Names in the News

The 2013 Jury of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects elevated 122 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, including thirteen AIANY members: Israel Berger, FAIA; Heidi L. Blau, FAIA; Raymond C. Bordwell, FAIA; Carlos Brillembourg, FAIA; Susan A. Chin, FAIA; Judith DiMaio, FAIA; Kenneth D. Levien, FAIA; Carol Loewenson, FAIA; Richard Metsky, FAIA; Margaret E Newman, FAIA; Terrence E. O’Neal, FAIA; Peter Schubert, FAIA; and Claire Deborah Weisz, FAIA… Please come celebrate their achievements at the Center for Architecture on 02.28.13 at the New Fellows Reception
The National Academy has inducted 23 new Academicians, including Stan Allen, FAIA; Wendy Evans Joseph, FAIA; M. Paul Friedberg, FASLA; Michael Graves, FAIA; Steven Holl, FAIA; Annabelle Selldorf, FAIA; and Bernard Tschumi, FAIA

The winning entries of the 20th Annual Canstruction Competition, organized by the Society of Design Adminstration (SDA) in collaboration with AIANY, include “Topping Hunger” by Leslie E. Robertson Associates (LERA) (Juror’s Favorite); “VeCAN HAM-mer Hunger!” by STUDIOS Architecture (Structural Ingenuity); “A-Peel to End Hunger” by Arup (Best Meal); “Come on Down to Fight Hunger!” by American Express CANstruction Team (Best Use of Labels); “We Shell Overcome” by GACE Consulting Engineers, and “New York Breakfast” by WJE Architects & Engineers (Honorable Mentions); and the Cheri Award, named for Canstruction Founder Cheri C. Melillo, was given to Ferguson & Shamamian Architects for its entry “Charlie and the Gang ‘CAN’toons Fight Hunger”…

Gowanus by Design announced the winners of Water_Works, including Studio TJOA (Audrey Worden and Alex Worden), First Place, and Pilot Projects (Scott Francisco, James Wilson, and Drew Powers), Honorable Mention, in the category of Urban Ecology…

Robert Hammond will step down as Executive Director of Friends of the High Line at the end of this year; co-founder Joshua David will stay with the organization and assume the role of President…