A rendering of the new Kirkland Museum

A rendering of the new Kirkland Museum

Credit: Courtesy Kirkland Museum

 

Moving Out: The Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art is moving to Denver’s Museum District within a block of Denver Art Museum and the Clyfford Still Museum. The new building will be designed by Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects and will cost “tens of millions” of dollars, according to museum director Hugh Grant. The cost of the building is not yet known, but the cost of the land (7 lots and 26,000 square feet) is nearly $4.4 million. The new building will double the size of its current gallery to 19,000 square feet to display its collection of 15,000 pieces by architects, such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Philip Johnson, Mies van der Rohe, and Frank Gehry.  [The Denver Post]

Got Super Bowl Fever? The Seattle and Denver art museums do. The two institutions have a wager and art is on the line. If the Denver Broncos win the game, the Seattle Art Museum will send a Seahawk mask from its North Coast Native American collection to Denver for three months. If the Seattle Seahawks win, the Seattle museum keeps a Frederic Remington bronze statue of a cowboy riding a bucking horse from Denver for three months. [The Huffington Post]

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A rendering of the Kennedy Center expansion

A rendering of the Kennedy Center expansion

Credit: Courtesy Steven Holl Architects


A rendering of the Kennedy Center expansion

A rendering of the Kennedy Center expansion

Credit: Courtesy Steven Holl Architects


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The Guardian launched a new series discussing the past, present, and future of urbanism. [The Guardian]

The John Lo Schivao, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation at the University of San Francisco

The John Lo Schivao, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation at the University of San Francisco

Credit: Courtesy NBBJ


The University of San Francisco maximizes urban space by burrowing the new John Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation into a slope. [SF Gate]

British prime minister David Cameron plans to cut or amend over 3,000 environmental regulations and building guidelines in a push to save businesses money and build more houses. [The Guardian]

Shipping containers: LEGOs for adults. [The Coloradoan]

The Middleburg house is listed at $1.975 million.

The Middleburg house is listed at $1.975 million.

Credit: Courtesy Sotheby's


Architect Errol Adels is selling his house in Middleburg, Va. [The Washington Post]

Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto is not a licensed architect, but he founded his own architecture firm several years ago after requests to design buildings. [The Wall Street Journal]

Edo Belli’s Cuneo Hospital building may become the latest Chicago hospital to meet the wrecking ball. [The Chicago Tribune]

Architect  Henri Jova died on Jan. 13 at age 94. [Atlanta Business Chronicle]

How do streetcars fit into the American transit system? [The Atlantic Cities]

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