Names in the News

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is creating a high-powered consulting group, Bloomberg Associates, to help reshape cities around the world. Director of City Planning Amanda Burden, Hon. AIANY, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, Hon. AIANY, and NYC Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs Kate D. Levin have been recruited to join the consulting team… Margaret Newman, FAIA, LEED AP, Chief of Staff at the NYC Department of Transportation, will join the Municipal Art Society as Executive Director.

The AIA 2014 Edward C. Kemper Award was bestowed on Rick Bell, FAIA, AIANY Executive Director…AIA Board of Directors selected Julia Morgan, FAIA, to posthumously receive the 2014 Gold Medal…Ivenue Love-Stanley, FAIA, received the AIA 2014 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award…

James T. Hanley has been appointed Executive Director of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF)…The New Museum has appointed Julia Kaganskiy as the Director of the Incubator for Art, Technology, and Design, to be designed by SO-IL architects in collaboration with Gensler

The architecture and interior design firm BBG-BBGM’s New York and Shanghai offices have joined HOKConsulting For Architects, a leading staffing company placing architects and designers has opened a Los Angeles office…

Federico del Priore, AIA, LEED AP, has joined Perkins Eastman as an Associate Principal…

New York-based firms recognized by Architect magazine in the 2013 Annual Design Review include: Caples Jefferson Architects for Weeksville Heritage Center (Bond Citation); Skidmore, Owings & Merrill for the United States Consulate General in Guangzhou, China (Word Award); Selldorf Architects for David Zwirner (Work Award); NADAAA for the Samsung Model Home Gallery (Work Award); Robert Siegel Architects with Julie Snow Architects for the U.S. Land Port of Entry in Van Buren, ME (Move Award); Steven Holl Architects for Sliced Porosity Block – CapitaLand Raffles City (Move Award); WXY Architecture + Design for the East River Blueway Plan (Move Citation); Thomas Balsley Associates and Weiss/Manfredi for Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park (Play Award); SHoP Architects for Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards (Play Citation); Allied Works Architecture for the Sokol Blosser Winery Tasting Room (Play Citation); and Andre Tchelistcheff Architects for the Hudson Valley Spa (Live Award)…Interior Design’s 2013 Best of the Year Awards winners and honorees included: the Head in the Clouds by STUDIOKCA (Installation), the 2013 winner of the City of Dreams Pavilion Competition, co-organized by the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee; Bluarch Architecture + Interiors + Lighting for Posh Spa & Hair Salon (Beauty/Spa/Fitness honoree); Perkins+Will for the Cornell Community Centre and Library (Beauty/Spa/Fitness honoree and Library Institution), and Nemours Children’s Hospital (Healthcare honoree); ZGF Architects for the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex, University of Oregon Football Performance Center (Education), and Federal Center South Building 1202 Redevelopment (Green winner); MKDA for the Fab Office (Budget honoree); Joel Sanders Architect for the UPenn Education Commons (Library winner); Gensler for the Kisiak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania (Library honoree), the Gratz Center (Religious Institution honoree), Mapleton Investments (Extra Small Office honoree), Quicksilver Headquarters (Fashion Office honoree), and McCann (Large Media Office honoree); Karim Rashid for Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture (Exhibition honoree); Rockwell Group for PLAY WORK BUILD (Exhibitions honoree), Shinola (Other Retail honoree), and Five50 (Casual Dining Restaurant honoree); NBBJ for Chief Andrew Isaac Health Clinic (Health Care honoree); Slade Architecture for the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse (Lounge/Bar winner); Champalimaud Design for Topping Rose House (Domestic Hotel honoree); Deborah Berke Partners for the 21c Museum Hotel in Bentonville, OK (Domestic Hotel honoree); Stonehill & Taylor Architects for the Refinery Hotel (Domestic Hotel honoree); Tonychi and Associates for the Mandarin Oriental in Guangzhou (International Hotel winner); Yabu Pushelberg for the W Hotel in Guagnzho and the Four Seasons in Toronto (International Hotel honoree), and the Lane Crawford Yintai Centre (Luxury Retail winner); AvroKO Design for Socialito (Counter Service Restaurant honoree); Meyer Davis Studio for Harlow (Fine Dining Restaurant winner), Knaughty Pines Lake House (Small House honoree), and Penthouse Office (Extra Small Office honoree); STEPHANIGOTO for Piora (Historic Renovation Restaurant honoree); Snarkitecture for Bend (Installation honoree); Andrew Berman Architect for the National Operace Center (Institution honoree), and the New York Public Library Stapleton Branch (Library Institution honoree); WORKac for the Blaffer Art Museum (Arts Institution honoree) and Kate Spade Saturday (Retail honoree); CetraRuddy for the Lincoln Square Synagogue (Religious Institution honoree); Reddymade Design for a 19th Street residence kitchen (Kitchen and Bath honoree); Janson Goldstein for Rocket Dog Brand Corporations Headquarters, Design Studio, and Showroom (Fashion Office honoree), and the Glass Pavilion (Public Space honoree); a+I architecture and JBM Interior Design for the Hain Celestial Group (Large Corporate Office winner); STUDIOS Architecture for Arent Fox (Large Corporate Office winner); M Moser Associates for Hudson Rouge (Midsize Office honoree); 1100 Architect for the Brand New School (Office Restoration/Renovation honoree); S. Russell Groves for Scout Capital University Ave. Office (Small Office honoree); Gabellini Sheppard Associates for Soho Loft (Large Apartment winner); Steve E. Blatz Architect and HMWhite for Tribeca Penthouse (Large Apartment winner); Shelton, Mindel & Associates for The Marquand (Large Apartment honoree), and Ocean Porn Residence (Suburban House honoree); Steven Harris Architects and Rees Roberts and Partners for a Central Park West apartment (Large Apartment honoree); Curtis+Ginsberg and Architecture in Formation for Navy Green Supportive Housing (Multi-Unit Budget Dwelling winner); Cannon Design for 653 Tenth Avenue (Multi-Unit Budget Dwelling honoree); SHoP Architects for Mulberry House (Multi-Unit Luxury Dwelling winner); Asfour Guzy Architects for AKA Beverly Hills (Multi-Unit Luxury Dwelling honoree); Specht Harpman Architects for Manhattan Micro Loft (Small Apartment honoree); Desai Chia Architecture for LM Guest House (Small House winner); Revamp Interior Design for a Greenwich Village townhouse (Large House winner); Studio Sofeld for Tom Ford (Luxury Retail honoree); HWKN for MensScience (Other Retail honoree); Jacklitsch/Gardner Architects for My Boon (Other Retail honoree); and Architecture Research Office for the Knoll Showroom, Offices, and Shop (Showroom/Headquarters honoree)… The winners of the World Interiors News 2013 Annual Awards include NYC-based firms Ennead Architects for the Natural History Museum of Utah (Museums or Exhibition Spaces); Workshop/apd for the Brooklyn Navy Yard (Public Sector interiors); and Thinc Design for Casa del Agua (Retail Interiors)…Gluckman Mayner Architects has won a 2013 Award of Merit from AIA St. Louis for the design of Grand Center Spring Avenue Church in St. Louis, MO.