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September 15, 2016
by Camila Schaulson Frenz

The 2016 American Architecture Awards, organized by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, awarded projects including the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Children’s Hospital of Illinois, and the Health Neuroscience Center of Excellence by CannonDesign; St. Ann’s Warehouse by Marvel Architects; Tongva Park and Ken Genser Square by James Corner Field Operations; National Sawdust by BUREAU V; the Cornell University Stocking Hall Rehabilitation and Addition by Mitchell | Giurgola Architects; Zeraga Avenue EMS Station by Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects; Westmoreland Museum of American Art by Ennead Architects; Public Media Commons by DLANDSTUDIO Architecture + Landscape; University of Houston University Center Transformation by EYP; 7 Bryant Park by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; Stanford Central Energy Facility, the University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, and UCSD Biomedical Research Facility Unit 2 by ZGF Architects; NASA Orbit Pavilion and Head in the Clouds Pavilion by StudioKCA; and Los Angeles River Urban Agriculture Plan by Perkins+Will…The winners of Co.Design’s 2016 Innovation by Design Awards include New York-based nARCHITECTS for Carmel Place and Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects for Hunts Point Landing.

The honorees for Pratt Institute’s Legends 2016 Scholarship Benefit are William T. Georgis, Founder, William T. Georgis Architect; Shirley Hill, Founder and President, InterArch; and Angela Conner, Sculptor…The New York Preservation Archive Project will honor Robert A.M. Stern, FAIA, Founder of Robert A.M. Stern Architects, with the Preservation Award…Interior Design’s 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees include New York-based Anda Andrei, President of Anda Andrei Design; and Brad Zizmor and Dag Folger, Founders of Architecture + Information.

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the nomination of Michael Samuelian, FAIA, Vice President, Related Companies, as President and CEO of Governors Island… Jorge Daniel Veneciano, formerly Executive Director of El Museo del Barrio, has been appointed the Nanette L. Laitman Director of the Museum of Arts and Design.

Macaulay Campbell has been named Director of Brand Strategy at Ted Moudis AssociatesJohn J. Hoffmann, FAIA, Owner and President of Hoffman Architects, has named Senior Architects Erin L. Kesegi, AIA; and Benjamin J. Robinson, AIA, as joint owners of the firm, and welcomes Maureen J. Dobbins as Business Development Director.

Alan Goldstein, AIA, of Goldstein Hill & West Architects (GHWA) has announced his retirement at the end of 2016.

John Belle, FAIA, Founding Partner, Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners, has passed away.

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