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    BEIJING TERMINAL 3 BY FOSTER

    The Chinese have long been good at big gestures, and one of Beijing's latest — courtesy of London's Foster + Partners — is lifting spirits in the capital at a rate of thousands per day. — Published 2008.0723

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    ART IN BEIJING

    With Beijing hosting the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, the Chinese government has sought, like a typical Olympic host, to make a statement about the country's progress. In China's case, this has included some ambitious and high-profile architecture projects, such as Herzog & de Meuron's spectacular bird's-nest-like National Stadium. — Published 2008.0716

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    LIVING STEEL 2008

    For its third annual steel housing competition, Living Steel challenged architects to design affordable, energy-efficient housing prototypes for Cherepovets, Russia, where temperatures can climb to 34 degrees Celsius (93 degrees Fahrenheit) in the summer and dive as low as -49 degrees Celsius (-56 degrees Fahrenheit) in the winter. — Published 2008.0716

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    GREAT PUBLIC MARKETS

    The activity of buying and selling food has shaped our cities and towns for centuries, since an urban population by nature depends on others for agricultural production. At the heart of this activity stands the public market — the buildings and spaces in which vegetables, meat, and other commodities intended for human consumption are sold by diverse persons from numerous spaces or stalls, all under a common authority. — Published 2008.0709

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    YOUNG VIC RENEWAL

    The redesigned Young Vic Theatre by London architects Haworth Tompkins is more than just the extension and renovation of a local theater in Lambeth, South London. It is a radical, minimally designed new facility that celebrates the history of the place and highlights the ambitions of the local arts community. — Published 2008.0709

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    VIÑOLY AT WAGENINGEN

    Sometimes a building is so well suited to its use, to the client, and to the site that it is hard to imagine it designed any other way. The Atlas Building at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, designed by New York City-based Rafael Viñoly Architects, is such a building — once you get to know it. — Published 2008.0625

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    NORTHEASTERN BUILDING TYPES 2008

    On the campus of Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, the new Heimbold Visual Arts Center by Polshek Partnership Architects provides a dynamic space for diverse studio art programs.

    The Heimbold Center is recognized as an exemplar in the 2008 Building Type Awards given by the AIA New York chapter, cosponsored by the Boston Society of Architects. — Published 2008.0625

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    BOWDOIN COLLEGE MUSEUM OF ART

    Museums today aspire to be open, transparent, and welcoming. However admirable these qualities appear from our 21st-century viewpoint, it is instructive to remember that at the height of the Gilded Age, when the American museum was ascendant, the opposite was true. — Published 2008.0618

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    GETTING GREEN PRODUCTS RIGHT

    Green project requirements can be found just about anywhere in the contract documents. This is also true for green building product requirements that are an important part of any green building project.

    Just like green project requirements, green building product requirements can be included in the contract documents either explicitly or implicitly. — Published 2008.0618

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    MAP SERVICES HIT THE STREETS

    Mapping has become one of the most competitive areas in free web services. Everyone needs it, everyone uses it — including the architect who wants to get somewhere.

    With such popularity, advertising dollars flow freely in and investments into new mapping and viewing features seem to come quite frequently. These days you can even see somewhere, in many cases, without leaving the office. — Published 2008.0611

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