Daily digest: First photos of the wrapped Arc de Triomphe, preserving Brutalism in Hong Kong, and more

Good afternoon and welcome back to another roundup of fresh news stories. Summer may be winding down across the U.S., but we aren’t out of the woods with extreme weather just yet; Tropical Storm Nicholas is currently making landfall across Texas and Louisiana, putting millions of residents at risk for flooding.

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Check out the first photos of Christo’s wrapped Arc de Triomphe ahead of its debut

Work on Christo’s Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped has nearly wrapped. Ahead of the installation’s September 18 opening, architectural photographer Jad Sylla has documented the process of draping the 185-year-old Parisian monument in silver polypropylene fabric. (Red ropes will cinch

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