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AIANY 2014 COTE Awards


The AIANY COTE Awards will further sustainable design in the architectural profession, make transparent the lessons learned, and reveal the process behind real innovation in an urban context. Click here for more information.

Oculus Magazine



Oculus Magazine
Oculus is available online! View the Summer 2014 issue here.

Upcoming Oculus Book Talk
Casablanca Chandigarh: A Report on Modernization
Monday, October 6, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Oculus Podcasts
Listen to our Oculus podcasts through the Center for Architecture's soundcloud


Archtober is here!


Archtober (ärk'tōbər), the city-wide festival of architecture activities, programs, and exhibitions, will take place from October 1-31, 2014.

Archtober’s curated calendar features more than 150 architecture and design lectures, conferences, programs, and exhibitions happening at the Center for Architecture and collaborating institutions across the city.

Exhibition Highlight

New Practices New York 2014


Six promising and pioneering firms were chosen as the New Practices New York 2014, a biennial competition that serves as New York City’s preeminent platform to recognize and promote new and innovative architecture and design firms.

Exhibitions at the Center

Current Exhibitions

Archtober Lounge
Through October 31, 2014

ABC Stone Presents "Live Your Life in Stone"
Through October 31, 2014

The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture
Through October 31, 2014

QueensWay Connection: Elevating the Public Realm
Through October 31, 2014

New Practices New York 2014
Through January 17, 2015

Upcoming Exhibitions

New York New Design
Opening October 22, 2014

Structure and Event
Opening November 6, 2014

Watch & Listen

Watch & Listen

Watch AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, receive the Edward C. Kemper Award at the 2014 AIA Convention.

Missed an event? Video recordings are available on the Center for Architecture's Vimeo account.



Upcoming Events

- 2:00 am, 9:00 pm Thursday, Archtober 23

Fall 2014 ARE Boot Camp: Structural Systems 1
Sunday, Archtober 26, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

J. Max Bond Jr. Memorial Lecture- Conversations | Equity Agendas
Monday, Archtober 27, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Pookie" - Everything You Need to Know About Sealants Part II
Tuesday, Archtober 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Retrofitting Buildings For Flood Risk" Manual by the NYC Department of City Planning
Wednesday, Archtober 29, 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Visit the Online Calendar for more event listings! www.aiany.org/calendar


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