12.11.13: At a breakfast briefing at Craft in New York, Anabelle Selldorf, FAIA, Principalof Selldorf Architects, gave an update on her firm’s expansion and renovation of the two existing buildings of the Clark Art Institute: the Museum Building and the Manton Research Center, in Williamstown, MA. Read More
Category Archives: Sighted
11.21.13: AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, (center left) presented a Proclamation honoring the 20th anniversary of Architecture Research Office (ARO), to Principals Adam Yarinsky, FAIA, LEED AP; Kim Yao, AIA; and Stephen Cassell, AIA, LEED AP. Read More
11.28.13: Cheng-Hsun Wu (2nd from the left) and Chien Chung (Didi) Pei, AIA, (3nd from the left) of Pei Partnership Architects joined Taiwan President Ma Ying Jeou (center) and others at the Presidential Palace in Taipei, where they were invited to present at the 2013 World Association of Chinese Architects Annual Meeting & Academic Forum. Read More
11.07.13: The Center for Architecture’s latest Breakthrough Space exhibition, “Dorothy Heller Paintings from the 1950s and 1960s,” features the abstract expressionist’s works, many of which represent themes of urban and untamed nature. Read More
10.24.13: During a timely Building of the Day tour on United Nations Day, Assistant Secretary-General Michael Adlerstein, FAIA, Executive Director of the UN Capital Master Plan, and Werner Schmidt, Public Information Officer of the UN Capital Master Plan (not shown) escorted Archtoberites through the United Nations Headquarters. Read More
10.09.13: Thomas Balsley, FASLA, Principal Designer, Thomas Balsley Associates, and Michael Manfredi, FAIA, Co-founder, WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism, led Archtoberites through Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park, a new model of urban ecology located on the East River. In the crowd: Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIANY. Read More
09.22.13: AIANY 2013 President Jill N. Lerner presented the AIANY 2013 Design Awards Exhibition at the XIV Buenos Aires International Biennial of Architecture. Read More
09.11.13: AIANY Committee on the Environment Co-chairs Pat Sapinsley, AIA, LEED AP, and Ilana Judah, Intl. Assoc. AIA, organized “Integration Series – Succeeding at Nothing: Achieving Net Zero”, featuring speakers Jeffrey Rios, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Engineer, Possee/AKF, and Anna Serra, Associate Sustainability Consultant, Buro Happold Consulting Engineers.
09.04.13: The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) unveiled a new BAM Bike Park and BAMart: Outdoors installation, designed by Fiedler Marciano Architecture. The lot features a mural by Brooklyn-based artist KAWS and a bike rack by David Byrne (who designed the “doggie” bikerack outside the Center for Architecture).
07.24.13: The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation’s 10th anniversary fete was hosted by Buro Happold on its rooftop terrace. Joan Blumenfeld, FAIA, IIDA, LEED ID+C, BWAF Vice-Chair; Beverly Willis, FAIA, BWAF Founder and Chair; and Cathleen McGuigan, Editor-in-Chief, Architectural Record, attended the event. Read More