From the Magazine: New York's Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners designed Further Lane House in eastern Long Island for a family that enjoys entertaining. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: Brooklyn's Snarkitecture is designing a massive ball pit for the National Building Museum, Design Biennial Boston selected four emerging designers for an exhibition at BSA Space as well as for installations on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, and Snøhetta and Envelope A+D begin the expansion of chef Thomas Keller's famous California restaurant, The French Laundry.
Quote of the Day: "Works of architecture must be continually nurtured and tended. If a building is treated this way, those who use it will develop an attachment to it." —Japanese architect Tadao Ando, Hon. FAIA. [Chicago Tribune]
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Five More Stories for Thursday:
Efforts to landmark the view from U.C. Berkeley's Campanile did not succeed. [Berkeleyside]
Smith College picks Maya Lin and Shepley Bulfinch to redesign the Massachusetts school's Neilson Library. [Shepley Bulfinch]
The history of midcentury modern design. [Curbed]
HKS Architects will lead the design of a $300-$400 million luxury hotel and mall project in Orlando, Fla. [Orlando Business Journal]
Step Up, Step Down:
Farshid Moussavi was named a Royal Academician in architecture at the Royal Academy of Arts. [Architects' Journal]
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson named six associate principals: David Andreini, Assoc. AIA, Natalie Gentile, AIA, Gabriel Hodge, AIA, Tom Kirk, AIA, Michael Maiese, AIA, and Patreese Martin, AIA.
Kenneth Schwartz, FAIA, dean of the Tulane School of Architecture, was named the founding director of the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking and the first Sacks endowed chair in civic engagement and social entrepreneurship. [The Times-Picayune]
Awards: Enter Now!
ARCHITECT's R+D Awards recognize innovative building research, materials, and technologies at every scale—from design strategies and building systems to must-have products and digital tools. Entries are due April 17.
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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