From the Magazine: Kansas City, Mo.–based KEM Studio has created a signature fusion of architectural and industrial design. [ARCHITECT]
Number of the Day: 10,000—The number of Internet pylons that New York City is installing to bring free WiFi to the public. [Huh]
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Plans for the first Paris skyscraper built in 42 years were thwarted after accusations that the city's opposition councillors violated a secret ballot. [The Guardian]
London’s notoriously dangerous Old Street Roundabout could become a cyclist-friendly public square. [Huh]
Orlando-based U.S. Thrill Rides released the design for the world's tallest rollercoaster, Skyscraper. The Orlando attraction, which will rise to 500 feet, is expected to open in 2017. [Orlando Sentinel]
Critic Mark Lamster writes that the Continental Avenue Bridge is "destination and not a connector." [The Dallas Morning News]
The collapse of a 210-year-old New Orleans building raises questions about urban decay and proper building inspections. [CBS News]
"Prada Marfa"—the famed Texas art installation by artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset that was recently granted museum status—will be fixed after being vandalized last March. [The Fashion Law]
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