Building Brooklyn Awards 2008 Winners include: Center for the Urban Environment (CUE) Headquarters (Adaptive Re-Use) by Andrew Freireich Architect; Glenmore Gardens (Affordable Housing) by Della Valle + Bernheimer Design, Architecture Research Office, Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis, and BriggsKnowles; Crescendo (Arts & Culture) by Michael Ingui; Floating Pool Lady (Brooklyn Innovator) by Jonathan Kirschenfeld Associates; Brooklyn Central Library Entry Plaza & Auditorium (Community Facility) by Vincent Benic Architect;

P.S.1/Bergen School Library (Education — Interiors) by Marpillero Pollak Architects; Poly Prep Lower School (Education — New Construction) by Platt Byard Dovell White Architects; 135 Joralemon Street (Historic Preservation) by Rexrode Chirigos Architects; Public Plaza at the Marriott (Landscape/Open Space) by Moss Gilday Group;

State Renaissance Court (Large Scale Affordable Housing) by James McCullar & Associates Architects; J Condominium (Large Scale Residential) by Gruzen Samton Architects; Greenbelt (Mixed-Use) by Gregory Way Merryweather: Architect; 164 Atlantic (Multi-Family Rehabilitation) by Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners; 14 Townhouses (Neighborhood Scale Development) by Rogers Marvel Architects; Aviator Sports & Recreation (Recreation) by Jack Gordon Architect, AIA; 377 Pacific Street (Residential — 1-2 Dwellings) by Bergen Street Studio; and Dig Garden Shop developed by Chuck Dorr (Retail)…

The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), sponsor of the International Illumination Design Awards (IIDA), announced award recipients for 2008, including NY-based firms: Office for Visual Interaction (OVI), Award of Distinction (The Paul Waterbury Award), for the United States Air Force Memorial; Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design, Award of Excellence for Outdoor Lighting Design for the Pasadena City Hall and Award of Excellence (The Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting Design) for the Creative Artists Agency Headquarters; Derek Porter Studio, Award of Excellence (The Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award for Interior Lighting Design) for the Hodgdon Powder Facility; and Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design, Award of Excellence for The Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall…

Emerging Green Builders, 2008 Natural Talent Awards winners are FXFOWLE Architects/Buro Happold Collaborative — J. Arthur Liu, Andrea Schelly, Nicholas Hollot, Rebecca Allen, and Jenny Hamp, First Place; EJ Studio — Jennifer Dunn and Eric DiFronzo, Second Place; Team Lindsey — Lindsey Brough, Deb Perrone, Dave Kendall, Ryan Clark, and RJ Sindelar, Third Place; Green Apple LEEDers — Catherine Simpson, Mia Tsiamis, Cecilia Martinez, Bettina Rohe, and Frederik Feller, First Honorable Mention; Studio START — Holly McWhorter, Bjarke Ballisager, Laura Eckenrod, and Ayano Misawa, Second Honorable Mention…

Elizabeth Solomon is the new Director of Preservation and Research at the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP), taking over for Melissa Baldock who left the position to become the Municipal Art Society’s Kress Fellow for Historic Preservation and Public Policy… Huntsman Architectural Group named Alan Vartabedian as Principal in its NY office… Rizzoli International Publications, has appointed David Morton, formerly the senior editor of Progressive Architecture (P/A) magazine, to the newly created position Associate Publisher, Architecture…