From the Magazine: How to revamp your firm's website. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: Researchers found that seed pods from kapok trees make optimal electrodes for next-generation microbial fuel cells, Bentley Systems honored 25 projects built with BIM, and a new book details the complicated history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House.
Hashtag of the Day: #HousingDay—The Guardian is hosting a 24-hour "tweetathon" to celebrate social housing. [The Guardian]
Maps of the Day: Cartographer Sohei Nishino uses thousands of cut-out snapshots to map cities. [The Fox is Black]
Instagram of the Day:
Video of the Day: House of Mirrors reinterpret the Australian beach hut typology. [Neon]
Seven More Stories for Wednesday:
Houston tops the list of the metro areas with the most new construction projects in 2014. [Forbes]
How to transform a space made of shipping containers into a social hub. [Wired]
Salesforce plans to purchase San Francisco's 50 Fremont tower. [San Francisco Business Journal]
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano reached the first house in the town of Pahoa. [Slate]
The Lava Mae project in San Francisco is retrofitting buses to provide showers for the homeless. [Wired]
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