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Today’s News - Wednesday, July 8, 2009

•   IDEO's Human-Centered Design Toolkit now available to all - for the good of all.

•   An Alabama city looks to Chattanooga, "master of downtown revitalization," to see how it's done: "Dream big, and then do even more."

•   Even with a shrinking population, Cleveland turns part of its historic downtown into "a prime example of 21st-century urban redevelopment."

•   In the U.K., a retrofit experiment could transform social housing into models of low-tech sustainability and fuel efficiency.

•   The future of Saarinen's Bell Labs is thrown into limbo - again.

•   A call to rebuild Jamaican hero's birthplace: "This is ancient Jamaican architecture&hellipthey knew how to build in those days."

•   An in-depth look at Portland, Oregon's new generation of architects blending "high density, sustainability, and thrift into a bolder breed of building. At last."

•   Kamin visits The Ledge and finds a "shred of significance in these wow-inducing glass boxes" (and the "frisson" of being suspended in the air with nothing but glass "standing between you and a date with your funeral director").

•   An interesting look at how technology could make glass the building material of the future.

•   An eyeful of 3 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games sports venues - and what will give them staying power post-games.

•   Dyckhoff finds it "quite astonishing" that such a "thoughtful" and "profound" memorial to the 7/7 victims was "created without controversy by so young a firm as Carmody Groarke."

•   Pearman visits Snøhetta in Oslo and finds himself on "the edges of things" (great pix - sounds like a great trip!).

•   TEDTalks offers up Eames Demetrios in "a lively, loving tribute" to the genius of his grandparents.

•   We couldn't resist: an eyeful of the Müvbox, a portable, solar-powered restaurant in a shipping container.



  


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