Fellows’ Events & Exhibits: July 15-31, 2011

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Our friends at the Design Trust for Public Space will host one of their Public Space Potlucks at Barbara Wilks‘ Harlem Piers Park on 7/20 (pictured at left); Craig Dykers will participate in the Forum for Urban Design’s Next Urbanism discussion at Scandanavia House on 7/27; Ernie Hutton will moderate a panel on PlaNYC at the Center for Architecture on 7/29; and an exhibit of AIA Connecticut’s Design Awards winners, including work by Herbert Newman, will be on view in Clinton through 7/31.

Fellows in the News: Durst, Holl, Jahn, Manfredi, Orff, Pasquarelli, Sassen, & Weisz

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Developer Douglas Durst revealed the hotly-anticipated renderings of his W57 development (pictured at left), which is being designed by Danish rising star Bjarke Ingels; Nicolai Ouroussoff wrote a rave review in the Times for Patron Steven Holl’s design for a new Long Island City library; Chicago Tribune critic Blair Kamin spoke with Helmut Jahn about the unique pleasures and perils of airport terminal design; the University of Pennsylvania recently broke ground on the Michael Manfredi-designed Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology; Kate Orff’s “oyster-tecture” project has been popping up everywhere recently: in Grist, the Guardian, Metropolis, the PSFK blog, and on TED.com; Gregg Pasquarelli’s SHoP Architects was named as the architect of the first residential tower at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Yards megadevelopment; Board Member Saskia Sassen made a splash with the cheekily-titled (and highly-enjoyable) article “Talking back to your intelligent city”; and the Architect’s Newspaper took a virtual walk through Claire Weisz’s plans for the revamp of NYC’s Cooper Square/Astor Place, while the Times announced Weisz as the architect for an expansion of Soho’s Drawing Center.