Renovations at the Center

If you have been inside the Center for Architecture recently, you may have noticed that some renovations are in progress. In preparation for the fall season, we are enhancing a few of our spaces to better accommodate our programs and to respond to member requests. Read More

Archtober kicked off at Samsung 837, Building of the Day #1.
Reports from the Field by • 09/15/16

Archtober’s Cool Kick-Off

On 08.29.16, Archtober 2016 kicked off in the Meatpacking District with a truckload of Coolhaus architecturally-inspired frozen treats. The Archtober team parked themselves in front of Samsung 837 and distributed ice cream sandwiches and Samsung gifts to followers of New York City’s month-long architecture and design festival. The interactive digital experience center, designed by Morris Adjmi Architects with interiors by Gensler, will open its doors to an architect-led tour of design enthusiasts on 10.01.16 as the first 2016 Building of the Day. Read More

Second Annual AIA I Look Up Film Challenge
AIA News You Can Use by • 09/15/16

People’s Choice: Vote for the AIA I Look Up Film Challenge

This summer, AIA National invited filmmakers and architects to create short films portraying architecture as a solution. With more than double the number of films submitted in 2015, AIA has invited the public to select their favorite. Though a jury of architects and filmmakers is reviewing submissions for select prizes, the People’s Choice Award will showcase the film that most resonates with the public.

Click here to access the films. Voting for the People’s Choice Award is open now through 10.03.16.

In addition, please join us on 09.29.16 at the Architecture and Design Film Festival at Cinepolis Chelsea for the premier of the I Look Up Film Challenge short films, followed by a screening of Facing Up to Mackintosh, directed by Louise Lockwood. A congratulatory reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will follow the screening.

New York City’s Energy and Water Use 2013 Report.
Policy Pulse by • 09/15/16

New Energy Report Highlights Architects’ Role

On 08.24.16, the Mayor’s Office, along with Urban Green Council and NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress, released New York City’s Energy and Water Use 2013 Report, citing an 8% decrease in greenhouse gas emissions from 3,000 of the city’s largest buildings between 2010 and 2013. In those same buildings, energy use decreased by 6%. The encouraging report shows where the city is excelling at reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, while also highlighting areas for improvement, including updating heating and lighting systems as well as securing areas around A/C units and windows to stem energy loss. Read More

Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson
In Memoriam, Podcast by • 09/15/16

Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson

On 07.11.16, Miguel Angel Baltierra, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, interviewed David Allen Hanks, curator at the Stewart Program for Modern Design, and Juliet Kinchin, curator at the Department of Architecture and Design at MoMA. Hanks, Kinchin, and Baltierra discussed Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson, published by Monacelli Press, and reviewed by Annie Coggan in the 06.23.16 issue of our newsletter. Listen to the interview here.

John Belle, FAIA (1932-2016)
In Memoriam by • 09/15/16

In Memoriam: John Belle, FAIA (1932-2016)

This month, the New York architectural community lost an inspirational architect who elevated New York City’s pride and place through the reclamation its architectural heritage. John Belle, FAIA, was founding principal of Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners. He directed the planning, reuse, and restoration of landmarks including the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration, Grand Central Terminal, and the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden, as well as other significant buildings in the US and abroad. Read More

1 - Design for Final Piece of WTC Master Plan Revealed
In The News by • 09/15/16

In the News

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In this issue:
- Design for the Final Piece of the WTC Master Plan Revealed
- Three for the Yard
- Botanic Garden Teaches Sustainability Beautifully
- Completing the Courtscraper
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Assembly Plant Reassembles as a Hotel
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A Rose is Now an Even Better Rose
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Retractable Roof Scores Points Read More

Names in the News

The 2016 American Architecture Awards, organized by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, awarded projects including the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Children’s Hospital of Illinois, and the Health Neuroscience Center of Excellence by CannonDesign; St. Ann’s Warehouse by Marvel Architects; Tongva Park and Ken Genser Square by James Corner Field Operations; National Sawdust by BUREAU V; the Cornell University Stocking Hall Rehabilitation and Addition by Mitchell | Giurgola Architects; Zeraga Avenue EMS Station by Smith-Miller+Hawkinson Architects; Westmoreland Museum of American Art by Ennead Architects; Public Media Commons by DLANDSTUDIO Architecture + Landscape; University of Houston University Center Transformation by EYP; 7 Bryant Park by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners; Stanford Central Energy Facility, the University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, and UCSD Biomedical Research Facility Unit 2 by ZGF Architects; NASA Orbit Pavilion and Head in the Clouds Pavilion by StudioKCA; and Los Angeles River Urban Agriculture Plan by Perkins+Will…The winners of Co.Design’s 2016 Innovation by Design Awards include New York-based nARCHITECTS for Carmel Place and Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects for Hunts Point Landing. Read More

09.23.16: Call for Entries: AIANY COTE Awards 2016
New Deadlines by • 09/15/16

New Deadlines

09.20.16: Call for Entries: eVolo Magazine 2016 VMODERN Furniture Design Competition

09.20.16: Call for Entries: Plan B Architects’ Competition: The City Above the City

09.22.16: Call for Applications: Boston Society of Architects (BSA) Foundation 2016 Grants

09.23.16: Call for Entries: AIANY COTE Awards 2016 Read More

Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City's Branch Libraries
On View by • 09/15/16

On View

At the Center for Architecture

Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City’s Branch Libraries
Opening 09.22.16

