Names in the News

Fast Company’s Innovation Design Awards honor Skidmore, Owings & Merrill for All Aboard Florida (City Solutions); Local Projects for Sciplay Noticing Tools (Data Visuatization) and their work for Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (Experience), and Pentagram for MIT Media Lab’s identity (Graphic Design).

Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences have received an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant to establish a Center for Spatial Research.

Deborah Berke, FAIA, Founder of Deborah Berke Partners, has been named the next dean of the Yale School of ArchitectureGail Anderson has been named Director of Design at SVA’S Visual Arts Press.

Amy Hau, formerly Director of Administration and External Affairs at the Noguchi Museum, will lead operations and direct communications and marketing for WXY Architecture + Urban Design.