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!
The outdoor spaces that will connect the neighborhood (Team Agence Ter)
Detroit picks team to shape Midtown cultural center
Detroit has picked the team to shape the Midtown cultural center that will tie together the area’s existing institutions.
Andrew Whalley, left, will be the new chairman of Grimshaw Architects, founded by Nicholas Grimshaw, right. (Courtesy Grimshaw Architects)
Andrew Whalley to lead Grimshaw Architects
Andrew Whalley will become the new chairman of Grimshaw Architects, as its founder, Nicholas Grimshaw, hands over the reins.
Lesley Lokko, architect and best-selling author, is the new dean of the Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York. (Courtesy Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture)
Lesley Lokko, architect and author, named dean of Spitzer School of Architecture
Architect and novelist Lesley Lokko has been named the new dean of the City College of New York’s Spitzer School of Architecture.
Former I.M. Pei–designed IBM campus in Westchester could become boarding school. Pictured here: Aerial view of the IBM Somers Office Complex, Somers, New York (Google Earth)
Former I.M. Pei–designed IBM campus in Westchester could become boarding school
The IBM Somers Office Complex, designed by Pei Cobb Freed and Partners in the ’80s, could be getting adapted into a private school.
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