DFD CornoyerHedrick announces the promotion of Andread Friese and Tom Cady, to principal.

Robert L. Brown, Jr. has been elected to the represent the Fourth Congressional District on the Georgia State Transportation Board. Brown President and CEO of R.L. Brown & Associates, Inc. in Decatur, GA.

Joan Goody receives 2005 BSA Award of Honor. The award was presented to Goody in the new Undercroft at Trinity Church, Boston, a National Historic Landmark for which Goody recently led the renovation, preservation and expansion.

Joseph Murray joins DFD CornoyerHedrick as senior
designer.

GreenbergFarrow hires John Nourzad, as Principal and Senior Vice President of Engineering. Farrow, a 20-year industry veteran, will direct GreenbergFarrow’s engineering divisions including civil, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing.

William Halter has joined the HOK Atlanta office as Design Director.

Foreign Policy and Prospect Magazines, of Britain, has named architect Rem Koolhas as one of their Top 100 Public Intellectuals, along with such notables as novelist Chinua Achebe, and linguist Noam Chomsky.

Peter Drey + Company joins with GreenbergFarrow. The new Atlanta based studio will go by GreenbergFarrow/Peter Drey Urban Design Studio.

David Erik Chase, former president of Hilier, has recently joined Zyscovich, Inc. as Managing Principal of the new New York office.

The board of directors of recently formed Charles Pankow Foundation (CPF) announces the appointment of Robert K. Tener as Executive Director. The CPF plans to fund research, development and the adoption of new ideas to enhance the efficiency and cost competitiveness of the US building construction industry. CPF’s board of directors includes Richard M. Kannuth, president; Judy L. Vawter, vice president; and Timothy P. Murphy, Secretary/CFO.

The iconoclastic professional architect and management consultant Allistair Cory joins the London studio of NBBJ as principal.

Gensler-Chicago has named Richard Fencl as Technical Director of the firm’s North Central region. Fencl will focus on project and technical merit and quality assurance for the firm’s Chicago, Detroit and Denver offices. Also named by Gensler-Chicago is Neena Konon as new Clients and Projects Director. Konon was formerly president of Chicago-based Nicholai Limited.

Leda Woods, of HLW International LLP, and Eve Savvakis, former Proeject Manager of Lieber Design Group, join Gensler-Chicago as Senior Project Managers of the firm’s Professional Service Firms and Workplace practices.

John DeSalvo, formerly associate principal architect at Murphy/Jahn Architects in Chicago, has joined BOOTH HANSEN. BOOTH HANSEN has also recruited Cheryl Baughman Souder as lead of the Interiors practice for the firm.