Photo of the Day: The under-construction future headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany—designed by Coop Himmelb(l)au—is slated to open later this year.
On the Drawing Boards: Architects have revised the design of the new addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum yet again. In April of last year, a development advisory board approved an initial design by HGA architect Jim Shields, FAIA. Another HGA design (sans Shields) surfaced last month, which the Journal Sentinel's Mary Louise Schumacher called " a dose of dullness." Yesterday, another revised design was revealed, with Shields back on the design team. [ Journal Sentinel]
ICYMI: Six teams were shortlisted in design competition for Washington, D.C.'s 11th Street Bridge Park. [ ARCHITECT]
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Video of the Day: A 360-degree panoramic tour of Berlin following a guy in a crocodile suit. [ The Creator's Project]
4 More Stories for Wednesday:
Architectural preservation in Buffalo, N.Y. is driving the city's renewal. [ Metropolis]
Dreaming of a beach vacation? Here are seven modernist sand castles. [ Wired]
Bruce Crabtree, Jr., the architect behind the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, died Saturday at 90. [ The Tennessean]
Will Houston's construction boom drive rent prices down? [ Houston Chronicle]
Step Up, Step Down:
St. Louis-based firm HOK appointed St. Louis management principal Rebecca Nolan, Assoc. AIA, to its executive committee.
Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects is opening a new office in Lower Manhattan due to a growing client base and more projects in New York.
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