Adam Melis

Rick Bell, FAIA, AIANY Executive Director discusses “Grassroots” issues with Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, of New York’s 12th Congressional District, at Grassroots, the AIA’s annual legislative and leadership conference.

Adam Melis

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The NYPL Bronx Library Center celebrated receiving LEED certification 01.11.07. (l-r): Michael Alvarez, Bronx Library Center Chief Librarian; Ariella Rosenberg, NYC Mayor’s Office of Operations; Daniel Heuberger, AIA, LEED AP, Datter Architects; Paul LeClerc, Bronx Library Center President; Joyce Lee, AIA, Chief Architect at the City of New York Office of Management and Budget; Richard Fedrizzi, President, CEO, and founding chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Neelesh Jethwa

02.12.07: The 2007 AIANY Design Awards jury discussed the 31 winning entries at a sympoisum at the Center for Architecture (l-r): Benjamin Gianni, School of Architecture, Carleton University, Ottawa (Interiors); Frank Harmon, Frank Harmon Architect, Raleigh (Projects); Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang Architects, Chicago (Projects); Piero Sartogo, Sartogo Architetti Associati, Rome (Interiors); Peter Waldman, University of Virginia, Charlottesville (Projects); Massimiliano Fuksas, Massimiliano Fuksas architetto, Rome (Architecture); Dan Hanganu, Dan S. Hanganu Architects, Montreal (Architecture); and Matthias Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton, Berlin (Architecture); not present: Debra Lehman-Smith, Lehman Smith McLeish, Washington, DC. 2007 Design Awards Chairman William M. Singer, AIA at the podium.

Neelesh Jethwa

More than 200 art enthusiasts and designers were “wowed” Tuesday night with the official launch of the Art Production Fund’s (APF) new Works on Whatever (WOW) series at the Madeline Weinrib Atelier, ABC Carpet & Home.

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(l-r): Doreen Remen – Co-Founder, Art Production Fund; Diane Hachtman – Northeast Regional Vice President, Durkan Hospitality; Yvonne Force Villareal – Co-Founder, Art Production Fund; Susan Halpern – Northeast Regional Sales Representative, Durkan Hospitality.

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