Outer space and idle space

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

1. Fast Company illuminates the vision behind The Hubble Cantata, an event where virtual reality headsets allowed 6,000 people to float through the cosmos.

2. Curbed profiles the ill-planned but lasting landmarks of Olympic venues and the steps recent host cities have taken to use the event to generate long-term benefits.

3. The New York Times highlights how universities of all sizes are investing in high-tech buildings in the hopes of facilitating more innovative thinking.

4. Slate features Toronto’s proposal for a 27-acre park in the heart of the city, which, if successful, “would be a rare and enormous victory for public space.”

5. Dezeen highlights the new Tippet Rise Art Center, a performance area and park that combines art, music, and the landscape, situated on an 11,500-acre sheep and cattle ranch.

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