Names in the News

The finalists of the Passive House 2014 award include Artist Studio by Ryall Porter Sheridan Architects (Office and Special Use Buildings), and Tighthouse by Fabrica718 with Studio Cicetti Architecture (Retrofits)…  Autodesk has named Microsol Resources 2014 Americas Partner of the Year…NYC-based Daniel Markiewicz and Mark Talbot received second place for their design “Car and Shell: or Marinetti’s Monster” in the 2014 eVolo Skyscraper competition…

The winners of Architizer’s 2014 A+ Awards include Mercedes House by TEN Arquitectos (Residential Highrise); One Madison by CetraRuddy (Residential Highrise); Tower House by GLUCK+ (Medium Single Family Home); LFUSA Brands Group by Spacesmith (Office Interiors); Samsung Model Home Gallery by NADAAA (Retail); Sokol Blosser Winery Tasting Room by Allied Works Architecture (Retail); James Royal Palm by Rottet Studio (Hotels & Resorts); Duke of Montrose by Taylor and Miller (Bars & Nightclubs and +Fabrication)Danish Maritime Museum by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group (Museums); RNK – Rennicke Associates by Method Design (Health and Wellness); National September 11 Memorial by Handel Architects (Memorials); Head in the Clouds Pavilion by StudioKCA (Pavilion); Bike Outpost by Lightshed (Student Design/Build Project); John and Frances Angelos Law Center by Transsolar (+Sustainability); Ceramics Studio by Galante Studio (+Workspace); ICRAVE Office by ICRAVE (+Workspace); Red Bull New York Office by INABA (+Workspace and +Sound); Harley-Davidson of New York City by JPDA (+Branding); Amor Eno by PARK Office and Bruce Mau Design (+Branding); Wintergarden Art Façade by studio505 (+Fabrication); 41 Bond by Future Green Studio (+Collaboration); LSH – Louisiana State Museum and Sports; Hall of Fame Support Structure by Method Design (+Collaboration); Swingtones by Supermass Studio, Sage and Coombe Architects, and Beam Camp (Swingtones); 187F by SYSTEMarchitects (+Materials); Belly Blocks by Latent Productions (+Materials); Starlight by Cooper Joseph Studio (+Light); The High Line by L’Observatoire International (+Light); Bio City World Map of 11 Billion by Terreform ONE (+Communication); NYC Loop by FXFOWLE Architects (+Communication); Equator Tower by REX Architecture (+Technology); East 34th Street Ferry Terminal by Kennedy & Violich Architecture (+Mobility); St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s School by Murphy Bunham & Buttrick (+Learning); and Greeley Memorial Library by Clive Wilkinson Architects (+Preservation)…

Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Bill Goldstein, most recently the executive vice president of the MTA Capital Construction Company, as Senior Adviser overseeing all post-Sandy recovery programs. President of the Nontraditional Employment for Women Amy Peterson will direct the city’s Housing Recovery Office, while acting director of the Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability Daniel A. Zarilli will lead the newly-formed Office of Recovery and Resiliency…

Spector Group welcomes recent hires Project Architect David N. Beauchamp III; Senior Designer Brad R. Blythe, AIA, LEED AP; and Senior Architect Anthony Campusano, LEED AP

Sarelle Toback Weisberg, FAIA, passed away on 03.25.14…Metropolis founder and publisher Horace Havemeyer, III passed away on 03.19.14.