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Weekend edition: Nouvel, Zumthor, and so much more

The complex intersections of discs in the National Museum of Qatar provide for deep-set openings, shading the interior from the intense Qatari sun. (Iwan Baan)

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 a building made of large discs with a bird flying through the sky in the background

The National Museum of Qatar’s structure is composed of a complex steel frame clad in fiberglass reinforced concrete panels. (Iwan Baan)

Review: Jean Nouvel gives Qatar a museum that matches its context perfectly

Review: The Jean Nouvel–designed National Museum of Qatar fits perfectly into the uncanny desert menagerie where it lives.

Rendering for proposed LACMA complex

Zumthor’s LACMA proposal threatens to destroy vital elements of L.A.’s culture and history. (Courtesy Atelier Zumthor/LACMA)

Zumthor’s LACMA proposal is an affront to L.A.’s architectural and cultural heritage

Peter Zumthor’s oil slick-inspired redevelopment proposal for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art campus is just plain bad, says our West Coast editor.

Architectural watercolor rendering of a house with a diamond section

Renegades: Bruce Goff and the American School of Architecture at Bizzell is on view at the University of Oklahoma through July 29. Shown here: Residence for Mr. and Mrs. Gardner by James Gardner (Courtesy Hurtig Gardner & Froelich Collection)

Bruce Goff’s imaginative teaching lives on in Oklahoma

A comprehensive exhibition unveils the mid-century architect’s legacy on the University of Oklahoma, the state, and the world of architectural education.

Photo of stacked boxes in historic courtyard

MultiPly at Milan Design Week (Petr Krejci Photography)

Four standout installations from Milan Design Week 2019

We rounded up our favorite installations from Milan Design Week 2019, including work from Adam Nathaniel Furman, Morphosis, and more.

Cobblestone mounds in a park

Pictured here: Arthur Edwin (A.E.) Bye’s stone-and-grass mounds in July 2017. The mounds have served as gathering spaces, shaded picnic areas, and interactive climbing features since their installation. (Audrey Wachs/AN)

Neighbors and preservationists sue N.Y.C. Parks Department to save a rare brutalist landscape

The lawsuit challenges the department’s decision to remove a set of rare brutalist landscape features and a number of trees from Fort Greene Park.

Enjoy the young spring, and see you next week!

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