ICYMI: Saint-Gobain's "Future Sensations" exhibit is on show in Philadelphia’s Eakins Oval park, and the new Benjamin P. Grogan and Jerry L. Dove Federal Building designed by Krueck+Sexton Architects provides an integrated hub for FBI activities in South Florida.#ArchitectChats: This week's Twitter chat will focus on Women In Architecture. Join in the discussion today at 3 p.m. EDT.
Quote of the Day: "Advancing an architecture that is intuitive, daring, international and dynamic, her past 36 years have been an exploration of systems of continuous transformations and smooth transitions." —Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle regarding Zaha Hadid, Hon. FAIA. [Forbes]
Number of the Day: $225 million—The amount the New York City government has spent on acquiring Bushwick Inlet Park in Brooklyn so far. [The New York Times]Instagram of the Day:
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Video of the Day: Renzo Piano, Hon. FAIA, and Adam Weinberg, the director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, on Charlie Rose.
Four More Stories for Tuesday:
Construction of a memorial honoring the victims of the terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games will begin this year. [The New York Times]
The hidden architectural treasures of San Francisco's Financial District. [San Francisco Chronicle]
Homeownership is no longer a vital aspect of achieving the American Dream. [Quartz]
Klaus Philipsen, FAIA, shares his thoughts on the new proposal for Baltimore’s McKeldin Plaza. [Baltimore Business Journal]
Step Up, Step Down:
Princeton, N.J.–based firm Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design (JZA+D) hired Ashley Servis as an interior designer, Ben Grace as an architectural designer, Callie Hancock as a marketing manager, and Adel Strauss as an office manager.
Awards: Enter Now!
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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