARD FROM CARDIFF AND LONDON

    Dear ArchitectureWeek,

    Sunday, August 12 saw the start of the English Premiership's soccer season, with the Football Association's Charity Shield match between Manchester United and Liverpool, which the latter won 2-1. — Published 2001.0829

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    EXPERIMENTAL HOUSES

    Houses, for the vast majority of the world's population, are a mundane backdrop to everyday life. Most houses are not actually "designed" in the normal sense of that term; they are produced using tested methods of construction and building forms that have evolved into traditions over time. — Published 2001.0822

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    PRINTWORKS, DUBLIN PART 2

    This is the second part of a four-part series on the Printworks in Dublin, which in summer 2001 won the Silver Medal for Housing from the The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI). — Published 2001.0815

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    POSTCARD FROM ROTTERDAM

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    This is a small exhibition pavilion in Rotterdam, the result of a competition held last year by the national organization for Dutch architects (BNA). The program called for a temporary exhibition space for 20 people. The pavilion had to be movable so it could be used in different locations. — Published 2001.0808

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    BUILDING TYPE BASICS FOR MUSEUMS

    After a period of decline, reflecting stagnant public interest in viewing art and in expressing cultural heritage, museum construction took a sharp upturn in the 1980s as the public in the United States and overseas took a new interest in that heritage. — Published 2001.0808

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