Here at ARCHITECT's offices, the editors take a lot of delight in comparing the various holiday cards that we are fortunate enough to receive. Designing the company's holiday card is probably one that falls to junior personnel, but it's a serious responsibility, right? Here are some good ones plucked from the inbox.

These are the elves (and pirate?) from Nonzero Architecture and Studio Bau:ton:

That last card is a snowflake made from the Chicago skyline! [Courtesy Chicago Architecture Blog]

More News:

Amsterdam-based Venividimultiplex created an interactive biking-and-light installation in The Rijksmuseum in the Netherlands. [Designboom]

The year in golf architecture. [Golfweek]

Steuart Padwick designed the Kringle Sleigh for, featuring wool and white ash. [Wired]

Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne (and ARCHITECT contributor) reflects on 2013 in his city. [Los Angeles Times]

An interview with Bette Hammel, the author of three books on Twin Cities architecture. [Minneapolis Star-Tribune]

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