Fellows in the News

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Matt Blesso discussed Bushwick’s burgeoning real estate future in Metro New York; an Architectural Record article about Via Verde (pictured left) included comments by Lance Jay Brown, a founding member of the development’s steering committee; Brown, and the AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee he co-chairs, was also featured in an Architect article about rising sea levels; Anthony Flint wrote about digital public art in Atlantic Cities; the Washington Post reviewed Daniel Libeskind’s exhibit at the Goethe Institut in Washington, DC; Engineering News-Record gave an in depth account of the structural engineering of the forthcoming Barclays Center designed by Gregg Pasquarelli’s SHoP Architects; Linda Pollak’s transformation of Queens Plaza was featured in the Wall Street Journal; Metropolis profiled Robert Rogers’ firm; Michael Stepner spoke to the U-T San Diego about planning lessons learned from teaching in Madrid.

Fellows’ Honors and Awards

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Richard Dattner’s firm won an Innovative Architecture and Design Award for its tennis center at Princeton University (pictured at left); the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat awarded its lifetime achievement honor to Helmut Jahn; “The Passage: A Moving Memorial” by Mary Miss won a Design Excellence Award from the City of New York; Ted Shelton was honored with an AIA National Small Projects award for his restoration and creation of the Ghost Houses in Knoxville, TN; Peter Walker won the 2012 ASLA Design Medal; Walker’s firm was also shortlisted to design the grounds for one of the world’s largest research facilities, to be built in Sweden.

Fellows’ Honors and Awards

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Society of Marketing Professional Services honored Richard Dattner’s firm and Andrew Whalley’s Grimshaw Architects for their green, affordable Via Verde; Craig Dykers’ Snøhetta won an Honor Award from the Toledo chapter of the AIA for the Wolfe Center for the Arts at Bowling Green State University (pictured at left); tomorrow (5/3), Beverly Willis will be named a Leader for the 21st Century at the Women’s eNews gala in New York.

Fellows’ New Projects

Monday, April 9th, 2012

The Dempsey (pictured at left), a sustainable, affordable housing complex in Harlem designed by Richard Dattner’s firm, celebrated its opening; the University of Massachusetts has announced that David Manfredi’s Elkus Manfredi will design a new bioprocessing center for their Dartmouth campus; India saw the opening of its first Park Hyatt hotel, located in Hyderabad and developed by John Portman & Associates; Board Member Claire Weisz and her WXY Architecture + Urban Design have been chosen as lead designers for the East River Blueway, a community-based waterfront planning initiative in Manhattan.

Fellows’ Awards & Honors: Dattner, Hutton, Portman, & Whalley

Friday, June 10th, 2011

The City of New York’s Public Design Commission will present Richard Dattner with an Award for Excellence for the design of the Spring Street Salt Shed (pictured at left) at a ceremony on June 20th; at last month’s AIA convention in New Orleans, Ernie Hutton was honored with an Associate Award in recognition of his service to the AIANY chapter; the Atlanta City Council voted to rename downtown’s Harris Street in honor of John Portman; and Andrew Whalley was named as the new Deputy Chairman of Grimshaw Architects.

Fellows in the News: Dattner, Dubbeldam, Guiney, Hartmann, Ho, Holl, Norten, Rice, & Rogers

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Renderings of Ocean Dreams (pictured at left), a mixed-use complex of high-rises on the Coney Island Boardwalk designed by Richard Dattner’s firm, was unveiled; the April issue of Interior Design magazine features an eight-page spread on Board Member Winka Dubbeldam’s new Ports 1961 flagship in Shanghai; Executive Director Anne Guiney was interviewed about how changes in zoning and policy in New York are impacting the East Village; Alison Arieff called John Hartmann’s Bright Dawn Farm project “a glimmer of hope” for the future of suburbia in a New York Times Opinionator article on Droog’s recent Open House event in Levittown; the latest Architect magazine features a survey of national architecture policies by Board Member Cathy Lang Ho; construction is wrapping up on not one, but two new museums designed by Patron Steven Holl, in France and China; Board Member Enrique Norten’s zig-zagging Mercedes House tower opened in Manhattan; the New York Public Library kicked off construction on Lyn Rice’s Hamilton Grange Branch Teen Center; and Rob Rogers’ firm was named as one of five finalists in the competition to re-design DC’s Ellipse, in front of the White House.

Dattner Wins GSA Design Award

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Fellow Richard Dattner’s firm was recently announced as the recipient of one of the General Services Administration’s 2010 Design Awards for the green modernization of the Peter W. Rodino Federal Building in Newark, NJ. Congratulations to Richard and everyone at Dattner Architects!

Rose and Dattner Restore Property in North Harlem

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Institute fellows Jonathan Rose and Richard Dattner are working together to restore the first black-owned property in New York. The apartment buildings, in North Harlem, will be remade as affordable, sustainable housing. [http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/archives/5393]

Dattner Architects Publish New Monograph

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

dattner-monographDattner Architects (fellows Richard Dattner and Beth Greenberg) have just published a monograph of their recent work, with an introduction by Kent Barwick. You may buy the book online.