ICYMI:The AIA announces its 2015 Healthcare Design Awards; Snøhetta wins a cable car competition in Italy; pavers, planters, upholstery, and more round out our picks of exterior furnishings and finishes; the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat names its 2015 Urban Habitat Award winner; and the AIA signs a five-year collaboration with the International Code Council.
Tweet of the Day:
Suburban fortress under construction on the outskirts of Moscow pic.twitter.com/6q6WCExWQy— Olly Wainwright (@ollywainwright) July 23, 2015
Quote of the Day:"When it comes to New York’s urban future, Bjarke Ingels may be the most important architect you have never heard of." —Reporter Charles Duhigg. [The New York Times]
Six More Stories for Friday:
Shots of "Doo Wop motels" in New Jersey by Philadelphia-based photographer Mark Havens. [T Magazine]
Steven Heller writes about his addition to OldNYC.org. [Wired]
The Walkie Talkie by Rafael Viñoly is reportedly causing strong winds that knock people over. [Dezeen]
Currently under construction, the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, designed by HKS, is well over its budget. [Star Tribune]
Mark Byrnes reviews of "Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio" at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. [CityLab]
Musician Pharrell Williams and architect Zaha Hadid, Hon. FAIA, have collaborated to create new sneaker designs for Adidas.[Dezeen]
Awards: Enter Now!
Registration is open for Blank Space’s new international competition, Dear Architecture. Submissions are due today, July 24.
The 2A Asia Architecture Award 2015 Competition, which aims to celebrate architecture and design projects located in Asia, has extended its deadline to July 30.
The Architectural Imagination exhibition, hosted by the U.S. Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, is accepting Expression of Interest forms from architects until August 13.
The Chicago Architecture Foundation is hosting an ideas competition for a 241,000-square-foot Center for Architecture, Design, and Education, on a prominent downtown site near Millennium Park. The top prize is $10,000, and Chicago Public Schools students will award a special $1,000 prize. Submissions are due Sept. 9.
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