From the Magazine: Toronto-based Partisans uses digital scanning and modeling technology to craft a private sauna in the Ontario wilderness. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: Moreau Kusunoki Architectes won the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition, Spanish architect Andrés Jaque’s COSMO installation opened at MoMA PS1, the workplace is becoming a destination, and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards will discontinue the current Broadly Experienced Foreign Architect program.
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New Navy Pier Ferris wheel will be wheelchair accessible. Gondolas will be able to fit wheelchairs. People will enter/exit on both sides.— Blair Kamin (@BlairKamin) June 23, 2015
Six More Stories for Wednesday:
Denver architect Hans Kahn, known for his designs of schools and houses of worship, died at 86. [The Denver Post]
University of New Mexico architect Van Dorn Hooker Jr. died at 93. [Albuquerque Journal]
Donald Trump is investing $42 million in his hotel at Washington, D.C.'s Old Post Office. [Washington Business Journal]
Dutch firm Mei Architects and Planners designed the "world's fanciest McDonald's" in Rotterdam. [Slate]
Chicago's Goose Island could be a model for urban planning in the future. [Crain's Chicago Business]
The Museum of the City of New York completed a 10-year, $97 million reconstruction. [The Wall Street Journal]
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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