November 2, 2022
by: AIA New York

Promotions and New Hires

Perkins Eastman has promoted Rachel Birnboim, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Salema Gumbs; Cristian Mare; Valerie Mutterperl, AIA, LEED AP; Andrés Pastoriza, AIA, LEED AP; Abbas Uddin; and Steven Wright, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB; to Principal. David Larson, AIA; Peggy MgGrath; and Matthew Young, AIA, LEED GA, have been promoted to Associate Principal.

SOM has promoted Carrie Moore, AIA, LEED GA, to Technical Design Partner; Olin McKenzie, AIA, NCARB, to Design Partner; and Julia Murphy, AIA, LEED AP, to Managing Partner.

Institutional, Government, and Media

How Sheen Pau and Joseph Lione have been named Associate Commissioners of Coastal Resiliency at the NYC Department of Design and Construction, where they will oversee major shoreline protection programs such as East Side Coastal Resiliency and the Brooklyn Bridge-Montgomery Coastal Resiliency project.

Morgan Monaco has been appointed as the new President of the Prospect Park Alliance.

Holly Leicht has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Madison Square Park Conservancy.

Scott Lauer has been named Director of Capital Projects at the School of Visual Arts.

Benedict Hobson and Wai Shin Li appointed as co-CEOs of Dezeen, following the unexpected death of founder and CEO Marcus Fairs.

Awards and Recognitions

J. Yolande Daniels, Co-founding Design Principal, studioSUMO; Deborah Berke, FAIA, LEED AP, Partner, Deborah Berke Partners; and Michael Van Valkenburgh, Creative Director, MVVA; have been inducted into the National Academy of Design.

The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation recognized Fiona Cousins, Director, Americas Region Chair, Arup; J. Meejin Yoon, Gale and Ira Drukier Dean, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, and Co-founding Partner, Höweler + Yoon; and Elaine Molinar, AIA, LEED AP, Partner, Managing Director – The Americas, Snøhetta; at the 2022 Bevy Leadership Awards Celebration.


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