Names in the News

Architizer will recognize honorees including AIANY Medal of Honor honorees Denise Scott Brown, RIBA, Int. FRIBA, and Robert Venturi, FAIA, Int. FRIBA, for Lifetime Achievement, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group for Firm of the Year, and David Benjamin of The Living for Technology at the second annual Architizer A+ Awards Gala… The recipients of Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Museum’s 15th annual National Design Awards include Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar for Lifetime Achievement, Witold Rybczynski, Hon. FAIA, for Design Mind, and Roman and Williams Buildings and Interiors for Interior Design…

The Carrara Art Residency Merit Award Scholarship, presented by ABC Stone in cooperation with The Oriano Galloni Foundation, has announced the jury for the 2014 award program, which includes Annabelle Selldorf, FAIA, Principal, and Sara Lopergolo, AIA, Partner, Selldorf Architects; Antonio Pio Saracino, Architect; Jonathan Tibett, Proprietor, and Kenneth Saretsky, ABC Worldwide Stone; Julie Trebault, Director of Public Programs, AIANY | Center for Architecture; and Lilian Weinreich, AIA, RAIA, Principal, Lilian Weinreich Architects

Architectural and construction consulting company Vidaris has hired former NYC Department of Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri as Senior Principal in charge of operations and business development…Pratt Institute has named Santiago Piedrafita Chair of its Graduate Communications Design Department…

Rockwell Group welcomes Gonzalo Bustamante as Studio Leader.