Established in 2014 by the AIANY
Committee on the Environment, the program seeks to redefine how design excellence is evaluated while sharing new thinking and techniques and inspiring creative thinking about design.
Together, AIANY and the Center for Architecture have become an important voice in the discussion of the power of design excellence to improve the quality of life of all New Yorkers.
AIANY and the Center for Architecture are looking for a leader with a strategic vision for deepening our positive impact on New York City's built environment by demonstrating the transformative power of architecture," said AIANY president Tomas Rossant, AIA.
AIANY has hired Phillips Oppenheim, an executive search firm for nonprofit organizations, and have formed a seven-person search committee.
David Burney's vast experience leading City agencies and his legacy of improving the quality of public projects in New York will be an invaluable asset to AIANY as we work with the current administration on issues concerning creating affordable housing and reducing carbon emissions, among others," said AIANY President Tomas Rossant, ALA.
The fourteen years at AIANY have been a wonderful part of my life, but it is now time to move on to undertake new opportunities," said Bell in a prepared statement.