Kansas City-based firm Populous is working on its 20th Major League Baseball stadium, but its latest project—a new stadium for the Atlanta Braves—is presenting unique challenges. The 41,5000-seat stadium will adjoin a mixed-use development. “It is unlike anything we have seen or done,” said Earl Santee, FAIA, principal of the project. [AJC]
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Global Ultra Luxury Faction, or G.U.L.F. protested worker’s rights in building the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi again at the Guggenheim by dropping 9,000 “1%” bills of imitation currency in the museum’s spiral ramp. The group also launched a fake sustainable design competition on a spoof website and published an op-ed in The New York Times. [Hyperallergic]
Amidst recent natural disasters like the landslide in Washington state, what is the U.S. government doing about regulating construction in dangerous areas? [The New York Times]
New York “barredchitect” Robert Scarano, AIA, is back—this time with a green building in Brighton Beach. Bright ‘n Green may be the first multifamily development in the U.S. to achieve Living Building certification. And he’s got some pretty interesting things to say about it. [Curbed New York]
Why is Scotland one of the worst places to be an architect? [The Scotsman]
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