Hospitality Design Awards (HD Awards) winners include — in the following categories — Luxury/Upscale Hotel Finalist, Morgans Hotel by R Wade Johnson Design; Luxury Guestrooms or Suites Winner, Miraval by Clodagh Design (with Mithun); Luxury Public Spaces Winner Smyth Tribeca by Brennan Beer Gorman / Architects; Fine Dining Restaurant Winner, Corton by Stephanie Goto, and Finalists, Scarpetta by S. Russell Groves, and Adour Alain Ducasse by Rockwell Group; Casual/Quickservice Restaurant Finalist Delicatessen by RKT&B with NEMA Workshop; Hotel or Day Spa, Sense Spa at the Carlyle Hotel by Zeff Design; and Nightclub, Bar, or Lounge Finalist, Greenhouse by bluearch architecture + interiors

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected the 20 recipients of the 2009 Small Project Awards, including Mobile Chaplet by Moorhead & MoorheadACE New York City “Team 8” won first place for its entry, Cullian III London 2012 Olympic Stadium, in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program’s 3rd Design Competition…The Access to the Region’s Core trans-Hudson tunnel project and NYC Design & Construction chief David Burney, FAIA, are this year’s award recipients of the Professional Engineers in Construction, a division of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers…

Steven Holl Architects with JM Architects has been shortlisted with 6 other finalists in the competition to design a new building for the Glasgow School of Art…The New York chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council has a new look and a new name: Urban Green Council

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announced that Evan Douglis, chair of the Undergraduate Department in the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute and principal of the contemporary architecture and design firm Evan Douglis Studio, will join Rensselaer as dean of the School of Architecture…