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  • Clips: October 2008

    News briefs from around the world of architecture.

  • Ground Zero Memorial Pavilion Unveiled

  • Stephen Kliment, Architect and Journalist, Dies at 78

  • Pro Bono Gains Traction Among Architects

    A survey of the members of Public Architecture's The 1% project--which asks firms to commit 1 percent of their yearly billable hours to pro bono efforts--and the AIA's creation of pro bono guidelines suggest that architects are increasingly interested in socially responsible work.

  • Libya Open to American Architects

    RMJM Hillier's Global Education Studio director, firm principal Gordon Hood, discusses the first project in Libya by a U.S. practice since full diplomatic relations were restored. The studio is designing a branch campus in Bani Walid for the 7th of October University.

  • End of the Road?

    The Congress for the New Urbanism and the Center for Neighborhood Technology have released a list of the top U.S. places ready for revitalization by replacing deteriorating highways with walkable boulevards and denser development.

  • Farnsworth House Flooded

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House, in Plano, Ill., was flooded with 15 inches of water in mid-September and will likely be closed for the rest of 2008.

  • HOK Sport Is a Free Agent

    The board of HOK Group and the managers of HOK Sport Venue Event, which has been a part of HOK for a quarter century and a wholly owned subsidiary since 2000, have agreed to a transfer of ownership, allowing HOK Sport to become an independent firm.

  • MIT's Ochsendorf, 2008 MacArthur Fellow

    MIT associate professor of building technology John Ochsendorf has received a 2008 MacArthur Foundation fellowship, commonly known as the "genius grant."

  • Stephen Kliment, Architect and Journalist, Dies at 78

    Obituary for Stephen Kliment, former editor in chief of