Renderings of the Day: On Tuesday, the Atlanta Braves broke ground on the team's new Populous-designed stadium, opening in 2017. [The New York Times] The team also released the latest renderings of their newly named SunTrust Park. The team has been criticized for moving the home stadium away from the center of the city from whence they take their name, although the team counters that it's actually closer to their fan base. [ARCHITECT]

Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Braves

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Timelapse of the Day: 29 months of constructing Levi's Stadium, designed by HNTB.

Eight More Stories for Thursday:

Construction on New York City higher education institutions will total nearly $10 billion over the five years ending in 2017. That's nearly double the amount spent over the previous five years. [Capital New York]

An Illinois law requiring public aerial performances to include a safety device or net could impede Nik Wallenda's plans to tightrope walk between Chicago skyscrapers. [Chicago Tribune]

A new space opened this week in the San Francisco International Airport called #Converge@flySFO, which is designed as a place "to exchange ideas about technology, start-ups, the shared economy, disruption, travel, politics, and ways to change the world." [SFO]

Architect Michael Ford is developing a hip hop-inspired architecture exhibition. [Metro Times]

Kansas City, Mo.–based firm 360 Architecture donated $25,000 to the Kansas University School of Architecture, Design and Planning. [Lawrence Journal-World]

Applications for the American Academy in Rome's 2015 Rome Prize Competition are due Nov. 1.

A former Moscow restaurant will reopen as the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in June 2015. The renovation, designed by Rotterdam, the Netherlands–based OMA, will keep the 1968 building's structural core intact. [Blouin Artinfo]

Seattle's Olson Kundig Architects is designing Gawker Media's new New York offices. [Gizmodo]

Step Up, Step Down:

San Francisco's Kuth Ranieri Architects promoted Michael McGroarty to senior associate.

John Henneberger of the Texas Low Income Housing Information Service has been selected as a fellow by the MacArthur Foundation. [Affordable Housing Finance]

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