Fellows in the News: Arad, Bell, Berman, Bubriski, Griffin, Handel, Mayne, Norten, Sauerbruch

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Winning proposals from the Sukkah City competition, which were selected by a panel of judges that included Michael Arad, Rick Bell, and Board Member Thom Mayne, go on view from September 19-20 in New York’s Union Square; Matt Berman’s (pictured at left) firm workshop/apd was recently named [PDF] a “Generation Next” firm in Departures Magazine’s September style issue; Wanda Bubriski has been invited to join the board of the Society of Architectural Historians; the most recent issue of Next American City magazine features an interview with Board Member Toni Griffin on her work in Detroit; Steven Handel has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of the journal Ecological Restoration, a quarterly published by the University of Wisconsin Press; and both Mattias Sauerbruch (who was recently awarded the commission for the M9 Museum in Venice) and Board Member Enrique Norten will serve as judges at this year’s World Architecture Festival in Barcelona.

Open Cities 2010 Call for Partners

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Rebuilding a Sustainable Haiti media partner Next American City recently issued a Call for Partners for their upcoming Open Cities 2010 conference, which will convene top federal urban policy officials, cutting edge designers and programmers, and leading think tank theorists in Washington, DC, for two days of discussion of the future of American cities. If you are interested in getting involved in the planning of this event, check out the project page here.

http://americancity.org/opencities2010