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Today's News - December 6, 2002

No AIA Gold in 2003. -- FLW lamp could fetch almost $2 million. -- Hot times for commercial construction in Australia. -- Princeton debates architecture. -- Inflatable buildings. -- Honoring the Vignelli's. -- Guggenheim not so go-go anymore. -- School site not just contaminated. -- Endangered historic loos in Sydney. -- Film studio planned for Wales. -- A shed of a museum. -- Cool recycled goodies for holiday gifting. -- Ergonomics in Las Vegas. -- Just for fun: vote for Barbie's new career (architect currently at 76%!)…and more.

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No AIA Medalist For 2003. Miller/Hull Partnership to receive the 2003 Firm of the Year Award- Washington Post

A Genius With a Flair for Lamps - Frank Lloyd Wright- New York Times

Non-res building looking good- Infolink (Australia)

Architecture debate weighs consistency with need for variety - Frank Gehry- Daily Princetonian

Woodhead competes for Beijing Olympic hotel: only Australian firm invited to participate in a major international competition- Infolink (Australia)

Castles of air? His big idea is to build real inflatable buildings - Axel Thallemer/Festo- New Scientist (UK)

Superstars of design make mark on world - Massimo and Lella Vignelli- Chicago Tribune

An Era Ends for the Guggenheim: The age of the go-go Guggenheim over- New York Times

Quake fault found under unfinished $160 million high school in Los Angeles (AP)- San Francisco Gate

What to do with a few old loos: flush 'em. Sydney's remaining heritage toilets are about to go down the gurgler but the city council is keeping it quiet.- Sydney Morning Herald

'Valleywood' film studio approved: £350m studios in a disused open-cast mine- BBC News

It's a big shed! But what a glorious one: Cornwall has the Eden Project, Tate St Ives - and now the impressive National Maritime Museum in Falmouth - MJ Long- Telegraph (UK)

Hot Stuff: Toward a greener holiday season- San Francisco Chronicle

Glitz, Glamour and Ergonomics -- National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition Hits Vegas Next Week- ErgoWeb

Barbie is getting a new career. What should it be? Arichitect, Librarian, Policewoman- Barbie.com


Four Books for the Holidays:
Barragán: Space and Shadow, Walls and Colour
Futuro: Tomorrow’s House from Yesterday
Architecture Now II
Studios by the Sea: Artists of Long Island's East End


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