Quote of the Day: "As an architect, you have to be an optimist because your whole life is devoted to a future that is probably unfolding beyond your own lifetime, so I have a belief in sanity and the fact that in the end, common sense will prevail." —British architect Norman Foster, Hon. FAIA. [The Telegraph]
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11 More Stories for Monday:
Critic Inga Saffron says the "designers' emphasis on perfection" at Philadelphia's Dilworth Plaza is "suffocating." [The Philadelphia Inquirer]
Chicago Spire developer Garrett Kelleher searches for financial backers to get his firm, Shelbourne North Water Street LP, out of bankruptcy and get back to work on the construction site. [Chicago Tribune]
San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer expresses interest in a new stadium for the Chargers football team. [U-T San Diego]
Critic Mark Lamster on the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and Ground Zero. [The Dallas Morning News]
The Guardian dives into the history of the site. [The Guardian]
A block away from the site, a new park has opened. [New York Post]
A Bay Area Rapid Transit board member argues that it's time to build a second subway tunnel under the San Francisco Bay. [San Francisco Chronicle]
3D printing helped restore Frank Lloyd Wright's Annie Pfeiffer Chapel. [Design Milk]
Deer stopped traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge on Friday. [San Francisco Chronicle]
Photos of the under-construction Bordeaux stadium by Herzog & de Meuron. [Designboom]
Step Up, Step Down:
The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) appointed four new partners: Chris van Duijn, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, Jason Long, and Michael Kokora.
Trimble acquired Gehry Technologies. [Trimble]
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