Philip Freelon (LF '90) broke ground on the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture last week in Washington DC.
Arthur Huang (MArch '04), co-founder of Miniwiz SED, has been selected as the first Taiwanese entrepreneur for the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s Venture Fellows program.
The GSD Design Robotics Group (DRG) has been selected to lead a cluster during the 2012 SmartGeometry workshops that will take place in Troy, New York from March 19-24.
Chee Pearlman (Loeb Fellow '11) will join architect David Rockwell of Rockwell Group in curating 'The Design Studio," a session on design and creativity at this year's TED Conference in Long Beach, California on March 1. The session will feature a range of contributors to explore creative development, design innovation, and using art and design to mold the human experience.
Deborah Freedman (MArch '86) has left the practice of architecture to build worlds in children's picture books. Blue Chicken was released by Viking in 2011 to three starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and School Library Journal, and was on Kirkus's list of "Best Children's Books of 2011".
Eric Randolph (MArch '86) is designing a new soccer stadium in Sao Paulo, Brasil, for the Corinthians F.C. Randolph is a Sports practice project manager at the Gensler–Los Angeles office.
A recently completed project by Ben Ledbetter (MArch '84) has won first place in the Connecticut Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Awards for 2011.
Venice-based Spedstudio, founded by Saverio Panata (MArch '08), has won the competiton for the Aalst masterplan in Belgium. The integrated schematic design for 40 hectares will include 800 dwellings.
The 2012 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has elevated RTKL’s Timothy Twomey, MArch '78, to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession.