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
Category Archives: Sighted
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
07.11.13: AIANY held its 2013 Heritage Ball kick-off reception at The Caledonia, a residential building developed by the Related Companies. Related Chairman and Founder Stephen M. Ross is being honored at this year’s Heritage Ball. The other honorees are Patricia E. Harris, First Deputy Mayor, City of New York; Tod Williams, FAIA, and Billie Tsien, AIA, Co-Founders, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects; and Richard Kahan, Founder and CEO, The Urban Assembly. Read More
07.02.13: The Center for Architecture opened the exhibition “AJAP | Les Albums des Jeunes Architectes et des Paysagistes.” (above, l-r) AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA; Gwenaëlle de Kerret; Philipp von Dalwig, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP; Farnaz Mansuri, Assoc. AIA; Chris Leong, Assoc. AIA; Vincent Lavergne; and Jérémy Nadau stand in front of the Center after the pre-exhibition opening breakfast discussion entitled “French & American Perspectives.” Read More
06.18.13: Kansas City Mayor Sly James; 2013 AIANY President Jill N. Lerner, FAIA; and AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, at the reception for the CityAge Global Metropolis conference, a platform for dialogue designed to amplify new ideas in business, government, and society. Lerner was the chair of a panel at the conference called “Global Catalysts: Cities and the Global Economy.” Read More
06.08.13: The Head in the Clouds Pavilion – the City of Dreams Pavilion competition winner – opened on Governor’s Island as a part of FIGMENT NYC 2013. FIGMENT, the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA), and the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY), organized the selection, design, and construction of the pavilion. Read More