09.14.10: Engineers and architects gathered at the Center for Architecture to discuss Urban Cool: Sustainable Communities in the Age of Global Warming.

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Speakers (L-R): Dan Nall, PE, LEED AP, director of sustainability, WSP Flack + Kurtz; Mark Strauss, FAIA, senior partner, FXFOWLE Architects; Earl Jackson, AIA, associate director, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Peter Sharratt, global director of sustainability & energy, WSP Energy and Environment, London; and Ernest Hutton, Assoc. AIA, FAICP, founder and principal, Hutton Associates Inc.

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09.20.10: Mayor Bloomberg announced that the People’s Choice winner in the Sukkah City international design competition is Fractured Bubble by Babak Bryan, AIA, and Henry Grosman. It will remain on display in Union Square through 10.02.10.

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Babak Bryan, AIA, (left) and Henry Grosman with Mayor Bloomberg.

Noushin Ehsan, AIA

09.22.10: Jury favorite, “Shim Sukkah,” by tinder, tinker, was reconfigured in the Helfand Gallery at the Center for Architecture.

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The tinder, tinker design team seated inside their sukkah. (L-R): David Getty, Stephanie Gunawan, and Matthew Jacobs.

Rick Bell

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Sukkah City Jury member Michael Arad, AIA, and competition organizer Joshua Foer at the exhibition opening on 09.22.2010.

Emily Nemens

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Designers Henry Grosman and Babak Bryan, AIA, in front of the board for “Fractured Bubble.”

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09.21.10: A fete in Artur Walther’s penthouse to welcome Eva Franch as the new Director of the Storefront for Art and Architecture.

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Storefront Vice President Charles Renfro, AIA, introduced Eva Franch to an enthusiastic crowd of Board members, supporters, and fans.

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Monty Freeman, FAIA, Belmont Freeman Architects, with Eva Franch.

Rick Bell