Names in the News

Phu Hoang, AIA, and Rachely Rotem of MODU, 2016 New Practices New York winners, were awarded the 2016-2017 Rome Prize in Architecture… The Cooper Hewitt 2016 National Design Awards honored Moshe Safdie, FAIA, with the Lifetime Achievement Award and The Center for Urban Pedagogy with the Corporate and Institutional Achievement Award…At its Annual Cocktail Benefit on 05.04.16, the Salvadori Center recognized Via Verde co-designers Vincent Chang, AIA, RIBA, Managing Partner, Grimshaw Architects, and Richard Dattner, FAIA, Founder, Dattner Architects (Design Award); Shola Olatoye, Chair and CEO, New York City Housing Authority (Public Service Award); and Joseph A. Ienuso, Senior Vice President for Capital Project Development and Financial Operations, Northwell Health.

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Chair and CEO Shola Olatoye announced the appointment of Nnenna Lynch, Director of Development at The Georgetown Company, to the NYCHA Board…The University of South California’s American Academy in China (AAC) has named Michael Sorkin, Principal, Michael Sorkin Studio, and Distinguished Professor of Architecture, City College of New York, the program’s inaugural research fellow.

Thornton Tomasetti has launched the Thornton Tomasetti Weidlinger Innovation Accelerator (TTWiiN) to develop and commercialize new technologies for the AEC industry.

Jack Suben, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, has joined Stantec as Principal…Ximena Rodriguez has been named Partner at CetraRuddy…Denham Wolf Real Estate Services has welcomed AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee member Gisela Garrett as Director of Marketing & Communications.