Correction: The 2011 World Architecture Festival shortlist includes Theo. David Architects’ GLADSTONOS 22 in the Housing category…

The 2012 AIANYS elected officers are Eric Goshow, AIA, LEED AP, President-Elect; Timothy Boyland, AIA, Vice President of Government Advocacy; Raymond Beeler, AIA, Vice President of Public Advocacy; Randy Collins, Secretary; Jeffrey Smith, Treasurer; Anthony Schirippa, FAIA, IIDA, New York Regional Director; Nicolette Feldser, Assoc. AIA, Associate Director; and Kelly Hayes McAlonie, AIA, will serve as President in 2012…

The Tri-State Design Awards were presented at the Tri-State Convention, from 09.21-09.23 at Bally’s in Atlantic City, NJ (See “AC Dispatch,” by Rick Bell, FAIA, for more about the convention). Winners included: the Tobacco Warehouse Adaptive Reuse (Merit Award, Architectural Unbuilt) and DiMenna Center for Classical Music (Merit Award, Interior Architecture) by H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture; 648 Broadway and NY Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Exterior Renovation (Merit Awards, Historic Preservation) by Scott Henson Architect; SandRidge Commons (Merit Award, Regional and Urban Design) and MTA Flood Mitigation Street Furniture (Honor Award, Special Initiatives) by Rogers Marvel Architects; Marc Jacobs Building Tokyo (Merit Award, Architecture – Non-Residential) by Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects; New York City Fire Department, Rescue Company 3 (Merit Award, Architectural — Non Residential), The Schermerhorn Common Ground Community (Honor Award, Architectural — Residential) and Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (Honor Award, Special Initiatives) by Ennead Architects; Centra at Metropark (Merit Award, Architectural — Non Residential) by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; House for “Locavore” Farmers (Merit Award, Architectural – Residential) by Cooper Joseph Studio; Inverted Warehouse/Townhouse (Honor Award, Architecural — Residential) by Dean/Wolf Architects; and Taichung InfoBox (Merit Award, Special Initiatives) by SAA/Stan Allen Architect

The winning teams in the New York Architects Regatta Challenge are Dan Allen / AKA Allen + Killcoyne (First Place); Daniel Frisch / Daniel Frisch Architecture (Second Place); and Simon Bober / William Bodouva + Associates (Third Place). The AIANY Flying Eagles placed fourth…

The winner of the National Design Award for Architectural Design, presented by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, is Architecture Research Office/ARO; finalists are Dan Rockhill and Weiss/Manfredi

The Municipal Art Society congratulates the recipients of the Rockefeller Foundation’s 2011 Jane Jacobs Medal, Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal, film producers and founders of the Tribeca Film Festival; New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan; and Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation Alternatives…

Winners of the Brick NY Awards include honors for individuals and organizations: Trump Organization (Developer/Private Sector); William C. Thompson, Jr., Chairman, Battery Park City Authority (Brick NY Award for Government/Public Sector); Jeremiah Sullivan, Jr., President, Bricklayers Local Union #1 (Brick NY Award for Dedication to the Industry); and Saverio Morelli, President, Morelli Masons, Inc. (Brick NY Lifetime Achievement Award); honored projects are A Condominiums by AECOM; Beach Channel High School by Ammann & Whitney; Citi Field by Populous; Public School 184 by Narendra Patel, PE, A&E, In-House Design Studio, NY City School Construction Authority; St. John’s University D’Angelo Center by Gensler; Staten Island Private Residence by Rampulla Associates Architects; and Winthrop-University Hospital by Perkins Eastman

Jeanne Gang, FAIA, principal and founder of Chicago-based Studio Gang Architects, has been named a 2011 MacArthur Fellow and is the first architect to gain this distinction in more than a decade…

The Design Trust for Public Space has named Susan Chin, FAIA, as its new Executive Director, effective October 2011…

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) announced that it has made this year’s InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most successful innovators of business technology…

Morris Adjmi Architects announced the appointment of John Henderson, AIA, to the newly created position of Managing Director…Callison announced that Leigh Dennis, managing director for Callison’s European practice, will manage the firm’s New York and London offices… Frank J. Prial, Jr., AIA, has been named an associate partner of Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners…

Architecture for Humanity announced the acquisition of Worldchanging, which will merge its assets with the Open Architecture Network…