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A man walks past the federal chancellery in Berlin on June 4. The 2001 building was designed by Berlin-based Schultes Frank Architekten.

A man walks past the federal chancellery in Berlin on June 4. The 2001 building was designed by Berlin-based Schultes Frank Architekten.

Credit: Markus Schreiber/Associated Press

ICYMI: General Electric is pairing crowdsourced design with micro-scale production to develop its next generation of appliances. [ARCHITECT] ADP and Moody's Analytics report that the U.S. economy added 179,000 private-sector jobs last month. [ARCHITECT]

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Number of the Day: $774 million—The owners of Chicago's Willis Tower want to modify the terms of its loan with creditors due to a potential default on the building's $774 million in debt. [The Wall Street Journal]

6 More Stories for Wednesday:

Three Gothic Revival–style buildings on Northwestern University's campus could soon become part of a historic district. [Chicago Tribune]

A bill is headed to the California State Senate that offers a 25 percent tax credit for most renovations of registered historic buildings and a 30 percent tax credit for buildings meeting certain criteria. [Times of San Diego]

GIFs of city sprawl. [Next City]

And more GIFs. Architect Axel de Stampa's created dancing versions of stationary buildings. [Fast Co.Design]

Algen Williams of Kansas City, Mo.–based Populous anticipates the firm's Colorado State University stadium to meet LEED Gold standards, becoming one of about a dozen stadiums around the country to achieve LEED certification. [The Coloradoan]

Renzo Piano Building Workshop is going to work on a retail complex in San Ramon, Calif. [San Francisco Chronicle]

Step Up, Step Down:

Bend, Ore.–based Pinnacle Architecture added Timothy Clem, AIA, as a project manager.

Carolina Miranda is joining the Los Angeles Times to cover culture. [Los Angeles Times] Hyperallergic interviewed her about the new gig. [Hyperallergic]

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