As the city densifies there is often not enough room on the sidewalks to accommodate the mountains of bags.
Policy and Advocacy by • 10/19/17

Zero Waste Design Guidelines Launched

On 10.18.17, the Center for Architecture launched the Zero Waste Design Guidelines, made possible with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and developed in collaboration with the AIA New York Committee on the Environment; Kiss + Cathcart, Architects; ClosedLoops; and the Foodprint Group. The guidelines are intended to help New York City achieve its OneNYC plan, released in April 2015, which outlines a bold goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030 – and to help other cities seeking to fulfill their own commitments to waste reduction. Read More

Siblings show off their Family Market. Credit: Center for Architecture
Learning by Design by • 10/19/17

Archtober Family Day During Open House New York

The Center for Architecture was happy to once again host our Archtober FamilyDay@theCenter as part of Open House New York Weekend. At this free drop-in program on 10.14.17, more than 150 adults and children worked together to create a model city. Families learned about different types of buildings and spaces that make up a city. Each participant selected what type of building or space they wanted to create and pinned it on our inspiration wall in categories such as residential, public, commercial, open space, and infrastructure. Read More

Schomburg Center renovation by Marble Fairbanks. Credit: Nicholas Desbiens, Marble Fairbanks
In The News by • 10/18/17

In the News

In this issue:
- On the Corner of Black Cultural Collections: Schomburg Center reopens after Marble Fairbanks-led renovation
- “Shocking. Positively Shocking:” Adjaye Associates reveal design for SPYSCAPE
- Encouraging Curiosity and Interaction: SHA-designed Lewis Arts Complex opens in Princeton University
- Art Deco Redux: Alliad Works Architecture completes Eleven Madison Park renovation
- Gems and Geodes: Ralph Appelbaum Associates to redesign AMNH Hall of Gems and Minerals
- Wearing Winter White: Madison Square Park conservancy commissions Erwin Redl to design outdoor exhibition Read More

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Policy and Advocacy by • 10/18/17

Policy Pulse: NYC Agency Heads Discussion

Earlier this year, new leadership was appointed to three New York City agencies that play critical roles in planning and development of our neighborhoods in NYC: Maria Torres-Springer, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development; James Patchett, President and CEO of the NYC Economic Development Corporation; and Marisa Lago, Director of the NYC Department of City Planning and Chair of the City Planning Commission. Read More

Displacement: Capital, 10.04.2017.
Chapter News by • 10/16/17

“Displacements: Capital” Investigates the Impact of Foreign Funds on NYC’s Skyline

On 10.04.2017, the Center for Architecture hosted “Displacements: Capital,” an investigation into the ways in which the influx of unprecedented, predominantly foreign capital into the city has galvanized architects to pursue design innovation at a scale and pace unseen since the Modernist era, often in the form of luxury and ultra-luxury residences. Read More

Courtesy of US Department of Defense.
Chapter News by • 10/05/17

Learn How to Assess Homes after a Disaster

When disaster strikes a community, architects and other building professionals can provide an important service by determining whether the buildings damaged by a storm or earthquake are safe for habitation. As the first step to be qualified to provide this vital function in times of need, architects and other building professionals can take the AIA Safety Assessment Program (SAP) Training.

AIA New York is working with other organizations throughout the city and state to produce these trainings. If you are interested in taking a SAP Training and other disaster relief programs, please take a moment of your time fill out this survey.

Turrett Penthouse Suites at the Beekman Hotel by Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects (GKV) in collaboration Martin Brudnizki Design Studio. Credit: Simon Lewis.
In The News by • 10/05/17

In the News

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In this issue:
- Castle Keep: Beekman Hotel unveils Turret Penthouse Suites by GKV and Martin Brudnizki Design
- On Off-Off Broadway: ARO-designed The Flea Theater opens in Tribeca
- Bridging the Centuries: Richard Meier & Partners completes Cittadella Bridge in Alessandria, Italy
- Never Forget: 9/11 Memorial by Demetri Sarantitis Architects opens in Hoboken
- TWA Teaser: Lubrano Ciavarra Architects bring TWA to 1WTC
- Reinventing the Future of Play: BIG designs LEGO House in Billund, Denmark Read More

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Chapter News by • 10/04/17

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions by • 10/04/17

“Scaffolding” Kicks off Archtober at the Center for Architecture

On 10.02.17, the Center for Architecture kicked off Archtober, NYC’s Architecture and Design Month, with the opening of “Scaffolding.” Curated by Greg Barton, the exhibition examines extraordinary applications of scaffolding as a kit-of-parts technology that can provide novel forms of inhabitation and access. The exhibition, designed by Shohei Shigematsu and OMA New York with graphic design by MTWTF, disrupted the space of the Center for Architecture, instilling a new appreciation for the material’s transformative potential. Read More

“Of, By, and For The People: Grassroots Movements and Policy Transformations.” Credit: Center for Architecture.
Chapter News, Policy and Advocacy by • 10/04/17

Defining Citizen Architect

On 09.25.17, the first of two public events of AIANY’s Civic Leadership Program (CLP), “Of, By, and For The People: Grassroots Movements and Policy Transformations,” highlighted the work of four practitioners from across the country, broadening the audience’s understanding of what it means to be a Citizen Architect and how this can apply to our own professional journeys. Read More

