From the Magazine: New products entering the commercial lighting market predominantly use solid-state lighting. Here is a list of terms for architects to know when talking about the technology. [ARCHITECT]
ICYMI: A roundup of #SerpentinePavilion posts on social media, and a celebration of Robert Venturi, FAIA's 90th birthday.
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Alyssa Tope, Assoc. AIA, and Edward Palka, Assoc. AIA, will receive the 2015 David W. Lakamp a/e ProNet Scholarship, which is open to third- and fourth-year undergraduates as well as graduate students in accredited architecture programs. [AIA]
Photos of New York's JFK Airport when it was a 1960s icon of design. [Time]
The Getty Foundation announced a second batch of grants for its Keeping It Modern conservation initiative. The chosen structures include: Erich Mendelsohn's Einstein Tower in Potsdam, Germany; Marcel Breuer's St. John's Abbey and University Church in Collegeville, Minn.; and James Strutt's residence in Ottawa, Canada. [Los Angeles Times]
A proposal exemplifying "the number one concept for green architecture." [PSFK]
Manhattan designer Brad Sherman develops cozy offices interiors that feel like home on a startup's budget. [The New York Times]
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The American Society of Interior Designers announced its newly elected 2016 board of directors: Sandy Gordon, Sarah Colandro, Melanie Murata, Denise Rush, Teresa Sowell, and Charrisse Johnston, Assoc. AIA. Eddy Schmitt will be the new industry partner representative. [ASID]
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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 Monday, 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.