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ICYMI: Southern California Institute of Architecture appointed Hernan Diaz Alonso as the school's next director. [ARCHITECT]
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Chart of the Day: Apartment construction reaches a 25-year high. [The Wall Street Journal]
Seven More Stories for Friday:
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announced the launch of a $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition.
Q+A with author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen, who recently published a second edition of Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids: His Life and Ideas (Chicago Review Press, 2014). [Chicago Tribune]
Ohio's Kent State University will add a $20 million building for its Division of Institutional Advancement. [The Plain Dealer]
Satellite images of the Burning Man festival turned into GIFs. [TechCrunch]
A look into the history of the castle-like 455 Central Park West in New York City. Designed by architect Charles Haight and built in 1887, it formerly housed the New York Cancer Hospital. [99% Invisible]
A crowd-funding campaign for "Cards Against Urbanity: The card game for horrible places." [Kickstarter]
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