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Deborah Berke Receives a Sackler First Award from the Brooklyn Museum

November 20, 2017

On Thursday, October 19, Deborah Berke received a Sackler First Award from the Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, an annual award “honoring extraordinary women who are first in their fields.” Deborah was recognized as the first woman to serve as the dean of the Yale School of Architecture and as a leading American architect. Principals and accepted the award on Deborah’s behalf. The other honorees include Jodi Archambault Gillette, Judith Jamison, Carol Jenkins, Roberta Kaplan, Kathy Kusner, Rita Moreno, Our Bodies Ourselves, Ruth Simmons, Edie Windsor, Shirley Chisholm (posthumous), and Judy Chicago. Congratulations to all these amazing women!

Architect Magazine Features the Rockefeller Arts Center at SUNY Fredonia

November 13, 2017

Architect Magazine has published our project for the Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York’s Fredonia campus. “A classic I.M. Pei building gets an addition and renovation by the masters of thoughtful pragmatism,” writes Katie Gerfen. Partners and and Principal are interviewed for the piece, which discusses how we designed spaces for making art, worked in response to Pei’s architecture, and used natural light as a building material. Read more here.

In Focus: Institutional Projects

November 1, 2017

We have updated our website with several in-progress institutional projects. These projects include , the conversion of a former prison into a global hub for the women’s and girls’ rights movement. At the Harvard Law School, we are renovating and expanding the to create 21st century classrooms and workspaces. At Southern New Hampshire University, we have designed , a flexible event and performance space in the line with the University’s Master Plan (another one of our projects, pictured here). Finally, in New Haven, Connecticut, we are working on , an arts incubator, studio, gallery, and mentorship center. In all these projects, we are working closely with our clients to understand their needs and aspirations, now and for the future.