Fellows in the News: Angotti, Berke, Bell, Fisher, Floyd, Griffin, Holl, Mayne, Norten, Pasquarelli, Sauerbruch, & Stein

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

A study by Tom Angotti and Picture the Homeless revealed that New York City is home to enough vacant lots and buildings to house its entire homeless population–with room to spare; Deborah Berke’s Yale architecture students are designing an urban bourbon distillery in downtown Louisville; Rick Bell was profiled by the Epoch Times; the latest episode of CUNY-TV’s Citywide program features Ken Fisher interviewing Working Families Party leader Camille Rivera; Chadwick Floyd is designing the expansion of Waterford, Connecticut’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center; MLive.com interviewed Board Member Toni Griffin about the long-term strategic planning initiative she’s leading for the Detroit Works Program; Patron Steven Holl was selected to design the expansion of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Dallas Morning News walked through Board Member Thom Mayne’s almost-complete Perot Museum of Nature & Science with the architect; Board Member Enrique Norten gave a presentation on how sustainable architecture can catalyze community development at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos; Gregg Pasquarelli’s firm has just released its first monograph, SHoP: Out of Practice; Matthias Sauerbruch’s Low2No complex in Helsinki’s former docklands (pictured at left) is cited as an exemplary mixed use project in a Telegraph piece on the greening of residential architecture; and Achva Benzinberg Stein’s dazzling new Moroccan Courtyard at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is featured in this month’s Landscape Architecture Magazine.

Fellows in the News: Balfour, Balsley, Berman, Coen, Dykers, Fleming, Floyd, Flint, Libeskind, Schrag, & White

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture, led by Alan Balfour, recently completed the $9.5 million renovation of their new home, the Hinman Research Building, in Atlanta; Thomas Balsley and Shane Coen will both serve on the jury for ASLA’s 2011 Student Awards; Construction of the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s BNYC 92 facility, designed by Matthew Berman, is in full swing, and the building will open in November 2011; Craig Dykers’ Snøhetta has been shortlisted in the competition to design the Victoria & Albert’s Exhibition Road expansion; Newport’s lavish Bellevue Avenue has been enlivened by a series of Heritage Trail-esque markers by Ronald Lee Fleming’s Townscape Institute; Chad Floyd recently penned a paean to energy efficiency at Jetson Green; Anthony Flint joined the debate about a “new kind of Modernism” at ArchitectureBoston; The NY Observer interviewed Daniel Libeskind about his continued involvement in the reconstruction process at the World Trade Center; Jonathan Schrag spoke to Risk.net about the future of carbon trading in the US; and Henry M. White will design a new network of public spaces at a planned neighborhood in Chandigarh, India (pictured at left).

Fellows in the News: Arad, Enquist, Floyd, Owens, Walker, Weisz, and White

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Water flowed for the first time last week at the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero (pictured at left), designed by Michael Arad and Peter Walker, during a brief test of the 30-foot-tall waterfalls; Philip Enquist was recently interviewed by ArchDaily about his work as the lead urban designer at SOM’s Chicago headquarters; the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, MA, celebrated the opening of their Chadwick Floyd-designed addition just yesterday; this month’s issue of Landscape Architecture magazine features a cover story on Nancy Owens’ North Park project in Fort Totten, Queens [PDF]; Claire Weisz’s WXY Architects was named one of eleven finalists in a competition to design a new bridge near Brown University in Providence, RI; and Henry M. White, III, was recently honored for his work on the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway in New Jersey.