Photo of the Day:

The dome of Berlin's Reichstag building, designed by Norman Foster, Hon. FAIA, was closed due to the heatwave but will remain closed for scheduled maintenance work on the solar panels this week. Over the weekend several visitors suffered from circulation problems due to the high temperatures inside. The rooftop terrace remains open.
Bernd von Jutrczenka/AP Images The dome of Berlin's Reichstag building, designed by Norman Foster, Hon. FAIA, was closed due to the heatwave but will remain closed for scheduled maintenance work on the solar panels this week. Over the weekend several visitors suffered from circulation problems due to the high temperatures inside. The rooftop terrace remains open.

Instagram of the Day:

Magnificent structure for @Dior #hautecouture

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Four More Stories for Tuesday:

Architecture writer Philip Jodidio has a new book: "The Japanese House Reinvented" (The Monacelli Press, 2015). [Designboom]

New York City's Studio Museum releases the design for an expansion designed by David Adjaye, Hon. FAIA. [The New York Times]

This proposed Australian skyscraper is inspired by Beyoncé. [Gizmodo]

The University of Washington received less than half of the $40 million it requested from the government for the construction of a new computer science building. [The Seattle Times]

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