Quote of the Day: "The forest of elevator cores sprouting up around town tells us that we’re living in a once-a-century moment—a sugar rush of development unseen here since our parents’ parents’ time. But the dirty little secret behind Boston’s building boom is that it’s profoundly banal—designed without any imagination, straight out of the box, built to please banks rather than people." —Executive editor Rachel Slade. [Boston]

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation (SAG) breaks ground on its Actors Center in New York City, ARCHITECT interviews Steelcase about its new a new workplace hideaway Brody, and Public Architecture's John Peterson talks about the future of the nonprofit.

Instagram of the Day:

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Video of the Day:

Five More Stories for Thursday:

Federico Babina releases another project. [Designboom] See more of Babina's architecture-themed illustrations on ARCHITECT.

The Whitney Museum of American Art is live-streaming the dedication ceremony this morning, beginning at 11. [Whitney Museum]

Julie V. Iovine reviews the Corning Museum of Glass's Contemporary Art + Design Wing by New York's Thomas Phifer and Partners. [The Wall Street Journal]

Q+A with British architect David Adjaye, Hon. FAIA, on his latest furniture design. [Azure]

Critic Alexandra Lange visits some work by Paul Rudolph in Sarasota, Fla. [Alexandra Lange]

Awards: Enter Now!

Marvin Windows and Doors are seeking designs that utilize the company’s products for for its seventh annual Architects Challenge. Submissions are due tomorrow, 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 this Saturday, May 2.

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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