Photo of the Day: A 36-year-old wood roller coaster in Valencia, Calif., which closed last month, caught fire. [Los Angeles Times]

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Structure to Watch: Today Apple is expected to announce a new wearable technology and iPhone, among other products, at an event in Cupertino, Calif. [Quartz] The company reportedly built a special structure for the event at De Anza College's Flint Performing Arts Center. [MacRumors]


Map of the Day: Buildingeye maps out building permits and applications. [Maps Mania]

Video of the Day: Entrepreneur interviews David Benjamin of New York City's The Living. [Entrepreneur]


Six More Stories for Tuesday:

There's a Kickstarter for a "phone" that actually does nothing except look like one. [Kickstarter]

GIFs of procedural architecture. [BldgBlog]

Trailer houses for dogs. [Curbed National]

An airplane redesigned for athletes. [Wired]

CNN ranks the 10 best places for architecture buffs to visit. [CNN]

Korean architect Seung H-Sang will be Seoul's first city architect. [Dezeen]

Step Up, Step Down:

New York-based Architecture Research Office promotes Jeffrey Hong, Neil Patel, and Jejon Yeung to project directors.

Architect Christian Hendriehas joins St. Cloud, Minn.–based firm IIW Minnesota. [St. Cloud Times]

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