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  • Steven I must have missed something. Can you clarify the point of your comments? Thanks for participating. Mike Sent from my iPad ------Original Message------ Just joking on the test! There is not a test on aesthetics, technology, urban planning, ...

  • Randall, and others, Sometimes, maybe, you have to dust, even polish a little, a well-loved piece of furniture in order to bring it back into the picture. That is, things and ideas we live with every day tend to slump into the background and escape ...

  • Stephen I don't know about hyperbole in this case. I do appreciate your showing these images. I am tempted to think that you are supporting my position by seeming to advocate for parking garage designs that illuminate their structure and purpose. I ...

  • I am impressed by the range of the investigation and I am convinced that body-mind response to the built and the natural environment is far more complex than so many of my teachers and colleagues considered. I would modestly suggest that the research ...

  • The conversation is very interesting. The comments of Mr. Murray, FAIA are certainly pertinent. I used to officiate three different sports. My mentors told me that you can only officiate the game as well as it is played. Architecture is likely ...

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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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