Names in the News

The Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section (IESNYC) 2015 Lumen Awards honor The Pavilion at Brookfield Place by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects with lighting design by Kugler Ning Lighting Design; Carnegie Hall’s Façade by Iu + Bibliowicz Architects with lighting design by Kugler Ning Lighting Design; 303 Hudson Street Lobby by HOK with lighting design by Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design and ESI Design; the September 11 Memorial Museum by Davis Brody Bond with lighting design by Fisher Marantz Stone; Tavern on the Green Courtyard by Richard Lewis Architects with lighting design by Focus Lighting and KB Associates; McKim, Mead & White Library Restoration by Peter Gisolfi Associates with lighting design by Kugler Ning Lighting Design; the Restoration of the Nave of the Yale Sterling Memorial Library by Helpern Architects with lighting design by Kugler Ning Lighting Design; Fulton Street Transit Hub and the Sky-Net Reflector by Grimshaw with lighting design by ARUP; Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University by LTL Architects with lighting design by Buro Happold; One World Trade Center Spire by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill with lighting design by Claude R. Engle, Lighting Consultant; the Dulles Corridor Metrorail System by Dulles Transit Partners with lighting design by Domingo Gonzalez Associates; Starlight by Cooper Joseph Studio (now Studio Joseph) with lighting design by Studio 1 Thousand; Michael Kors Shanghai by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates with lighting design by Tillotson Design Associates; and Falling Sticks by Pavarini Design with lighting design by zeroLUX lighting design. Continue reading “Names in the News”

New Deadlines

2015 Oculus Editorial Calendar
The Oculus 2015 Editorial Calendar has been set. If you are an architect in practice or by training, or see yourself as an astute observer of New York’s architectural and planning scene, Oculus wants to hear from you! You may submit projects/topics from anywhere, but architects must be New York-based. Please submit story ideas/projects by the deadlines indicated below to Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA:

Winter 2015: “Makers in a Digital World” or “Architecture & the Digital World”
How we present and build what we do: 21st-century visual representation, mapping, big data. Life-cycle of a building: an idea, draw it, digitize for CNC milling machines, construct, share via Instagram, etc. Cooper-Hewitt tech “pencils”; etc.
Deadline for story ideas, projects: 08.07.15 Continue reading “New Deadlines”

On View: About Town

Wolfgang Tillman’s “Book for Architects” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 07.05.15

Modeling the Synagogue – from Dura to Touro” at Yeshiva University Museum
Through 07.05.15

Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980” at the Museum of Modern Art
Through 07.19.15

Highbridge: Rebirth of the Harlem River” at Poe Park Visitor Center
Through 07.25.15

19th Century Architectural Views from the Collection of Jay McDonald” at Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs
Through 07.31.15

Facing East: Chinese Urbanism in Africa” at the Storefront for Art and Architecture
Through 08.01.15

Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft, and Design, Midcentury and Today” at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)
Through 09.27.15


06.26.15: Anne Priol and Mica Smadja brought to life the letters between architect-designer Eileen Gray and architect-critic Mica Smadja in the performance E1027: Design for Living, directed by artist Elizabeth Lennard and organized by the Center for Architecture with support from the Graham Foundation, Trustees Brooks Adams and Lisa Liebmann of the Herman Liebmann Foundation, and the French Ministry of Culture and Communications.

06.24.15: AIANY President Tomas Rossant, AIA, spoke at the 2nd Annual Architecture Forum Perspective USA, sponsored by The Plan magazine, at the Waldorf Astoria.

06.23.15: John Cetra, AIA, Founding Principal, CetraRuddy Architecture, presented One Madison at the 2015 AIANY Housing Awards Symposium.  The Symposium honored five projects, selected by jurors Philip Casey, Tom Kundig, FAIA, Nancy Ludwig, FAIA, Michael Maltzin, and Michael Sorkin, for design excellence and innovation in multifamily housing design.

06.18.15: The AIANY Oculus Committee hosted Timber in the City Editor Andy Bernheimer, AIA, NCARB, Partner, Bernheimer Architecture and co-Writer Alan Organschi, Partner, Gray Organschi Architecture.  Bernheimer and Organschi presented the groundbreaking work exploring the innovative use of mass timber technologies as well as designs drawn from the Timber in the City Competition.

06.18.15: Francesca Bettridge, Michael Hennes, and Renata Gallo of Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design and Ed Pulver of ESI Design received a 2015 Lumen Award of Merit in lighting design for 330 Hudson Street Lobby at the 47th Annual IESNYC Lumen Gala.

06.18.15: Paul Marantz, Founder and Consulting Design Principal of Fisher Marantz Stone, accepted a 2015 Lumen Award of Merit in lighting design for The National September 11 Memorial Museum at the 47th Annual IESNYC Lumen Awards.

06.18.15: Charles Pavarini III and Lana Lenar of zeroLUX lighting design received a Lumen Award of Citation for Falling Sticks, a light installation in Kansas City, MO, at the 47th Annual IESNYC Lumen Gala in New York City.

06.15.15: Robert Wall, Wazir Khan, Sam Currie, Marc Gee, Peter Gluck, and Stephane Derveaux of GLUCK+ celebrated at the Opening of the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in Crotona Park in the South Bronx.  The Center, reaching an estimated 30,000 children and youth, was designed and constructed by GLUCK+ with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.


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