Names in the News

17 members of the AIA New York Chapter elected 2015 Fellows of the AIA include: Matthew Baird, FAIA, Matthew Baird Architects; Harold Fredenburgh, FAIA, Fredenburgh Wegierska-Mutin Architects; Robert Goodwin, FAIA, Perkins+Will; Beth Greenberg, FAIA, Dattner Architects; Gary Handel, FAIA, Handel Architects; Laurie Kerr, FAIA, Urban Green Council; Carl Krebs, FAIA, Davis Brody Bond; Judith Kunoff, FAIA, MTA New York City Transit; Frank Mruk, FAIA, New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Design; Scott Newman, FAIA, Cooper, Robertson & Partners; George Ranalli, FAIA, Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York; Jeffrey Raven, FAIA, Raven A+U; David Rockwell, FAIA, Rockwell Group; Joan Saba, FAIA, NBBJ; Gabriel Smith, FAIA, Thomas Phifer and Partners; Stephen Weinryb, FAIA, Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum/HOK; and Elissa Winzelberg, FAIA, Common Ground.

The Boston Society of Architects 2014 BSA Design Awards honored New York-based architects including: Perkins+Will, Cooper Robertson & Partners, COOKFOX Architects, Desai Chia Architecture, Edelman Sultan Knox Wood / Architects, Handel Architects, N.E.E.D. Architecture, Louise Braveman, Architect, Magnusson Architecture and Planning, NADAAA, VHB, SHoP Architects, and MOS ArchitectsContract’s 36th Annual Interiors Awards honored New York-based ZGF Architects[ZGF is West Coast-based – unless project was out of their NY office], Rockwell Group, and Davis Brody Bond

The Architectural League of New York has selected its Emerging Voices 2015, which include New York-based Aranda/LaschWORKac received the ArchDaily 2015 Building of the Year Award in the category of Interior Architecture for Wieden+Kennedy.

openhousenewyork will honor John Edelman, CEO, Design Within Reach; Marc Kushner, AIA, and Matthias Hollwich, AIA, Founders, Architizer; and Carl Weisbrod, Chairman, NYC Planning Commission, and Director, NYC Department of City Planning, at the 2015 Spring Benefit, 05.12.15.

Emily Orr has joined the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum as Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Design.

Fernando Villa, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to Principal and Director of Design at Magnusson Architecture and PlanngMaria Wilpon, AIA, has joined Stantec’s Manhattan office as a Principal.