ICYMI: Snøhetta, Mayer/Reed, and Dialog won the design competition for the Willamette Falls Riverwalk, contemporary installation artist Anish Kapoor’s "Descension" is now on view in the Galleria Continua in San Gimignano, Italy, and Janet Echelman's "As If It Were Already Here" in Boston combines handcraft, digital design, structural engineering, and crane acrobatics.

#ArchitectChats: This week's Twitter chat will focus on Women In Architecture. Join in the discussion tomorrow at 3 p.m. EDT.

Project of the Day: Home Arts Centre by Mecanoo. [ARCHITECT]


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Four More Stories for Monday:

Critic Blair Kamin previews the 606 trail, which opens Saturday in Chicago. [Chicago Tribune]

A roundup of five "prefabulous" houses. [Curbed]

Photographs of empty opera houses and theaters by Candida Höfer. [The New York Times Magazine]

A colorfully tiled stairway in San Francisco, designed by artist Aileen Barr, was dedicated last week. [San Francisco Chronicle]

Awards: Enter Now!

The Portland chapter of the AIA is accepting entries for Stitch II, a competition challenging students and emerging designers to propose ideas for re-purposing space under a bridge on Interstate 405. Proposals are due today.

Bentley is accepting entries for it annual Be Inspired Awards competition, which celebrates innovative infrastructure design, engineering, construction, and operation. Submissions are due June 5.

AIA|DC’s Emerging Architects Committee is holding its second annual Thesis Showcase. Graduates from accredited architectural degree programs (B.Arch. and M.Arch) in the last three years who have completed a thesis project are eligible to apply. Submissions are due July 1.

Registration is open for Blank Space’s new international competition, Dear Architecture. Submissions are due July 24.

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