Upper East Side residence by Gabellini Sheppard, New York. Photo: Paul Warchol.
At the Center for Architecture by • 05/22/17

Michael Gabellini, FAIA, Delivers AIANY 2017 Gil Oberfield Lecture

Master minimalist Michael Gabellini, FAIA, delivered the 2017 Gil Oberfield Lecture at the Center for Architecture on 5.18.17, sharing anecdotes and philosophical imperatives he’s developed at his firm Gabellini Sheppard, along with a few hints about what’s on the boards. Read More

AIANY 2017 President David Piscuskas, FAIA, at the National Summit on Design and Urban Mobility. Credit: Center for Architecture
From the Executive Director by • 05/17/17

Are We Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?

Autonomous vehicle (AV) technology has the potential to create seismic shifts in not only how we transport people and goods, but the basic underpinnings of our society, culture, and economic structure. The combination of autonomous vehicles and connected technologies promises to make streets safer, reduce energy consumption, decrease congestion, and create dramatic changes in where people live, work, and play. Read More

Reflections at Keppel Bay in Keppel Bay, Singapore. Photo: Keppel Bay Pte Ltd.
Featured Member by • 05/17/17

Featured Member: Daniel Libeskind Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

Daniel Libeskind, FAIA, believes that buildings contribute to the greater cultural context in which they are built. His commitment to expanding the scope of architecture reflects his profound interest and involvement in philosophy, art, literature, and music. Since establishing Studio Libeskind in Berlin in 1989, Libeskind has designed major cultural, commercial, and residential projects around the world. Read More

Join us for FitCity 2017! Hunter's Point South Waterfront Park by Thomas Balsley Associates and WEISS/MANFREDI. Credit: Albert Vecerka/Esto.
Policy Pulse by • 05/17/17

Policy Pulse: FitCity 2017

FitCity 2017 will take place on 06.06.17 at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. Hosted by AIA New York and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the FitCity conference champions the role of Active Design in building strong and sustainable communities. Since 2006, FitCity has served as a platform for exchanging ideas, informing strategies, and advancing a community of practice to promote health through the design of the built environment. Read More

Speakers of "Hesitation and Constraints: Barriers to Social Research in Practice." Credit: Center for Architecture
At the Center for Architecture by • 05/17/17

Social Sciences, Good for Your Bottom Line and Society

When social science research is characterized as the antidote to contemporary life’s afflictions, architects are justifiably wary. The practitioners who shared their insights at a recent AIANY Social Science and Architecture Committee argued against compartmentalizing this field of study. Rather, their aim is to make the research more ubiquitous, a more substantive part of how we understand and shape the built environment. When we improve our understanding of society, the chances that social relationships will be “linked to place,” to quote moderator Margaret Newman of Arup, are also improved. “We are addressing a ‘better architecture’ topic,” said committee co-chair Melissa Marsh; social science is intrinsically connected to design excellence. Read More

The Quad Cinema, renovated by Projects Design Associates with rebrand by Pentagram. Credit: Marion Curtis / StarPix.
In The News by • 05/16/17

In the News

In this issue:

- The Mod Quad: Quad Cinema reopens after renovation and rebrand by PDA and Pentagram
- Dock of the Day: Dror + Gensler win Galataport masterplan competition
- The Dream Team: Richard Meier, Rafael Viñoly, and KPF team up at Waterline Square
- Another Linear Park: DLANDstudio completes QueensWay schematic design
- New Life for Old School
: Dattner Architects’ PS 186 renovation considered for national landmarking Read More

