Photo of the Day: The Broad Museum in Los Angeles announced its plans to open on Sept. 20. If you want a sneak peek of the $140-million contemporary art museum designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler, you can preview it for $10 this month—or you could check out ARCHITECT's hard-hat tour of it. [Los Angeles Times]

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ICYMI: Urban Capital unveiled their Cubitat prototype at Toronto’s 2015 Interior Design show, MoMA PS1 selected Andrés Jaque for the 2015 Young Architects Program, AIA named the new members of the College of Fellows, + POOL opened an installation at New York's Ace Hotel Gallery last night, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S. economy added 257,000 jobs in January.

Number of the Day: $483,320.42—The cost of this WMATA Silver Line ad. [Washington City Paper]

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Video of the Day: Architect Jonathan Segal, FAIA's new mixed-use building in San Diego. [Contemporist]


Four More Stories for Friday:

The tiny Seattle house used to promote the 2009 movie Up! may be going up—for foreclosure. [USA Today]

Spaceships in the new sci-fi thriller Jupiter Ascending: inspired by Chicago's architecture? [Chicago Tribune]

Airing on Sunday on PBS: Treasures of New York focuses on the 50th anniversary of New York’s Landmarks Law. [Thirteen]

Could London’s disused Underground tunnels be turned into cycle paths? Design firm Gensler seems to think so. [Huh]

Awards: Enter Now!

The Residential Architect Design Awards (RADA) recognize outstanding work in advancing residential design. The standard entry deadline is Feb. 20.

The 2015 Washington Unbuilt Awards Program recognizes unbuilt theoretical and commissioned projects. Submissions are due Feb. 23.

The Design Talks Institute recognizes alternative ideas for reframing how underutilized spaces can be used in urban environments in its Lost Spaces 2015 competition. Submissions are due March 30.

The Radical Innovation Awards recognize innovative ideas that impact the hospitality industry. Contestants may submit their next big hotel concept until March 31.

Robert A.M. Stern Architects is hosting its third annual RAMSA Travel Fellowship, a $10,000 prize for the purpose of travel and research. Proposal submissions are due April 10.

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