Photo of the Day:
The 1872 Jiangbei Cathedral in Ningbo, China, following a fire on Monday. No casualties have been reported.
Credit: Jia dongliu - Imaginechina/Associated Press
George Lucas Picks an Architect: Ma Yansong (MAD Architects) will design the Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art building, and Jeanne Gang, FAIA (Studio Gang Architects) will design the landscape and a pedestrian bridge. [Chicago Tribune]
Number of the Day: $3.5 billion—The stock deal arranged for U.S. real estate website Zillow to acquire rival site Trulia. [Chicago Tribune]
Infographic of the Day: 38 years of Washington, D.C.'s metro system. [Greater Greater Washington; h/t Washington City Paper] Of course, we at ARCHITECT already did this a month ago, but we're glad everyone else thinks it's a good idea too. [ARCHITECT]
6 More Stories for Monday:
Washington, D.C.–based architect Larysa Kurylas is designing a memorial dedicated to victims of genocidal famine in Ukraine. [The Washington Post]
Philadelphia architect Francis J. McKibbin Jr. died at age 67. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]
Florida Polytechnic University, opening next month, will feature the $60 million Innovation, Science and Technology Building designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, FAIA. [Florida Today]
Switching to bird-safe glass would increase the cost of the nearly $1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium by $1.1 million. [The Wall Street Journal]
The University of Chicago opened the first Passive House-certified laboratory in North America and only the fifth worldwide. The 2,400-square-foot field station was designed by Belfast, Maine–based GO Logic. [Science Life]
Researchers at Stanford University have developed self-cooling solar photovoltaic cells. [Gizmag]
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