Names in the News

The 2017 AIA Brooklyn + Queens Design Awards honored Artist Residence by Lynch Eisinger Design Architects; Prismatic Bay Townhouse by Peterson Rich Office; Creston Avenue Residences by Magnusson Architecture and Planning; 365 Bond Street by Hill West Architects; Navy Green by FXFOWLE; Fulton Street Development by GreenbergFarrow; Elmhurst Community Library by Marpillero Pollak Architects; The Novogratz Center for Athletics by Jack L. Gordon Architects; Olmsted Center Annex by BKSK Architects; Park Slope Townhouse by GRADE; Spire Lofts by Zambrano Architectural Design; Maple Street School by Barker Freeman Design Office Architects, Marvel Architects, and 4Mative Design Studio; Warehouse Loft by studio modh architecture; Resort in the Maharashtra Hills by Khanna Schultz; Josai i-House Dormitory by Studio SUMO; Courtyard House by vonDalwig Architecture; North Brother Island School + Habitat by Ian M. Ellis and Frances Peterson; 1490 Southern Boulevard by Bernheimer Architecture; and Brooklyn Cinematic Hotel by Yasmine Zeghar. Read More

New Deadlines

05.19.17: Call for Entries: Driverless Future Challenge (City of New York, New Lab, AIANY, Fast Company, and Blankspace)

05.19.17: Call for Entries: Imagine London as a National Park City – International Ideas Competition

05.26.17: Call for Applications: AIANY Civic Leadership Program (CLP) Read More

"Architecture of Independence - African Modernism" closes on 05.27.17. Credit: Sam Lahoz
On View by • 05/16/17

