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A Roman Colosseum model in the Hessisches Landesmuseum in Darmstadt, Germany, which will reopen Thursday after being closed for renovations.
Frank Rumpenhorst/picture-alliance/dpa/Associated Press A Roman Colosseum model in the Hessisches Landesmuseum in Darmstadt, Germany, which will reopen Thursday after being closed for renovations.

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Eight More Stories for Wednesday:

Tour the Chicago Bulls' new training facility, the Advocate Center, named for the team's partnership with Advocate Health Care. [NBA]

Students at Barcelona's Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalunya developed adaptive architecture that reacts to heat. [Wired]

Lansing, Mich.–based developer Richard Karp is attempting to right what has been called the "worst act of architectural vandalism in Detroit's history." [Detroit Free Press]

A photographic history of railway systems from around the world. [The Guardian]

What the cemetery of the future could look like. [The Atlantic]

Architect Jeanne Gang, FAIA, picked to create a long-range plan for Chicago's Museum Campus. [Chicago Tribune]

"Designers in Residence" exhibition opens today at London's Design Museum. [It's Nice That]

Critic Mark Lamster reviews the Clark Art Institute's reconstruction and renovation. [The Dallas Morning News]

Step Up, Step Down:

Steve Pearson, AIA, joined Denver's RNL as principal and national director of military programs.

Robert Cull, AIA, joined St. Louis–based HOK as senior vice president and managing principal in Los Angeles.

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