ICYMI: The Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition posted the submissions online, AIA Indiana announced 2014 design award winners, and Bob Berkebile, FAIA, joined the International Living Future Institute.

Quote of the Day: "Architecture is an expression of values—the way we build is a reflection of the way we live. This is why vernacular traditions and the historical layers of a city are so fascinating, as every era produces its own vocabulary." —Norman Foster, Hon. FAIA. [The Huffington Post]

Video of the Day: This time-lapse assigns distinct clocks to different areas and objects within a single scene of Boston. [Vimeo]


Five Stories for Thursday:

Bobby McAlpine, AIA, and interior designer Susan Ferrier of McAlpine Booth & Ferrier Interiors have a professional partnership in which collaborations are "full of contradictions." [The Denver Post]

Arx Pax co-founder Greg Henderson developed a hoverboard which uses electromagnetic energy to allow its engine to levitate on passive surfaces. [Forbes]

Apartments came to America in the 1860s. [The Atlantic]

The Shakespeare Theatre Company and Erkiletian Development bought a plot of land in Southwest D.C., and plan to demolish the Brutalist building that formerly housed Southeastern University. [The Washington Post]

Photos of New York City's "Old Met," which was demolished in 1967. [CityLab]

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