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The Biomuseo, designed Frank Gehry, opens this week in Panama.
Arnulfo Franco/Associated Press The Biomuseo, designed Frank Gehry, opens this week in Panama.

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Nine More Stories for Thursday:

Perkins+Will revealed the latest design for the biomedical research center to replace Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago. [Curbed Chicago]

The designers behind Ostrich Pillow (one of ARCHITECT's seven nap-ready products) are back with a Kickstarter for a miniature version. [Kickstarter]

How taking to the sea may be the future of architecture, especially when it's large-scale. [Next City]

Birds and lead paint complicate taking down the old span of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, after the new span opened in September. [The Bold Italic]

D Magazine is launching Street Smart, a new blog on urban planning in Dallas. [D Magazine]

A new glass-bottomed bridge opened in China. [The Telegraph]

Google has created a map interactive on pyramids in Giza, Egypt. [Google]

The Wall Street Journal rounds up five recent or underway museum projects, including Biomuseo. [The Wall Street Journal]

Edward Vance, FAIA, CEO of Las Vegas firm EV&A Architects, won this year's AIA Western Mountain Region Silver Medal.

Step Up, Step Down:

Princeton University's School of Architecture dean, Alejandro Zaera-Polo, steps down. [Princeton University]

WHR Architects is merging with EYP, ranked the top firm in sustainability in this year's Architect 50. [EYP]

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