On View

At the Center for Architecture

Architecture of Independence – African Modernism
Through 05.27.17

2017 AIANY Design Awards
Through 06.20.17

El Helicoide: From Mall to Prison
Through 06.13.17 Read More

Classifieds

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Upper East Side residence by Gabellini Sheppard, New York. Photo: Paul Warchol.
Michael Gabellini, FAIA, Delivers AIANY 2017 Gil Oberfield Lecture At the Center for Architecture
AIANY 2017 President David Piscuskas, FAIA, at the National Summit on Design and Urban Mobility. Credit: Center for Architecture
Are We Ready for Autonomous Vehicles? From the Executive Director
Reflections at Keppel Bay in Keppel Bay, Singapore. Photo: Keppel Bay Pte Ltd.
Featured Member: Daniel Libeskind Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
Join us for FitCity 2017! Hunter's Point South Waterfront Park by Thomas Balsley Associates and WEISS/MANFREDI. Credit: Albert Vecerka/Esto.
Policy Pulse: FitCity 2017 Policy Pulse
Speakers of "Hesitation and Constraints: Barriers to Social Research in Practice." Credit: Center for Architecture
Social Sciences, Good for Your Bottom Line and Society At the Center for Architecture
The Quad Cinema, renovated by Projects Design Associates with rebrand by Pentagram. Credit: Marion Curtis / StarPix.
In the News In The News
Names in the News Names in the News
New Deadlines New Deadlines
"Architecture of Independence - African Modernism" closes on 05.27.17. Credit: Sam Lahoz
On View On View
Classifieds Classifieds
Claremont University Consortium, Claremont, CA. Photo: Michael Moran.
Featured Member: Paul Lewis Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
Diane Lewis at a Design IV review, Fall 2008
In Memoriam: Diane Lewis, AIA In Memoriam
Photo courtesy of Aaron Burson via Unsplash
Policy Pulse: AIANY Launches New Civic Leadership Program Policy Pulse
Ben Prosky, Assoc. AIA (AIA New York and the Center for Architecture); Medal of Honor winner Dr. Sharon E. Sutton, FAIA; Award of Merit winner Fiona Cousins, PE; and David Piscuskas, FAIA (AIA New York and 1100 Architect). Photography: Samuel Lahoz.
Industry Gathers at 2017 AIANY Honors and Awards Luncheon Around the AIA + Center for Architecture
AutoPound in Queens, NY. Credit: Alex Severin.
Featured Member: Jane Smith Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
Obama Presidential Center by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners and InterActive Design Architects. Credit: Obama Foundation
In the News In The News
Names in the News Names in the News
New Deadlines New Deadlines
"El Helicoide: From Mall to Prison" opens 05.09.17. Image credit: Pietro Paolini, 2012
On View On View
Classifieds Classifieds
The Medical University of South Carolina, Ashley River Tower, Charleston, SC. Credit: Frank Ooms.
Featured Member: Timothy Johnson Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
Image courtesy pixabay
Policy Pulse: AIA Urges Policymakers to Keep Carbon Neutral Goals Policy Pulse
Students at IS 234 present their scale store models to their peers. / Image credit: Dustin Atlas
Store Design Program Engages Students in Real-World Design Problems Learning by Design
Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, Biloxi, MS. Credit: Francis Dzikowski.
Featured Member: Daria Pizzetta Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
The Arab City: Architecture and Representation
Oculus Book Review: The Arab City: Architecture and Representation Book Reviews
Never Built New York by Greg Golden and Sam Lubell
Oculus Quick-Take: Never Built New York Podcast
David Ginsberg, FAIA / Image credit: ©Alex Kaplan
In Memoriam: David l. (Dave) Ginsberg, FAIA (1932-2017) In Memoriam
75 Kenmare by Andre Kikoski Architect / Image credit: Redundant Pixel
In the News In The News
Names in the News Names in the News
New Deadlines New Deadlines
Summer House Winter House by Hayes Slade, on view in "Follies, Function & Form: Imagining Olana’s Summer House.”
On View On View
Classifieds Classifieds
Library of the Gambelli School of Business, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, Fordham University, New York, New York. Credit: Roy Wright.
Featured Member: Kevin Hom Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
George Washington Bridge ADA Access Paths, New York North Side Plaza, New York, NY, and Fort Lee, NJ. Credit: ACME Digital.
Featured Member: Robert Eisenstat Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
Star Apartments, Los Angeles. Credit: Iwan Baan.
Michael Maltzan, FAIA, Says Public Housing Must Anticipate the Future At the Center for Architecture
Michael Kimmelman, New York Times architecture critic, and Jeanne Gang, Founding Principal of Studio Gang. Credit: Center for Architecture.
Jeanne Gang and Michael Kimmelman Discuss Truth and Public Work in Architecture At the Center for Architecture
Photo credit: Thomas Habr via unsplash
Policy Pulse: AIA Releases Disaster Assistance Handbook Policy Pulse
Malcolm McLaren, founder of McLaren Engineering, receives proclamation from AIANY and Center for Architecture Executive Director Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA.
AIANY Presents Proclamation to McLaren Engineering At the Center for Architecture
Al Hamra Tower, Kuwaut City, Kuwait. Credit: Tim Griffith.
Featured Member: Gary Haney Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
Citicorp Center, 601 Lexington Avenue, to be renovated by Gensler.
In the News In The News
ASLA-NY 2017 Design Award winners are currently on view at the Center for Architecture.
Names in the News Names in the News
New Deadlines New Deadlines
“Follies, Function & Form: Imagining Olana’s Summer House,” through 04.22.17
On View On View
Classifieds Classifieds
World Trade Center Transportation Hub Oculus Interior, New York, NY. Credit: Peter Aaron.
Featured Member: Thomas Grassi Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
Credit: Martin Falbisoner/Wikimedia.
Policy Pulse: 300 Architects, Advocates and Leaders Attend AIA Grassroots Conference Policy Pulse
Hugh Hardy at the New York Academy of Sciences. Credit: Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA.
Remembering New York Architect Hugh Hardy, FAIA (1931-2017) In Memoriam
Allie Mae Public Library, View of Story Hour Corner, New Orleans, LA. Photo: Courtesy of MDA Designgroup.
Featured Member: Elisabeth Martin Elevated to AIA College of Fellows Featured Member
Alex O'Briant takes the mic. Credit: Center for Architecture.
Busting Myths: How Can Social Research Impact Design? At the Center for Architecture
The TRA Studio-designed restoration of the façade of the New York Academy of Art (NYAA). Credit: TRA Studio.
In the News In The News