by Camila Schaulson Frenz
The winners of the design100 2014 New York Design Awards, presented at Steelcase on 05.20.14 as the closing event for NYCxDesign, include: STUDIO V Architecture for Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway; Family and PlayLab for +Pool; STUDIOS Architecture for Shuttercock Headquarters; Gwynne McCue Interiors for Transformer Tea House Dining Room; and dlandstudio architecture and landscape architecture for BQ Green; Built/NYC at the NYC Department of Design + Construction wins the Design Champion Award. AIANY executive director Rick Bell, FAIA, presented a special award to the City of New York…
The Society for Marketing Professional Services New York (SMPS-NY) Marketing Communications Awards winners include: Stantec; HLB Lighting Design; WB Engineers+Consultants; SBLM Architects; SOM; Perkins+Will; and Mircrodesk. Connie Luongo of SBLM Architects is the recipient of this year’s Mary Findlen Professional Development Grant and Sharyn Yorio of VJ Associates will receive the Pinnacle Award…The nominees for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize and the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Architecture include: Atelier Jean Nouvel, Marvel Architects, Studio Daniel Libeskind, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, LTL Architects, Rogers Partners Architects+Urban Designers, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, WEISS/MANFREDI, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Rafael Viñoly Architects, Allied Works Architecture, REX, OMA, Davis Brody Bond, SANAA, Thomas Balsley Associates, Snøhetta, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, LOT-EK, West 8 urban design & landscape architecture, Steven Holl Architects, Architecture Research Office (ARO), Bernheimer Architecture, Perkins+Will, James Corner Field Operations, and SHoP Architects…
Mayor Bill de Blasio has named Meenakshi Srinivasan as NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Chair…Raju Mann of the Municipal Art Society has been named the NYC City Council’s Land Use Director… Barbara Spandorf, AIA, LEED AP, has been named Assistant Commissioner of Libraries & Grants/Pass Through Programs at the NYC Department of Design + Construction…
Billy Chi Hing Kwan is the new Director of the Library at the New York School of Interior Design… Ilias Papageorgiou has been promoted to partner at SO-IL.
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