Photo of the Day:

Model maker Katrina James dusts 10 Downing Street at Legoland Windsor Resort in England during the park's annual September cleaning.
Mikael Buck/REX via Associated Press Model maker Katrina James dusts 10 Downing Street at Legoland Windsor Resort in England during the park's annual September cleaning.

ICYMI: August's Architecture Billings Index was strong. [ARCHITECT] NCARB changes IDP. [ARCHITECT]

Video of the Day: The $18 billion Masdar City in the United Arab Emirates was supposed to attract entrepreneurial spirit, but is actually a ghost town in the middle of the desert. [Fast Company's Co.Exist]


10 More Stories for Wednesday:

Some people think Snøhetta and Manica Architecture's preliminary design for the new Golden State Warriors arena in San Francisco looks like a giant toilet. [Sports Illustrated]

A history of the White House's fence, which hasn't changed since 1965. [The Washington Post]

What the George Washington Bridge would have looked like, had it been covered in granite as originally designed. [Curbed NY]

Look inside London's "Walkie Talkie" skyscraper by Rafael Viñoly, FAIA. [Evening Standard]

Scientists are creating a 3D model to track how smog moves around Hong Kong high-rises. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

An upcoming photo exhibition in Los Angeles looks at design adapting to climate change. [CityLab]

New York's Deborah Berke Partners won the competition to design the Indianapolis distribution business headquarters for Cummins. [Cummins]

A profile on Zeynep Fadillioglu, the Istanbul-based architect believed to be the first woman to design a mosque. [CNN]

A vote in San Francisco over a tax agreement threatens the Transbay Transit Center project. [San Francisco Chronicle]

Alexandra Lange on the features that make architecture go viral. [Dezeen]

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