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Call for Entries

2014 Subway Show: New York New Design


The Center for Architecture is soliciting works of all scales and types located anywhere on the globe for its 2014 Subway Show New York New Design. Projects should embody the scope and quality of AIA New York members’ designs both in New York and abroad. Click here for more information.

Oculus Magazine



Oculus Magazine
Oculus is available online! View the Summer 2014 issue here.

Upcoming Oculus Book Talk:
John Massengale, Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns
Monday, August 11, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

Exhibition Highlight

Open to the Public: Civic Space Now

Open to the Public: Civic Space Now presents contemporary spaces that demonstrate the broad range of approaches to design, access, financing, and management of public spaces. Public space is an essential component of both urban place-making and civic life. Whatever its use and impact, these spaces are intended to serve the public - as complex, confounding, and contested as that goal can prove to be. #civicspacenow

Exhibitions at the Center

Current Exhibitions

Barcelona Glòries: Dialogues & Transformation
Through July 16, 2014

The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture
Through July 19, 2014

Affording Resilience: Housing Retrofits for Climate Threats
Through August 7, 2014

Open to the Public: Civic Space Now
Through September 6, 2014

QueensWay Connection: Elevating the Public Realm
Through October 31, 2014

Upcoming Exhibitions

New York New Design
Submissions Deadline: July 23, 2014
Opening October 6


Upcoming Events

Who Pays for Public Space?
Thursday, July 24, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Architecture as a Way of Life and Placemaking
Monday, July 28, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Landscape on the Front Lines: Resiliency begins on Site
Tuesday, July 29, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

BIM for Small Firms
Wednesday, July 30, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

ARE Prep Summer Series: Building Systems (BS)
Wednesday, July 30, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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


Heard on Twitter

CenterForArch: RT @WNYC: How to design a playground with creativity in mind: 7/23/14 2:42 pm

CenterForArch: Who pays for ? Find out tomorrow at the latest Open to the Public event 7/23/14 11:31 am

CenterForArch: RT @CultureCheapNYC: Architecture as moveable collectible discussed in documentary clips & via panel tonight @CenterForArch. 7/23/14 11:28 am

CenterForArch: RT @SwissCGNY: On Monday, don't miss Umberto Dindo giving opening remarks at the @CenterForArch for this event: http://t.… 7/23/14 11:28 am

CenterForArch: RT @luciemurr: My experience with the FitLondon exhibition summed up for AIA NY now online via @CenterForArch @AIANa… 7/22/14 3:06 pm


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