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.

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]


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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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