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Video of the Day: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is testing the first phase of the system's Silver Line, which is scheduled to open to the public on Saturday.
Maps of the Day: These maps show that differences in living costs across U.S. cities seem to be driven almost entirely by the huge differences in housing costs. [CityLab]
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A North Korean architect imagines the future of the country's architecture. [Wired]
John King says the new residential developments along a section of San Francisco's Market Street "are trying too hard to be hip and neighborly at once." [San Francisco Chronicle]
Renderings of Detroit's Red Wings arena and development unveiled. [Curbed Detroit]
Construction began this month on Arizona State University's law school. The $129-million building was designed by New York City-based Ennead Architects and Phoenix-based Jones Studio. [The Arizona Republic]
An independent security consultant staying at the St. Regis Shenzhen was able to hack the hotel's highly automated guest suites to control in-room features such as the lighting and televisions. [Wired]
Swiss researchers are digitizing the vast inventory of historical documents housed in Venice to create a searchable archive and a 3D model of the city representing the last 1,000 years. [Gizmag]
Step Up, Step Down: FXFowle promoted Nicholas Garrison, AIA, to partner.
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