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  • Yolanda - thank you for sharing the article(s) on Columbus, Indiana.  I will never forget the 4th year Architecture weekend road trip to explore the built designs of world top architects with my UD colleagues. It was the first time that I 'felt religion' ...

  • I didn't have the privilege of going to Columbus, Indiana, myself on the COD trip, but I know that I missed a memorable experience!  Please click on the link below for a featured article in Dwell Magazine on Columbus.  It was published in their July/August ...

  • Follow the link below to the latest issue of CONNECTION This issue focuses on International Practice topics.  https://issuu.com/youngarchitectsforum/docs/2017q2_1502_jetset_final Issuu YAF CONNECTION 15.02 ...

  • Thanks Mr. Holm. Your story is inspiring. Thanks for all you've done to add a little beauty to our world. The split between traditionalists and modernists is indeed unfortunate. The zero sum game of ideologies might seem inevitable, looking at our ...

  • Dear Daniel, Your posting July 3 rd echoes my own feelings on these design issues almost exactly. I agree that we must seriously alter the academic culture that encourages the dreary state of architecture today. I am heartened ...

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  • Thank you to COD Secretary Donald Henke, AIA for his drawings of buildings from the Austin Conference in February 2017. Tower at University of Texas, Austin. Hotel Saint Cecilia, Austin, renovated by Clayton & Little. ...

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  • In a similar fashion as the leading international sporting events, the Olympic Games that alternate with the Summer and Winter Games, the architecture world has its own version embodied in the Venice Architecture Biennale . As with the Summer Game, ...

  • What would you do if you found yourself with an abandoned airport on 1000 acres of formerly beautiful land surrounded on three sides by a fjord---AND it's on the outskirts of a city which also happens to have a housing shortage? If you're the city ...

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  • COD members who attend the Norway conference in June will be treated to an in-person overview of current work there but for those who can't wait, or who can't attend, one of the best resources online is Architecture Norway, the NAL's (the Norwegian ...

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  • We'll be visiting the Rundeskogen housing designed by Helen & Hard on the Stavanger segment of COD's upcoming Norway conference in June. COD Chair Jim Childress says, "It makes you look at everything differently afterwards. They're pushing ...

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