Quote of the Day:"What will Zumthor's plan do for the museum's art and its audience? An art museum presents our histories in visual form; is LACMA making room for enough stories?"—Tyler Green. [Los Angeles Times]
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Tadao Ando's Museo Armani or Bond villain's lair of doom? One of the creepiest museums I've ever encountered pic.twitter.com/vE5ftc1wT3— Olly Wainwright (@ollywainwright) May 3, 2015
$30,683,372.50—The price of a 5,475-square-foot condo on the 53rd floor of One57. [The New York Times]
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Six More Stories for Monday:
Rumor has it that the University of Chicago will host the Obama Presidential Library and Museum. Neither President Obama nor the Obama Foundation have confirmed it. [Forbes]
Car Talk drives and reviews Buckminster Fuller’s lesser-known Dymaxion Car. [Car Talk]
Philadelphia architect Duncan Wray Buell died at 87. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]
Experts surveying the earthquake damage in Nepal are also finding signs of more sophisticated construction techniques. [The New York Times]
The Fondazione Prada by Rem Koolhaas, Hon. FAIA, opens on May 9. [The New York Times Style Magazine]
Step Up, Step Down:
Jenna McKnight joins Dezeen as its new U.S. editor. [Instagram]
Awards: Enter Now!
The 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards is accepting entries through May 22.
The Portland chapter of the AIA is accepting entries for Stitch II, a competition challenging students and emerging designers to propose ideas for re-purposing space under a bridge on Interstate 405. Proposals are due June 1.
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