By the looks of this local story, the new AGO re-design by Canadian Frank Gehry (be sure to click the photo link in the story) is quite a dandy. Here's another collection of photos over at Torontoist worth seeing.
Slate's got a decent slide show of the completed Academy in San Francisco. Kegger on the roof lawn!
Designer Richard Williams of Williams Murray Hamm and others offer up some advice for designers and shops operating in this economic climate we find ourselves weathering. (class as always, Noisy Decent Graphics.)