Archinect - News 2014-09-30T10:39:07-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/61749257/editor-s-picks-290 Editor's Picks #290 Nam Henderson 2012-11-20T11:24:00-05:00 >2012-11-26T19:06:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6u/6ueaxzw39raxx4ku.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> With the latest edition of the Showcase series, Archinect highlighted <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/61313613/showcase-house-yagiyama-by-kazuya-saito-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House Yagiyama</a> in Sendai, Japan by <a href="http://www.kyst.jp/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kazuya Saito Architects</a>. The one-story house for an old couple, located in Sendai's hilly Yagiyama district was photographed by Yasuhiro Takagi.</p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/61446872/zaha-hadid-wins-japan-national-stadium-design-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects was awarded a contract to design and construct a centerpiece, billion-dollar national stadium that forms a key part of Tokyo&rsquo;s bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games</a>. <strong>Thayer-D</strong> reacted "<em>These images are quite spectacular!&nbsp; The exterior reminds me of some beautiful animal skull that Georgia O'Keefe would have painted.&nbsp;&nbsp; I hope the street level view of this building is as sympathetic as these images</em>" while <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1970535/will-galloway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Will Galloway</a> noted it was "<em>within walking distance of my office.&nbsp; nice area.&nbsp; olympics would be cool here too, but hopefully this stadium makes sense without them coming.&nbsp; looking forward to seeing it go up</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://www.bustler.net/images/sized/images/news2/zaha_hadid_new_national_stadium_japan_4-530x315.jpg"></p> <p> David Ng reported, that <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/61243295/eli-broad-inaugurates-new-michigan-state-university-art-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this past Saturday the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum (also designed by ar...</a></p>