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“Architecture should be rooted in the past, and yet be part of our own time and forward looking.” -Moshe Safdie. A building in Florence, Italy, originally an open-air grain market, was converted into a church after being closed up. It also had offices above it. Orsanmichele, as the building is known, is currently a museum. David Fannon, Michelle Laboy, and Peter Wiederspahn, three faculty members at Northeastern...

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We live in a very different world now than we did before. A very different time economically as well as a very different and challenging climate. Unlike the 90’s, the current climate does not encourage the same old types of building practices and forms as it used to. Today's scenario calls for more sustainable, more equitable use of materials, efficient and responsive buildings.   “We normally think...

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