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    Despite having had a MoMA curatorship at 25 and a host of acclaimed buildings and products designs, architect Emilio Ambasz remains a mystery.

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    Q: A design we're bidding on has several peeled cedar logs that function as both architectural and structural elements. Are there any rules of thumb for determining their strength so that they can be safely used without redundant grade-stamp framing - and so they meet the approval of a building...

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