From the Magazine: Los Angeles-based Clive Wilkinson Architects designed a massive undulating desk for a New York City-based interactive marketing firm. [ARCHITECT]
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Video of the Day: A look inside architect Daniel Libeskind, AIA’s Manhattan apartment. [Nowness]
Seven More Stories for Tuesday:
Yener Torun on photographing Istanbul’s colorful minimal architecture. [It’s Nice That]
Freddy Mamani designs flashy mansions dubbed "cholets" in El Alto, Bolivia. [Quartz]
The benefits of well-designed staircases. [CityLab]
The architectural theory behind shrinking employee office desks. [Quartz]
AIA chief economist Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, discusses the rise of home remodeling. [CNBC]
Fifteen photos of abandoned, ruined buildings off limits to the public. [Wired]
Step Up, Step Down:
Houston-based Ziegler Cooper Architects promoted Wimberly Barra to associate principal in the Landlord Services Studio, Karen Rand to associate in the Corporate Interiors Studio, Axel Weisheit, AIA, to senior associate in the Urban Residential Studio, and Denny Simon, AIA, to associate principal in the Urban Residential Studio.
Perkins+Will hired Cesar Garcia-Pons as a senior urban designer in the firm's Miami office.
Awards: Enter Now!
AIA San Francisco's Design Awards program recognizes projects in the Bay Area. Submissions are due by this Thursday, Feb. 26.
The Residential Architect Design Awards (RADA) recognize outstanding work in advancing residential design. The standard entry deadline is extended to Friday, Feb. 27.
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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