ICYMI: ARCHITECT launched the redesigned website today! Editor-in-chief Ned Cramer explains some of the new features. [ARCHITECT]
Quote of the Day: "Remember: Architecture doesn't just represent your community—it shapes your society. If you ask architecture to work for you, and to reflect the priorities of your community and the Earth, you will be amazed by the possibilities architecture can bring to every aspect of your life." —Marc Kushner, AIA, founder of New York's HWKN. [Los Angeles Times]
Tweet of the Day:
Skimming photos for green I realize most modernists are with Bunshaft: they don’t like green. Piano @ Gardner Museum. pic.twitter.com/a59sXvcSnf— Alexandra Lange (@LangeAlexandra) March 17, 2015
A look at Joseph Eichler–designed homes in the California suburbs. [NPR]
Five More Stories for Tuesday:
Critic Blair Kamin explains why it can be difficult to sell midcentury modern homes. [Chicago Tribune]
An obituary for Donald Wilson. [RIBA Journal]
One proposal to save Edward Durell Stone's 2 Canal Street in New Orleans also includes the gondola-wrapped Tricentennial Tower. [CityLab]
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and William Penn Foundation will grant Philadelphia $11 million to revitalize five public spaces. [Next City]
Step Up, Step Down:Perkins+Will appointed Eve Edelstein, Assoc. AIA, as a research fellow in neuro-architecture. [Perkins+Will]
Awards: Enter Now!ARCHITECT's R+D Awards recognize innovative building research, materials, and technologies at every scale—from design strategies and building systems to must-have products and digital tools. Entries are due April 17.
The American Society of Landscape Architects is accepting submissions for its 2015 Awards. Professional entries are due by March 27, and student entries are due by May 22.
AIA and Houzz launched the 2015 Future of Architecture Residential Design Contest and Showcase. Entries are due March 31.
The Radical Innovation Awards recognize innovative ideas that impact the hospitality industry. Contestants may submit their next big hotel concept until March 31.
The 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards is accepting entries through May 22.
Marvin Windows and Doors are seeking designs that utilize the company’s products for for its seventh annual Architects Challenge. Submissions are due May 1.
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