Photo of the Day:
A man's reflection as he walks past the Galaxy Soho on May 15. Zaha Hadid, Hon. FAIA, designed the building in Beijing, China.
Credit: Andy Wong/Associated Press
ICYMI: The Atlanta Braves released early renderings of their future home in Cobb County. [ARCHITECT]
Video of the Day: Artist Carsten Nicolai synced music to lights on the International Commerce Center for Art Basel Hong Kong. [The Wall Street Journal]
Happy Birthday: Charles Luckman was born on this day in 1909. Luckman's work includes New York's Madison Square Garden and the master plan for the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Pierre Cuypers, architect of Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, was born on this day in 1827.
7 More Stories for Friday:
Drones are helping to sell houses. [San Francisco Chronicle]
At least one person disagrees with Christopher Hawthorne's critique of the Academy Museum design. [The Huffington Post]
John O. Merrill Jr., partner at SOM and son of founder John O. Merrill, died last month at 90. [Marin Independent Journal]
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will release the design for the museum's renovation and expansion by Frank Gehry, FAIA, at an exhibition in July. [The New York Times]
How Pritzker-winning Shigeru Ban, Hon. FAIA, is the antithesis of the starchitect. [The Spectator]
Australian firm Conrad Gargett Riddel designed an emergency shelter that can be built without tools. [Business Insider Australia]
San Francisco's David Baker Architects model their city with higher housing density. [Co.Exist]
Step Up, Step Down:
FXFowle Architects adds two staffers to their DC office: senior associate Jason Abbey, AIA, and director of business development Cherrie Chalifoux.
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