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Annual Education Fund

Annual Education Fund


We invite you to the give to the Annual Education Fund today! Your gift will help make our vibrant K-12 design education programming available to children of all backgrounds and levels of need. Make your contribution today.

K-12 Education



Join us for Studio@theCenter! Young people explore architecture through design projects, field trips, and building activities during three-day programs at the Center for Architecture.

Programs available for students grades 3-8.

 February 16-18 / March 22-24 / April 26-28

Oculus Magazine



Oculus Magazine
Oculus is available online! View the Fall 2015 issue here.

Oculus Podcasts
Listen to our Oculus podcasts through the Center for Architecture's soundcloud

Exhibition Highlight

New York New Design


New York New Design, the AIA New York member show, is returning home to the newly restored Center for Architecture! New York New Design presents works of all scales and types presenting the scope and quality of work being done both at home and abroad.

Exhibitions at the Center

Arch Schools 2015

Through March 19, 2016

Structures of Coastal Resilience: Designing for Climate Change
Through April 2, 2016


New York New Design
Opening February 11, 2016

Annual Rings: A New Generation of Wood Architecture in Finland
Opening February 16, 2016

Watch & Listen

Watch & Listen

AIANY 2015 Design Awards jurors discuss this year's 35 winning projects.

AIANY Design Awards 2015 Juror Symposium - Winners Announced 3.9.15 from Center for Architecture on Vimeo.

Missed an event? Video recordings are available on the Center for Architecture's Vimeo account.



Upcoming Events

Oculus Book Talk "Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars"
Monday, February 8, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Balancing Technology and Hand-Craft in Bespoke Manufacture
Tuesday, February 9, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Modern Ruin: A World's Fair Pavilion - Screening and Discussion
Wednesday, February 10, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

New York New Design Exhibition Opening
Thursday, February 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SOLD OUT Winter 2016 ARE Boot Camp: Building Design and Construction Systems
Saturday, February 13, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Visit the Online Calendar for more event listings! www.aiany.org/calendar


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CenterForArch: RT @Collective_LOK: Heart assembly! Great work @kammetal_inc + Paul Kassabian @SGH_Engineering @tsqarts @centerforarch ht… 2/4/16 8:20 pm


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