ICYMI: David Burney, FAIA, was named the interim executive director of AIA New York, Wim Wenders' architectural influence on writer Karrie Jacobs, and construction costs in the U.S. are rising

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Robert A.M. Stern, FAIA, architect and dean of the Yale School of Architecture, talks about his architecture, mayor Bill de Blasio's housing policies, and Manhattan's infamous "poor door." [New York Post]

Boston's redeveloped Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building reopens tomorrow. [The Boston Globe]

As plans for a new Portland public market develop, The Oregonian remembers the Portland Public Market building constructed in 1933 and torn down in 1969. [The Oregonian]

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.

Robert A.M. Stern Architects is hosting its third annual RAMSA Travel Fellowship, a $10,000 prize for the purpose of travel and research. Proposal submissions are due April 10.

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.

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