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The world's first exhibition of edible architecture opened yesterday at The Proud Archivist galleries in London. Highlights of the "Pastry Paradise" exhibit include the Trifle Tower, the London Pie, and the Battenberg Gate. The exhibition will culminate in the consumption of the artworks on display by the viewing public after the exhibit closes on Friday, Dec. 12.
Gameloft/REX via AP Images The world's first exhibition of edible architecture opened yesterday at The Proud Archivist galleries in London. Highlights of the "Pastry Paradise" exhibit include the Trifle Tower, the London Pie, and the Battenberg Gate. The exhibition will culminate in the consumption of the artworks on display by the viewing public after the exhibit closes on Friday, Dec. 12.


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The AIA's COTE Top Ten and Top Ten + Awards recognize innovative projects that incorporate sustainable design strategies, while educating the profession and the public about the increased value of buildings that protect the environment. Submissions are due Jan. 26.

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