Photo of the Day:
Britain's "House for Essex" by FAT and artist Grayson Perry was designed for the Living Architecture organization, which commissions modern houses for holiday rentals.
Credit: Anglia Press Agency Ltd./REX via Associated Press
ICYMI: AIA Houston honored 12 projects in the chapter's 2014 Houston Design Awards. [ARCHITECT]
Time-Lapse of the Day: Watch One World Trade Center be constructed from the ground up. [Curbed NY]
Instagram of the Day:
Six More Stories for Wednesday:
A German duo claiming that they placed the white flags on the top of the Brooklyn Bridge in July say that it was honoring the bridge's engineer, John Roebling. [The New York Times]
The General Services Administration shortlisted five teams for the consolidation project of the Department of Homeland Security at St. Elizabeths. [Washington Business Journal]
Metropolis asks architecture and design critics about the future of the job. [Metropolis]
The growth of Chicago's tech industry is changing the city's office market. [Crain's Chicago Business]
Seattle-based firm NBBJ developed a prototype smart sunshade that detects visible light and solar heat. [Gizmag]
Swiss cheese, gherkins, and canned ham—renowned designs that (loosely) resemble food and kitchenware. [The New York Times]
Step Up, Step Down:
Columbia University selected Amale Andraos, Assoc. AIA, of New York firm WORKac as the new dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation and Planning. [The New York Times] ARCHITECT interviewed Andraos last fall. [ARCHITECT]
KTGY has added Terry A. Willis, AIA, as a principal in the firm's Denver office.
Jim Toole will join Flos as vice president and general manager of the U.S. architectural division. [Architectural Lighting]
Tech Lighting and LBL Lighting promoted Tom Sargeant to vice president of new product development. [Architectural Lighting]
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