CELEBRATING its 100th anniversary in Washington this week, the American Institute of Architects got down to a five-day series of speeches, panels and discussion groups on the past and future of U.S. architecture. Looking back over the past 100 years, a photographic exhibit of some 200 black-and-white photographs singled out 65 high points of U.S. building, from Richard Upjohn's 1853 Victorian Wyman Villa to Mies van der Rohe's glass-and-steel Crown Hall, built last year at the Illinois Institute of Technology (TIME, July 2). Looking to the future, the A.I.A. also presented its annual...

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