Museums and mushroom mazes

This Friday we’re highlighting compelling work in the built environment, from Arup and beyond.

1. Civil Engineering Magazine examines the architectural and engineering challenge of unifying three distinct structures into the cohesive and interconnected Harvard Art Museums.

2. Metropolis Magazine interviewed MoMA curator Barry Bergdoll on the museum’s latest exhibit, “Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980,” and on Latin America’s role as an origin for architectural ideas.

3. Mark Ahasic spoke with Airport Improvement Magazine on JetBlue’s Terminal 5 extension at John F. Kennedy International Airport. The addition is designed as a natural continuation of JetBlue’s existing terminal while also creating a customer experience characterized by ease and comfort.

4. The Guardian offers a glimpse into this summer’s Serpentine pavilion in Kensington Gardens, pronouncing the Seglas Cano design a playful, psychedelic labyrinth.

5. In a Q&A with Metropolis Magazine, Alisdair McGregor discusses the recently opened UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, the future of hospital design, and how design can have a cumulative positive effect on patients.

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