Heritage Ball 2017 Honorees: Claudia Gould, Annie Tirschwell, Jill Crawford, Sara Caples, Andrea Kletchmer, Everardo Jefferson, and Jeffrey Sachs. Credit: Sam Lahoz.
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Design for the City: 2017 Heritage Ball

On 10.26.16, 1,000 architecture, engineering, construction, and real estate professionals joined us at Chelsea Piers Pier 60 to celebrate AIA New York and the Center for Architecture’s Heritage Ball. While all enjoyed the networking, the evening also honors NYC leaders who champion design excellence in the city and beyond: Caples Jefferson Architects, Type A Projects, Claudia Gould and The Jewish Museum, and Jeffrey Sachs. Each of honoree has contributed to making New York City a more dynamic and equitable place. Read More

"Social Science and Architecture History Primer" panelists. Credit: Center for Architecture.
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Social Science and Architecture History Primer

On Wednesday, 10.25.17, the AIANY Social Science and Architecture Committee hosted its second-annual “Social Science and Architecture History Primer.” The audience, a self-professed collection of tour guides, strategists, librarians, social scientists, architects, and disrupters, alongside a panel of invited guests, infused the Center for Architecture with questions, provocations, and statements that pushed and pulled on disciplinary parameters, practices, and responsibilities. Read More

LOT-EK's Pritzkerpumpkin-winning design. Credit: Daniel Cole.
At the Center for Architecture by • 11/01/17

Pumpkitecture Returns to the Center for Architecture

The Center for Architecture hosted its second-annual Pumpkitecture! competition, kicking off Halloween weekend in NYC. 18 New York City-based firms (and one staff team) went gourd-to-gourd to compete for the Pritzkerpumpkin. Read More

Over a “working lunch,” attendees participated in a dynamic workshop session to generate ideas and strategies for creating quality active spaces across New York City. Credit: Center for Architecture.
Policy and Advocacy by • 11/01/17

AIANY and DOHMH Host FitKids 2017

On 10.19.17, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and AIA New York held FitKids 2017, a half-day symposium that brought together a cohort of leaders across education, health, and design to share ideas and strategies for creating quality, active, and playful spaces in schools and surrounding communities. Read More

Equitable Building renovation by Beyer Blinder Belle Architects and Planners.
In The News by • 11/01/17

In the News

In this issue:
- Downtown’s First Emblem of Power Revitalized: BBB to restore Equitable Building
- Passive House Meets Active Design: Dattner Architects designs Chestnut Commons in East New York
- Curtain Up!: MBB Architects-designed Billie Holiday Theatre opens in Bed-Stuy
- Re-imagining a Classic: Snøhetta commissioned to re-imagine AT&T Buillding
- It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like the Holidays: Future Expansion Architects wins Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition Read More

CLP candidates worked together to develop a framework for continued civic leadership. Credit: Center for Architecture
Policy and Advocacy by • 10/31/17

Design and Leadership: Bridging the Gap Between Architecture and Policy

WANTED: Government Architect
A government architect provides strategic, independent expert advice to the government about architecture and urban design, including advising on state and federal policies. Read More

Teens work on constructing their models from toothpicks and marshmallows. Credit: Center for Architecture
Learning by Design by • 10/31/17

Teens Take the Met!

On 10.20.17, the Center for Architecture participated in our third Teens Take The Met! event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This free event drew more than 2,377 teens from the New York City area and offered them a night of hands-on experiences throughout the museum. Read More

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November 16, 2017 – 9:00–4:30, Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, NY.

Learn about mass timber and heavy timber buildings. Includes an industry exhibit showcase. Earn 5 AIA/CES HSW LUs or PDH credits.

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At the Center for Architecture by • 10/30/17

In Pursuit of a Viable Future: Everything Water 4.0 Symposium

“We are all here in pursuit of a viable future.”

This was the sobering introduction, offered by Spritzer School of Architecture Professor Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, to “Everything Water 4.0: The Role of Water in Shaping Our Future,” at the Center for Architecture. The day-long symposium was the AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee’s fourth and final event in its series devoted to exploring the connections between civilization and the liquid humans can’t live with too much of, yet can’t live without. Read More

As the city densifies there is often not enough room on the sidewalks to accommodate the mountains of bags.
Policy and Advocacy by • 10/19/17

Zero Waste Design Guidelines Launched

On 10.18.17, the Center for Architecture launched the Zero Waste Design Guidelines, made possible with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and developed in collaboration with the AIA New York Committee on the Environment; Kiss + Cathcart, Architects; ClosedLoops; and the Foodprint Group. The guidelines are intended to help New York City achieve its OneNYC plan, released in April 2015, which outlines a bold goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030 – and to help other cities seeking to fulfill their own commitments to waste reduction. Read More

