Fellows in the News

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

The State Department’s Bureau of Overseas Building Operations shortlisted Craig Dykers’ Snøhetta and Board Member Thom Mayne’s Morphosis to design the New Embassy Compound in Mexico City; RPA Fellow Alex Marshall reviewed Institute Founder Ann Ferebee and Jeff Byles’ recent book, A History of Design from the Victorian Era to the Present; Anthony Flint reported on the annual TED conference and Prize winner, ‘The City 2.0′; Board Chair Michael Sorkin’s New York City Steady State plan (pictured at left) was profiled on the green design blog, inhabitat; and for the blog of the BMW Guggenheim Lab, June Williamson wrote about ‘Retrofitting for Fecundity’ and her speculative retrofit of a big-box center in L.A.

Fellows in the News: Angotti, Bell, Berman, Blaik, Ferebee, Flint, Hartmann, Holl, Pasquarelli, Rogers, & Safdie

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Tom Angotti criticized Mayor Bloomberg’s PlaNYC for not focusing enough on providing affordable housing in the Gotham Gazette; The Epoch Times interviewed Rick Bell about how the economic recovery will affect the architectural profession; Inhabitat interviewed Matt Berman about workshop/apd’s GreeNOLA project; land-use advocacy organization The Fayette Alliance has launched a campaign to bring Omar Blaik to Lexington to help develop a plan for enhancing the relationship between that city and its anchor institutions; the New York Times plugged IfUD Founder Ann Ferebee’s new book, A History of Design form the Victorian Era to the Present; Anthony Flint wrote for The Angle about how bike-sharing could improve traffic in Boston; John Hartmann spoke to Brian Lehrer about his map for WNYC’s “New Littles” feature (pictured at left), popped up in an Architect profile of the non-profit SUPERFRONT, and launched a new Kickstarter fundraising initiative for his +FARM project; a+t released a new book on mixed use hybrid buildings with a preface written by Patron Steven Holl; Gregg Pasquarelli talked to Architect about the launch of SHoP Construction, while Paul Goldberger reviewed the firm’s newly-opened East River Esplanade in the New Yorker; Christopher Hawthorne reviewed Rob Rogers’ firm Rogers Marvel’s winning proposal for the redesign of Washington DC’s Ellipse; and Moshe Safdie was announced as the architect for Bishan Central, a planned 540-unit residential skyscraper in Singapore.

Fellows in the News: Gelb, Greenberg, Mayne, Newman, Norten, Sauerbruch, & Ryall

Friday, March 4th, 2011

DNAinfo.com spoke with Stephanie Gelb about a recent tussle over the use of recreational space in Battery Park City; eOculus recapped a recent panel discussion, featuring Beth Greenberg, on the extension of NYC’s #7 subway line; Kenneth Greenberg compared his plans for client Ryerson University’s bid to establish a face on Toronto’s famed Younge Street to NYU’s presence on Washington Square Park; Inhabitat explored Board Member Thom Mayne’s new  campus for Giant Interactive in Shanghai (pictured at left); Herbert Newman’s firm was announced as the winner of a design competition for the Slover Memorial Library in Norfolk, VA; Architectural Record reviewed Board Member Enrique Norten’s renovation of the Chopo Museum in Mexico City; Land Securities released new designs by Matthias Sauerbruch’s for an office complex on London’s Old Bailey, and the Guardian profiled the architect’s recently-completed renovation of the Turkentor Gallery in Munich; and William Ryall’s Harlem loft is featured in the February issue of Dwell.