Today’s News - Tuesday, August 6, 2019

●  Dickinson delves into why "the two most dangerous words in architecture" are "style and "beauty."

●  King delves into the rise of transit-oriented development at BART stations across the San Francisco Bay Area: "What's significant is that transportation lines and housing needs are being looked at together, rather than separately - an approach that is long overdue" (it's not without opposition).

●  Showley parses 10 major projects that "promise to add to San Diego's collection of notable buildings, but it remains to be seen if any of them rise to world-class, must-see status in the decades ahead."

●  Broome cheers Rawn's "handsome, plainspoken" Linde Center on Tanglewood's "breathtaking campus. While the complex stands out as a more refined version of its predecessors, it complements them in its modesty."

●  Child Graddon Lewis "resurrects" the pre-war form of the 1901 Gatehouse School in east London.

●  Gould Evans and Kahler Slater "responds to the need for a new, cost-effective and resilient model of rural healthcare" in rural Kansas.

●  The RAIC releases its first new fee guide for architects and clients in 10 years.

●  One we couldn't resist: Comedy Central "roasts pretentious architect videos in the latest 'Alternatino'": Arturo Castro's character Gerhardt Fjuck spoofs "all the clichés of architecture in the 21st century."

●  ICYMI: ANN feature: Kristen Richards: Maestro, Please: Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, welcomes its first new facility in 25 years - to applause: The Linde Center for Music and Learning, designed by William Rawn Associates Architects with Reed Hilderbrand.

Winners all:

●  An impressive shortlist of four teams announced in the Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition.

●  Denise Scott Brown receives the Lisbon Triennial-Millennium BCP-Award - the "vision and consistency of her body of work has made her an icon."

●  Stand-out students win the 2019 Fentress Global Challenge to envision an airport of the future.


●  Call for entries (no fee!): 2nd Building 4Humanity Design Competition (B4H-DC): design ideas that would contribute towards the social inclusion and integration of Syrian war refugees in Reyhanli, Turkey.

●  Call for entries: 67th Annual Progressive Architecture - P/A Awards.

●  Call for entries: A|N 7th Annual Best Of Design Awards.

●  Call for entries: 2019 Residential Architect Design Awards.

●  Call for entries: World Architecture Festival 2019 Architecture Drawing Prize.

●  Call for entries: 45th Ken Roberts Memorial Competition for hand and digital delineation by professionals and students.


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