From the Magazine: Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux by Herzog & de Meuron. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: OMA's AMO designed "Indefinite Hangar" for a Prada fashion show, ARCHITECT picked 25 of the strangest entries in the Guggenheim Helsinki design competition, the Council on Tall Buildings named the four regional winners and 13 finalists in its Best Tall Buildings Award, and columnist Blaine Brownell, AIA, explains how China's booming construction market at times falls short in material execution.
Quote of the Day: "The place comes alive with people, a shadow-dance of shapes and reflections, as park life melds into a pearly soap-bubble mirage. At night, it transforms into a fantastical alien glow-worm."—Critic Oliver Wainwright on this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by SelgasCano, which opens on Thursday. [The Guardian]
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Six More Stories for Tuesday:
A Vancouver skyscraper, made out of Jenga-like blocks, could change the way we think about vertical living. [Wired]
The 1957 Hunt House, by architects Craig Ellwood and Jerrold Lomax, could face demolition. [Los Angeles Times]
Shigeru Ban, Hon. FAIA's temporary cardboard structures are building the architect's lasting legacy. [Quartz]
The Minneapolis homeless population is receiving tiny houses built by high school students. [St. Paul Pioneer Press]
Architect James Gowan died at 91. [The Guardian]
Step Up, Step Down:
Lauren Cornell appointed curator and associate director, technology initiatives at the New Museum. [New Museum]
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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