Zaha Hadid Buys Design Museum Building

Design News 07.09.13

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Zaha Hadid's firm has purchased the building that houses the Design Museum at Shad Thames. The museum, which is planning a move to the Commonwealth Institute in 2015, will remain in its current location until then. Hadid plans to use the former banana warehouse to consolidate the firm's archive under one roof.

In other news, France trials paying by fingerprint, and there's an exclusive social media site for Ivy Leaguers. See the headlines after the jump.

• Design Museum sells Thames-side home to architect Zaha Hadid | The Guardian
• France Is Testing Fingerprint Payment Technology | Fast Company
• IvyConnect, The Social Network That's Too Good For You | Fast Company

(Image: The Guardian)

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