Weekend edition: The Superbowl, scandal in L.A., and more

Design Competition

Weekend edition: The Superbowl, scandal in L.A., and more

The stadium boasts the world's largest set of ETFE panels. (Michael Robinson)

Missed some of this week’s architecture news, or our tweets and Facebook posts from the last few days? Don’t sweat it—we’ve gathered the week’s must-read stories right here. Enjoy!

Photo of Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta will play host to Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, February 3. (Michael Robinson)

Everything you need to know about Super Bowl LIII’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium

In preparation for this Sunday’s Super Bowl LIII, here’s everything you need to know about Atlanta’s new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, designed by HOK.

Rendering of Oceanwide Plaza
Work has stopped at Oceanwide Plaza, one of the largest projects under construction in Downtown Los Angeles. (Courtesy RTKL Architects)

Work stops on one of L.A.’s biggest construction projects

One of L.A.’s largest construction projects, Oceanwide Plaza, is involved in a sprawling corruption scandal, and work on the building was recently stopped.

Aerial photo of Ohio River Greenway by Troy McCormick, River Heritage Conservancy
The park will connect the Falls of the Ohio State Park, the Ohio River Greenway, and the Olmsted-designed park system in Louisville, Kentucky. (Troy McCormick, Courtesy River Heritage Conservancy)

OLIN designing a 400-acre waterfront park for Southern Indiana

OLIN has been tapped to design a new 400-acre park along the northern shore of the Ohio River in southern Indiana.

Photo of Hood Museum of Art
The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College reopened last weekend after a renovation and 16,350-square-foot expansion by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. (Robert Gill, Courtesy Trustees of Dartmouth College)

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects renovates and expands Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects completed a 16,350-square-foot expansion and renovation of the Charles Moore–designed Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth.

Stay warm, and have a great weekend!