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A blueprint for good

A new movement aims to change the world through free architecture

By Francie Latour
August 24, 2008

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FROM THE SOARING steel and glass of Seattle's Central Library to the titanium-sheathed curves of the Guggenheim Bilbao museum, top architects looking to make a statement in today's urban landscape generally go for huge scale, impossible geometry, and a dazzling, futuristic skin. (Full article: 2613 words)

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