Photo of the Day:
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:
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]
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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