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site / sīt/ • n. an area of ground on which a town, building, or monument is constructed: the proposed site of a hydroelectric dam. ∎  a place where a particular event or activity is occurring or has occurred: the site of the Battle of Antietam materials for repairs are always on site. ∎ short for building site. ∎ short for Web site. • v. [tr.] (usu. be sited) fix or build (something) in a particular place: the rectory is sited behind the church| [as n.] (siting) decisions concerning the siting of nuclear power plants.

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SITE (Sculpture in the Environment). American multi-disciplinary architectural group launched in 1969 by James Wines, and best known for the Best Products chain of stores, including the Peel Project, Richmond, VA (1971–2), the Indeterminate Façade, Houston, TA (1974–5), the Tilt Showroom, Towson, MD (1976–8), and the Inside/Outside Showroom, Milwaukee, WI (1984). In these, ‘broken’ walls, whole fronts lifted as though they are cardboard, and other curious elements have made their buildings notorious. Other works include Avenue 5, Expo 92, Seville, Spain (1992), and several projects in which ecology was well to the fore.

Bibliography

Jodidio (1993, 1996);
SITE et al. (1980);
Wines (1987);
Wines et al. (1989)

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site In genetics, the position within a cistron occupied by a mutation.

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site †place occupied XIV; ground on which a building, etc. is set up XV; situation of a place or building XVI. — AN. site or L. situs local position, perh. f. sit-, pp. stem of sinere leave, allow to remain.
Hence vb. XVI.

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