Names in the News

The winners of the 2015 AIANY Design Awards are: ARCHITECTURE HONORS: National September 11 Museum by Davis Brody Bond; Melbourne School of Design by NADAAA; Vakko Fashion Center by REX; Henderson-Hopkins School by ROGERS PARTNERS Architects+Urban Designers; Songpa Micro Housing by SsD; Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center and Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology by WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism. ARCHITECTURE MERITS: NYC Emergency Housing Prototype by Garrison Architects; Theatre for a New Audience Polonsky Shakespeare Center by H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture; Toroishiku by Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects; Village Health Works Staff Housing by Louise Braverman Architect; Pier Two at Brooklyn Bridge Park by Maryann Thompson Architects; Garden School by OPEN Architecture; Haffenden House by PARA-Project; University Center – The New School by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; United States Courthouse, Salt Lake City, by Thomas Phifer and Partners; Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. INTERIORS HONORS: St. Mark’s Bookshop by Clouds Architecture Office; Photographer’s Loft by Desai Chia Architecture. INTERIORS MERITS: Chilewich by de-spec; Restoration of the Nave of Sterling Memorial Library at Yale University by Helpern Architects; Cornell Sibley Hall by LEVENBETTS; David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation by LTL Architects; David Yurman Headquarters and The Guidance Center by Lynch / Eisinger / Design. PROJECTS HONORS: Rethinking Refugee Communities by Ennead Architects; Hy-Fi by The Living. PROJECT MERITS: Smithsonian Institution South Mall Campus Master Plan by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group; Governor’s Cup Pavilion by CDR Studio; Church in the Arctic by OBRA Architects; The Lowline by raad. URBAN DESIGN HONORS: Beijing Horticultural Exposition Master Plan and Pavilions by WORK Architecture Company/WOKac, SCAPE / Landscape Architecture, SLAB, and Studio Zhu Pei. URBAN DESIGN MERITS: The Dryline by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group; Nine by Eighteen by Sagi Golan and Peterson Rich Office; The QueensWay by WXY architecture + urban design and dlandstudio Architecture + Landscape Architecture.

The American Society of Landscape Architects, New York 2015 Design Awards honored West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners, SCAPE / Landscape Architecture, WORKSHOP Ken Smith Landscape Architect, James Corner Field Operations, Thomas Balsley Associates, WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism, HMWhite, dlandstudio Architecture + Landscape Architecture, WXY architecture + urban design, SITEWORKS LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE, LaGuardia Design, Edmund Hollander Landscape Architect Design, and NYC Parks.

Judith Rodin, Ph.D., President of The Rockefeller Foundation, and Todd DeGarmo, FAIA, LEED AP, CEO and Principal of STUDIOS Architecture, will be honored at the National Building Museum’s Annual Gala on 05.27.15. The Municipal Art Society of New York will present the 2015 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal to Daniel L. Doctoroff.

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) has announced the formation of the New York Chapter of the ICAA, serving New York, New Jersey, and Fairfield County, CT.

Richard Winokur, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, has been promoted to Vice President of STV…Hoffmann Architects has promoted Juan Kuriyama, AIA, to Vice President and Director of Architecture; Aimee Ventura, Assoc. AIA, to Senior Business Development Manager; and Kristin Holtgrew, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, to Senior Project Coordinator…Richard Meier & Partners Architects has promoted Edgar Almaguer and Richard Liu to Associates; Jeremy Keagy, Sharon Oh, and Diana Lui, LEED AP, were promoted to Senior Designers; Joanna Gontowska has been named Director of Employee Benefits, and Marie Penny has been named Director of Archives & Exhibitions.