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Construction Reads: Wednesday Web Roundup #27

A collection of note-worthy articles from around the inter-webs.
 Wednesday Web Roundup

Once a week, we'll post some of the most interesting construction-related pieces we've come across. From architecture to green building to the latest industry news, we've got your reading list covered. Enjoy!

Inhabitat takes a look at an inspiring temporary pavilion for Ponte-Lima, Portugal that looks like a gigantic golden honeycomb.

ArchDaily highlights Wallpaper Magazine's 2012 Architects Directory which features some of the world’s most intriguing young practices in the spotlight.

The Atlantic Cities explores the social side of urban earthquake risk beyond the physical factors.

The New York Times reveals architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro has designed a 14-story tower of study and social spaces for Columbia University Medical Center's new medical and graduate education building in Washington Heights.

Watch for upcoming BBC episodes on Dr. Jonathan Foyle, an architectural historian and novice climber, who scales Britain's most iconic structures, from the Normans to the present day to reveal the buildings' secrets and tell the story of how architecture and construction have developed over 1,000 years.


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