Photo of the Day:
The closing ceremony of the Tokyo National Stadium on May 31, 2014. The stadium, designed by Mitsuo Katayama for the 1964 Olympic Games, will be replaced with a stadium designed by Zaha Hadid for the 2020 Olympics.
Credit: Kunihiko Miura/The Yomiuri Shimbun via Associated Press
ICYMI: In an unprecedented announcement on Friday, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards endorsed the incorporation of internship and exam requirements as part of architecture curriculums in order to license students upon graduation. [ARCHITECT]
Tweet of the Day:
Number of the Day: $1.06 million—The midcentury glass building and nearby auto pavilion collectively known as the Ferris Bueller house from the 1986 film Ferris Bueller's Day Off sold for $1.06 million—less than half the price it was originally listed for in 2009. [Chicago Tribune]
Happy belated birthday to Norman Foster, Hon. FAIA, and Toyo Ito, Hon. FAIA. The two architects turned 79 and 73, respectively, on Sunday.
4 More Stories for Monday:
Last week, the glass ledge of Chicago's Willis Tower cracked. Experts explain what happened. [Fast Co.Design]
A photography exhibition in New York showcases former World's Fair sites. [CityLab]
Q+A with photographer Pieter Estersohn. [The New York Times]
Renovating New York's Mid-Manhattan library and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building is slated to cost $300 million. [The New York Times]
Step Up, Step Down:
University of Virginia faculty member Elizabeth K. Meyer replaces Kim Tanzer, FAIA, as the dean of the university's architecture school. [The Daily Progress]
Washington, D.C.–based Quinn Evans Architects promoted Ann Dilcher, AIA, to principal of the firm. [Quinn Evans Architects]
Architecture professor Daniel Friedman, FAIA, will leave the University of Washington to succeed Thomas Bingham as dean of the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Architecture. [Pacific Business News]
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