Names in the News

VIA 57 West by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group won the 2016 International Highrise Award. Finalists included Four World Trade Center by Maki & Associates and 432 Park Avenue by Viñoly…The ICSC Asia Pacific Shopping Center Awards were conferred on AEON Mall Okinawa Rycom by LAGUARDA.LOW Architects; Lotte World Mall by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, Benoy, and Leonard Design Architects; and the SM Mega Fashion Hall renovation by Arquitectonica.

The Museum of Arts and Deign posthumously honored Zaha Hadid at its Mad Ball on 11.01.16.

Philip Freelon, Managing and Design Director of Perkins+Will North Carolina, and Harvard GSD recently announced the Philip Freelon Fellowship Fund to provide expanded academic opportunities of African-American and other under-represented architecture and design students at the GSD.

Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Laurie Hawkinson, RA, Partner at Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects, to the NYC Public Design Commission.