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Foster + Partners pitches new Notre Dame spire as competition heats up
Foster + Partners has floated a glassy replacement for the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral’s roof, including a crystal spire and observation deck.
De Blasio cracks down on glass towers as part of Green New Deal
In announcing a sweeping Green New Deal for the city, Mayor de Blasio announced that inefficiently-designed glass towers would be banned.
LA-Más designs colorful accessory dwelling units for Los Angeles
Los Angeles–based firm LA-Más has designed a new “postmodern-plus” accessory dwelling unit to tackle the city’s affordable housing crisis.
New batch of renderings for Zumthor’s LACMA proposal unveiled
Atelier Peter Zumthor released updated renderings of its proposed LACMA replacement that was recently approved by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors.