The Architizer A+Awards honored 10 New York City-based projects, including Stella 34 Restaurant by Studio V Architecture (Restaurant); 185 Plymouth Street by Alloy (Multi-Unit Housing – Mid Rise); 837 Washington by Morris Adjmi Architects (Office – Mid Rise); One World Trade Center by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (Office – High Rise); Hunter’s Point South Park by Thomas Balsley and WEISS/MANFREDI (Public Park); the High Line by James Corner Field Operations, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Piet Oudolf (Public Park); The Stack by GLUCK+ (Multi-Unit Housing – Mid Rise); Riverpark Farm by ORE design + technology (Private Garden); The Dryline by Big – Bjarke Ingels Group (Masterplan); ReThinkNYC by ReThink Studio (Masterplan).
The Society for Marketing Professional Services New York (SMPS-NY) will honor Kourtenay Mott, LEED GA, Marketing Manager at One Lux Studio with the Mary Findlen Professional Development Grant, and Kristen Sibilia, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, Partner and Principal at Dattner Architects, with the Principal of the Year Award at the SMPS-NY’s Annual Awards Gala on 06.04.15. The Gala will also bestow awards on The Berman Group; Microdesk; EYP; HLB Lighting Design; FXFOWLE; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; and FieldLens…The Holcim Foundation’s 4th Global Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction honored The Dryline by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group and One Architecture with a Bronze Award… The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded a Fellowship in Architecture, Planning & Design to Michael Sorkin.
Spector Group has launched a Latin America Studio, to be led by Marc B. Spector, AIA, NCARB, and John Newcomb of Newcomb + Associates.
Thomas Cavanagh, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to Principal and Executive Vice President at Mancini•Duffy.
Karen Kubey has stepped down as Executive Director of the Institute for Public Architecture…Susan Henshaw Jones, Ronay Menschel Director of the Museum of the City of New York, will retire in December 2015.