Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG will be sitting on the Chicago Architectural Club's Union Station 2020 jury, a competition to redesign Union Station for the age of high-speed rail. Top prize is $10K, but entries are due 10/15. Here are the details. He'll also be part of the Chicago Humanities Festival's Offshoring Audacity roundtable.
In other design news, here's a bizarro little ad from Rotofugi: