From the Magazine: To relieve the long queues to the Eiffel Tower's pinnacle, Paris architecture studio Moatti-Rivière renovated the landmark's first floor to encourage visitors to linger. [ARCHITECT]

ICYMI: Barlett architecture students developed a novel fabric-cast concrete fabrication method, the final ceramic poppy will be placed in the installation at the Tower of London that honors British military personnel killed in World War I, and the Palm Springs Art Museum expands to include an architecture and design center.

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Seven Stories for Tuesday:

This is your brain on architecture. [The Atlantic]

Ellen DeGeneres is publishing a book on interior design next year. [Time]

Chicago wants to build a $5.7 million boathouse in Bridgeport. [Chicago Tribune]

CityRealty imagines New York City's skyline in 2018. [The Real Deal]

Critic John King reviews the many planned developments on San Francisco's Market Street. [San Francisco Chronicle]

Eight risks that Washington, D.C., faces in the city's soccer stadium deal. [The Washington Post]

London's Gherkin tower, designed by Norman Foster, Hon. FAIA, sold for $1.15 billion. [Curbed]

Step Up, Step Down:

HGA vice president and principal Michael Ross, FAIA, retired last week.

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