The American Institute of Architects inaugurated Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, as their new president last week in Washington, D.C. Dreiling, the executive director of the Virginia Center for Architecture based in Richmond, Va., also led the Plum Studio as well as the Dreiling Partnership Architects, both based in Roanoke, Va.
The Denver Post lists 20 examples of the best architecture of 2013. [The Denver Post]
In the same vein, architecture critic Blair Kamin rounds up some of the more notable architecture events and discussions this year. [The Chicago Tribune]
Construction is set to resume on London's five-year-old, half-built skyscraper. The Bishopsgate Tower, or The Pinnacle, has sat vacant in London's financial district since 2008, but with new owners (Saudi Arabia's Economic Development Corporation), a new architect (Kohn Fox Pedersen Associates), and a redesign, construction shall continue pending city approval. [Gizmodo]
A rendering of new Cooper Square dorms by New York-based Kossar + Garry Architects was posted at the site. [Curbed NY]
And Curbed DC posted a rendering of a gallery inside the proposed Museum of Science Fiction. [Curbed DC]
Steven Holl Architects' building for the Glasgow School of Art—"a technical (and energy-saving) triumph"—is slated to open in January. [Wired]
The Queens Park Rangers London-based football club announces its plans for relocation from their current 18,000-capacity stadium on Loftus Road to a new 40,000-capacity stadium in the New Queens Park. [BBC]
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