Photo of the Day:
George Lucas Picks an Architect: Ma Yansong (MAD Architects) will design the Lucas' Museum of Narrative Art building, and Jeanne Gang, FAIA ( Studio Gang Architects) will design the landscape and a pedestrian bridge. [ Chicago Tribune]
Number of the Day: $3.5 billion—The stock deal arranged for U.S. real estate website Zillow to acquire rival site Trulia. [ Chicago Tribune]
Infographic of the Day: 38 years of Washington, D.C.'s metro system. [ Greater Greater Washington; h/t Washington City Paper] Of course, we at ARCHITECT already did this a month ago, but we're glad everyone else thinks it's a good idea too. [ ARCHITECT]
6 More Stories for Monday:
Washington, D.C.–based architect Larysa Kurylas is designing a memorial dedicated to victims of genocidal famine in Ukraine. [ The Washington Post]
Philadelphia architect Francis J. McKibbin Jr. died at age 67. [ The Philadelphia Inquirer]
Florida Polytechnic University, opening next month, will feature the $60 million Innovation, Science and Technology Building designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, FAIA. [ Florida Today]
Switching to bird-safe glass would increase the cost of the nearly $1 billion Minnesota Vikings stadium by $1.1 million. [ The Wall Street Journal]
The University of Chicago opened the first Passive House-certified laboratory in North America and only the fifth worldwide. The 2,400-square-foot field station was designed by Belfast, Maine–based GO Logic. [ Science Life]
Researchers at Stanford University have developed self-cooling solar photovoltaic cells. [ Gizmag]
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