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Floodwaters receding @ Mies Farnsworth House. No damage, director Maurice Parrish says, and water only reached stilts, lower entry stair.— Blair Kamin (@BlairKamin) June 17, 2015
Five More Stories for Thursday:
How the proposed new building for the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., could be funded. [The Washington Post]
London's Paul Cocksedge designed the Living Staircase for the city's Ampersand building. [Slate]
The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that's "the biggest threat yet" to the Eisenhower Memorial designed by Frank Gehry, FAIA. [Roll Call]
What will improving U.S. relations mean for Cuban architecture? [PBS Newshour]
Millennials' inability or unwillingness to buy homes "foreshadows a looming problem," says Mechele Dickerson. [Quartz]
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.For more news and views, sign up for the ARCHITECT Newswire, the best daily newsletter on architecture and architects.