Van Alen Institute announced the recipients of the 2007-2008 New York Prize Fellowship, including the New York Prize Senior Fellowship winner, curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, and the 2007-2008 New York Prize Fellows: Soo-in Yang and David Benjamin, NYC; Jennifer Toy and Chelina Odbert, Cambridge, MA; Joerg Stollman and Dirk Hebel, Zurich, Switzerland; Ellen Grimes, Chicago; and John Stuart, Miami Beach…

Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR) honored its 2007 Lewis Mumford award winners in three categories — Peace: People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond; Environment: Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana; and Development: Neighborhood Partnership Network

Recipients of the 2007 Society for College and University Planning/AIA-Committee on Architecture for Education (SCUP/AIA-CAE) Excellence in Planning, Excellence in Landscape Architecture, and Excellence in Architecture Awards include Dirtworks Landscape Architecture, Honor Award for Excellence in Landscape Architecture; and Gluckman Mayner Architects, Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture for Renovation or Adaptive Reuse…

First prize winners for “Envisioning Gateway: A Public Design Competition for Gateway National Park” are Brooklyn-based Ashley Scott Kelly and Rikako Wakabayashi. NY-based honorable mention winners include Archipelago Architecture and Landscape Architecture; Christopher Marcinkoski and Andrew Moddrell of loop|8; and Frank Gesualdi and Hayley Eber

The Board of Directors of Perkins Eastman announced that architecture and design students from Carnegie Mellon University and Cornell University have been selected as the recipients of the firm’s first Shanghai Scholarship Program…

Madelyn Wils has joined New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) as an Executive Vice President, leading its Development and Planning division… The Historic Districts Council elected Queens preservationist Paul Graziano as the organization’s sixth president…Cosentini Associates announced the appointment of K. Brett Malak as Director of Cosentini Lighting Design… Edith Robles has joined BBG-BBGM as Public Relations Director…