Authenticity and Innovation
Opening 09.30.16 Read More

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Renovations at the Center From the Executive Director
Archtober kicked off at Samsung 837, Building of the Day #1.
Archtober’s Cool Kick-Off Reports from the Field
Second Annual AIA I Look Up Film Challenge
People’s Choice: Vote for the AIA I Look Up Film Challenge AIA News You Can Use
New York City’s Energy and Water Use 2013 Report.
New Energy Report Highlights Architects’ Role Policy Pulse
Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson
Partners in Design: Alfred H. Barr Jr. and Philip Johnson In Memoriam
John Belle, FAIA (1932-2016)
In Memoriam: John Belle, FAIA (1932-2016) In Memoriam
1 - Design for Final Piece of WTC Master Plan Revealed
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Names in the News Names in the News
09.23.16: Call for Entries: AIANY COTE Awards 2016
New Deadlines New Deadlines
Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City's Branch Libraries
On View On View
09.12.16: At the September Oculus Book Talk, Lucy Bullivant, Ph.D., Hon. FRIBA, Founder and Creative Director of Urbanista.org, discussed her latest book, Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures, co-authored with Thomas Ermarcora. Following her talk, she was joined in a panel, moderated by William Menking, Editor-in-Chief, The Architect’s Newspaper, with Adam Lubinsky, PhD, Managing Principal, WXY architecture + urban design, and Alex Alaimo, Assoc. AIA, Founder, ORLI.
Sighted Sighted
Classifieds Classifieds
Tweet-for-Treat! We'll be at Samsung 837 on 98.29.16 giving away free ice cream!
Archtober Tweet-for-Treat! Editor's Note
Borinquen Court affordable and senior housing center in The Bronx, by Red Top Architects.
Aging in Place Policy Pulse
A rendering of J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architekten's latest project, XXX TIMES SQUARE WITH LOVE.
Jürgen Mayer H. Speaks on Reactivating Public Space in Times Square and Beyond At the Center for Architecture
FIGMENT: What Is This? Why Is Nothing for Sale? Why Is Everyone Smiling? by David Koren.
Oculus Book Review: FIGMENT: What Is This? Why Is Nothing for Sale? Why Is Everyone Smiling? Book Reviews
Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity by Mario Gooden, AIA.
Oculus Podcast: Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity Podcast
1 - Grafting an Expansion on a Landmark
In the News In The News
Names in the News Names in the News
The AIANY COTE Awards recognize results-oriented achievements in the urban context. Deadline 09.16.15
New Deadlines New Deadlines
“EXTRA-ORDINARY: New Practices in Chilean Architecture,” through 09.03.16.
On View On View
Classifieds Classifieds
Lower Manhattan Then map.
Mapping Lower Manhattan Center News
“Tentolana” by Tom Krizmanic
Imagining Olana’s Summer House Reports from the Field
AIA New York State’s 2016 Design Conference
Come, Collaborate: AIANYS 2016 Design Conference AIA News You Can Use
DOB NOW Continues Expansion Policy Pulse
Malik Knight, a second-year student at Philadelphia University, volunteered to assist students in developing their projects over the two week studio.
When Does the Education of an Architect Begin? Learning by Design
A spread from the winning student journal sofA.
2016 Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals Recipients Center News
The Center for Architecture's annual Golf Classic took place at Winged Foot Golf Club.
Architects Teed Off at Winged Foot Reports from the Field
1 - Prescription for Practicing in the 21st Century
In the News In The News
Names in the News Names in the News
09.16.16: Call for Entries: AIANY COTE Awards 2016
New Deadlines New Deadlines
“EXTRA-ORDINARY: New Practices in Chilean Architecture,” through 09.03.16
On View On View
08.02.16: At the AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s “Layered: Data and Representation in Infrastructure and Design,” speakers discussed how data can be accessed and used to inform design decisions and engage in policy discussions. (l-r) Luc Wilson, Associate Principal, Director, KPF Urban Interface; Shannon Mattern, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Media Studies, The New School; Ben Wellington, Ph.D., Quantitative Data Analyst, Two Sigma; Visiting Assistant Professor, City & Regional Planning Program, Pratt Institute.
Sighted Sighted
Classifieds Classifieds
Fast Forward From the Executive Director
AIANY Welcomes New Policy Coordinator Policy Pulse
Rendering of a possible Queens waterfront.
A Century of Zoning A Closer Look
Mario Gooden, Principal, Huff + Gooden Architects; Professor of Practice, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation
Oculus Book Review: Dark Space: Architecture, Representation, Black Identity by Mario Gooden Book Reviews
Students from The Neighborhood School pose with their model of One World Trade Center during a visit to SOM’s office where the model is now displayed.
Learning By Design:NY Students Visit SOM Learning by Design
1 - Festive Façade for Supportive Housing Project
In the News In The News
Names in the News Names in the News
09.16.16: Call for Entries: AIANY COTE Awards 2016
New Deadlines New Deadlines
“EXTRA-ORDINARY: New Practices in Chilean Architecture,” through 09.03.16
On View On View
07.20.16: Susan Szenasy, Hon. AIANY, Editor-in-Chief/Publisher of Metropolis, toasted the magazine’s 35th anniversary at Seaport Studios.
Sighted Sighted
Classifieds Classifieds
Chilean architect Smiljan Radic presented insights into his very personal creative process.
Notes on Smiljan Radic At the Center for Architecture
DOB NOW Policy Pulse
Center for Architecture Announces 2016 Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship Winner Center News
"EXTRA-ORDINARY: New Practices in Chilean Architecture" reviewed in Wallpaper.
Center Mentions Center News