It's possible that The New York Times has created a design to rival anything seen at New York Fashion Week with this incredible fashion infographic of their favorites from the festival. Those designer fashion-fingerprints tiles could be spectrum-chromatographical profiles. And the accordioning action for, say, Thom Browne ("Frank Gehry-esque pleated silk constructions") gives a decent overview of his work with the simple rollover of a mouse. [The New York Times]


With the eminent expansion of Washington, D.C.'s Metro system—the Silver Line expansion is presently under construction—comes a new Metro map from designer Lance Wyman. Blogger Dan Malouff writes an introduction to the new map, "Wyman's most graceful and streamlined yet." [Greater Greater Washington]

Inky writers Inga Saffron and Bob Fernandez are tracking the rumor that Comcast may be building one or more new towers in Philadelphia. Which is incredible specifically because Comcast built a 57-story tower designed by Robert A.M. Stern in downtown Philadelphia just six years ago. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Washington City Paper reporter Aaron Wiener checked in on the progress of the temporary Gateway Pavilion for the St. Elizabeth's East Campus development. ARCHITECT's Deane Madsen previewed that Davis Brody Bond–designed project at the May groundbreaking. [Washington City Paper]

Joe Day goes long on "Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A." and it is very much worth your time. [Los Angeles Review of Books]

Forty maps that you will amaze you as you scroll and scroll and scroll until they bore you and you stop. [Twisted Sifter]

Snarkitecture's Daniel Arsham shares five things. [Design Milk]

The Los Angeles Times reports on efforts to save a "bamboo masterpiece" treehouse from the wrecking ball. [Los Angeles Times]

Speaking of wood, here are the winners of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture's Timber in the City contest. [Daily Emerald]

Gem-encrusted skeletons. Doesn't have much of anything to do with architecture, but c'mon—gem-encrusted skeletons. [So Bad So Good]