by Camila Schaulson Frenz
The 2017 NYCxDESIGN Awards winners include Restaurant 1683 by Gaggenau (Architectural Pop Up); “New York at its Core” by Studio Joseph, Pentagram, and Local Projects (Exhibition/Installation); Riverdale Country School Upper Learning Building by Architecture Research Office (Education); Public Safety Answering Center II by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (Government/Institutional); the Best Friends Animal Society Adoption Center by RA-DA (Greater Good); Equinox Gym by INC Architecture & Design (Health & Wellness); USTA Grandstand Stadium by ROSSETTI (Outdoor/Urban Landscape); Arlo Soho by AvroKO (Boutique Hotel); Four Seasons Hotel Downtown by Yabu Pushelberg (Chain Hotel); Nobu Downtown by Rockwell Group; Leuca and Westlight by Studio Munge (Restaurant and Bar); Gensler New York Office by Gensler (Creative Office); Publicis North America Headquarters by Clive Wilkinson Architects (Corporate Office); Etsy Headquarters by Gensler (Tech Office); 195 Broadway Lobby, Retail Spaces, and Galleria by Gabellini Sheppard Associates; 135 West 52nd Street by CetraRuddy Architecture (Commercial Lobby); 432 Lounge by Bentel and Bentel Architects (Residential Lobby/Amenity Space); Boston Road Supportive Housing by Alexander Gorlin Architects (Low-Income Multi-Unit Residential); 35XV by FXFOWLE (Multi-Unit Residential Building); Greenwich Village Loft by Robert Kahn Architect (Apartment); Paul Rudolph West Village Restoration by Steven Harris Architects and Fox Nahem (Townhouse); West Village Conversion by Gluckman Tang Architects and Nina Seirafi Interior Design; Bleecker Street Loft by Lubrano Ciavarra Architects (Kitchen and Bath); Barneys New York Downtown Flagship by Steven Harris Architects (High Fashion Retail); Adidas by Gensler and Checkland Kinlesydes (Mixed Retail); Cadillac House by Gensler (Showroom); Statue of Liberty Museum by FXFOWLE (On the Boards); New York Public Library – 53rd Street Branch by TEN Arquitectos (NYCxDESIGN X-Factor).
The 2017 MAS MASterworks Awards honored The Montauk Club by Bone/Levine Architects (Best Restoration), A/D/O by nARCHITECTS (Best Adaptive Reuse); New Lab by Marvel Architects and Macro Sea (Best Neighborhood Catalyst); New York Public Library – 53rd Street Branch by TEN Arquitectos (Best New Urban Amenity); Public Safety Answering Center II by Skidmore Owings & Merrill (Beset New Infrastructure); Governors Island Phase 2: The Hills by Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects and West 8 Urban Design (Best Urban Landscape); and the Roy and Diana Vagelos Center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Gensler (Best New Building)… Claire Weisz, FAIA, Principal-in-Charge, and Adam Lubinsky, PhD, AICP, Managing Principal, at WXY architecture + urban design, were cited among Fast Company’s “The Most Creative People in Business 2017” for “Building with a Purpose”…Peter Marino, FAIA, Principal of Peter Marino Architect, will be honored at the Museum of the City of New York’s Spring Symposium & Luncheon with the 2017 City of Design Award…Fradkin & McAlpin Architects received the 2017 Preservation Award from the Chatham Historical Society.
James von Klemperer, FAIA, RIBA, President and Design Principal at KPF, has been elected Board President of the Urban Design Forum…Jared Della Valle, CEO and Founder of Alloy, has been named Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Van Alen Institute.
New Jersey-based Jenkins & Grey has been acquired byh Mancini Duffy.
Greg Keffer, AIA, LEED AP, has been elevated to Partner at the Rockwell Group…Hoffman Architects has promoted Tai Mahmuti, LEED GA, to Senior Project Coordinator; and Joseph A. Madaghiele, Steffany Malarik, Assoc. AIA, and Richard W. Off, Assoc. AIA, to Senior Project Representatives.