New Design Futures Council Fellows Honored

October 6, 2008 · by DesignIntelligence

Selections for the 2008 class of Design Futures Council Fellows were announced by DFC co-chairman James P. Cramer. Nineteen individuals were honored in recognition of their “significant contributions toward the understanding of changing trends, new research, and applied knowledge leading to innovative design models that improve the built environment and the human condition,” according to the citation.

Selections for the 2008 class of Design Futures Council Fellows were announced by DFC co-chairman James P. Cramer. Nineteen individuals were honored in recognition of their “significant contributions toward the understanding of changing trends, new research, and applied knowledge leading to innovative design models that improve the built environment and the human condition,” according to the citation.

• David Adjaye, Principal, Adjaye Associates, London

• Penny Bonda, Eco Editor, Interior Design magazine, New York

• Betsy del Monte, Principal, The Beck Group, Dallas

• Jan Gehl, Principal, Gehl Architects, Copenhagen, Denmark

• Robert Greenstreet, Dean, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wis.

• Gerry Hammond, President and CEO, SHP Leading Design, Cincinnati

• Barbara Heller, CEO, Design + Construction Strategies, Washington, D.C.

• Mary Margaret Jones, President, Hargreaves Associates, San Francisco

• Blair Kamin, Architecture Critic, Chicago Tribune, Chicago

• Don Kasian, President and CEO, Kasian Architecture Interior Design and Planning Ltd., Vancouver, Canada

• Laura Lee, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Penn.

• John Maeda, President, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I.

• Thom Mayne, Principal, Morphosis, Santa Monica, Calif.

• Adrian Smith, Principal, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects, Chicago

• David Suzuki, Co-founder, David Suzuki Foundation, Vancouver, Canada

• Marilyn Taylor, Dean, School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

• Lene Tranberg, Principal, Lundgaard & Tranberg Arkitekter, Copenhagen, Denmark

• Alice Waters, Founder, Chez Panisse Foundation, Berkeley, Calif.

• Allison Williams, Principal, Perkins + Will, San Francisco

They join the illustrious roster of DFC Fellows who have already been commended for their significant contributions to the design professions:

• Ava J. Abramowitz, Professor of Negotiations, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

• Harold Adams, Chairman Emeritus, RTKL

• David M. Adamson, Former Director, Estate Management, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom

• Ray Anderson, Chairman and CEO, Interface Inc., Atlanta

• Rodrigo Arboleda, Visiting Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Lab, Cambridge, Mass.

• Peter Beck, CEO, The Beck Group, Dallas

• Janine M. Benyus, Biomimicry and Sustainability Expert, Author, Missoula, Mont.

• Robert J. Berkebile, Founding Principal, BNIM Architects, Kansas City, Mo.

• Phil Bernstein, Vice President, Autodesk, Manchester, N.H.

• Friedl Bohm, Chairman, White Oak Partners, Worthington, Ohio

• John Seely Brown, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Xerox Research PARC, Palo Alto, Calif.

• Santiago Calatrava, Pioneering Forms and Spaces, Santiago Calatrava Architects, Zurich

• Robert Campbell, Architect, Author, and Architecture Critic, The Boston Globe, Boston

• John Cary, Executive Director, Public Architecture, San Francisco

• Steve Chu, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate and Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, Calif.

• James P. Cramer, Design Futures Council Resident Fellow and Foresight Advisor, Design Futures Council Co-Founder, Chairman, Greenway Group, Atlanta

• Michael Crichton, Author, Film Director

• Sylvester Damianos, Architect, Former President of the American Institute of Architects

• Nigel Dancey, Senior Partner, Foster and Partners, London

• Clark Davis, Vice Chairman, HOK, St. Louis, Mo.

• Williston (Bill) Dye, Principal, TSA Inc., Las Vegas

• Phillip J. Enquist, Partner, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Chicago

• Richard Farson, Ph.D., President, Western Behavioral Sciences Institute, and Author, La Jolla, Calif.

• Edward Feiner, Director, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Washington, D.C.

• Martin Fischer, Director, Center for Integrated Facility Engineering, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.

• Tom Fisher, Design Educator and Author, College of Architecture, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

• Steve Fiskum, COO, Hammel Green & Abrahamson Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.

• Jim Follett, Managing Director, Gensler, San Francisco and Chicago

• Norman Foster, Architect and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Foster + Partners, UK

• Harrison Fraker, Dean, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.

• Neil Frankel, Principal, Frankel + Coleman, Chicago

• Roger Frechette, Director, MEP Engineering, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, San Francisco

• Ed Friedrichs, Architect, Interior Designer, and Author, San Francisco

• R. Buckminster Fuller*, Engineer, Inventor, Educator, and Architectural Innovator, Philadelphia

• Thomas Galloway*, Dean, College of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

• Frank Gehry, Architect, Pritzker Prize and Global Design Leader

• M. Arthur Gensler, Principal, Gensler Architects, Designers, Planners, San Francisco

• Milton Glaser, Graphic Designer, Milton Glaser Inc., New York

• Roger Godwin, Partner, DAG Architects, Destin, Fla.

