ICYMI: The Los Angeles-based Morphosis Architects was selected to design the new 7132 Ltd. hotel in Vals, Switzerland; Zaha Hadid Architects and ADP Ingeniérie complete the design concept for the world's largest passenger terminal; and three tidbits from the jobs report the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Friday.
Quote of the Day: "Instead of preciousness there is an appealing rough-and-ready quality."—Critic Witold Rybczynski, Hon. FAIA, on Pérez Art Museum Miami, designed by Switzerland-based Herzog & de Meuron. [Witold Rybczynski]
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Six More Stories for Monday:
A round-up of architects on the cover of Time. [Curbed]
New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert announced that he will be leaving his post in 2017, in time for his replacement to take the reigns with the upcoming renovation of Avery Fisher Hall. [The New York Times]
Frank Gehry, FAIA's middle finger makes another appearance. [The Sydney Morning Herald]
The CEO of Facebook and his wife donated $75 million to the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, so the renovated building and new structure will be called The Priscilla and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. [SFist]
The Oklahoma State Museum of Art is exhibiting "Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home," which explores the completion of a Usonian house through abstract photography. [The Washington Times]
Step Up, Step Down:
Los Angeles–based CO Architects added three new principals: Fabian Kremkus, AIA; Jonathan Kanda, AIA; and Jill Capanna, Assoc. AIA. The firm also promoted Kevin McCausland to associate principal.
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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