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    DYMAXION REDUX

    Visiting Fuller's house today requires a $14 ticket. In a landscape packed with planes, trains, and vehicles of all kinds, the sparkling body of the Dymaxion House makes a striking appearance. — Published 2009.0617

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    AIA HOUSING AWARDS 2009

    To the street, the concrete-block home near Bellevue, Idaho, presents minimally incised walls. From inside, the boxy masonry of Outpost opens up to surprisingly expansive views of the rural Idaho landscape. — Published 2009.0610

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    PELLI'S PLATINUM VISIONAIRE

    At first glance, the glossy new 35-story condominium tower slicing into the lower Manhattan skyline doesn't stand out as a beacon of sustainable design. Its sleek form — an extruded curving wedge accented with red terra cotta bands — looks more Ferrari than Prius. And the structure's granite base and travertine lobby walls are elements not usually associated with green building. — Published 2009.0610

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    AMERICAN LANDSCAPE AWARDS 2009

    Buffalo Bayou flows through downtown Houston, Texas, under a tangle of freeways and bridges on its way to Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Landscape architects SWA Group reenvisioned a neglected 1.2-mile- (1.9-kilometer-) length of bayou front, transforming it into pedestrian-friendly parkland with improved floodwater conveyance. — Published 2009.0617

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    GREGORY AIN'S SMALL HOUSES

    Gregory Ain's small houses of the 1930s were completed in a historical context in which the "small house" emerged as a typology of primary importance to architects. — Published 2009.0603

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    7 WORLD TRADE CENTER

    Seven World Trade Center was the third building to collapse on September 11, 2001, and it is the first to be rebuilt. Designed by David Childs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), the new building is composed of 42 floors of office space set above eight floors of Con Edison transformers (located in large concrete vaults at street level). — Published 2009.0603

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    GETTING THE GREEN ROOF RIGHT

    Green roofs, whether intensive or extensive, can provide a wealth of benefits on site and beyond. Delivering these benefits successfully requires professional attention to a variety of critical details. — Editor

    The first common dilemma in the construction of living green roofs, and other landscapes over structure, is that, in conventional building, the execution and completion of site work are often subordinated to the completion of the building. — Published 2009.0527

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    AIA CONVENTION 2009

    "Ours is a hopeful future," said American Institute of Architects President Marvin Malecha, FAIA, as he opened the 2009 AIA Convention in San Francisco. "We need to let the public know that they can count on our profession to lead them through these tough times." — Published 2009.0527

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    SMARTGEOMETRY CONFERENCE 2009

    Would the facade of San Giorgio Maggiore look different if Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio had been able to envision hundreds of permutations of the intersecting temples and classical porches? How would the altar look if he had been able to generate, with relative speed, thousands of alternative schematics for his columns and domes? — Published 2009.0520

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    ENDANGERED HISTORIC U.S. PLACES 2009

    Unity Temple, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his own Unitarian congregation in Oak Park, Illinois, remains an icon of early modern architecture, with its geometric design, strong massing, characteristic detailing, and use of exposed concrete. — Published 2009.0513

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