ICYMI: Mecanoo Architecten and Sasaki Associates restored three 19th century façades for Boston's new Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building; a new exhibition on Birmingham, Ala.'s Terminal Station, demolished in 1969, opens on March 10; and the Walker Art Center launched a website about Minnesota design.
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Chart of the Day: The land that the big tech companies are buying. [The Wall Street Journal]
Video of the Day: "How Instagram Fuels the Urban Explorer Movement" by Seeker Stories. [YouTube]
Nine More Stories for Thursday:
Today is the deadline for legislators to override a veto and save Paul Rudolph's Orange County Government Center. [The New York Times] Critic Michael Kimmelman talks about the dangers of demolition. [The New York Times]
If the trust for London's Garden Bridge can't raise £3.5m each year to maintain it, the public will reportedly pay for it. [The Guardian]
The New York Philharmonic's Avery Fisher Hall will be renamed David Geffen Hall after he donated $100 million to renovate it. [The New York Times]
Members of the San Francisco Symphony are bidding a temporary goodbye to the Bay Lights at 5:45 a.m. on Friday. [San Francisco Chronicle]
A capsule hotel in Japan that is rentable in nine-hour shifts. [PSFK]
Preservation Chicago names the city's most endangered buildings. [Chicago Tribune]
The owners of a $200-million stadium in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which opened in 2013, are filing a lawsuit that maintains the architect and builder should pay for extensive repairs. [Winnipeg Free Press]
Brain studies find that high ceilings promote visuospatial exploration. [Fast Company's Co.Design]
Awards: Enter Now!
AIA and Houzz launched the 2015 Future of Architecture Residential Design Contest and Showcase. Entries are due March 31.
The Radical Innovation Awards recognize innovative ideas that impact the hospitality industry. Contestants may submit their next big hotel concept until March 31.
The 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards is accepting entries through May 22.
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