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March 6, 2002

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The Architectural Review Conference: Revitalizing The European City, 21 March 2002. Speakers include: Renzo Piano; David Mackay; Nicholas Grimshaw; Gert Wingardh; Louisa Hutton; David Chipperfield- The Architects' Journal (UK)

The many ways to save a city: Brilliant cultural projects alone won't revitalize cities...says urban consultant Ken Greenberg- The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Rules are Sought to Help High-Rises Endure Disaster: could have serious implications for how skyscrapers are designed and built (free registration-required)- New York Times

Obituary: John F. Kirkpatrick [Skidmore, Owings & Merrill associate partner and landscape architect]- San Francisco Gate

NAHB Conference: 2002 Seniors Housing Symposium, Building for Boomers and Beyond: Redefining Youth, Redesigning Housing, May 1-3 in Orlando, Fla- Inman Real Estate News

BAM's [Brooklyn Academy of Music] Facade to Be Given a Makeover - Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates (free registration-required)- New York Times

Early studies show how architects' plans for S.F. came to be: Mind-bending visions by Koolhaas, Libeskind on display at SFMOMA; also Thom Mayne; Bernard Tschumi; Peter Eisenman- San Francisco Gate

More buildings put green on the drawing board- Knoxville News-Sentinel

Landscape architects pit ideas against dirty water- Boston Globe

Aquarium contract awarded - Chermayeff, Sollogub and Poole; GSA Tyndall; International Design for the Environment Associates- Arizona Daily Star

The Sky's the Limit: Skylight is no Parisian deja vu - Richard Rogers- Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany)

Steelcase Ranks Among the Nation's Top Ten Socially Responsible Companies in Fortune Magazine- PRNewswire


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