ICYMI: The U.S. Green Building Council named its 2014 class of LEED Fellows, Belgrade Design Week started, and New York City pledged a bunch of money to these 35 parks.

From the Magazine: Joseph Giovannini interviews Frank Gehry, FAIA, on his design of Fondation Louis Vuitton, which opens on Oct. 27. [ARCHITECT]


Video of the Day: London's Priestmangoode is working with Transport for London on the redesign of the New Tube, the city's next generation of underground public trains. [Vimeo]


Five More Stories for Thursday:

Architect Renzo Piano, Hon. FAIA, on his design of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures: "Actually, I'm struggling to do something good." [Los Angeles Times] Also worth a read: ARCHITECT's interview with the museum's director. [ARCHITECT]

Production studio Imaginary Forces interpret a diagramatic site plan of Los Alamos, N.M., for the opening titles of Manhattan. [Art of the Title]

The Washington Post's Jonathan O'Connell suggests converting "dying" suburban office buildings into schools. [The Washington Post]

Chicago's future Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has a new website, which promises some kind of livestream and timelapse of the design progress. [Chicago Tribune]

The Jefferson Memorial in D.C. is undergoing repairs after a five-foot long, three-foot wide slab of limestone fell from the ceiling in April. [The Washington Post]

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*Correction: An earlier version of this post misstated the names of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences's museum as well as the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.