• Paul Goldberger, Author and Architecture Critic, Dean, Parsons School of Design, New York

• Al Gore, Former Vice President of the United States of America and Author

• David Gottfried, Founder of the U.S. Green Building Council, President, WorldBuild, Oakland, Calif.

• Zaha Hadid, Leading Form Giver, Innovator, Zaha Hadid Arichitects, London

• Jeremy Harris, Foresight Adviser and Organizational Pioneer, Former Mayor of Honolulu

• Paul Hawken, Author and Environmental Entrepreneur. Founder, Smith and Hawken

• H. Ralph Hawkins, President/CEO, HKS Inc., Dallas

• Jerry Hobbs, Information Architect and New Media Pioneer

• Carl Hodges, President and CEO, Seaphire International, Phoenix

• Robert Ivy, Architect, Writer, Editor in Chief, Architectural Record, New York

• Jane Jacobs, Urban Theorist, Author, and Educator

• Louis I. Kahn*, Architect and Educator, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

• Tom Kelly, Industrial Designer and Author, General Manager, IDEO, Palo Alto, Calif.

• Stephen J. Kieran, Partner, Kieran Timberlake Associates, Philadelphia

• Eugene A. Kohn, Global Design Advocate, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, New York

• Norman Koonce, Architect, Former CEO, American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C.

• Theodore C. Landsmark, Educator and President, Boston Architectural College, Boston.

• Gary Lawrence, Principal, Arup, Seattle

• Amory Lovins, Author, Chief Scientist, and Founder, Rocky Mountain Institute, Snowmass, Colo.

• Lucinda Ludwig*, Design Forum Architect, Engineer, Design Integration and Value Innovator, Leo A Daly

• Chris Luebkeman, Author and Director for Global Foresight and Innovation, Arup Group, London

• Janet Martin, President, Communication Arts,Boulder, Colo.

• Bruce Mau, Author, Bruce Mau Design Inc., Toronto, Ontario

• Ed Mazria, Senior Principal, Mazria Inc., Odems Dzurec, and Founder, Architecture 2030, Santa Fe, N.M.

• William McDonough, Architect and Author, Founding Partner, William McDonough + Partners, Charlottesville, Va.

• Alisdair McGregor, Engineer and Scientist, Global Sustainability, Arup, San Francisco

• Sandra Mendler, Principal, HOK, San Francisco

• Raymond Messer, Engineer, Chairman, Walter P Moore, Houston

• Gordon Mills, Chairman and CEO, Durrant, Dubuque, Iowa

• Doug Parker, Architect and Educator, COO, DesignWorkshop, Denver, Colo.

• Alexander “Sandy” Pentland, Ph.D., Educator, Researcher, Innovator, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Mass.

• B. Joseph Pine II, Branding Strategist and Author, Strategic Horizons LLP, Minneapolis, Minn.

• Dan Pink, Author and Lecturer, Washington, D.C.

• Witold Rybczynski, Author of and Myerson Professor at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

• Moshe Safdie, Architect, Moshe Safdie and Associates, Somerville, Mass.

• Jonas Salk*, M.D., Architecture Patron and Design Visionary in Scientific, Medical, and Organizational Change, Author, Co-founder, Design Futures Council, Founder, The Salk Institute, La Jolla, Calif.

• Adele Santos, Dean, MIT School of Architecture, Boston

• Peter Schwartz, Author and Co-founder and Chairman, Global Business Network, Emeryville, Calif.

• Kate Schwenssen, Planner, Architect and Visionary, Associate Dean, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

• Terrence Sejnowski, Ph.D., Brain Scientist, the Salk Institute, La Jolla, Calif.

• Scott Simpson, Author and Managing Partner, KlingStubbins, Cambridge, Mass.

• Karen Stephenson, Ph.D., President, NetForm International, New York

• Cecil Steward, President, Joslyn Castle Institute for Sustainable Communitiesormer, Lincoln, Neb.

• RK Stewart, Past President, American Institute of Architects, Associate Principal, Perkins & Will, San Francisco

• Sarah Susanka, Author, Architect, Chapel Hill, N.C.

• Richard Swett, Architect, Management Consultant, Congressman and Statesman, Former U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

• Jack Tanis, Director, Steelcase, Caledonia, Mich.

• April Thornton, Consultant, Lancaster, Pa.

• James Timberlake, Partner, Kieran Timberlake Associates, Philadelphia

• Alan Traugott, Principal, Engineer, CJL Engineering, Pittsburgh

• Robert B. Tucker, Author, President, Innovation Resource, Santa Barbara, Calif.

• John Carl Warnecke, Architect, Warnecke Vineyard, Sonoma, Calif.

• John Westling, Educator and Philosopher, Former President, Boston University, Boston

• Gary Wheeler, Interior Design and Architecture Leader, Strategist, Gensler, London

• Arol Wolford, President, Tectonic, Atlanta

• Richard Saul Wurman, Author, Information Architect, Founder of Access Guide and TED Conferences, Newport, R.I.

*Deceased

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