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The Ohio Holocaust and Liberators Memorial, designed by Daniel Libeskind, AIA, was dedicated this week.
Mike Munden/Associated Press The Ohio Holocaust and Liberators Memorial, designed by Daniel Libeskind, AIA, was dedicated this week.

ICYMI: How jobs in construction, manufacturing, and architectural and engineering services fared last month. [ARCHITECT]

Quote of the Day: "The worst affront to a landmark in New York since the loss of Pennsylvania Station" —Stephen F. Byrns, AIA, former member of the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission, on a proposed apartment tower that would block the view of the city's Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. [The New York Times]

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6 More Stories for Friday:

Brazil's World Cup Stadiums are now on Google Street View. [TechCrunch]

Critic Blair Kamin on the Chicago Trump tower's "ginormous" sign. [Chicago Tribune]

The University of California, Santa Cruz, selected New York's Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects to design the campus's new Institute of the Arts and Sciences. [UC Santa Cruz Newscenter]

Designs for monuments have become more horizontal, causing "memorial sprawl." [The Wall Street Journal]

Critic Oliver Wainwright's preview of the Venice Architecture Biennale: an exploded false ceiling, a lineup of lavatories, and more. [The Guardian]

Although 1 WTC is still half empty, we should look at it from a half-full perspective, because tall towers just take longer to fill. [New York Magazine]

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