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  Paul Goldberger on memorializing 9/11

The official 9/11 Memorial, which sits in the footprint of the former World Trade Center towers, is about to open on the 10-year anniversary of that tragedy. Need to Know speaks with the New Yorker’s architecture critic Paul Goldberger about the memorial and other developments at ground zero.


  Living large: A look inside the tiny house movement

Need to Know visited one of the leaders of the “tiny house” movement, Dee Williams, who lives in a simple but stylish 84 square-foot home in Olympia, Washington.


Architect Frank Gehry talks LEED and the future of green building

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect talks to Need to Know about LEED and the future of green building.

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