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Heritage Ball 2017 Honorees: Claudia Gould, Annie Tirschwell, Jill Crawford, Sara Caples, Andrea Kletchmer, Everardo Jefferson, and Jeffrey Sachs. Credit: Sam Lahoz.
Design for the City: 2017 Heritage Ball Chapter News
"Social Science and Architecture History Primer" panelists. Credit: Center for Architecture.
Social Science and Architecture History Primer At the Center for Architecture
LOT-EK's Pritzkerpumpkin-winning design. Credit: Daniel Cole.
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Over a “working lunch,” attendees participated in a dynamic workshop session to generate ideas and strategies for creating quality active spaces across New York City. Credit: Center for Architecture.
AIANY and DOHMH Host FitKids 2017 Policy and Advocacy
Equitable Building renovation by Beyer Blinder Belle Architects and Planners.
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CLP candidates worked together to develop a framework for continued civic leadership. Credit: Center for Architecture
Design and Leadership: Bridging the Gap Between Architecture and Policy Policy and Advocacy
Teens work on constructing their models from toothpicks and marshmallows. Credit: Center for Architecture
Teens Take the Met! Learning by Design
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In Pursuit of a Viable Future: Everything Water 4.0 Symposium At the Center for Architecture
As the city densifies there is often not enough room on the sidewalks to accommodate the mountains of bags.
Zero Waste Design Guidelines Launched Policy and Advocacy
Siblings show off their Family Market. Credit: Center for Architecture
Archtober Family Day During Open House New York Learning by Design
Schomburg Center renovation by Marble Fairbanks. Credit: Nicholas Desbiens, Marble Fairbanks
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Policy Pulse: NYC Agency Heads Discussion Policy and Advocacy
Displacement: Capital, 10.04.2017.
“Displacements: Capital” Investigates the Impact of Foreign Funds on NYC’s Skyline Chapter News
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Learn How to Assess Homes after a Disaster Chapter News
Turrett Penthouse Suites at the Beekman Hotel by Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects (GKV) in collaboration Martin Brudnizki Design Studio. Credit: Simon Lewis.
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“Of, By, and For The People: Grassroots Movements and Policy Transformations.” Credit: Center for Architecture.
Defining Citizen Architect Chapter News
“The Activist, the Architect, the Artist: Case Studies in Civic Engagement,” brought together six practitioners from various professions – architecture, art, landscape architecture, law, and urban design – to explore different forms of civic engagement in communities both large and small. Credit: Center for Architecture.
The Activist, the Architect, the Artist Policy and Advocacy
Kate Slevin (left), Saskia Sassen, Ethan Kent, Vishaan Chakrabarti, AIA, at Public Spaces, Social Movements. Credit: Center for Architecture
Policy Pulse: Imagining the New Civic Commons Policy and Advocacy
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Temple Israel of the City of New York, New York, NY. White's role: Partner in Charge. Image: PBDW Architects.
Featured Member: Samuel G. White, FAIA, LEED AP Featured Member
56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron, one of Archtober 2017's Buildings of the Day. Credit: Iwan Baan.
Are You Ready for Archtober? At the Center for Architecture
The Cornell Tech Campus in Roosevelt Island. Credit: Iwan Baan.
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Center for Architecture staff rolled up their sleeves to help Win students design and build their own tree house models. Pictured: AIANY/CFA Executive Director Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA; Morgan Watson; and Camila Schaulsohn. Image courtesy of Win.
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CLP Development Session III: Community Transformations through the Lens of Resiliency Chapter News
Hunter's Point Campus, Queens, NY. Rolland's role: Project Director. Image: David Sundberg/Esto.
Featured Member: Ann Rolland, FAIA, LEED AP Featured Member
Cocktails and Conversation: Peter Gluck and Inga Saffron, 09.08.17. Photo: Daniel Cole.
Peter Gluck and Inga Saffron Appraise the State of Architecture for Cocktails and Conversation Chapter News
Anthology Film Archives expansion by Bone/Levine Architects.
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AIANY Members: Engage and Recommend Leaders Chapter News
Percy Griffin, AIA, interviewed at the Center for Architecture by Jack Travis at "Legends: 3 Harlem Architects, 4 Decades" in 2016. Credit: Center for Architecture
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Courtesy of AIA Houston.
Help the Architecture Center Houston AIANY - Message From the Executive Director
Image courtesy the NYC Department of Buildings
DOB Proposes Rule for Additional Fees Policy and Advocacy
New Visions for Public Schools by Gruzen Samton LLP. Burke's role: Director of Interiors/Design Director. Photo: Mark Ross.
Featured Member: Mary Burke, FAIA Featured Member
Working together on the grouping exercise. Credit: Center for Architecture
CLP Development Session II: Facilitating Inclusive and Productive Engagement—Strategies and Struggles Chapter News
Woman´s March on NYC, 2017. Credit: Michael Kowalczyk ©/ Flickr.
Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse Policy and Advocacy
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“Kaneji Domoto at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonia,” closing 08.26.17. Credit: Erik Bardin.
On View Exhibitions
Moynihan Train Hall by SOM.  Credit: SOM, image via New York State Governor's Office.
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Sonali from our elementary school Fairytale Architecture program shows off her castle design. Credit: Center for Architecture.
Summer@theCenter Wraps Up Learning by Design
Yale University Sterling Divinity Quadrangle, New Haven, CT. Nieminen's role: Partner in Charge. Image: Cervin Robinson.
Featured Member: Michael Nieminen, FAIA Featured Member
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2100 Troll is Antarctica’s first megacity, its ringed megastructures each organized around a central green space. 2100: A Dystopian Utopia—The City After Climate Change, by Vanessa Keith/StudioTEKA (New York: Urban Research, 2017). Image: courtesy of Terreform.
Featured Member: Vanessa Keith, AIA Featured Member
Grand Central Terminal in Midtown East. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.
Policy Pulse: City Approves Midtown East Rezoning Policy and Advocacy
Myrtle-Wickoff Station Complex. Dugan's role: Principal in Charge. Image: Vanni Archives.
Featured Member: Jeffrey Dugan, AIA Featured Member
Bronx River House by Kiss + Cathcart Architects.
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