ICYMI: ARCHITECT's sister publication Residential Architect releases the winners of the 2015 Residential Architect Design Awards; candidates for AIA first vice president/president-elect Don Brown, FAIA, Stephen Fiskum, FAIA, and Thomas Vonier, FAIA, explain why they're qualified to head the Institute; and highlights from the opening weekend of the Milan Expo.
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Infographics of the Day: Last week, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat released "Tall Buildings in Numbers – Japan: A History of Tall Innovations." [CTBUH]
Seven More Stories for Tuesday:
Crain's New York Business reports that Rick Bell, FAIA, is now at New York City's Department of Design and Construction. [Crain's New York Business] Bell abruptly resigned as the executive director of AIA New York in March. [ARCHITECT]
The Glass House has a new website design. [The Glass House]
Brooklyn's Atelier & Co. have an idea for how to reconstruct New York City's old Penn Station. [CityLab]
The Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas closed Monday, and will be demolished this summer. [CityLab]
The design of Morinomiya Q's Mall in Osaka, Japan, includes a running track. [PSFK]
The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum in Baltimore received final approval for expansion, a $75-million project designed by Washington, D.C.'s Davis Brody Bond. [Baltimore Business Journal]
Architect George Daddi died at 84. [Staten Island Advance]
Awards: Enter Now!
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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