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NYSID MPS-S Students at the Spring 2012 Final Review

Here are some photos from our April 2012 final review for 752 Sustainable Studio II Contract Environments.  Our students used a combination of powerpoint slide shows, printed sheets and material & finish samples in our presentations.

You can view the full presentations by following this link: http://www.nysid-sustainable.com/student-gallery/2012-spring-mps-s-sustainable-studio-ii/

The Guest Jurors included:

  • Dr. Ellen Fisher (Dean of NYSID)
  • Doug West (Associate, HOK)
  • Ozgem  Ornektekin (Director of Sustainability, Department of Education)
  • Michelle Cianfaglione (Architect)
  • Barry Stein (New York City Department of Buildings Official  / Formerly an Associate Partner at Cook + Fox)

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NYSID Green Awards Ceremony April 25th, 2012

NEW YORK SCHOOL OF INTERIOR DESIGN PRESENTS FOURTH ANNUAL GREEN DESIGN AWARDS TO RECOGNIZE ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS AT FOREFRONT OF SUSTAINABLE INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTS-Gensler, Lutron Electronics, The Related Companies, and NYC Green Codes Task Force to be Honored

The New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) presented the annual Green Design Awards to acknowledge and celebrate individuals and businesses in the NYC area for their efforts in protecting the natural environment and supporting sustainability and green design. The ceremony and corresponding lecture took place on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 5:30 – 7:30pm at the New York School of Interior Design, 170 East 70th Street, NYC.

The Sally Henderson Memorial Lecture on Green Design will be held in conjunction with the Green Design Awards. Dr. Jack Elliott, professor of ecological design at Cornell University, will speak on EcoFeminism, Design, and the Future of the Planet We Live On. The lecture will focus on the evolution and impact of EcoFeminism–a fusion of feminist and ecological thinking that was founded on the belief that the social constructs that lead to the domination and oppression of women also lead to the abuse of the natural environment.

2012 Green Design Award recipients are:

Design of Interior Spaces: Gensler – Robin Klehr Avia, Mark Thaler
–Design of Interior Spaces recognizes the substantial contribution of interior designers, architects, lighting designers, engineer, and other professionals.

Interior Products: Lutron Electronics, Inc.- Founders, Mr. & Mrs. Joel Spira, Cathy Lambe, Glenn Buchholz
–Interior Products recognizes significant contributions in the area of interior use such as furniture, floor coverings, window treatments, fixtures, and the vast array of accessories and other decorative objects that enhance the interior environment.

Development/Real Estate: The Related Companies – Mark Boekenheide, Charlotte Matthews
–Development recognizes extraordinary green builders, construction managers, and facilities managers/operators.

Advocacy/Community: NYC Green Codes Task Force – Russell Unger, Laura Popa, Laurie Kerr
–Advocacy recognizes leading grass roots organizations, non-profits, private foundations, individual advocates/educators, and other community entities promoting and practicing sustainability.

This year’s recipients were selected by the 2012 Green Design Nominating Committee, including Lance Amato, President IIDA NY; Joe Aliotta, President AIA NY; Pamela Durante, President ASID NY Metro; and Ozgem Ornektekin, Director of Sustainability, NYC Department of Education. The Committee was co-chaired by Dr. Ellen Fisher, NYSID’s Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean; and Ethan Lu, Director of Graduate Studies and the Area Coordinator for the MPS in Sustainable Interior Environments program at NYSID.

Past honorees have included design firms Perkins+Will and Cook + Fox as well as industry partners such as InterfaceFLOR, Designtex and Icestone.

EVENT DETAILS:
Awards Ceremony: 5:30 – 6:00pm April 25, 2012
Lecture: 6:00 – 7:00pm
Cocktail Reception to follow
Satz Auditorium
New York School of Interior Design
170 East 70th Street, New York City

Here are some photos from the 2012 ceremony:

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