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    THE CORRUPTION OF WOOD

    Trees are fundamental to many urban landscapes and natural ecosystems. Wood from trees is a fundamental material for architecture.

    The tension between wood in living trees, and wood in buildings and other products, is arguably at an all-time-high on planet Earth. — Published 2012.1024

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    SAINSBURY LABORATORY - STIRLING PRIZE

    A stately temple of science has recently been added to the University of Cambridge campus. The limestone-clad Sainsbury Laboratory, a major plant science research center in Cambridge, England, has received the Stirling Prize for 2012 from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

    Rooted in Darwin's Garden — Published 2012.1024

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    USGBC FOUNDER RICK FEDRIZZI

    Rick, what does sustainability mean to you personally?

    To me, the definition of "sustainable" is simple: It means living my life today in a way that ensures my children, their children, and their children will be able to live as well as I did. — Published 2012.1003

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    A BRIEF HISTORY OF PREFAB

    After the Second World War there was a regular prefabricated housing boom in the United States. Some 70 companies were active in this market segment in the post-war era, ultimately leading to the construction of roughly 200,000 prefabricated houses.

    However, companies such as Vultee, Lustron, and the Spartan Aircraft Company, which offered buildings built on the basis of steel frames or clad in sheet metal, were still not able to survive. — Published 2012.1003

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    FOOTBRIDGE IN HONG KONG

    Permission to construct the new Cheung Kong Center at the corner of Garden Road and Queen's Road Central came with the stipulation that Cheung Kong Holdings, Ltd., would reconnect the two ends of a public footpath that once crossed the site. — Published 2012.0919

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    MASTERS PLAN FOR MABLETON

    "The only viable way to accept the gift and meet the challenge of longevity is to match the dramatic transformation of the 20th century that made it possible to grow old, with an equally dramatic and fundamentally new way of being old." — Kathryn Lawler, welcoming the Lifelong Communities Charrette Team, February 2009 — Published 2012.0822

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    GTEAM CLOUD COLLABORATION TOOL

    A new A/E/C-centric collaboration and communication hub from Gehry Technologies has promise to put your project team on cloud power, whatever the size of your A/E/C firm. — Published 2012.0822

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    SMART GEOMETRY UPDATE

    The nature of architecture and the performance of materials are deeply linked. The nature of material is the nature of the stuff that surrounds us, and architecture is concerned with the arrangement of this "stuff."

    As computational power increases, architects are able to consider larger and larger data sets. One way to focus those computing resources is to consider increasingly small building components. — Published 2012.0808

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    TROPICALISMO

    As Le Corbusier was casting in concrete and Philip Johnson was building glass houses, ambitious architects in Puerto Rico were also experimenting with the tenants of International and Modernist styles. — Published 2012.0808

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    LONDON OLYMPICS ARCHITECTURE GUIDE

    Olympic Stadium

    "The innovative flexible design of the Olympic Stadium means its 80,000 capacity can be reduced after the Games. It has a permanent lower tier with a capacity of 25,000, and a temporary steel and concrete upper tier, which holds a further 55,000 spectators, that can be dismantled after the Games. — Published 2012.0725

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