From the Magazine: Female architects identify ways that women can push through the traditional career choke points and advance through the ranks in a male-dominated field. [ARCHITECT]

USGBC's Global Coalition for Green Schools recognized Ontario's Dunbarton High School, contributor Ian Volner's product picks from the second day of Salone Internazionale del Mobile, and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) mapped the U.S. states based on their regulatory and business climates.

Instagram of the Day:

Infographic of the Day:
Skyscrapers in Asia, ranked by height. [The New York Times]

Video of the Day: The expansion of the American home in the past 40 years. [CNN]

Six More Stories for Thursday:

Critic John King presents 16 snapshots of Chicago, which he calls "catnip to architecture lovers" and "the one American city that takes pride in all types of buildings." [San Francisco Chronicle]

Hadley and Peter Arnold of Woodbury University's Arid Lands Institute present their landscape photography in Los Angeles tonight. [Annenberg Space for Photography]

A robotic arm tossed dirt during a ceremonial groundbreaking at the University of Michigan for a $28-million renovation and expansion of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. [MLive]

The Violette de Mazia Foundation and the Barnes Foundation are merging. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

Critic Blair Kamin says Chicago's apartment boom needs better architecture. [Chicago Tribune]

Critic Alexandra Lange rounded up a series of her Instagrams from a recent vacation to the Bay Area. [Alexandra Lange]

Step Up, Step Down:

The Architectural Review's deputy editor Phineas Harper is leaving to become the deputy director of the Architecture Foundation. [The Architectural Review]

Susan Henshaw Jones is stepping down as director of the Museum of the City of New York. [The New York Times]

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).

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 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.

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.

For more news and views, sign up for the ARCHITECT Newswire, the best daily newsletter on architecture and architects.