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Cowles Hall was built in 1855 when Elmira College was founded. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it served as the sole facility for the all-female college (which has been coeducational since 1969), functioning as a student dormitory, dining hall, classroom space and library; it was later named after Dr. Augustus Cowles, the College’s first president. Read more

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24 Tons of Towering Stone, Held Together With Compression
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24 Tons of Towering Stone, Held Together With Compression

The 24-ton Armadillo Vault uses no glue, no mortar, no hidden substructure to... Read more

Winning Proposal Featuring Trio of Towers for Parramatta, Australia Revealed
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Winning Proposal Featuring Trio of Towers for Parramatta, Australia Revealed

Designed by PTW Architects, Collins and Turner, McGregor Coxall. Peddle Thorp and... Read more

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Masonry Stands out in Detroit Medical Center
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Masonry Stands out in Detroit Medical Center

The Detroit Medical Center's Children's Hospital of Michigan in Troy opened its... Read more

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