Project of the Day: Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil, is hosting today's World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina.
Chicago Snags Lucas Museum, LACMA's Makeover Gets a Makeover: George Lucas picked Chicago for his new museum, which may be renamed to the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The Windy City beat out San Francisco and Los Angeles. [Chicago Tribune] In California, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art released new renderings of the Peter Zumthor-designed museum. The updated design maintains the "black flower"-esque shape, but moves away from the La Brea Tar Pits and over and across Wilshire Boulevard. [The New York Times]
Tweet of the Day:
For Chicago, news of an architecture biennial and the Lucas museum in the same day. Two steps forward, two back.
— ChristopherHawthorne (@HawthorneLAT) June 25, 2014
Instagram of the Day:
Happy birthday to Antoni Gaudí, the Spanish architect known for his design for Sagrada Família, who was born on this day in 1852.
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Potential new regulations for signs on Chicago buildings. [Chicago Tribune]
The first Chicago Architecture Biennial will occur Oct. 1, 2015 to Jan. 16, 2016. [Chicago Tribune]
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