From the Magazine: The New Keelung Harbor Service Building by Neil M. Denari Architects received a citation in the 2015 Progressive Architecture Awards. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: The Lyceum Fellowship and Transsolar KlimaEngineering won this year's AIA Honors for Collaborative and Professional Achievement, Thomas E. Lollini, FAIA, and Thomas Luebke, FAIA, won the AIA's 2015 Thomas Jefferson Awards for Public Architecture, and a Kickstarter campaign aims to fund the transfer for more than 350 unreleased tapes of sound sculpture recordings by Harry Bertoia to a digital archive.
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Quote of the Day: "It’s like the Hangzhou store–one of five opening in China—has been especially feng shui’d, or Kondo'd."—Margaret Rhodes on the new Apple store in Hangzhou, China, by Foster + Partners. [Wired]
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Five More Stories for Friday:
Architect Patrick Thorpe, Assoc. AIA, created a building costume for a 5K race in Tampa, Fla. The costume is a 10-foot-tall model of Tampa's Rivergate Tower. [Tampa Bay Times]
A new report from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce found that college graduates who majored in architecture, business, and engineering start out earning more money than high school graduates with decades of experience. It also concluded that unemployment rates for new graduates in architecture and engineering have been falling. [The Wall Street Journal]
A federal judge ruled yesterday that the Chicago Cubs can proceed with plans to install signs at Wrigley Field that would block the views of nearby rooftop residents. [Chicago Tribune]
Step Up, Step Down:
Columbia University named Kate Orff the director of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's Urban Design Program. [ARCHITECT]
The Rhode Island School of Design appointed Rosanne Somerson its 17th president. [ARCHITECT]
Awards: Enter Now!
The Residential Architect Design Awards (RADA) recognize outstanding work in advancing residential design. The standard entry deadline is today, Feb. 20.
AIA San Francisco's Design Awards program recognizes projects in the Bay Area. Submissions are due by Feb. 26.
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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