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Mar. 21, 2012

Vol. 112, No. 9

Fred Fox ’39, in uniform.

Freddy Fox goes to war

How a favorite son took his ­talent for ­theater to the ­battlefields of Europe

Published in the Mar. 21, 2012, issue

Three U.S. Army jeeps roared through the small Luxembourg village, just a few miles from the front lines near the German border. It was early September 1944, three months after D-Day. The ­vehicles in front and back bristled with guards and machine guns....Read more
In Claire Maxfield *03’s plan for the Transbay Transit Center, the roof will support a five-block ecosystem.

Designing in green

Alumni architects see sustainability as part of the job

Published in the Mar. 21, 2012, issue

A 7-foot-wide hemisphere protrudes from the roof of Princeton’s architecture ­laboratory. Called the heliodome, the skylight was a scientific construction created in 1957 by visiting professors (and twins) Victor and Aladar Olgyay, designed to study the...Read more
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