Photo of the Day: The 1930 Enchanted Valley Chalet in Washington state's Olympic National Park has been a ranger station, lodge, and emergency shelter. Erosion from the Quinault River has put the structure at risk, and it is now part of the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation's 2014 list of the most endangered properties. [The Daily Herald]
Credit: Olympic National Park/Associated Press
ICYMI: Pharrell Williams will not be appearing at the AIA Convention.
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Video of the Day: What goes into the design of a Starbucks coffee shop. [Bloomberg]
Infographic of the Day: Real-estate website Trulia breaks down what a typical middle-class household can afford to buy. [The Atlantic Cities]
7 More Stories for Wednesday:
Kickstarter@MoMA Store opened Tuesday. [ARCHITECT]
Seven facts about Jeanne Gang, FAIA, from her New Yorker profile. [Curbed]
Norman Foster, Hon. FAIA, receives an Isamu Noguchi Award.
Meet the royalty of the architecture world, wearing their most well-known buildings as crowns, in illustrations by artist Paul Tuller. [Co.Design]
Pulitzer Prize laureate Inga Saffron discusses Philadelphia's plan for Fairmount Park. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]
California architect Ken Liu, who contributed to the improved earthquake safety of hospitals, died at 62. [Los Angeles Business Journal]
Jazz St. Louis in Grand Center announced its $10 million plan for expansion. [St. Louis Public Radio]
Step Up, Step Down:
George C. Bosson joined Skokie, Ill.-based lighting manufacturer Tech Lighting as director of architectural lighting.
U.K. lighting design firm dpa Lighting Consultants welcomed four new team members to its U.K. and Dubai offices: Howard Lee-Smith, Tim Leeding, Roberto Dell'Acqua, and Toby Jalleh.
Steinberg Architects has rebranded as Steinberg and named David Hart, AIA, as the firm's new president. Steinberg has offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, and Shanghai. [Silicon Valley Business Journal]
Jeff Saad, AIA, returns to Perkins+Will after working at HKS. Saad will be an associate principal and senior project architect at the firm's Chicago office. [Chicago Tribune]
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