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    AQUARIUM AS LAKESIDE LANDSCAPE

    The shore of Lake Superior, which forms part of the border between the United States and Canada, is a rugged, elemental landscape of rock, trees, and water. This vast region is unique in its geological, historical, natural, and cultural significance.

    An award-winning aquarium and science center, conceived by architects Holt Hinshaw, and realized by Hammel, Green and Abrahamson, Inc. (HGA), celebrates the magnificence of this region. — Published 2001.1031

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    WASHINGTON CELEBRATES ARCHITECTURE

    "There are more important buildings in the nation's capital than you know. There is more innovation than you can imagine." With these words, the Washington D.C. chapter of the American Institute of Architects welcomed both public and professionals to its third annual of celebration "Architecture Week" this fall.

    Although most of the events were postponed because of the disasters in Washington, New York, and Pennsylvania, the celebration concluded recently as an affirmation of local architecture. — Published 2001.1031

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    FAITH IN ARCHITECTURE

    Each year, Faith & Form magazine and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, & Architecture recognize outstanding design in completed projects through the Religious Art & Architecture Awards program.

    This year's winners, marking the start of the new millennium, reflect the wealth of activity in the design and construction of sacred spaces throughout the United States for faith traditions well established in this country, as well as those just getting a foothold. — 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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    BARRIERS TO BUILDING GREEN

    Exemplary "green" building projects worldwide are proving the viability of resource-efficient, health-conscious design. Increasingly, governments and the public perceive the need for more sustainable building products and practices. So why isn't "green" more mainstream? — Published 2001.0822

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    WHAT IS GREEN ARCHITECTURE?

    As energy costs rise, so does demand for environmentally friendly design for commercial, residential, and public buildings. In May 2001 journalist Lynn Neary met with three architects to talk about building green. This interview was recorded on National Public Radio station WAMU in Washington D.C. — Published 2001.0711

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    UK GARDEN OF EDEN

    It was like a scene out of Stanislaw Lem's science fiction classic Solaris, with the swirling mists spiraling upward from a giant crater deep within the earth. Slowly, through the haze, emerged a city, no ordinary urban conurbation but an epicenter under giant geometric domes on a lunar landscape.

    This is not life, as we know it, this is the future. Welcome to the Eden Project. — Published 2001.0620

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    SUSTAINABLE SUCCESSES

    The integration of sustainable materials and technologies into mainstream building practice is a central challenge of our time. To be fully successful, a building must be "green" in ways that are both attractive and cost-effective.

    The Northeast Green Building Awards celebrate design projects that advance the aesthetics and feasibility of environmentally sound buildings. — Published 2001.0613

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    RICHARD DATTNER, CIVIL ARCHITECT

    As architecture reflects the tenor of the times, so too are architects products of their own unique circumstances. Richard Dattner's were unusual and formative. — Published 2001.0523

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    HIGH-PERFORMANCE BUILDING DESIGN

    Digital design tools are essential in the latest efforts toward sustainability in architecture. And they were much in evidence at the April 2001 EnvironDesign conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Steven Winter, FAIA, founder and president of Steven Winter Associates, Inc., and his associate Michael J. Crosbie, Ph.D., RA, gave a presentation called "Lessons Learned from Commercial High-Performance Building Projects." — Published 2001.0516

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