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The Battle For Ground Zero: The Trade Center cleanup is ending. But the struggles over what should arise there are just getting started- Time Magazine

Opinion: The Wrong Stuff: Save us from peanut-gallery heckling from the deep-thinkers...be glad to see our hallowed earth mapped out by a firm that knows the neighborhood. - Beyer Blinder Belle- New York Post

Jazzy renovation works in Madison By Whitney Gould - Valerio Dewalt Train [images]- Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee)

All Blobs Lead to Rome - Renzo Piano; Richard Meier; Zaha Hadid; Massimiliano Fuksas- Wired

In Stressful Times, Simplicity Beckons: Amid Economic Hardship and in The Wake of 9/11, Furniture Fair Finds Comfort, Joy in Practicality By Linda Hales- Washington Post

After the Big Dig, the big question: Where's the vision? Opportunity of the century: 25 acres of new open land atop Boston's depressed Central Artery By Robert Campbell- Boston Globe

War museum architects back to the drawing board: Governing board refuses to endorse any of the three models shortlisted - Moriyama and Teshima; Griffiths, Rankin, Cook- The Ottawa Citizen

Green roofs a growing technology in U.S. cities: Baltimore among towns plotting gardens overhead- Baltimore Sun

Democracy takes toll on a capital idea: ...two new books on Australian cities demonstrate, perhaps unwittingly, how deeply hostile democracy can be to city design By Elizabeth Farrelly.- Sydney Morning Herald

IN LIMBO: Office construction in San Francisco has hit the doldrums, and officials are taking a second look at some stalled plans- San Francisco Chronicle

Plans for Presidio find focus: Study emphasizes trust's need for reliable source of income By John King- San Francisco Chronicle

Perfect pitch: They look like swans, moons, eyes - anything but football stadiums. The World Cup venues are in a league of their own. By Jonathan Glancey - Nikken Sekkei; Hitoshi Abe; Kisho Kurokawa- The Guardian (UK)

Library becoming a work of art for Asian museum: Architect leads tour of renovated landmark - Gae Aulenti- San Francisco Chronicle

Denver draws urban planners: The 4,700-acre former Stapleton International Airport becomes available for construction in the heart of one of the nation's fastest-growing regions. (AP)- Baltimore Sun

China's S'pore embassy makes its mark: Combining modern and traditional designs, it is the 'most beautiful' of its embassies, says a Chinese official - RSP Architects Planners & Engineers- The Straits Times (Singapore)

$40M Oceanarium Plan Gets City Hall Approval - Marinescape- Moscow Times (Russia)


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