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The State of Things

An Energy Efficient Eyesore

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The American Institute of Architects Center for Architecture and Design in downtown Raleigh is like nothing the capital has ever seen. It eschews traditional building styles in favor of a more environmentally friendly construction that has left some in awe and others confused. TheAn informal News & Observer poll listed the building as Raleigh's ugliest. Host Frank Stasio talks about why that isn't such a bad thing and what art has to do with architecture with Frank Harmon, the architect who designed the building, and Steve Schuster, co-founder of Clearscapes architecture firm in Raleigh.

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