Quote of the Day: "Seeing modern architecture in old cities, and seeing old cities keep existing architecture—that’s what makes a city one of the best in the world. I think Boston pays close attention to preserving and honoring the architecture that’s been here for so long, while being flexible with new buildings and ideas." —Kimberly Sherman Stamler, chief operating officer of real estate firm Related Beal. [The Boston Globe]
Tweet of the Day:
Not New Canaan. pic.twitter.com/cA2IpVT5cf— ChristopherHawthorne (@HawthorneLAT) June 14, 2015
Six More Stories for Monday:
Portland, Ore.'s 10 largest architecture firms. [Portland Business Journal]
The winners of the Boston Living With Water Competition. [Next City]
Detroit's abandoned and derelict buildings that need renovations. [Detroit Free Press]
The world's tallest passive house, a 270-foot high-rise set to be completed in 2017, broke ground on Roosevelt Island in New York. [The New York Times]
Critic Blair Kamin reviews the 606 trail in Chicago, which he says is "an outline, a diagram, not a finished portrait, and it's only fair to judge it accordingly." [Chicago Tribune]
Critic Mark Lamster reviews the Parkland Memorial Hospital and UT Southwestern’s Clements University Hospital, which "combine to represent both the best intentions of contemporary health care design and also some of its continuing weaknesses." [The Dallas Morning News]
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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