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By Alexander Tzonis, Liane Lefaivre, Iane Lefaivre

This paintings, winner of the 1992 American Institute of Architects Award, surveys and a part a long time of architectural tasks in Europe. It starts off with the of completion of the 1st commissions embodying the tips that sprang out of the exuberant occasions of 1968, and ends with the reputable unification of Europe. It contributes to modern debates on structure and will be precious as a resource reference.

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Model boat basin 11. Stage 12. Performance space 13. Great lawn 14. Garage stairs 15. Kinder lake 16. Waterside landing & garden 17. Jogging trail 18. Garage elevator 19. Garage entry 20. The brown foundation promenade 21. The grove restaurant 22. Event lawn 23. Fountain 24. Pine grove 25. Plaza 26. Andrea and Bill White promenade Upper right: Aerial view of the park from the Hilton Americas Lower right: View across the Great Lawn toward the park building and Lake House 76~77 Left: Margo Sawyer’s color blocks provide a burst of color to the otherwise transparent north facade of The Grove Upper right: The south-facing roofs of the café and park building porches support an array of photovoltaic collectors that provide 8% of the power needed for the park Lower right: The upper decks of the “Treehouse” overlook the park and downtown Houston 78~79 Upper left: A series of long, thin bars.

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