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ICYMI: Donald Trump attacked Chicago Tribune critic Blair Kamin on Twitter Thursday in response to Kamin's criticism of the letters Trump is installing on his Chicago tower. [ARCHITECT]
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New York architect and interior designer Julius Panero died at age 85. Panero was a principal at Panero Zelnik Associates, Architects/Interior Designers and a professor of interior design at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). [The Riverdale Press]
Milieu's executive editor David Masello writes an op-ed in The New York Times in protest of the Frick Collection's expansion: "The Frick was not supposed to need any more room. Its collection was mostly complete when the house was finished in 1914." [The New York Times]
A new hotel in London has a $4,200 room inside a robot sculpture. [CityLab]
Classical New York architect Peter Pennoyer, FAIA, on his favorite buildings in the Big Apple. [New York Post]
A Pablo Picasso stage curtain, the biggest piece by the artist in the country, will be moved from the Seagram Building to the New-York Historical Society. [The New York Times]
Swedish firm Belatchew Arkitekter has imagined buildings for bug farming in Stockholm. [CityLab]
Step Up, Step Down:
Robert Siegel, AIA, joins Gensler as a design director in the New York office. His firm, Robert Siegel Architects, will close August 31.
HOK interior design leaders Kirsten Fordyce-Wheeler and Daniel Herriott are relocating to the firm’s San Francisco office after working in Doha, Qatar, and London, respectively.
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