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    AIA PORTLAND DESIGN AWARDS 2007

    Portland, Oregon, has traditionally kept a low architectural style profile compared to other West Coast cities of the United States, such as San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle, with their array of landmarks by star architects.

    But this river city is becoming a hot commodity. Numerous publications have christened Portland as America's greenest city. There are more LEED-registered building projects in Portland than any other city in the country. — Published 2008.0507

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    CLIMATE ACTION NOW

    In ArchitectureWeek No. 377, in Tackling Climate Change, we took a reality check on the level of challenge embodied in established targets for reducing emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide.

    Then in ArchitectureWeek No. 378, on April 30, 2008, we announced a new call to action for architecture firms across the United States and around the world. — Published 2008.0430

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    MAKING THE WATER CUBE

    The Beijing National Aquatics Center, often referred to as the "Water Cube," was built for the 2008 Olympic Games. The winning entry in an international design competition was submitted by the China State Construction and Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) with Arup and PTW Architects. — Published 2008.0430

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    AUSTRALIAN GOLD FOR RICHARD JOHNSON

    Over the course of his 38-year career, Richard Johnson, designer of many major cultural buildings in Sydney, has worked on scales ranging from exhibit design to urban design. His projects have included world expo pavilions, museums, embassies, schools, office buildings, hotels, master plans, and landscape design, many with his current firm, Johnson Pilton Walker of Sydney.

    The Australian architect has been awarded the 2008 Gold Medal for Architecture by the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA). — Published 2008.0423

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    RENZO PIANO'S NEW YORK TIMES BUILDING

    Ask most architects to name the most elemental ingredients of great architecture, and chances are they will say "space and light."

    But these are not necessarily the first two words that come to mind when thinking about skyscrapers, especially tall buildings in New York City. — Published 2008.0416

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    COOP HIMMELB(L)AU'S BMW WORLD

    Like its competitors, BMW knows that cool sells. And there is no doubt that BMW Welt — the German motor company's new sales, exhibition, and event center in Munich — is cool. — Published 2008.0416

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    INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE

    International practice sounds glamorous and fun, but is it something that your firm should consider?

    Overseas work can be expensive, disruptive, and a serious distraction. Some firms have even destroyed their domestic practice by diverting too much energy and too many resources to foreign work. — Published 2008.0326

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    DETAILING THE SOBEK HOUSE

    The glass-and-steel R128 House is located on a steeply sloped site with panoramic views of Stuttgart, Germany. Although this house seems sterile and completely transparent, it is a home where comfort and privacy issues for the inhabitants have been met. It is a completely recyclable, emission-free, energy self-sufficient building. — Published 2008.0319

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    LES ARCHIVES DÉPARTEMENTALES

    There is something inherently abstract about the government archive. Storage of old records can too easily be seen as a utility function free of aesthetic aspiration. Compared to a classic library program, an archive might be seen as exaggerating the stacks while minimizing the interacting human element. In some archives this tendency leads to the place where the technical function of storage obliterates the impulse for architecture. — Published 2008.0319

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    ENGINEERING SIDRA TREES

    The Education City Convention Center on the outskirts of Doha, Qatar, designed by Arata Isozaki, includes a giant structure resembling two intertwined trees to support the building's exterior canopy. Used in lieu of vertical columns, the 250-meter- (820-foot-) long, doubly curved steel tree structure forms the signature entrance to the convention center, currently under construction. — Published 2008.0227

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