Photo of the Day: New renderings of the new Dallas Cowboys home base in Frisco, Texas were released earlier this week. The project includes a headquarters building, two practice fields, and a stadium with 12,000 seats. [The Dallas Morning News]
Quote of the Day: "The gift of the artist, the architect, the good person, is to find value and to mine for beauty, where others don't or can't. It is the key to a good life, a moral life." — Michael Lehrer, FAIA, principal of Lehrer Architects
Tweet of the Day:
"Architecture, unlike the fine arts, is at once the prince and the prisoner of the kingdom of necessity." -- James Marston Fitch, 1961
— Philip Nobel (@cthon1c) May 7, 2014
Infographic of the day: An interactive flyover of the buildings on or near the Hollywood earthquake fault line, based on maps released by the California Geological Survey. [Los Angeles Times]
Happy birthday: Pierre de Meuron, Hon. FAIA, is 64 today! De Meuron is a Swiss architect and partner of Pritzker-winning firm Herzog & de Meuron. Some of the firm's recent projects include the 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion and the Pérez Art Museum in Miami.
5 More Stories for Thursday:
The "Homeless Homes Project" designs little houses out of tossed out materials. [Designboom]
#tbt. Then-and-now photos of New York. [NY Curbed]
Architect Marshall Brown speculates what the Barack Obama Presidential Library will look like, where it will be located, and who will design it. [Metropolis]
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