Photo of the Day:
From the Magazine: Washington, D.C.'s Sylvan Theater, designed by Weiss/Manfredi and Olin, won a 2015 Progressive Architecture Award. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: The U.S. Postal Service honored Robert Robinson Taylor in a stamp collection; CB2 partnered with students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago on a home furnishings line; Design Within Reach selected the champagne chair contest winners; and Frank Gehry, FAIA, designed a backdrop for the Martha Graham Dance Company.
Instagram of the Day:
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Video of the Day: Eduardo Camarena’s Masters thesis project, titled "Vertical City in Sao Paulo" for the Superior Technical School of Architecture of Madrid.
Seven More Stories for Tuesday:
In an effort to save a historic Miami church, a developer is proposing to suspend a garage over the building. [Miami Herald]
A look at architectural treasures in Trinidad. [The Guardian]
Does architect Zaha Hadid, Hon. FAIA's style mesh with Miami architecture? [Reuters]
The debate continues: Critic Michael Kimmelman on whether architects should design death chambers and solitary confinement cells. [The New York Times]
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