ICYMI: Kate Diamond, FAIA, joined HDR as a design principal; a social media recap of Boston's legendary snowfall; Rem Koolhaas, Hon. FAIA, was hired to design a new High Line project in New York; and Snøhetta converted a Brooklyn warehouse into an artist's studio for José Parlá.
Tweet of the Day:
#TBT Video of the Day: Comedian Fred Armisen parodies architects.
Five More Stories for Thursday:
A look back at how San Francisco's cultural landscape has changed since the opening of a 1930s Art Deco residential tower in Nob Hill. [San Francisco Chronicle]
The search for Marlon Blackwell, FAIA's replacement as head of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas is down to five candidates. [The Arkansas Traveler]
Construction starts today on the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. [DCist]
A dive into San Francisco's affordable housing debate: Is building up the residential market really the solution? [The Washington Post]
Jonathan Adler does Formica. [California Home + Design]
Step Up, Step Down:
Washington, D.C.'s BBGM promoted Amy O'Neal to director of business development.
Cindy Couture joined Canadian firm Lemay as the new brand and communications director.
Awards: Enter Now!
The Residential Architect Design Awards (RADA) recognize outstanding work in advancing residential design. The standard entry deadline is Feb. 20.
The Radical Innovation Awards recognize innovative ideas that impact the hospitality industry. Contestants may submit their next big hotel concept until March 31.
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