ICYMI: London-based Carl Turner Architects will release free blueprints of its Floating Houses, Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House will reopen in February, and the AIA announced the winners of its 2015 Young Architects Awards and Associates Awards.
Number of the Day: $100,471,452.77: The amount paid for a duplex penthouse in New York's One57—the highest price ever paid for a single residence in the city. [The New York Times]
Instagram of the Day:
More Stories for Monday:
Phil Jones, an architect who suffered a stroke that left him unable to speak, read, write, or move down his right-hand side, learned to communicate with his wife by drawing house plans. [The Telegraph]
The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., is facing a variety of issues, including the cladding of the building, which is cracking. [Greater Greater Washington]
Seattle's Pacific Science Center is opening early with dimmed lights and sound is turned down, encouraging families to bring their Autistic children, who often become overstimulated in crowded, sensation-filled situations. [NPR]
Solutions to fix America's failing infrastructure. [Wired]
Awards: Enter Now!
The AIA's COTE Top Ten and Top Ten + Awards recognize innovative projects that incorporate sustainable design strategies, while educating the profession and the public about the increased value of buildings that protect the environment. Submissions are due today!
The 2015 Washington Unbuilt Awards Program recognizes unbuilt theoretical and commissioned projects. The program is open to all registered architects, landscape architects, planners, interior designers, associate architects and students in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Winners of the Unbuilt Awards will be featured in an exhibition at the District Architecture Center in Washington, D.C. Submissions are due Feb. 23.
Robert A.M. Stern Architects is hosting its third annual RAMSA Travel Fellowship, a $10,000 prize for the purpose of travel and research. Open to students in their second to last year pursuing a Master's degree of Architecture from one of 18 U.S. and Canadian schools, the deadline for the proposal submissions is April 10.
For more news and views, sign up for the ARCHITECT Newswire, the best daily newsletter on architecture and architects.