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    AIA SMALL PROJECTS 2008

    Housing for art lovers, homeless people, flood-zone dwellers, and hobbits. Chandeliers, bus stops, and a synagogue entrance. An expandable bathroom.

    These are not massive landmarks, but rather the AIA's annual exemplars of design executed with limited financial and programmatic means: the American Institute of Architects 2008 Small Project Awards recipients. — Published 2008.0827

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    BEIJING BIRD'S NEST - ARCHITECTURE

    This is the first part of a two-part series about Beijing National Stadium. Part one looks at the stadium from the architects' perspective, part two from the engineers'.

    In the weeks and months leading up to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, the Chinese government faced a range of complications, from polluted skies to Tibet protests. — Published 2008.0820

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    NEW YORK NEW MUSEUM

    As you make your way east on Prince Street from Sixth Avenue in lower Manhattan, a pile of shimmering cubes rises at the end of Prince as it dead-ends at the Bowery. What is it? There are no windows in sight. A puffy white cloud slowly passes behind it and the silvery tower seems to disappear inside the cumulus skycraft. — Published 2008.0820

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    DESERT MUSEUMS IN PLATINUM

    Another building type shattered the dual-glazed, low-e glass ceiling in April 2008 when the U.S. Green Building Council first awarded LEED Platinum certification to a museum complex. — Published 2008.0813

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    ASLA LANDSCAPE AWARDS 2008

    In creating the Lurie Garden in downtown Chicago, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd transformed a parking garage rooftop into a public botanical garden. Located on three acres (1.2 hectares) in Millennium Park, a part of Grant Park, the garden combines engineered elements with native perennials of the Midwestern prairie. — Published 2008.0813

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    POSTCARD FROM ST. ANTHONY FALLS

    Dear ArchitectureWeek,

    We pause this week in remembrance of the thirteen Minnesotans who were killed and the dozens injured in the catastrophic failure of the I-35W bridge across the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota. — Published 2008.0730

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    STONE HILL CENTER BY TADAO ANDO

    Think of the architecture of Tadao Ando, and images of sleek, smooth concrete are sure to fill the mind's eye. — Published 2008.0806

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    EERO AND ONWARD

    On a December day of 1955, fresh over from Paris, I walked into the small Eero Saarinen office in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, with a beat-up box of eight-by-tens of my Beaux-Arts graduation work. "Can I see Mr. Saarinen? I'm looking for a job." He did see me, and having reviewed my prints, asked whether I could start that very afternoon for $2.75 an hour pay. I did. — Published 2008.0730

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    AIA/HUD SECRETARY AWARDS

    Where a failed urban housing project once stood, enclosed and separated from its surrounding neighborhood in San Francisco's Mission District, the mixed-use Valencia Gardens development now supports an integrated neighborhood designed to promote safety through activity.

    Architect Van Meter Williams Pollack LLP, with associate architect Martinez Architects, Inc., lined the sidewalk with building entries and reintroduced vehicular streets into the site, connecting it with the urban fabric. — Published 2008.0730

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    ROBIN HOOD IN QUEENS

    Public School 42 in Arverne, Queens, a five-story prewar brick edifice, had a small library in a converted fourth-floor classroom. Physically and visually isolated from the core of the elementary school's activities, the library was relocated to the ground floor, where it replaced one of two gymnasiums. — Published 2008.0723

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