Alejandro Zaera-Polo, formerly principal of Foreign Office Architects and now leading Alejandro Zaera-Polo Architects, has been named the next dean of Princeton University’s School of Architecture, effective 07.01.12…

The Navy Pier Inc. (NPI) Board announced that design firm James Corner Field Operations has been selected to help reimagine the Chicago Navy Pier’s public spaces, a redevelopment effort known as “Pierscape”…

The Whitney Museum of American Art has commissioned LOT-EK to design and build a pop-up studio for the museum’s education programs, scheduled to open in April in the Sculpture Court of the museum’s Marcel Breuer building…

A team led by WXY Architecture + Urban Design has been selected by the Office of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, in collaboration with the Office of New York State Assembly member Brian Kavanagh and other partners, to develop the East River Blueway Plan, a community-based waterfront planning initiative…

Selldorf Architects is designing two major galleries for David Zwirner: in London, a gut renovation of a 10,000-square-foot, five-story 18th-century Georgian townhouse in Mayfair, and, in New York, a new ground-up 30,000-square-foot, five-story building on a site of a former parking garage in Chelsea…

Spector Group has been named lead architect for the remodeling of the  31,000-square-foot New York City headquarters of amfAR on two floors at 120 Wall Street…

Stephen Alton Architect has been named interior design architect for the Toll Brothers project at 400 Park Avenue South, joining a team that includes design architect Christian de Portzamparc and executive architect Handel Architects

For the second consecutive year, Stevens Institute of Technology has been selected to compete in the U.S Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2013, which will be held  in Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA, from 10.03.13 through 10.13.13…