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From Residential Architect: Snow Kreilich Architects designed a lakefront retreat house in Deephaven, Minn. [ARCHITECT]

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Video of the Day: Russian daredevil/trespasser/vandal duo ontheroofs climb a Hong Kong skyscraper and hack its video screen to display stunning shots of the city. [YouTube]

For more videos from these guys, check out this blog post by Aaron Betsky. [ARCHITECT]

More Stories for Friday:

Margot Krasojevic designed a concept house that's powered from solar panels and turbines—and floats. [CityLab]

Louis Vuitton will resurrect a 1972 unbuilt project by designer Pierre Paulin and Herman Miller in Miami. [Women's Wear Daily]

A pedestrian bridge at Poughkeepsie, New York, attracts half a million visitors a year. [Next City]

Critic Carolina Miranda argues that the "[l]ow-key and restrained" expansion of the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., by Pritzker Prize winner Tadao Ando, Hon. FAIA, is "designed for the contemplation of art." [Los Angeles Times]

New York and Washington, D.C.based FXFowle Architects broke ground on 888 Boylston Street in Boston. [FXFowle Architects]

Photos of San Francisco's dormant Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, which "exists in a weird limbo between opportunity and misfortune." [The Bold Italic]

Step Up, Step Down:

David Varner, AIA, becomes workplace practice leader at SmithGroupJJR. [SmithGroupJJR]

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