#Sharkweek Photo of the Day: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art released revised designs by Peter Zumthor, Hon. FAIA, for the new museum in June. At least one motivation for the new design, which now straddles Wilshire Boulevard, was to protect the La Brea Tar Pits. But perhaps Zumthor was also thinking about preserving megalodon fossils? Follow ARCHITECT's Twitter and Instagram for ongoing coverage of #sharkitecture.
ICYMI: The International Union of Architects unanimously adopted the 2050 Imperative, a plan to eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from the built environment worldwide by 2050. [ARCHITECT]
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A Gothic architecture specialist is studying the Washington National Cathedral, searching for proof of William H. Goodyear's influence. [The Washington Post]
Artist Doug Aitken releases a monograph called 100 Yrs. [Wired]
Critic John King names the 10 ugliest buildings in the Bay Area. [San Francisco Chronicle]
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