10.14.15: The minds behind the innovative trash-management project Closed Loops, Juliette Spertus and Benjamin Miller, joined the Center for Architecture at 181 Front Street, the South Street Seaport Culture District, to discuss the transportation of trash, the city’s landfills and waterways, and new ways of designing our waste system. Read More
Category Archives: Sighted
09.30.15: A crowd gathered at Carl Hansen & Son Showroom to celebrate the beginning of Archtober 2015. Richard Meier, FAIA (center) was joined by Kyle Bergman, AIA, founder of the Architecture and Design Film Festival (left), and Cynthia Kracauer, AIA, Archtober festival director (right). Read More
09.17.15: Curator Thomas Mellins led a preview tour of “Affordable New York: A Housing Legacy” at the Museum of the City of New York, on view through 02.16.16. Read More
08.31.2015: Cynthia Kracauer, AIA, Center for Architecture, Managing Director, snapped a picture of celebratory staff members James Fallarino, Events Manager, and Camila Schaulsohn, Communications Director, at the Archtober kick-off, Tweet-for-Treat. Participants received free architecturally-inspired Coolhaus ice cream sandwiches and could peer into the Center’s new space on 181 Front Street, opening officially on 09.10.15 for the exhibition opening of “Sea Level: Five Boroughs at Water’s Edge.” Read More
08.19.15: George Tsypin, founder of the George Tsypin Opera Factory and luminescent sea creature designer, takes a ride on an angel fish at the press opening for WXY Architecture + Urban Design’s SeaGlass Carousel at Battery Park. Read More
08.03.15: A work-in-progress! A snapshot of our beautiful new floor designed by Andrew Berman Architect. Come see the complete renovation at the opening of our fall exhibition “Un/Fair Use” on 09.10.2015. Read More
07.20.15: AIANY Marketing and Communications Committee and AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee invited a diverse panel to examine how firms build and communicate resiliency practices. (l-r) James Way and Delphine Daniels, co-chairs, AIANY Marketing and Communications Committee; Olivia Stinson, Assoc. Director, City Relationships at 100 Resilient Cities, The Rockefeller Foundation; Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, Co-Chair, AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee; Roland Lewis, President and CEO, Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance; Janice Barnes, PhD, LEED AP, Planning + Strategies Global Leader, Perkins + Will; John Boulé, PE, Senior Vice President, Dewberry. Read More
06.26.15: Anne Priol and Mica Smadja brought to life the letters between architect-designer Eileen Gray and architect-critic Mica Smadja in the performance E1027: Design for Living, directed by artist Elizabeth Lennard and organized by the Center for Architecture with support from the Graham Foundation, Trustees Brooks Adams and Lisa Liebmann of the Herman Liebmann Foundation, and the French Ministry of Culture and Communications.
06.24.15: AIANY President Tomas Rossant, AIA, spoke at the 2nd Annual Architecture Forum Perspective USA, sponsored by The Plan magazine, at the Waldorf Astoria.
06.23.15: John Cetra, AIA, Founding Principal, CetraRuddy Architecture, presented One Madison at the 2015 AIANY Housing Awards Symposium. The Symposium honored five projects, selected by jurors Philip Casey, Tom Kundig, FAIA, Nancy Ludwig, FAIA, Michael Maltzin, and Michael Sorkin, for design excellence and innovation in multifamily housing design.
06.18.15: The AIANY Oculus Committee hosted Timber in the City Editor Andy Bernheimer, AIA, NCARB, Partner, Bernheimer Architecture and co-Writer Alan Organschi, Partner, Gray Organschi Architecture. Bernheimer and Organschi presented the groundbreaking work exploring the innovative use of mass timber technologies as well as designs drawn from the Timber in the City Competition.
06.18.15: Francesca Bettridge, Michael Hennes, and Renata Gallo of Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design and Ed Pulver of ESI Design received a 2015 Lumen Award of Merit in lighting design for 330 Hudson Street Lobby at the 47th Annual IESNYC Lumen Gala.
06.18.15: Paul Marantz, Founder and Consulting Design Principal of Fisher Marantz Stone, accepted a 2015 Lumen Award of Merit in lighting design for The National September 11 Memorial Museum at the 47th Annual IESNYC Lumen Awards.
06.18.15: Charles Pavarini III and Lana Lenar of zeroLUX lighting design received a Lumen Award of Citation for Falling Sticks, a light installation in Kansas City, MO, at the 47th Annual IESNYC Lumen Gala in New York City.
06.15.15: Robert Wall, Wazir Khan, Sam Currie, Marc Gee, Peter Gluck, and Stephane Derveaux of GLUCK+ celebrated at the Opening of the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in Crotona Park in the South Bronx. The Center, reaching an estimated 30,000 children and youth, was designed and constructed by GLUCK+ with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.
06.04.15: The SMPS-NY Awards Gala (l-r): Martha Huguet, Director of Marketing, Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers; Maxinne Leighton, Assoc. AIA, NE Region/Business Development/Marketing, Parsons Brinckerhoff; Principal of the Year winner Kirsten Sibilia, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Dattner Architects; and Sarah Hoff, Principal, Cerami Associates. Read More
05.14.14: The 2015 AIA convention in Atlanta opened with a keynote speech by former President Bill Clinton. “There is no question in ways large and small, those of you who are designing the built environment are going to have a big impact,” he said, and called on architects to take advantage of “low-lying fruit” – such as former NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s Cool Roof initiative. Read More