ICYMI: A look back at the legacy of Judith Edelman, who died earlier this month. A U.S. Green Building Council task group announced deliverables from a Google grant, including an open API and a materials-health certificate.

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Frank Gehry, FAIA, an "old master at the top of [his] game" gave the finger at a press conference when asked: "How do you answer to those who accuse you of practicing showy architecture?" [Gizmodo]


Architect Halloween costumes. [Curbed]

The New York Times interviews Snøhetta's Craig Dykers, AIA. [The New York Times]

Critic Blair Kamin reviews New York's One World Trade Center, which Conde Nast will move into next month. [Chicago Tribune]

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Hashim Sarkis will be the new dean of MIT's School of Architecture and Planning. [MIT News]

Steven White, AIA, was named principal and director of the Washington, D.C., office of Fentress Architects

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