Audi Pavilion at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
Nehez-Posony Ferenc Audi Pavilion at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

MOTORIN'. The Frankfurt Motor Show taking place in Germany right now is an architectural display to rival the Venice Architecture Biennale. Jalopnik previews the Inception-esque interiors at the Audi display, the full-scale arena presentation by Mercedes, and the indoor figure-8 track running above and through the visitor floors. The German pavilion may be the one to watch in Venice next year. [Jalopnik]

Morning links:

Peek at Donald Trump's plans for his conversion of D.C.'s Old Post Office into a lux hotel. [Curbed]

The role of race in the Gothic look of American college campuses. [The Atlantic]

The Cincinnati Art Museum, where ARCHITECT contributor Aaron Betsky is director, has hired Brian Sholis as associate curator of photography. [GalleristNY]

Knoll chats with David Adjaye about collaboration. [Knoll]

San Francisco's Mexican Museum selected A+D, Architecture + Design and Pfau Long Architecture as the two local design firms for the controversial project. [San Francisco Business Times]

Spray-on solar cells? Spray-on solar cells. [Mashable]

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