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The under-construction platform for the Manhattan West mixed-use development project at Ninth Avenue and 33rd Street in New York. The platform is being constructed over existing an Amtrak rail yard. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is the master plan architect for the Manhattan West project, and James Corner Field Operations is the landscape architect.

The under-construction platform for the Manhattan West mixed-use development project at Ninth Avenue and 33rd Street in New York. The platform is being constructed over existing an Amtrak rail yard. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is the master plan architect for the Manhattan West project, and James Corner Field Operations is the landscape architect.

Credit: Guy Palmiotto/Associated Press

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Eight More Stories for Friday:

Zaha Hadid, Hon. FAIA, is suing over what was said about her in a book review. [Reuters]

The under-construction planned city of Lusail, Qatar, the anticipated host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup's final match, will cost an estimated $45 billion to build. [CNN]

The first subway station for Silicon Valley just got its last bit of state funding. [KQED]

The Wall Street Journal reports on the glass ceiling in architecture. [The Wall Street Journal]

Five reasons to like geodesic houses. [The Huffington Post]

Architect Gerald Horn died earlier this month. [Chicago Tribune]

A review of "Times Square, 1984: The Postmodern Moment" at New York's Skyscraper Museum. [The New York Times]

Critic Michael Kimmelman on the design of hospital rooms. [The New York Times]

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