Photo of the Day:

A three-bedroom shipping container house under construction in Royal Oak, Mich.
Carlos Osorio/Associated Press A three-bedroom shipping container house under construction in Royal Oak, Mich.

ICYMI: The National Capital Planning Commission approves Frank Gehry, FAIA's revised design for the Eisenhower Memorial. [ARCHITECT] The AIA Home Design Trends Survey was released. [ARCHITECT]

Tweet of the Day:


Happy birthday to architect Denise Scott Brown, who turns 83 today. ARCHITECT interviewed Brown last year about her career and sexism in architecture. [ARCHITECT]

Six More Stories for Friday:

A designer imagines a skyscraper that cleans air. [CityLab]

Museum curator Rory Hyde argues that the dullest urban objects give the greatest insight into the city. [The Guardian]

The Supreme Court will hear a case on housing discrimination. [Reuters]

Critic Oliver Wainwright calls MVRDV's Markthal "a Sistine Chapel of fresh produce." [The Guardian]

Cesar Pelli, FAIA, has designed a proposed tower for the site of Boston's Government Center Garage. [The Boston Globe]

A recollection on the legacy of Sir Victor Sassoon, the businessman who transformed Shanghai's skyline. [The New York Times]

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