Photo of the Day:
ICYMI: The 2014 AIA Firm Survey Report shows how architecture firms have (and haven't) responded to the Great Recession. [ARCHITECT] The Urban Land Institute released a report proposing new infrastructure to combat sea-level rise in Boston. [ARCHITECT]
Quote of the Day: "Sugar Hill turns out to be like an A student who crams for the big test and then forgets to bring a pencil." —critic Michael Kimmelman on the New York project by David Adjaye, Hon. FAIA. [The New York Times]
Tweet of the Day:
Check out ARCHITECT’s images of the Prentice’s demolition. [ARCHITECT]
Hashtag of the Day: #guggathon. The Guggenheim Museum is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon today to expand on the topic of museum architecture in the Internet encyclopedia. Updates will appear on Twitter throughout the day with #guggathon. [Guggenheim]
Instagram of the Day:
one from the chicago architecture foundation river tour #miesvanderohe #andmanyothers #englandersdayoff
Five More Stories for Tuesday:
D.C.'s Arts Coalition is finalizing a three-to-five year lease of the city's old Dupont Underground. [Washington Business Journal]
After nearly a year of preparing for demolition, the 18-story Houston Club will be torn down on Oct. 19 and replaced by Gensler’s Capitol Tower, the first Houston development to be awarded LEED Platinum precertification. [Houston Business Journal]
A trio of scientists who developed the first blue light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in the early 1990s were awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery. [BBC]
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