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    SPECIAL ISSUE - BRIDGES

    Whether crossing an atrium, street, canal, canyon, or sound, whether ancient, historic, modern, or high-tech, made of stone, concrete, steel, or glass, the bridge is a special kind of connecting structure.

    Topologically, whereas most buildings exist largely to enclose space, bridges tend to puncture it to varying degrees. — Published 2008.0213

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    A BLOCK IN TEMPLE BAR

    O'Donnell + Tuomey Architects spent ten years working on one block in Temple Bar, the cultural quarter of Dublin, Ireland.

    We started on conversion of the former Quaker Meeting House into the Irish Film Centre in 1986. Meeting House Square, with the National Photographic Archive and the Gallery of Photography, was opened to the public in 1996. — Published 2008.0130

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    LEED GOLD RESURRECTION

    To visit the RiverEast Center in Portland, Oregon, is to stand at a major crossroads. The newly renovated former warehouse building sits along the Willamette River, just across from downtown, at the base of the Hawthorne Bridge. This location affords unobstructed views of boats and cars streaming by in the foreground with the classic downtown Portland skyline behind. The RiverEast Center also sits beside a massive freeway bridge and overpass to the west and a railroad track busy with freight and occasional passenger trains to the east. — Published 2008.0109

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    REBUILDING BEAUFORT

    Just north of London, off the M25 highway, a single large wind turbine reaches into the air and turns steadily above the bucolic English countryside. The turbine serves to generate power, and also as an emblem of the headquarters of the wind energy company Renewable Energy Systems (RES), set among the hedge rows and rolling hills of Hertfordshire. — Published 2008.0116

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    CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM OF CASTILLA AND LEÓN

    The Contemporary Art Museum of Castilla and León (MUSAC) by Spanish architects Mansilla + Tuñón, located in León, Spain, reflects van der Rohe's philosophy in its minimalist architectural language — and the museum won the 2007 Mies van der Rohe Award, the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture. At the same time, its design works to redefine both the role of a museum with respect to its cultural context and the way people experience museums. — Published 2008.0102

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    WIKI CASE STUDY - PART TWO

    In Part One of this architectural wiki tutorial, we created the core of a building case study in the Archiplanet wiki, with summary building information and uploaded photos we took ourselves.

    Here in Part Two, we will enhance that study with an external link, add a live building location map, and select and collect appropriate images from a photo-sharing site, and see how to add those to the building case study, too. — Published 2007.1205

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    ADDITIONAL PHILOSOPHY

    Nestled on the edge of a dike in the southwestern Netherlands, the compact Punt House addition completed by Geen Punt Architecten (GPA) in summer 2007 carefully reconciles no fewer than three disparate architectural philosophies within its slender wood frame. — Published 2007.1205

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    L-HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE

    In the 19th century, the great majority of the houses of western Minnesota were cheap, plain, awkward, and unlovely. Harmony and unity emerged from the mundane clutter, however, in the form of the classic L-house, which became representative of much of the farming way of life in the Midwest. — Published 2007.1114

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    LIVING STEEL COMPETITION 2007

    Living Steel has announced the three winners of its second International Architecture Competition for Sustainable Housing. The consortium of steel companies challenged participants to design innovative, resource-efficient housing solutions using steel. — Published 2007.1024

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    DAVID CHIPPERFIELD STIRLING PRIZE

    The Stirling Prize for 2007 has been awarded to the Museum of Modern Literature in Marbach am Neckar, Germany, designed by David Chipperfield Architects. With a spare colonnade around its boxy, minimalist form, the Museum (Literaturmuseum der Moderne) is something of a neoclassical Parthenon, helping the larger cluster of buildings — which also includes the National Schiller Museum (1903) and the Archive for German Literature (1970s) — come together as a seeming Acropolis atop its ridge overlooking the River Neckar. — Published 2007.1010

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