Photo of the Day:

In this photo taken with a slow shutter, the Denver City and County building is illuminated by the traditional holiday light display. The holiday lights will burn each evening in Denver through New Year's Eve and then resume for the annual run of the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo.
David Zalubowski/AP Images In this photo taken with a slow shutter, the Denver City and County building is illuminated by the traditional holiday light display. The holiday lights will burn each evening in Denver through New Year's Eve and then resume for the annual run of the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo.


From the Magazine: 2014 Annual Design Review winners in the Live category: TAT House, Village Health Works Staff Housing, and Vlietstra Retreat

ICYMI: Daniel Libeskind, AIA, released renderings for the Vilnius Beacon Ski Center in Lithuania, a recent report indicates that the growth rate of the construction industry will double in 2015, and ARCHITECT pays tribute to the buildings lost in 2014.

Video of the Day: The "Alley of Light" for Amsterdam’s Festival of Lights by local firm Serge Schoemaker Architects


Five More Stories for Tuesday:  

"Bigger Than Life. Ken Adam’s Film Design" exhibits the architecture of James Bond movie villains. [Deutsche Kinemathek]

Leopold Banchini and Daniel Zamarbide, who run Swiss architecture studio Bureau A, built a small wooden cabin inside of an artificial boulder. [The Huffington Post]

Gizmag names the world's top 10 architectural oddities. [Gizmag]

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum is coming to Harlem. [New York Daily News]

The U.S. General Services Administration issued a Request for Information for proposals for operating and maintaining the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Awards: Enter Now!

The AIA's COTE Top Ten and Top Ten + Awards recognize innovative projects that incorporate sustainable design strategies, while educating the profession and the public about the increased value of buildings that protect the environment. Submissions are due Jan. 26.

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