by Kristen Richards Hon. ASLA Hon. AIA
05.01.13: William Pedersen, FAIA, Founding Design Partner, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, and Jill N. Lerner, FAIA, are interviewed by NY1’s Roger Clark at the opening of “Design(in) The Heart of New York,” a two-month exhibition that showcases the 26-acre Hudson Yards development. The exhibition is on view at the Center for Architecture through 06.30.13.
04.23.13: (l-r) Samara Swanston, Legislative Counsel for the City Council Committee on Environmental Protection, Councilmember James Gennaro, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Alex Posner, NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Project Director, and DDC Commissioner David Burney, FAIA, celebrated the signing of legislation encouraging use of ground source geothermal systems. AIANY helped shape the bill.
04.24.13: Cass Gilbert’s Woolworth Building celebrated its Centennial on Wednesday, 04.24.13, as the City’s Department of Transportation rolled out the first of its Citibike stations, including this one at City Hall Park.
04.25.13: The Center for Architecture welcomed the kick-off reception of the 28th Annual AIDS Walk New York, which raises funds for Gay Men’s Health Crisis and more than 40 other AIDS service organizations. Shown here are Marjorie Hill, CEO of GMHC, and Rick Bell, FAIA, AIANY Executive Director.