Names in the News

The winners of the AIANYS Excelsior Awards for design excellence in publicly funded buildings include the East 180th Street Subway Station and Hampton Library by Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects; The Corbin Building by Page Ayres Cowley Architects; TWA Flight Center by Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; the Arbor Hill Albany Public Library by Kevin Hom Architect; FDNY Marine Company 9 by Sage and Coombe Architects; New Settlement Community Campus by Edelman Sultan Knox Wood and Dattner Architects; and the Myrtle-Wyckoff Station Complex by Dattner Architects. The Henry Hobson Richardson Award was conferred on the Institute for Public Architecture founder Jonathan Kirschenfeld, AIA; and I. Donald Weston, FAIA, was honored with the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award…The Architectural League of New York awarded the 2014 President’s Medal, recognizing extraordinary excellence and innovation in architecture and the arts to artist Richard Serra…The winners of the Architectural League of New York’s 2014 Prize for Young Architects + Designers are Brooklyn-based Kutan Ayata and Michael Young of Young & Ayata and Thomas Kelley and Carrie Norman of Norman Kelley, along with Claus Benjamin Freyinger and Andrew Holder of The LADG, Ada Fure of SIFT Studio, Jenny E. Sabin of Jenny Sabin Studio, and Geoffrey von Oeyen of Geoffrey von Oeyen Design…The Society for Marketing Professional Services – New York will honor Stantec, HLB, WB Engineers+Consultants, SBLM, SOM, Perkins+Will, and Mircrodesk at this year’s Marketing Communications Awards on 06.05.14…Robert A.M. Stern Architects has announced Anna Antropova, a Master’s candidate at the McGill University School of Architecture, as the winner of the 2014 RAMSA Travel Fellowship…The winner of the third annual Architectural Record “Good Design is Good Business” Lifetime Achievement Architecture Award is STUDIOS Architecture

Gensler founder Arthur Gensler, FAIA, will be the keynote speaker at the New York School of Interior Design’s commencement ceremony…The New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman will deliver Pratt Institute’s 12th commencement address…

The Manhattan-based architectural firm Alan Gaynor + Company is rebranding as Boddewyn Gaynor Architects to reflect the role of president and partner Michele Boddewyn, AIAFranke, Gottsegen, Cox Architects has changed its name to Union Street StudioDavis Brody Bond and Spacesmith have moved to a new office space at One New York Plaza in Lower Manhattan…

Robert L. Rodin, AIA, has joined the New York office of Thornton Tomasetti as Vice President of its Property Loss Consulting practice Goldestein, Hill & West Architecture (GHWA) welcomes Jairo Juliao as Project Manager… Author and critic Philip Nobel has joined SHoP Architects as Editorial Director…