ICYMI: Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) unveils new transportation center for Sweden, rare design monographs and treatises are being auctioned, kitchen and bath fittings maker American Standard has created faucets that are 3D printed in metal, and four stories to read in honor of Frank Lloyd Wright's birthday.
Quote of the Day: "Once the bubbly has gone flat, I hope that those who care about fusing this city’s history and its future will take a good hard look at the puny battles they are fighting in the name of preservation."—Critic Justin Davidson on New York City. [New York magazine]
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Illinois and Canada signed a "mutual recognition agreement" to stream the licensing process for Canadian architects to work in the state, and vice-versa. [Chicago Sun-Times]
Polish design studio Zupagrafika released the paper cut-out "Eastern Block" series featuring Warsaw’s stark Brutalist buildings. [Wired]
A military helicopter damaged the historic Sperry's building in Port Huron, Mich. [Detroit Free Press]
The new owners of Chicago's Willis Tower want to add an extension at the base. [Crain's Chicago Business]
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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 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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