Fellows in the News

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Cosentini Associates has just appointed Gretchen Bank as their Director of Business Development and Marketing; Andrew Bernheimer has been announced as the new director for Parsons’ Master in Architecture program; Ken Fisher interviewed Camille Rivera, a leader In the Working Families Party in New York, for his CityWide talk show on 2/15; as part of their AEC Knowledge series, the AIANY released “Sustainable High Density Affordable Housing,” a new digital course presented by Mark GinsbergChris Hardwicke’s Ravine City concept is featured in the new book Carrot City: Creating Places for Urban Agriculture (pictured at left)Patron Steven Holl and Board Member Thom Mayne are finalists to design the first academic building on Cornell’s new Roosevelt Island campus (Holl’s Zaituny Bay project was also recently profiled in the New York Times); David Manfredi recently presented Elkus Manfredi’s proposed “Ink Block” mixed-use development to a public forum in Boston; The Architect’s Newspaper profiled the Queens Plaza revamp designed by Linda Pollak’s firmthe March issue of Dwell features the ‘Ghost Houses’ project by Ted SheltonEthel Sheffer has been selected to join the AICP College of Fellows and will be inducted at the National Planning Conference in April; finally, congratulations to Beverly Willis, whose Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation celebrated its tenth anniversary on 2/21.

Fellows’ Events & Exhibitions: November 8-14, 2010

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Omar Blaik and Board Member Toni Griffin will both participate in CEOs for Cities’ Urban Leaders Summit 2010 in Detroit on 11/8/10 (and while we’re on the subject, don’t miss this excellent profile of Griffin’s work in Detroit in Architect); Kate Orff will speak about Living Cities at the NY Botanical Garden on 11/8/10; Michael Manfredi will join an Architectural League-organized panel in New York about Muju, Korea’s planned Taekwondo Park on 11/9/10; Barbara Wilks will join another League panel discussing Hudson River Park on 11/13/10; Las Vegas Studio, an exhibition of images from the archives of Patrons Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown (pictured at left), opened at Chicago’s Graham Foundation on 10/28/10 and will run through 2/19/11; and Chris Hardwicke’s Ravine City is featured in the urban-ag exhibition Carrot City at Parsons in New York now through 12/15/10.

(Image provided courtesy of Venturi, Scott Brown, and Associates, Inc.)