ICYMI: The Dallas Holocaust Museum releases preliminary renderings of a new museum, the Philharmonie de Paris opens without its architect Jean Nouvel, Hon. FAIA, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat says 2014 was the "tallest year ever," and ARCHITECT looks at the latest renovation designs for D.C.'s MLK Library.
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Construction halted at New York's 432 Park Avenue, designed by local firm Rafael Viñoly Architects, due to falling debris. [Gawker]
The 10 most popular styles of homes found in America. [The Huffington Post]
The new headquarters for sailing team Ben Ainslie Racing, designed by British firm HGP Architects, is predicted to meet 90 percent of the building's projected electricity needs through photovoltaic panels and 100 percent once energy monitoring has been implemented. [Gizmag]
A new San Francisco bill is intended to make a third of new residential construction affordable. [San Francisco Chronicle]
A revival of interest in the works of late British architect Edwin Lutyens of the Arts and Crafts Movement is influencing the trends of residential construction. [The Wall Street Journal]
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is capturing fish from the abandoned, flooded New World shopping center. [CityLab]
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