Ann Marie Baranowski, FAIA. Credit: Paulette Pascarella.
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Featured Member: Ann Marie Baranowski Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

Ann Marie Baranowski, FAIA, LEED AP, senior associate at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, strategically integrates art and architecture into original built works of enduring value and advocates for culture as vital to the public realm. The 2017 Jury of Fellows of the AIA elevated Baranowski to its prestigious College of Fellows in the second category of fellowship, which recognizes architects who have “Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training or practice.” Now among the AIA membership’s three percent distinguished with fellowship and honorary fellowship, Baranowski will be honored at an investiture ceremony at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 in Orlando as well as at the New Fellows Reception hosted by AIA New York on March 13.

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Spotlight on the 2017 AIANY Design Awards Jury

Every year since the program’s inception, the AIANY Design Awards have celebrated outstanding architectural design by AIANY members and New York-based architects, as well as recognizing local work by architects from around the world. Awards are given in four categories—Architecture, Interiors, Projects, and Urban Design—as reviewed by the seven-person jury who establish criteria, evaluate excellence, and determine the awards given for Honor and Merit designations. This year, Oculus guest editor Alan Brake will serve as moderator when the jury convenes in the coming weeks.

Honor and Merit winners will be revealed at the Design Awards Jury Symposium on March 6, 2017, and further celebrated at the Honors and Awards Luncheon on April 21, 2017. Keep reading to learn more about each 2017 AIANY Design Awards juror: Read More

The Forest House Apartments in the Bronx, recipient of LIHTC
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Housing Policy: A Closer Look

Earlier this month, AIANY released a series of position statements to create foundational tools to refer back to as critical issues arise at the federal level. In collaboration with AIANY’s Housing Committee, the statement on Housing discussed the role of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the nation’s public housing system, and the impacts of federal polcies on New York City. Building off that work, we’re taking a closer look at the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), one of the most important resources for creating affordable housing in the United States today. Read More

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In The News by • 02/24/17

In the News

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In this issue:
- Lighting Up at PS1 This Summer
: Lumen by Jenny Sabin Studio
- It Takes a Teachers Village: Richard Meier & Partners’ Teachers Village to revitalize Newark
- The BIG Bubbly: Bjarke Ingels Group designs S. Pellegrino bottling plant
- Banking on Cord Blood: Francis Cauffman’s Upstate Cord Blood Bank opens
- Silicon Alley’s New Manhattan Hub: de Blasio unveils Davis Brody Bond-designed Tech Hub Read More

Names in the News

Architect Magazine’s 2017 Progressive Architecture Awards recognized REX for the Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center, Steven Holl Architects for Maggies’ Centre Barts and Hunters Point Community Library, and Morphosis for the Bloomberg Center. Read More

05.19.17: Call for Entries: Blank Space/City of New York/New Lab/AIANY/ Fast Company’s The Driverless Future Challenge
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New Deadlines

02.28.17: Call for Applications: Be Original Americas Summer Design Fellowship

02.28.17: Call for Entries: A’ Design Award and Competition

03.01.17: Call for Nominations: World Monuments Fund 2018 World Monuments Watch

03.01.17: Call for Entries: Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) and UN-Habitat’s World Habitat Awards 2017/18

03.03.17: Call for Proposals: AIANY Interiors Committee Speed Presentations Edition 8 – Community Interiors Read More

“Architecture of Independence – African Modernism,” through 05.27.17
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On View

At the Center for Architecture

SAY IT LOUD: Distinguished Black Designers of NYCOBA | NOMA
Through 04.01.17

Follies, Function & Form: Imagining Olana’s Summer House
Through 04.22.17

Architecture of Independence – African Modernism
Through 05.27.17 Read More

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  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in outside sales
  • Business Degree and/or equivalent experience to manage Architectural Specifications
  • 50%-70% Travel

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Let Oculus lead you to success in 2017

Include Oculus in your budget for 2017 and build your brand! By advertising in Oculus you are grabbing the attention of our members who spend more than $260 million on products and services annually. Contact David Freeman at dfreeman@naylor.com or 678.808.3193.

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Patrick J. Burke, FAIA, Assistant VP, Capital Management, Columbia University Medical Center. Credit: Edmund M. Kramer Photographers, Inc.
AIA News You Can Use by • 02/22/17

Featured Member: Patrick J. Burke III Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

The 2017 Jury of Fellows of the AIA has elevated Patrick J. Burke III, FAIA, Assistant VP, Capital Project Management, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), to its College of Fellows in the fourth category of fellowship, which recognizes architects who have “Advanced the living standards of people through an improved environment.” Burke is widely celebrated for having masterfully transformed CUMC’s built environment with great sensitivity to design excellence, thereby inspiring thousands of faculty, researchers, students, and clinicians to pursue the highest levels of knowledge and healing. Burke has spent decades overseeing the planning, design, and construction of large-scale, technically complex biomedical research facilities and other high-technology buildings, leading to more than 2,000 CUMC projects with gross project budgets in excess of $900 million.

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AIANY Releases Guiding Statements

Last Friday, AIA New York shared a set of position statements to guide us in responding to the policies of the new presidential administration. Following the election, AIANY’s Board of Directors issued a call to members for suggestions on how to best respond to the challenges facing the architectural profession. Overwhelmingly, responses advised the organization to look inward and create foundational tools to refer back to as critical issues arise. Read More

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Ann Marie Baranowski, FAIA. Credit: Paulette Pascarella.
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