From the Magazine: Mount Vernon's historic building information model and management system (HBIM) is helping to change historic preservation. [ARCHITECT]

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 The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial posted the roster of more than 60 participating firms and artists on its website; Sou Fujimoto, Manal Rachdi OXO Architectes, and Nicolas Laisné Associés designed the Learning Centre of the Ecole Polytechnique.

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Sneak preview of UNStudio's UNX2 - A new shoe design for UNITED NUDE and 3D-SYSTEMS will be unveiled in the exhibition 'Re-Inventing Shoes' in Teatro Arsenale, Via C. Correnti 11, Milan.

Posted by UNStudio on Friday, April 10, 2015

Four More Stories for Tuesday:

Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, the Architect of the Capitol, is taking over the @uscapitol Twitter for a special #AIAchat on Wednesday. [AIA]

A new laboratory at Oregon State University will focus on construction safety research. [OSU]

Critic Inga Saffron on the redesign of Philadelphia's Love Park. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

An advertising art director created color palettes inspired by photographs of New York City. [Slate]

Awards: Enter Now!

DEADLINES EXTENDED: ARCHITECT's R+D Awards recognize innovative building research, materials, and technologies at every scale. Entries are now due April 24 for the regular deadline, or April 29 for the late deadline (additional fee applies).

The Radical Innovation Awards recognize innovative ideas that impact the hospitality industry. Contestants may submit their next big hotel concept until April 15.

The 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards is accepting entries through May 22.

The American Society of Landscape Architects is accepting submissions for its 2015 Awards. Student entries are due by May 22.

Marvin Windows and Doors are seeking designs that utilize the company’s products for for its seventh annual Architects Challenge. Submissions are due May 1.

The Portland chapter of the AIA is accepting entries for Stitch II, a competition challenging students and emerging designers to propose ideas for re-purposing space under a bridge on Interstate 405. Proposals are due June 1.

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