Photo of the Day: Construction workers inspect a stone eagle carved by John Harvey of Bath in 1702 as part as part of a £3.8 million (almost $5.8 million) project to repair the roof on Dyrham Park house in England. Scaffolding currently engulfs the 17th century house, owned by the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty. A walkway was erected around the whole building so visitors can experience rooftop works of art otherwise unseen at close quarters.
From the Magazine: Millennials are finally entering the housing market. Unfortunately, inventory is limited. [ARCHITECT]
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Four More Stories for Wednesday:
Plans have been approved to turn London's Millennium Mills, one of the city's last untouched ruins, into a mixed-use development. [The Guardian]
Oki Sato of design studio Nendo created seven new door designs for furniture maker Abe Kogyo. [Slate]
A list of must-see San Francisco buildings. [San Francisco Chronicle]
Aim Architecture designed Ruff Well Water Resort in China. [Dezeen]
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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