Fellows in the News

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Francine Houben released the master plan for Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, featuring a new entrance on 40th Street, a new learning center, enlarged exhibition space and additional room for researchers.
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Armando Moritz-Chapelliquen outlines how the latest approval by the City Planning Commission to mix manufacturing and self-storage in industrial business zones (IBZs) undermines the strength of these cores.
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Henry Grabar explores Transport for London's usage of Wi-Fi data to better understand station and train crowding.
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Jeremy Alain Siegel describes the BIG U's passive protections to reduce maintenance and emulate natural protective systems against storms.
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Enrique Norten is designing West End Square 50, a mixed-use building in Washington D.C., featuring a fire station, squash club and affordable housing units.
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Arun Sundararajan explains that London's decision to not renew Uber's operating license is not about ride-hailing technology, but the company's failure to perform regulatory tasks.
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Katie Lorah and Rasmia Kirmani-Frye launched Ideas Marketplace, an online crowdfunding platform to fund NYCHA sustainability initiatives.
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Madelyn Wils praises the Whitney's proposal for a permanent art installation on Pier 52 for its consideration of the area's artistic history
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Marion Weiss and Michael Manfred explain their work on The Bridge at Cornell Tech intended to facilitate collaboration between students and start-ups.
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Lena Afridi and Armando Moritz-Chapelliquen excoriate the proposed Bodega for displacing hardworking business owners.
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Susannah Drake is stitching together parks in South Williamsburg to improve health, green space and commerce in the neighborhood.
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Jamie von Klemperer is bringing vibrancy to the Downtown San Diego waterfront with the design of Pacific Gate.
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Claire Weisz argues for improving permeability and actively involving the federal government to build resilient cities.
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Francine Houben is renovating Perth City Hall, a historic building in Scotland, into a cultural and visual arts facility.
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Michael Sorkin scrutinizes the privatization of public space and proposes using the private money for Pier 55 to transform the parking lots on Pier 40.
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Vishaan Chakrabarti and Enrique Norten are transforming the Bears & Eagle Stadium in Newark into a mixed-use development to connect the city.
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Tiffany-Ann Taylor and Giovania Tiarachristie released a Call for Session Proposals for Hindsight.
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Leni Schwendinger kicked-off reSITE's 2017 conference, In/Visible City, with a walk-through Prague at night to demonstrate how after-dark strategies can yield various equitable benefits.
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Alex Garvin criticizes the City's proposed rezoning of Midtown East for threatening the neighborhood's existing balance and being a cash sale of zoning rights.
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Corinne Kisner calls for widespread integration of green infrastructure in our city's streets to control run-off and absorb pollutants.
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Miriam Peterson and Nathan Rich designed Siteless Tower as a critique of recent development in New York City for the Center for Architecture's 5x5 Participatory Provocations.
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Deborah Marton argues that expanding Citi Bike to the Bronx would create a more accessible and equitable city.
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Tim Tompkins praises Once Upon A Place as their most timely installation in support of the country's immigrant and refugee communities.
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Patricia Dunphy explains the ethos behind bringing independent shops to Long Island City, and how their ventures are a leap of faith in a still developing neighborhood.
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Louise Carroll explains that the city has no legal recourse against the Rabsky Group for failing to adhere to the non-binding agreement made by the previous owner of the Rheingold development regarding affordable housing.
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Forefront Fellow Alison Von Glinow won a Bee Breeders competition seeking to address the pressures of expanding populations and urban growth on existing housing markets in Hong Kong.
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Robert A.M. Stern is designing Camden Tower, an office building along the Camden Waterfront, in an effort to revive their economy.
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Tom Wright argues for building essential energy, environmental and educational facilities on Rikers instead of runways from LaGuardia.
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Jamie von Klemperer is designing Echelon Seaport, a mixed-use development to revitalize the Boston Seaport with a commitment to public space and activity.
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Drew Lang explains his design work at Hudson Woods in the Catskills, emphasizing his desire to put nature first.
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Christopher J. Nolan details the dilemma between preserving the original path leading up to Belvedere Castle and designing a more accessible incline to meet federal requirements for access for disabled people.
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Michelle Delk and Matt McMahon are transforming the historic Willamette Falls in Oregon City, reconnecting it with the public for the first time in 150 years.
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Polly Trottenberg is skeptical about the politics behind the proposed congestion pricing plan proposed by Move NY despite agreeing it is necessary.
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MaryAnne Gilmartin, Michael Manfredi and Marion Weiss praise the design of The Bridge at Cornell Tech for encouraging serendipitous interactions while also being sustainable.
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Lord Norman Foster opened his new archive and international research center in Madrid to encourage future designers to address critical issues such as climate change.
