Project of the Day: Designed by GMP Architekten, Arena da Amazônia in Manaus, Brazil, will host several 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil matches.
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Number of the Day: $697 million—The amount Citigroup just paid to buy the most expensive office tower sold in Hong Kong. [ Bloomberg]
6 More Stories for Thursday:
Yale's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library will close next year for a 16-month renovation. [ YaleNews]
It's not an "alien snail" or a "metallic armadillo"—it's the new headquarters of the Pathé Foundation designed by Renzo Piano, Hon. FAIA. [ The Huffington Post]
A retrospective on Knud Lonberg-Holm, "the invisible architect of invisible architecture." [ Metropolis]
Londoners oppose "hostile architecture." [ Smithsonian]
Alexandra Lange on architecture magazines running building images commissioned by the architect. [ Harvard Design Magazine]
Critic John King says the most recent designs for San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center expansion, by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Mark Cavagnero Associates, "use a variety of tools to soften what was shaping up to be a sleek but sterile behemoth." [ San Francisco Chronicle]
Step Up, Step Down:
Asheshh Saheba is joining the San Francisco office of Steinberg as principal.
Peter Schlosser joins the San Francisco office of Stantec as senior principal.
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