Weekend edition: Emerging Voices, a Green New Deal, and more

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Weekend edition: Emerging Voices, a Green New Deal, and more

Printemps Haussmann Verticalé (Michel Denance)

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!

Boys and Girls Club designed by Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica (Onnis Luque)

Announcing the Architectural League’s 2019 Emerging Voices

This year’s winners come from across North America and feature many young partnerships that promise to be tomorrow’s leaders.

Collaged image of earth with green stitches
Since the November election, politicians have been promoting a Green New Deal. We talked to architects about what that could and should mean for architects. (Wikipedia/AN Illustration)

What do architects want from a Green New Deal?

The Architect’s Newspaper talked to professionals like Kimberly Dowdell and Vishaan Chakrabarti about architecture’s role in a Green New Deal.

Photo of 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial
The 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial will take place from September 19th to January 5, 2020. Pictured: The 2017 biennial. (Tom Harris)

The 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial announces curatorial focus

The third edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, titled …and other such stories, will highlight contested cultural memories, indigenous approaches to the environment, and civil rights in architecture and design.

Photo of Aqua Tower Chicago
Architects and avian advocates have been working hard to prevent bird collisions on private structures in the U.S. Now Congress is stepping up to stop deaths on federal public buildings. Shown here: Aqua Tower in Chicago designed by Studio Gang, a firm keenly aware of the issue. (Via Creative Commons)

Congress may follow architects’ lead in constructing bird-safe buildings

Representatives Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Morgan Griffith (R-VA) reintroduced a bipartisan bill that would try to stop birds from flying into federal buildings.

Photo of a museum installation of wood forms
An installation of Aguahoja, which presents 3-D-printed cellulose forms. (Courtesy the Mediated Matter Group)

The Cooper Hewitt’s 2019 Design Triennial will tackle climate change

After a year of polar vortex outbreaks, fires, flooding, and droughts, the Cooper Hewitt has asked 60-plus designers how humanity can coexist with nature.