ICYMI: Aaron Betsky writes about his new position at Taliesin, Washington, D.C.'s Dunbar Senior High School is now LEED Platinum certified, and ADP reports that 212,000 non-farm jobs were added to the U.S. economy in February.
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Models made by Harvard Graduate School of Design students are exhibited in Gund Hall until March 22. [Harvard Gazette]
An installation using electroluminescent wires and a player piano have converted Belgium's Church Harscamp Notre Dame into "one massive instrument." [Wired]
Oakland, Calif., wants the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. [SFist]
A new book highlights built-in furniture. [Slate]
Historic lobbies in what were once commercial buildings are now being restored as they change to luxury apartment buildings. [The New York Times]
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is investing $60 million in redeveloping a historic waterfront neighborhood in Baltimore with the creation of a hotel, which breaks ground today. [Baltimore Business Journal]
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Senior French government official Serge Lasvignes was unexpectedly nominated to head the Pompidou Center, located in Paris’ 4th arrondissement. [The New York Times]
Awards: Enter Now!
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.
Entries are now invited from architects and designers for the 2015 edition of the annual World Architecture Festival Awards, the biggest architectural awards program in the world. Closing date for entries is May 22.
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