Mindy Fullilove, a research psychiatrist at New York State University Psychiatric Institute and a professor of clinical psychiatry and public health at Columbia University, will serve as the new Public Director for the AIA Board of Directors from December 2012 to 2015…

The 2012 MHN Excellence Award winners include: Aire by Handel Architects, Best New Development: High-Rise (Gold); TEN23 by Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel Architects, Best New Development: High Rise (Silver); Via Verde by Dattner Architects and Grimshaw, Best New Development: Affordable/Workforce (Gold); and 220 Water Street by Perkins Eastman, Best New Development: Adaptive Reuse (Gold)…

The American Architectural Foundation (AAF) honored David M. Childs, FAIA, as the inaugural recipient of the George M. White Award for Excellence in Public Architecture…The Society of Architectural Historians announced the launch of a new awards program, to be inaugurated at the SAH Awards Gala in Chicago, 11.10.12; other recipients include Gwendolyn Wright, Associate Professor of Architecture & Planning at Columbia University…

The Rockefeller Foundation announced the recipients of the 2012 Jane Jacobs Medal: Ronald Shiffman, Rosanne Haggerty, Carl Skelton, and the team from iobyErin Barnes, Brandon Whitney, and Cassie Flynn

Zetlin & De Chiara announced that Partners Michael S. Zetlin, AIANY Legal Counsel and ex officio, Michael K. De Chiara, Raymond T. Mellon, Carol J. Patterson and Michael J. Vardaro have again been named top construction litigation attorneys in New York by Super Lawyers Magazine, and for the second year, Associate Principal Jaimee Nardiello has been named a New York Rising Star…

Perkins Eastman announced that Cindy Froggatt has joined the firm as an Associate Principal…HLW New York announced the appointment of Jennifer Brayer as Partner-in-Charge of the office…Mancini•Duffy/TSC welcomes Fran Ferrone as Director of Workplace Innovation, and James Brucz as Senior Workplace Consultant for the Center for Workplace Innovation (CWI) segment of the practice…HLB announced that Jeffrey Miller, FIALD, has re-joined its New York studio as a Design Principal focused on business development…