Interior Design magazine’s Best of Year 2012 project winners include Miraval Life in Balance Spa with Clarins by Clodagh Design International (Honoree, Beauty/Spa/ Fitness); Jay Godfrey by MR Architecture + Decor (Honoree, Budget); Phillips de Pury Important Nordic Design Exhibition by Shelton, Mindel & Associates (Honoree, Exhibit/Installation); John Hopkins Clinical Building and Rush University Medical Center by Perkins+Will (Honoree, Health Care: Large); Public Chicago by Yabu Pushelberg (Winner), Hotel Bel-Air by Champalimaud, and The NoMad Hotel by Jacques Garcia and Stonehill & Taylor (Honorees, Hospitality: Domestic Hotel); Grand Hyatt New York by Bentel & Bentel Architects/Planners (Honoree, Hospitality: Public Spaces); Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse by Slade Architecture (Winner), and The 40/40 Club by Jeffrey Beers International (Honoree, Hospitality: Bar/Lounge); Toy by Jeffrey Beers Interna- tional (Honoree, Hospitality: Asian Fusion); The Dutch Miami by Meyer Davis Studio (Honoree, Hospitality: Casual Dining); PoP PuB by Parallel Design Partnership (Honoree, Hospitality: Counter Service); The Pump Room by Yabu Pushelberg (Winner), Le Bernardin by Bentel & Bentel Architects/Planners, and Swift at The Roundhouse by Rockwell Group (Honorees, Hospitality: Fine Dining)…

…LCT3 by H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture (Winner), and Brooklyn Navy Yard by workshop/apd (Honoree, Institutional); Calder Foundation Project Space by StephanieGoto (Honoree, Institutional: Arts); Julian Street Library by Joel Sanders Architect (Honoree, Institutional: Library); Chabad Serving NYU by Penelope Kim Designs (Honoree, Institutional: Religious); Brooklyn Heights Townhouse by SPG Architects (Honoree, Kitchen & Bath); Shopbop by SHoP Architects (Honoree, Office: Small: 5,000-10,000sf); JetBlue Headquarters by HLW International (Honoree, Office: Large: Corporate); Sanofi Headquarters by STUDIOS Architecture (Winner), and Young Con- away Stargatt & Taylor by Francis Cauffman (Honoree, Winner, Office: Restoration)…

…Forsythe Apartment by Sayigh Duman (Winner), Petra Residence by Reddymade Design, and Chelsea Residence by Shamir Shah Design (Honorees, Residence: Apartment: Under 2,000sf); Skyhouse 150 by David Hotson Architect and Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design (Winner), Central Park Residence by Shelton, Mindel & Associates, and Beresford Residence by Tsao & McKown Architects (Honorees, Residence: Apartment: Over 2,000sf); Lumiere Residences by Tsao & McKown Architects (Winner), Abingdon Model Apartment by 2Michaels and Flank, and 41 Bond Street by DDG and Dufner Heighes (Honorees, Residence: Model Apartment/Public Space); Tribeca Rooftop Garden by Barlis Wedlick Architects, and Bedford Residence by Joel Sanders Architect and Balmori Associates (Honorees, Residence: Pool House/ Outdoor); Long Island Beach House by West Chin Architect (Winner), Robins Way by Bates Masi Architects, and Hidden Hollow by O’Neill Rose Architects (Honorees, Residence: Retreat); Sam’s Creek by Bates Masi Architects (Winner, Residence: Urban/Suburban House)…

…Xocolatti by de-spec (Honoree, Retail); Joe Fresh New York Flagship by Burdifilek (Winner), Anthropologie Oklahoma City by EOA/Elmslie Osler Architect, and Intermix Meatpacking by Janson Goldstein (Honorees, Retail: Fashion); Marc by Marc Jacobs Showroom by Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects (Winner), Stuart Weitzman Showroom by TPG Architecture (Honoree, Retail: Fashion Showroom); Louis Vuitton Island Maison (Winner) and Chanel 51 Avenue Montaigne (Honoree) by Peter Marino Architect, and Harry Winston Shanghai Pavilion by Studio Sofield (Honoree, Retail, Luxury); Momentum Group Chicago Showroom by Conant Architects, and Nucraft Chicago Showroom by M Moser Associates (Honorees, Showroom/Tradeshow: Small); SOFA Art Fair 2012 by David Ling Architect, and ALB Design Center of Chelsea by Luca Andrisani Architects (Honorees, Showroom/Tradeshow: Large)…

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) announced initial design-team shortlists for Worldwide New Construction A/E Design Services, including Ennead Architects; SHoP Architects; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM); Steven Holl Architects, and Weiss/Manfredi Architects; OBO also announced teams shortlisted for Worldwide Major Rehabilitation/ Renovation A/E Design Services, including Architecture Research Office (ARO); Beyer Blinder Belle Architects; and Weiss/Manredi Architects

openhousenewyork (OHNY) has appointed Gregory Wessner as the new Executive Director effective 01.01.13…

EYP introduced Richard Kuhn, AIA, as Lead Designer and Principal…

Perkins+Will announced that James May, AIA, LEED AP, has joined the firm as Managing Principal of its New York healthcare practice…

Francis Cauffman has appointed Steven Stainbrook, AICP, as its new Director of Higher Education…