Honors and Awards
Accomplishments: Youngest Principal at Spacesmith upon promotion in 2017. Lead interior designer (FFE programming) on a 725,000-sf building for New York University; interior design for the Durst Organization’s, 10 Halletts Point; workplace projects for Abrams Books, BlackRock, and Peterson Management & Foundation.
Every year, ENR New York assembles an independent group of judges to review, score and determine final winners from the states of New Jersey and New York. Best Project: EarthCam Headquarters, submitted by David L. Kufferman PE Structural Engineers.
Ámbar Margarida, 30, Principal, Spacesmith
Puerto Rican-native Ámbar Margarida moved to New York City to study design and architecture at the School of Visual Arts in 2005.
William Wong, 34, Associate, Spacesmith
Will grew up in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, and remembers commuting to Stuyvesant High School in the early 2000s. He then studied architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, graduating in 2006.
Jane C. Smith accepts the distinguished President’s Award at the 2017 AIA New York State Design Awards. Established in 1984, the purpose of the President’s Award is to recognize outstanding contributions to the profession in education, industry or government by an AIANYS member.
Honor Issuer: The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, March 2014
Jane Smith was chosen as 1 of 100 women who have contributed significantly to the built environment in NYC. Spacesmith’s NYPD Tow Pound was identified by the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation as one of the 100 outstanding structures and built environments in NYC designed by women. BuiltbyWomen (BxW NYC)
Category: Office, Project: NYPD Tow Pound Operations. Owner/Developer: New York City Police Department. Architect: Spacesmith LLP. Builder: TDX Construction