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Jed Walentas and Christopher Sharples celebrate the impending opening of 325 Kent Avenue, the first building to open at the site of the former Domino Sugar refinery.
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Catherine Seavitt Nordenson has been awarded a Graham Foundation Grant for her publication on the modernist landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx.
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Polly Trottenberg promoted the launch of ParkNYC in Queens, an app allowing drivers to pay for parking meters using their smart phones.
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Ankita Chachra and Skye Duncan were on the GDCI Core Project Team for the Global Street Design Guide setting "a new global baseline for designing streets."
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Justin Garrett Moore and Keri Butler announced the Public Design Commission's winners of the 2017 Excellence in Design Awards, including work by many of our Fellows.
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Ken Greenberg gave a walking tour of Toronto's "the Kings" to show the benefits of relaxed zoning laws on the community.
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Tom Wright, Vishaan Chakrabarti, Andrew Lynn and Polly Trottenberg addressed the various infrastructure projects required in the region at the RPA Assembly.
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Richard Dattner and Claire Weisz's Garage and Salt Shed project has been selected as one of the top 10 most sustainable projects of 2017.
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Carlos Arnaiz is redesigning the Pasudeco Center, an iconic sugar mill in the Philippines, into a mixed-use community hub.
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Peter Walker won the first 2017 Richard Brettell Award as recognition for his fundamental and essential role in the arts in the life of the University of Texas-Dallas.
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Tom Wright laments the latest train derailment as further evidence of the long overdue maintenance required at Penn Station and the Hudson Tunnel.
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Nancy Owens is working on the renovation of Astoria Park, which includes essential infrastructure maintenance, such as erosion control and fixing the drainage system.
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Deborah Berke sits down with comedian Michael Ian Black for a conversation about the role of architecture in everyday life.
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Howard Husock argues that the CPB is superfluous with for-profit media now offering ethnically and ideologically diverse programming.
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Howard Husock speaks about the origins of federal housing subsidies, their deleterious effects, and how private markets can provide housing to low-income individuals.
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Miriam Peterson and Nathan Rich are designing two environmentally efficient art galleries in the Lower East Side.
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WXY will design the "Made in NY Campus" in Sunset Park as part of the city's larger effort to support the film and fashion industries.
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Mark Willis analyzed the impact of the changes from the suspended 421-a program to the 2017 proposed program.
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Henry Grabar scrutinizes President Trump's executive order - reinstating Secure Communities and 287(g) agreements - as threats against Sanctuary Cities.
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Juliette Michaelson and Tom Wright from RPA, with Guy Nordenson and Paul Lewis of Princeton University, are hosting a design competition to transform four corridor geographies within the NY-metro region.
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Tucker Reed announced the founding of Totem, a real estate development company that will also venture with media and public space tech companies.
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Justin Davidson reviews the redesign of Astor Place by Fellow Claire Weisz as a "distinguished" and "self-effacing" design providing a profusion of possibilities for pedestrians.
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Elliott Maltby and Gita Nandan from Thread Collective offer a field guide to fences throughout New York City to show how the barriers we use define our spaces and ourselves, from the mundane to the maddening.
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Forum Board Members Paul Goldberger and Michael Sorkin recount their history with and the merits of Trump Tower in an interview with Jim O'Grady from WNYC.
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Louise Carroll, Class of 2016 Fellow, is a proponent of affordable housing in NYC with her work on the Inclusionary Housing Program at HPD.
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Eric Fang, Class of 2016 Fellow, helped design Arverne by the Sea, the largest urban waterfront renewal site in the United States.
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John Clifford, Class of 2016 Fellow, is the lead architect for Industry City, a 35-acre 'innovation ecosystem' and creative space.
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Stefan Al investigates Hong Kong's vertical urbanism with "expresscalators" crisscrossing mesmerizing atriums, raising questions about architecture, city planning, culture and urban life.
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Milton Puryear is advancing the development of the Brooklyn Greenway, a 14 mile route connecting neighborhoods parks along the Brooklyn waterfront.
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Stephen Whitehouse is transforming New Jersey's Southwest Block 12 from a parking lot into a resilient urban park with storm-water storage.
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Sam Schwartz devised the Brooklyn-Queens Connector - a much-needed connection for city commuters.
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Kai-Uwe Bergman details BIG U - the second phase of the City's LMCR project.
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Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown conceptualized the Living Room - a new vision for communal development in China.
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Adam Lubinsky facilitated the development of the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan, a local effort to preserve affordable housing stock, open space, and the community's cultural heritage.
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Navid Maqami of S9ARCHITECTURE leads the construction of The New York Wheel, the key to attracting tourists to Staten Island.
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Martin Filler celebrates Alexander Gorlin's Boston Road Supportive Housing project, a lively affordable housing development in the South Bronx, as an encouraging model to confront homelessness in New York City.