James S. Lee (MArch '78), Founder of iContinuum Group, has been awarded a one-year research grant from the Urban China Initiative, a Beijing-based research partnership between the McKinsey & Company, Tsinghua University and Columbia University.
Betsy Otto (LF '07) recently joined the Markets and Enterprise Program at the World Resources Institute, a global environmental think tank in Washington, DC. She is directing WRI’s Aqueduct project, a global water risk assessment and mapping tool to inform private and public sector investment and water management decisions. The Aqueduct project team engages business, NGOs and governments for positive change in managing water resources worldwide.
Silvia Benedito, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, and Alexander Häusler (MArchII '04) have been selected as finalists for the Bayern-Oil site development Competition in Ingolstadt, Germany.
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.
Mitchell Joachim MAUD '02 and Maria Aiolova MAUD '02 were among the winners of the Victor J. Papanek Social Design Award sponsored by The Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the Victor J. Papanek Foundation at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, and the Austrian Cultural Forum New York.
Firm of Professor Jorge Silvetti Wins KLIFD Competition to Design Kuala Lumpur International Financial District
Machado and Silvetti Associates, firm of Jorge Silvetti, Nelson Robinson, Jr. Professor of Architecture, with its international partner, Akitek Jururancang (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (AJM) has recently been awarded the commission as master planners for the Kuala Lumpur International Financial District (KLIFD).