Quote of the Day: "While his name (Frei Otto) will be recognized by few outside the architecture community, it is easy to look at his body of work and see the role he played in shaping modern architecture. His works were grand and intimate, feather-light and impossibly strong, utilitarian and inspiring." --Ricardo Mor. [Miami Herald]
Tweet of the Day:
"This is a place of business." pic.twitter.com/99OjAIZaCU— Chappell Ellison (@ChappellTracker) May 13, 2015
Four More Stories for Friday:
New Orleans architect and real estate developer Henri Mortimer "Tim" Favrot died at 85. [The Times-Picayune]
New York architecture studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro has unveiled a rendering for the new US Olympic Museum in Colorado Springs, CO. [Dezeen]
An artist flooded Amsterdam with blue lights using steam machines and LED lights. [The Washington Post]
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.
Registration is open for Blank Space’s new international competition, Dear Architecture. Submissions are due July 24, 2015.
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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