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From the Magazine: Aaron Betsky reviews Tour Carpe Diem in Paris, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: NORD Architects unveils renderings for a new Marine Education Centre in Malmö, Sweden.
Happy birthday to Rem Koolhaas, Hon. FAIA, who turns 70 today.
Six Stories for Monday:
The Hogewey village in the Netherlands is designed for dementia and Alzheimer's patients to live in what appears like normal conditions. "Hogeway features 23 uniquely stylized homes, furnished around the time period when residents' short-term memories stopped properly functioning. There are homes resembling the 1950s, 1970s, and 2000s, accurate down to the tablecloths, because it helps residents feel as if they're home." [The Atlantic]
The proposed $170 million, 2.4-acre "Pier 55" park in New York City would include three performance spaces. The park would be constructed in place of the dilapidated Pier 54 on the Hudson River. [The New York Times]
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge will close to cars for more than two days in January, the longest closure in the bridge's history. [NBC4 Washington]
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is looking for nominations for the 2015 National Design Awards. [UnBeige]
San Francisco's Candlestick Park will be replaced by a 500,000-square-foot shopping center. [San Francisco Chronicle]
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