ICYMI: ARCHITECT staff compiled a guide to the 2015 AIA Convention in Atlanta, David Chipperfield, Hon. FAIA, released details of the Royal Academy of Arts' renovations, and visitors will have the chance to tour Robert Oshatz-designed homes in Portland, Ore.
Tweet of the Day:
Glittery model of MOMA tower in MOMA atrium. pic.twitter.com/9NzZJYpEiM— Justin Davidson (@JDavidsonNYC) May 12, 2015
Video of the Day: The Education Center of Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Designed by KAAN Architecten, this project was shortlisted for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, also known as the Mies van der Rohe Award.
A young architecture collective called Assemble, which has built a diverse portfolio ranging from pop-up theater structures to community housing projects, is a wildcard for the Turner Prize shortlist. [The Guardian]
A group of designers released renderings of a project that would repurpose an oil tanker into a mixed-use structure—right on the beach. [Gizmag]
Critic Oliver Wainwright evaluates each country's pavilion at the Milan Expo. [The Guardian]
Awards: Enter Now!
The Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation is hosting a national competition to select a design concept for a commemorative work in Washington, D.C. Stage one submissions are due on May 18.
The 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards is accepting entries through May 22.
The Portland chapter of the AIA is accepting entries for Stitch II, a competition challenging students and emerging designers to propose ideas for re-purposing space under a bridge on Interstate 405. Proposals are due June 1.
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