Photo of the Day:

KPF NYC: Paul Katz, FAIA, is the Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates principal designing the next building to rise over New York's High Line: 500 West 21st Street. James Gardner observes the breaks in the rhythmic geometry of the building: "[O]ne suspects a trace of mannerism in the way in which the bottom level appears to be crushed beneath the weight of the higher levels. At the same time, the top level, lacking the limestone accents on the roof, appears to dissipate into thin air." [The Real Deal]

Lone Star Landscape: The Contemporary Austin has named Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture to master-plan its Laguna Gloria campus. The 12-acre site will include educational, exhibition, and community space, along with the contemporary art museum’s sculpture park. [The Contemporary]

Quote of the Day: "Now cities are being made by developers, not architects, or not urban planners."—Shigeru Ban, winner of this year's Pritzker Prize. [Dezeen]

Tweet of the Day:

Infographic of the Day: This chart from FiveThirtyEight shows that even though adding bike lanes takes away road space for cars, the increase in traffic congestion won't be all that noticeable—unless the street was already snagged. [FiveThirtyEight]


5 More Stories for Tuesday:

What San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge could have looked like, had this "boat tunnel" come to fruition. [The Atlantic Cities]

The pros and cons of building giant mirrors to bring sunshine to Norway's most shadowy cities. Pros: light and art! Cons: … [The New York Times]

Massimo Morozzi, Archizoom Associati cofounder and Edra art director, died at 73. [Dezeen]

Tour the inside of art museums without leaving your chair. [Curbed DC]

A conversation with Nikil Saval, author of "Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace." [The Atlantic]

Step Up, Step Down:

Wright & Wright will replace David Chipperfield Architects as architects for the Geffrye Museum renovation in East London, after the local council rejected the David Chipperfield design. [Architects' Journal]

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