Project of the Day: Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, is hosting today's World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina.
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Chicago Snags Lucas Museum, LACMA's Makeover Gets a Makeover: George Lucas picked Chicago for his new museum, which may be renamed to the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The Windy City beat out San Francisco and Los Angeles. [Chicago Tribune] In California, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art released new renderings of the Peter Zumthor-designed museum. The updated design maintains the "black flower"-esque shape, but moves away from the La Brea Tar Pits and over and across Wilshire Boulevard. [The New York Times]
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Happy birthday to Antoni Gaudí, the Spanish architect known for his design for Sagrada Família, who was born on this day in 1852.
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Potential new regulations for signs on Chicago buildings. [Chicago Tribune]
D.C.'s Patterson Mansion sold to development company SB-Urban for $20 million, $6 million under list price. [Washingtonian]
The first Chicago Architecture Biennial will occur Oct. 1, 2015 to Jan. 16, 2016. [Chicago Tribune]
A first look at the Serpentine Gallery's 14th Pavilion, designed by Smiljan Radic. [London Evening Standard]
Architecture critic Mary Louise Schumacher reviews Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids: His Life and Ideas by Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen (Chicago Review Press, 2014). [Journal Sentinel]
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