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A crane is installed on the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain, to build the new cable car set to replace the current Eibsee cable car in December 2017.
Bayerische Zugspitzbahn/AP Images A crane is installed on the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain, to build the new cable car set to replace the current Eibsee cable car in December 2017.

ICYMI: Five tiles that go bold with graphics, a recap of this week's #ArchitectChats on advice for recent architecture graduates, and columnist Aaron Betsky describes the "elevated mediocrity of the new Whitney Museum, designed by Renzo Piano, Hon. FAIA.

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Map of the Day: Millennials are priced out of affording a house in these U.S. cities. [Bloomberg]

Seven More Stories for Thursday:

The 2015 winners of the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) were announced. [Bruner Foundation]

A defining feature of the world's smartest cities will be vertical greenery. [CNBC]

New York's Lowline project launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to construct an underground park. [Untapped Cities]

New York's High Bridge reopens after a $61 million renovation. [New York]

The Park Inn Hotel, the only one of Frank Lloyd Wright's five hotels still remaining, recently received an $18.1 million renovation. [Chicagoist]

Shigeru Ban, Hon. FAIA, will be giving a talk on his humanitarian work at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on June 18. [LACMA]

The Glass House Summer Party will be held on Saturday. [The Glass House]

Step Up, Step Down:

Skanska named Ryan Clayton the vice president of operations; Larry Casey the executive vice president, chief strategy, and markets officer; and Andrew Quirk the director of Centers of Excellence markets strategy.

Awards: Enter Now!

AIA|DC is accepting applicants for its 2016 Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program (CKLDP). The CKLDP is a year-long program focusing on nurturing professional skills for emerging architects. Applications are due June 29.

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.

An open, international competition has begun for a World War I Memorial on a 1.8-acre site within Washington, D.C.’s Pershing Park. Stage 1 design entries are due July 21.

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

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