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As the city densifies there is often not enough room on the sidewalks to accommodate the mountains of bags.
Zero Waste Design Guidelines Launched Policy and Advocacy
Siblings show off their Family Market. Credit: Center for Architecture
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Schomburg Center renovation by Marble Fairbanks. Credit: Nicholas Desbiens, Marble Fairbanks
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Displacement: Capital, 10.04.2017.
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Turrett Penthouse Suites at the Beekman Hotel by Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects (GKV) in collaboration Martin Brudnizki Design Studio. Credit: Simon Lewis.
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“The Activist, the Architect, the Artist: Case Studies in Civic Engagement,” brought together six practitioners from various professions – architecture, art, landscape architecture, law, and urban design – to explore different forms of civic engagement in communities both large and small. Credit: Center for Architecture.
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Kate Slevin (left), Saskia Sassen, Ethan Kent, Vishaan Chakrabarti, AIA, at Public Spaces, Social Movements. Credit: Center for Architecture
Policy Pulse: Imagining the New Civic Commons Policy and Advocacy
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Temple Israel of the City of New York, New York, NY. White's role: Partner in Charge. Image: PBDW Architects.
Featured Member: Samuel G. White, FAIA, LEED AP Featured Member
56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron, one of Archtober 2017's Buildings of the Day. Credit: Iwan Baan.
Are You Ready for Archtober? At the Center for Architecture
The Cornell Tech Campus in Roosevelt Island. Credit: Iwan Baan.
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Credit: Center for Architecture
Of, By and For the People Policy and Advocacy
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Center for Architecture staff rolled up their sleeves to help Win students design and build their own tree house models. Pictured: AIANY/CFA Executive Director Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA; Morgan Watson; and Camila Schaulsohn. Image courtesy of Win.
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Credit: Center for Architecture
CLP Development Session III: Community Transformations through the Lens of Resiliency Chapter News
Hunter's Point Campus, Queens, NY. Rolland's role: Project Director. Image: David Sundberg/Esto.
Featured Member: Ann Rolland, FAIA, LEED AP Featured Member
Cocktails and Conversation: Peter Gluck and Inga Saffron, 09.08.17. Photo: Daniel Cole.
Peter Gluck and Inga Saffron Appraise the State of Architecture for Cocktails and Conversation Chapter News
Anthology Film Archives expansion by Bone/Levine Architects.
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Archtober is Coming! At the Center for Architecture
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AIANY Members: Engage and Recommend Leaders Chapter News
Percy Griffin, AIA, interviewed at the Center for Architecture by Jack Travis at "Legends: 3 Harlem Architects, 4 Decades" in 2016. Credit: Center for Architecture
In Memoriam: Percy Griffin, AIA In Memoriam
Courtesy of AIA Houston.
Help the Architecture Center Houston AIANY - Message From the Executive Director
Image courtesy the NYC Department of Buildings
DOB Proposes Rule for Additional Fees Policy and Advocacy
New Visions for Public Schools by Gruzen Samton LLP. Burke's role: Director of Interiors/Design Director. Photo: Mark Ross.
Featured Member: Mary Burke, FAIA Featured Member
Working together on the grouping exercise. Credit: Center for Architecture
CLP Development Session II: Facilitating Inclusive and Productive Engagement—Strategies and Struggles Chapter News
Woman´s March on NYC, 2017. Credit: Michael Kowalczyk ©/ Flickr.
Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse Policy and Advocacy
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“Kaneji Domoto at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonia,” closing 08.26.17. Credit: Erik Bardin.
On View Exhibitions
Moynihan Train Hall by SOM.  Credit: SOM, image via New York State Governor's Office.
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Sonali from our elementary school Fairytale Architecture program shows off her castle design. Credit: Center for Architecture.
Summer@theCenter Wraps Up Learning by Design
Yale University Sterling Divinity Quadrangle, New Haven, CT. Nieminen's role: Partner in Charge. Image: Cervin Robinson.
Featured Member: Michael Nieminen, FAIA Featured Member
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2100 Troll is Antarctica’s first megacity, its ringed megastructures each organized around a central green space. 2100: A Dystopian Utopia—The City After Climate Change, by Vanessa Keith/StudioTEKA (New York: Urban Research, 2017). Image: courtesy of Terreform.
Featured Member: Vanessa Keith, AIA Featured Member
Grand Central Terminal in Midtown East. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.
Policy Pulse: City Approves Midtown East Rezoning Policy and Advocacy
Myrtle-Wickoff Station Complex. Dugan's role: Principal in Charge. Image: Vanni Archives.
Featured Member: Jeffrey Dugan, AIA Featured Member
Bronx River House by Kiss + Cathcart Architects.
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2017 AIANY COTE Awards. Deadline: 09.17.17
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"This Future Has a Past," on view through 09.12.17. Credit: Center for Architecture.
On View Exhibitions
Office loft / Maker space Hudson Yards Penn Station
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OBL/QUE, A Journal on Critical Conversation published by Harvard GSD, is the winner of the  2017 Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals.
Announcing the 2017 Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals Recipient At the Center for Architecture
At SpeakUp 2017 in Denver, Colorado.
Policy Pulse: AIA Hosts Annual SpeakUp Event Policy and Advocacy
Community Mural, 116th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue. Photo: Shilpa Patel.
Challenges of Engaging Locally: Civic Leadership Program Opens Discussion Chapter News
Member Survey: How Are Firms Helping Members Grow Professionally? Chapter News
Design educator Hadley Beacham performs a structural test for a triangulated model. Credit: Center for Architecture
Youth Explore Architecture at K-12 Summer Design Programs Learning by Design