Photo of the Day: The University of Tennessee is currently renovating the 1925 Sophronia Strong Hall to be a science and laboratory building, but preserving 20,000 square feet of the original building. Until 2008, Strong Hall was a women's dorm, and even said to be haunted.

Credit: Michael Patrick, Knoxville News Sentinel/Associated Press

Tweet of the Day:


Video of the Day: Forget Detroit. Michael Palin visits the abandoned factory town of Fordlandia, located in the middle of the Brazilian Amazon. [BBC]


8 More Stories for Thursday:

Dubai wants to build a city—including shopping, theater, hotels, a theme park, a "wellness district," and roads and parking—that is all temperature-controlled. [Slate]

The Green family, which owns Hobby Lobby, has proposed a Bible museum in southwest Washington, D.C. The museum would replace the 1920s Washington Design Center, which the family bought in 2012. [The New York Times]

Remembering Stanford White's lost Manhattan "love nest," site of the infamous red velvet swing. [Atlas Obscura]

The loneliest building type: There were 2,000 drive-in movie theaters in the U.S. in 1980. Today, they are an endangered species. [Quartz]

The Related Group and Dezer Development are proceeding with a 60-story residential tower in Miami-Dade County, with architecture by César Pelli, FAIA, and interiors by Giorgio Armani. [Miami Herald]

The Aspen Art Museum in Colorado prepares to move next month into a building designed by Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban, Hon. FAIA. [The Wall Street Journal]

C.F. Møller Architects and Brut Architecture and Urban Design designed a tower intended to build community among residents. [Fast Co.Design]

A proposal to turn World Cup stadiums into housing. [CityLab]

ARCHITECT Awards: Enter Now!

The Annual Design Review is a juried competition of the best U.S. architecture completed in the past 12 months. Entries are due Sept. 5.

The Progressive Architecture (P/A) Awards recognize unbuilt projects demonstrating overall design excellence and innovation. Entries are due Oct. 31.

For more news and views,sign up for the ARCHITECT Newswire, the best daily newsletter on architecture and architects.