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Weekend edition: Thinking about the future of O'Hare, timber, and the U.S.A.

Rendering of the Studio ORD team's proposal for Chicago's O'Hare International Airport Terminal 2 replacement (Courtesy the Chicago Department of Aviation)

Missed some of this week’s architecture news, or our tweets and Facebook posts from the last few days? Don’t sweat it—we’ve gathered the week’s must-read stories right here. Enjoy!

Rendering of an airport terminal

The Foster + Partners team’s cavernous O’Hare proposal (Courtesy the Chicago Department of Aviation)

Five finalists release their visions for O’Hare expansion

As the deadline to select a team for the O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 2 replacement looms, the five finalists have released their proposals.

Photo of Albina Yard under construction

Contractors install CLT at the LEVER Architecture-designed Albina Yard in Portland, Oregon. (LEVER Architecture)

The U.S. mass timber industry is maturing while it branches out

In the U.S. mass timber is moving from niche construction technique to industry standard, and manufacturers across the country are rising up to provide.

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro

Former HUD secretary Julián Castro has announced a 2020 presidential bid. (Wikimedia/Gage Skidmore)

Former HUD secretary Julián Castro announces 2020 presidential bid

The San Antonio native announced over the weekend that he is running for president. Julián Castro joins what is expected to be a crowded field.

Architects pose together at the Women's March on NYC 2018. (Dattner Architect's Women's Group/Women Build Facebook)

Architects pose together at the Women’s March on NYC 2018. (Dattner Architect’s Women’s Group/Women Build Facebook)

Dattner Architects organizes campaign for Saturday’s Women’s March on NYC

Organized by Dattner Architects’ Women’s Group, firms across the city are slated to show up to Saturday’s Women’s March on NYC 2019 in support for the “Women BUILD” campaign.

Stay safe in the winter weather or enjoy your mild climate, depending on where you are, and see you Monday!

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