#Sharkweek Photo of the Day: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art released revised designs by Peter Zumthor, Hon. FAIA, for the new museum in June. At least one motivation for the new design, which now straddles Wilshire Boulevard, was to protect the La Brea Tar Pits. But perhaps Zumthor was also thinking about preserving megalodon fossils? Follow ARCHITECT's Twitter and Instagram for ongoing coverage of #sharkitecture.
Credit: © Atelier Peter Zumthor & Partner; Illustration: Sharkified by ARCHITECT Staff
ICYMI: The International Union of Architects unanimously adopted the 2050 Imperative, a plan to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from the built environment worldwide by 2050. [ARCHITECT]
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A new logo by brand consulting firm Landor Associates for the World Trade Center is unveiled. [The New York Times]
A Gothic architecture specialist is studying the Washington National Cathedral, searching for proof of William H. Goodyear's influence. [The Washington Post]
Artist Doug Aitken releases a monograph called 100 Yrs. [Wired]
Elle Decor lists the "most forward-thinking architects," complete with selfies. [Elle Decor; h/t UnBeige]
Critic John King names the 10 ugliest buildings in the Bay Area. [San Francisco Chronicle]
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