ICYMI: AIA New York announced its 2015 Design Award winners, OMA created a catwalk for Prada's fall shows, Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago's new app features audio tours and history lessons, "Torqueing Spheres" by IK Studio won the 2015 Folly Program, and Blank Space announced its 2015 Fairy Tale competition winners.
Instagram of the Day:
Video of the Day: Furniture giant Ikea launched a "shelf help" ad. [Time]
Five More Stories for Friday:
London-based architect Zaha Hadid, Hon. FAIA, created some "radical" vases. [Curbed]
A review of "Ways to Modernism: Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos, and Their Impact," an exhibit on view until April 19 at the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts. [The Wall Street Journal]
Henning Larsen Architects will design a new mosque in Copenhagen, Denmark. [The Copenhagen Post]
A British artist designed a prototype psychiatric ward based on ideas from over 300 patients. [Slate]
The roster of celebrities who host home-improvement shows is growing with the addition of Mr. T of A-Team fame, whose program, "I Pity the Tool," will debut on the DIY Network later this year. [The Hollywood Reporter]
Awards: Enter Now!
ARCHITECT's R+D Awards recognize innovative building research, materials, and technologies at every scale—from design strategies and building systems to must-have products and digital tools. Entries are due April 17.
The American Society of Landscape Architects is accepting submissions for its 2015 Awards. Professional entries are due by March 27, and student entries are due by May 22.
AIA and Houzz launched the 2015 Future of Architecture Residential Design Contest and Showcase. Entries are due March 31.
The Radical Innovation Awards recognize innovative ideas that impact the hospitality industry. Contestants may submit their next big hotel concept until March 31.
The 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards is accepting entries through May 22.
Marvin Windows and Doors are seeking designs that utilize the company’s products for for its seventh annual Architects Challenge. Submissions are due May 1.For more news and views, sign up for the ARCHITECT Newswire, the best daily newsletter on architecture and architects.