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  • Beyond the World Cup stadiums, architecture in Brazil returns to glory

    Over the last seven years, Brazil undertook a countrywide mega-construction project that sparked discontent among the population and led many of the country's widely admired architects to wrinkle their noses in disgust.
  • How L.A.'s Islamic art shows might expand our 'Middle East' vision

    How L.A.'s Islamic art shows might expand our 'Middle East' vision
    Too often the Middle East is reduced to just that: the "Middle East" — a blanket term defining a large swath of territory in Western Asia and North Africa, a news-hour shorthand for territorial conflicts and civil unrest. But "Middle East" does...

    Bathroom gets a budget makeover

    Bathroom gets a budget makeover
    I am a cheapskate. Frugal is a nicer word, but the truth is I can pinch a penny till Abe gets bruises. So of course I brought my skin-flintiest spirit to my recent renovation of my powder room. The room had long bugged me, with its outdated vanity,...

    Abingdon's faithful return church to its colonial state

    Abingdon's faithful return church to its colonial state
    When the pious parishioners of Abingdon Church arrived for Sunday services in the mid-1700s, they stepped into one of the most breathtaking architectural spaces in Virginia.     Erected nearly a century earlier, the house of worship had risen from the...

    Historic Ware Church is a colonial gem

    Historic Ware Church is a colonial gem
    When the well-to-do congregation of Ware Parish began planning a new and much bigger church during the early 1700s, they did so with no small ambition.     What the vestry designed - with the help of a now unknown builder - was destined to become one...