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The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards proposed developing a path to licensure for professionals who have qualified experience from more than five years ago, and AIA launched the "Look Up Film Challenge."
Four More Stories for Friday:
Design firms are moving from the suburbs to downtown Sacramento, Calif. [Sacramento Business Journal]
Critic Oliver Wainwright evaluates the winners of the Royal Institute of British Architects' annual awards. [The Guardian]
In North Dakota, a nonprofit archaeological group is excavating architecture created by Native Americans 500 years ago. [The Washington Times]
A bill signed this week by New Mexico governor Susana Martinez allocates $680,000 to repairs at the historic Palace of Governors. [Albuquerque Journal]
Step Up, Step Down:
Former Architecture editor-in-chief Reed Kroloff will join the Chicago Architecture Foundation as senior adviser on programs and industry collaboration. [Blair Kamin]
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.