The Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) Committee of the AIA NY Chapter announced the winners of its fifth biennial design ideas competition, The Harlem Edge:
1st Prize – Cultivating Connections: ENYA Prize – Sym’bio’pia by Ting Chin, AIA, and Yan Wang, AIA, Linearscape Architecture; 2nd Prize  – The Hudson Exchange by Eliza Higgins, Cyrus Patell, Chris Starkey and Andrea Vittadini; 3rd Prize – Harlem Harvest  by Ryan Doyle, Guido Elgueta, and Tyler Caine; Student Prize – Stairway to Harlem by Daniel Mowery, University of Virginia; and Honorable Mentions for Continuum, by Nasiq Khan and Scott Brandi; Subaqueous Promenade by Doyoung Oh and Jaemin Ha; New Marine Transfer Station by Yashar Ghasemkhani, Arash Mesbah and Pooneh Sadrimanesh; Land Over Water Agro-Pavilion by Michael C. Kilroy and Jonathan Sampson, students at University of New Mexico; and Greenhouse Transformer by Dongwoo Yim and Rafael Luna, PRAUD…

Lyn Rice Architects has been redubbed Rice + Lipka, taking its new name from Principal Astrid Lipka.

Citations for Architect Magazine’s 59th Annual Progressive Architecture Awards include Ephemeral Edge by Dean/Wolf Architects…The Interior Design Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) announced Diller Scofidio + Renfro as the recipient of the Lawrence Israel Prize…

Winners were announced for The Core Project, an international design competition to generate innovative ideas for renewing the city center of Sebastopol, CA, including a Special Citation for Innovation Excellence for Architecture Commons/Eric Ho (full list here: http://the-core-project.org/ENTRANTS)…

Bernard Tschumi, FAIA, received the National Academy Award for Excellence…Pratt Institute named the 2012 Alumni Achievement Award winners, including Annabelle Selldorf, FAIA

Gensler announced the winner of the 2012 Gensler Brinkmann Scholarship competition, Tina Uznanski, a student in the interior design program at the Pratt Institute…