ICYMI: Carsten Höller's giant slides are coming back to London.
Tweet of the Day:
Did the builders misinterpret the architect's crossing out? pic.twitter.com/5dF9WKqd3r— Olly Wainwright (@ollywainwright) April 1, 2015
Six More Stories for Thursday:
Farnsworth House opened for the 2015 season yesterday. [Twitter]
Architect John Portman, FAIA's 1970s and 1980s neo-futuristic architecture has served as the setting for movies and TV shows. [Atlanta Business Journal]
The new Renzo Piano, Hon. FAIA-designed Whitney Museum of American Art is three times the size of the old Whitney, which means the museum has to make more money in the new space. [The New York Times]
Adam Reed Tucker is trying to "break that stigma that [Legos is] just a toy" by creating models of well-known buildings. [Chicago Tribune]
Foster + Partners designed a new city hall for Buenos Aires. [Designboom]
Step Up, Step Down:
The director of Tate Britain, Penelope Curtis, is leaving for the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. [The New York Times]
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