ICYMI: The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S. economy added 280,000 jobs in May and lost 100 jobs in architecture in April, columnist Aaron Betsky finds major differences in what was planned for the Italian Pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo versus what was delivered, and Luftwerk’s “TransLIT” illuminates the 606 in Chicago.

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Journalist Hunter S. Thompson's house will be a museum one day. [Artnet]

Citizens Housing & Planning Council created an online game called "Inside the Rent." [Next City]

Designed by Israeli architect Haim Dotan, the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge in China will be the world's longest glass pedestrian bridge when it opens. [Wired]

Architecture critic Robert Campbell asks what makes a good skyscraper. [The Boston Globe]

Philadelphia architect Alexander Ewing died at 93. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

Historic architecture is disappearing from midtown Manhattan. [The New York Times]

The secrets of architect Annabelle Selldorf, FAIA's success. [Bloomberg]

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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