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    NEW SCHOOL EMBODIES ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL CONCERNS

    Editor's Note: In this story, Wissam Jabr describes the approach taken by his firm to this substantial school project.

    In creating an educational environment for "mentally challenged" children and young adults, as architects we faced a few challenges of our own. Beirut's new Abdel Hadi Debs School for Mental Development was to function as both home and school for 575 students plus staff, with a restricted budget but high ambitions for energy conservation. — Published 2001.0221

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    FOSTER AND PARTNERS ROOF THE GREAT COURT

    Until recently, the neoclassical British Museum in London was relatively unknown among the monuments of Europe. However, the opening of its Foster and Partners-designed Queen Elizabeth II Great Court has awakened a sleeping giant.

    — Published 2001.0214

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    POSTCARD FROM BARCELONA

    Dear ArchitectureWeek,

    Barcelona, the most European and sophisticated city in Spain, has a history of embracing innovative architecture, and Antonio Gaudi is considered a hometown genius. — Published 2001.0221

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    LDS CONFERENCE CENTER WELCOMES THE FAITHFUL

    Crowds and sacred places have always gone together. Perhaps no major religious group has ever been called to accommodate so many, so well, as the Mormons.

    Founded in upstate New York only a century and a half ago and based in Salt Lake City, Utah, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) now counts 11 million members around the globe, and expands at the rate of 300,000 per year. — Published 2001.0207

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    CELEBRATING, RAIN AND SHINE

    The house called Rainwater is a complex composition of four simple volumes — residence, guest house, office, garage — each capped with a planar steel roof rakishly tilted to channel water down to a single cantilevered corner. — Published 2001.0110

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    ENDURING BEAUTY AT WEYERHAEUSER HEADQUARTERS

    Set in an idyllic, rehabilitated setting in Tacoma, Washington, overlooking a lake, meadow, and woodland, is the corporate headquarters for Weyerhaeuser, one of the world's largest wood products manufacturing companies.

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced that its 2001 "Twenty-five-Year Award" will be given to the Weyerhaeuser Headquarters. The AIA gives this award annually to a building that exemplifies design of enduring significance. — Published 2001.0110

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    ARCHITECTURE FOR THE GODS

    Recent religious architecture in the Americas appears at first to have no unifying theme, except for the fact (of course) that this architecture is for the gods.

    There is certainly no agreement on style: here you will find a bit of everything—Traditional, Historicist, Classical, Modern, and everything that has come after Modern, and is still coming. The gods, it appears, are much more relaxed about the sanctity of a proper style than your average architect is. — Published 2000.1220

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    INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR LIFE

    After a long history of many uses, an industrial site in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, has been regenerated into an architectural celebration of life itself. The new £70 million International Centre for Life is seen as the flagship millennium project exploring genetic science in the UK. — Published 2000.1213

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    WOOD IN THE LANDSCAPE: DECKS PART V

    This article concludes our five-part series on deck construction. This time we look at seating and railings. Although there are many options for designing railings, they can be strictly regulated by local building codes.

    Seating — Published 2000.1108

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    THE FACTORY ARCHITECTURE OF ALBERT KAHN

    In the late nineteenth century, the industrial geography of the United States underwent a decisive shift linked to the emergence of the automobile and aeronautics industries. Already, from Pittsburgh to Buffalo to Chicago, and including Cleveland, Akron, and Toledo, a chain of regional metropolises formed that counter balanced the industrial centers of the original thirteen colonies. — Published 2000.1101

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