by Camila Schaulson Frenz
02.20.14: Architect magazine celebrated its 61st Annual P/A Awards at The Modern. (l-r) Jesse Reiser, AIA, RUR Architecture (a P/A winner); John Morris Dixon, FAIA, former Editor-in-Chief of Progressive Architecture; Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, 2014 AIANY President; and designer Debora K. Reiser (Jesse Reiser’s mother) were in attendance.
02.20.14: (l-r) Katie Gerfen, Senior Editor, Architect magazine; Rick Bell, FAIA, AIANY Executive Director; Amy Stroud, HMWhite Site Architects; and Ned Cramer, Editor-in-Chief, Architect magazine, attended the 61st Annual P/A Awards at The Modern.
02.25.14: (l-r) Michael Porto, Director of Outreach and Planning at Metropolitan Waterfront Alliace; Kim Mathews, RLA, ASLA, Principal, Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects; Jane Stageberg and Timothy Bade, Principals, Bade Stageberg Cox; Deborah Marton, Executive Director, New York Restoration Project (NYRP); and Martin Cox, Principal, Bade Stageberg Cox, were speakers at “Engaging the Harlem River: NYRP EDGEucation Pavilion & Sherman Creek Park.”
02.28.14: The organizers and speakers of “MTA Capital Needs Assessment Part 2: Looking Ahead – The Next 20 Year Capital Plan,” Joshua Goldwitz, Deputy Director, Capital Program Management at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority; Robert Eisenstat, AIA, and Jeff Dugan, AIA, Co-chairs, AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; and Judith Kunoff, Chief Architect, New York City Transit, gathered to discuss the future of public mass transportation in NYC.
03.03.14: (l-r) Joanna Peska, FAIA, NYPL; Richard Dattner, FAIA, and Joseph Coppola, AIA, Dattner Architects, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Washington Heights Library, which recently reopened after a four-year construction period.
03.04.14: Joan Clos, Executive Director, United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), and Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, attended the Ford Foundation’s New York Planning Reception for the World Urban Forum in Medellin, Colombia.
03.04.14: At “Mind the Gap: Closing the Bridge Between Design Intent and Performance,” speakers discussed common discrepancies in the industry that lead to a gap between expectations and results. (l-r) Charles F. Murphy, Jr., PE, LEED AP BD+C, Jaros Baum & Bolles; Jennifer Dudgeon, AIANY Committee on the Environment; Ryan Lean, Jaros Baum & Bolles; Michael Gubbins, Albanese Organization; and Michael Tillou, Atelier Ten.