From the Magazine: The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum by Toronto-based Teeple Architects received a citation in the 2015 R+D Awards. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: WeWork acquires Case Inc., North Carolina's 2015 Matsumoto Prize awards six modern houses, ADP and Moody's Analytics report that private sector employment rose by 185,000 in July, and the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture approaches its fundraising deadline.
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Andrew Waugh, founder and director of London's Waugh Thistleton Architects, says he was tricked when his designs for what he thought would become a museum of women's history in London became realized as the Jack the Ripper Museum. [The Guardian]
Justin Shubow, the president of the National Civic Art Society, says the best entries in the World War I Memorial Competition are classical designs. [Forbes]
A bid to grant Robin Hood Gardens, a Brutalist estate in London, listing status failed. [Dezeen]
The Vancouver installation Porch Parade by Chicago-based firm Design With Co. offers temporary seating during the summer. [Contemporist]
These reclaimed wood cabins look like they belong in a storybook. [Colossal]
Free resources to use for home design. [U.S. News & World Report]
Awards: Enter Now!
ChiDesign is a competition for developing a facility for architecture, design and education in Chicago. Registration closes tomorrow, Aug. 7.
The Architectural Imagination exhibition, hosted by the U.S. Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, is accepting Expression of Interest forms from architects until Aug. 13.
The Hansgrohe + Axor Das Design Competition recognizes residential, hospitality, and commercial projects built in the U.S. within the past three years. Entries are due Aug. 14.
The AIA is now accepting submissions for its Institute Honor Awards, which recognizes achievements for a broad range of architectural activity in order to elevate the general quality of architectural practice, through Aug. 21.
Doug Mockett & Co. wants innovative ideas for furniture parts, components, accessories, and hardware for its 30th Annual Design Competition through Sept. 8.
The Chicago Architecture Foundation is hosting an ideas competition for a 241,000-square-foot Center for Architecture, Design, and Education, on a prominent downtown site near Millennium Park. The top prize is $10,000, and Chicago Public Schools students will award a special $1,000 prize. Submissions are due Sept. 9.
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