Names in the News

Projects by NYC-based firms recognized with AIA 2016 Institute Honor Awards include: the Smithsonian Master Plan for the South Campus Mall by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group; the Asia Society Hong Kong Center by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects; PivotApartment by Architecture Workshop; St. Patrick’s Cathedral Conservation, Renovation & Systems Upgrade by Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects; and Henderson-Hopkins School by Rogers Partners.

The Beverly Willis Architect Foundation Leadership Awards Gala will honor William J. Gilbane, Jr., and William J. Gilbane III, Gilbane Building Company (Foundation Award); Julia Donoho, Legal Constructs, and AIA National Board (Pillar Award); Cindy Allen, Interior Design Magazine (Scroll Award); Richard Anderson, New York Building Congress (Keystone Award); Gwendolyn Wright, Columbia University (Oculus Award); and Lori Brown and Nina Freedman, ArchiteXX (Tribune Award)…The Institute of Classical Architecture’s 2016 Bulfinch Awards recognized NYC-based Ferguson & Shamamian Architects for a new residence in West Tisbury, MA, and Robert A.M. Stern Architects for the Fitness and Aquatics Center at Brown University.

Skanska USA’s Richard Cavallaro has been appointed chair of the New York City Building Congress, succeeding Thornton Tomasetti’s Tom Scarangello…The Van Alen Institute has welcomed Jing Liu, SO-IL; Kim Herforth Nielsen, 3XN; and Raymond Quinn, Arup, to its Board of Trustees. Haptic Architects, Mecanoo, Studio Libeskind, and Trahan Architects have joined the Van Alen International Council.

Perkins Eastman has established a Dallas office with luxury hospitality design firm ForrestPerkins.

The board of directors of HOK has unanimously selected Bill Hellmuth, AIA, as Chief Executive Officer…Jen Stencel, AIA, LEED AP, and Christopher Jones, AIA, have been promoted to Senior Associates at Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP)…Rebecca Dorris Steiger, CID, IIDA, LEED AP BD+C, has been appointed Associate Partner at ZGF ArchitectsDattner Architects has promoted Catherine Selby, AIA, LEED AP, to Associate Principal; Gia Mainiero, AIA, LEED AP, and Rachel Ehrlich, AIA, LEED AP, have been named Senior Associates; and Venesa Alicea, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP, Daniella LaRocca, AIA, Robert Drake, AIA, Mia Lee, AIA, and Keith Engel, AIA, LEED AP, have been named Associates…Rogers Partners has promoted Elizabeth Stoel, AIA, LEED AP, to Associate Partner, and Zora Boyadzhieva, Johanna Dickson, AIA, LEED AP, Hermen Jansen, CPHD, and Chris Junkin, AIA, to Associates…Andrew Franz Architect has promoted Jaime Donate, AIA, LEED AP, and North Keeragool to Associates.