From the Magazine: Located outside of Budapest, Pancho Arena by local firm Doparum Architects exemplifies Hungarian organic architecture. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: London-based Zaha Hadid Architects releases a statement on the reported budget increase for the new National Stadium in Tokyo, and renderings are released of the a proposed Washington, D.C., building by New York's SHoP Architects and local firm WDG Architecture.
Instagram of the Day:
Four elevators designed by Richard #Artschwager bring visitors into contact with art as soon as they enter the #NewWhitney. Each is an immersive installation featuring one or more of the six subjects that occupied the artist's imagination for decades: door, window, table, basket, mirror, and rug. Titled Six in Four, the elevators are Artschwager's last major work, and the only permanent commission in the new building. Tap the link in our profile to learn more.
Infographic of the Day: Pop Chart Lab designed a neat poster called "The Architecture of American Houses." [Fast Company's Co.Design]
Six More Stories for Wednesday:
An argument for why Los Angeles should host the 2024 Olympics. [Gizmodo]
A collection of pictures by photographer Thomas Dekeyser display the final moments of demolished buildings. [The Guardian]
Architect Harold Williams, best known for designing Compton City Hall, died at 90. [Los Angeles Times]
A smog-eating tower by Dutch artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde. [Slate]
Architect Robert Mosher, known for his design of the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge design, died at 94. [The San Diego Union-Tribune]
New York City–based WASA Studio, whose predecessor designed Grand Central Terminal, filed for bankruptcy on Monday. [The Wall Street Journal]
Step Up, Step Down:
SmithGroupJJR promoted Chris Purdy, AIA, to leader of its learning practice.
Awards: Enter Now!
The 2A Asia Architecture Award 2015 Competition, which aims to celebrate architecture and design projects located in Asia, has extended its deadline to tomorrow, 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.
Doug Mockett & Co. wants innovative ideas for furniture parts, components, accessories, and hardware for its 30th Annual Design Competition through September 8.
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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