Author Archives: AIA New York Chapter

Waterproofing of the facade system and roof at 540 West 26th Street for Savanna. Design Architect: Morris Adjmi. Rendering: Morris Adjmi.
Featured Member by • 06/21/17

Featured Member: Howard Zimmerman Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

A respected leader and expert in the preservation and restoration of building façades, Howard Zimmerman, FAIA, Founder and President, Howard L. Zimmerman Architects, has raised the awareness and advanced the standards of this specialty, transforming the safety and aesthetics of the urban experience. For more than 35 years, Zimmerman has used his expertise—unique in breadth and depth—to inspect, evaluate, preserve, and restore thousands of façades of New York City, from 19th-century landmarks to 21st-century high-rises. Read More

Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, Astoria, Queens, NY. Somvanshi’s role: Associate, Project Manager and On-site Supervisor. Firm: Ennead Architects (previously Polshek Partnership). Photo: Jeff Goldberg/Esto.
Featured Member by • 06/14/17

Featured Member: Kalavati Somvanshi Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

Kalavati Somvanshi, FAIA, RA, Principal, SOMVANSHI/2, is a leader who leverages foresight and experience to create learning opportunities for fellow architects, consultants and subcontractors. Her efforts enhance design excellence and technical expertise for teams facilitating the practice of architecture.  Read More

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AIA Discount on Executive Courses

AIA members receive 15% discount on NewSchool of Architecture & Design’s Executive Architecture courses in San Diego! The four-day courses are eligible for 12 AIA Continuing Education Credits in the Healthy, Safety and Welfare category and will feature exciting guest lecturers such as Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl. Participants can choose from two topics: Neuroscience for Architecture or Healthy Urbanism. Learn more.

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Desk Spaces Available For Rent

Desk spaces available for rent in sunny, spacious loft in recently fully renovated TriBeCa landmark building. Elevator, doorman, 24/7 access, shared conference room and kitchenette. $850/desk/month.  Internet/phone service not included. 7 desks available. Please call 212-431-7175 for more information.

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TriBeCa NYC Design Team Office Bay

Convenient first-floor TriBeCa location, individual bays with built-in desks seating 4 to 5 per bay. Perfect for architects, designers, planners. Quiet, very pleasant and productive. Great value for location.

See 515canal.acornconceptsllc.com for photos and more information

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Let Oculus lead you to success in 2017

Include Oculus in your budget for 2017 and build your brand! By advertising in Oculus you are grabbing the attention of our members who spend more than $260 million on products and services annually. Contact Alex Bachrach at BachrachA@bnpmedia.com or 646.849.7110.

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Advertise in the newsletter Classifieds!
• Click here for an ad rate/insertion order form
• Fill out the form and fax it back to us at 212.696.5022
• E-mail the ad directly to info@aiany.org

Your ad will run in the next two upcoming issues. The newsletter is sent out every other Wednesday.

New York City Police Academy by Perkins + Will. Photo: Courtesy of Perkins + Will.
Featured Member by • 06/13/17

Featured Member: Michael Plottel Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

From the start of his career over 25 years ago, Michael Plottel, FAIA, has led a highly diverse set of socially relevant projects and building types, ranging from public safety, social housing, transportation, educational facilities to public parks and public art. As Director of Capital Project Management at Columbia University Facilities, Plottel has sought to balance the needs of citizens first and foremost, with those of policy-makers, designers, project managers and builders. He has dedicated his career to advancing the practice and theory of public architecture by focusing on the design and construction of socially relevant projects with the result of rebuilding cities, strengthening institutions, enhancing public spaces and ultimately serving the everyday needs of the citizen. Read More

Weill Hall at Cornell University, Ithica, NY. Photo: Scott Frances.
Featured Member by • 05/31/17

Featured Member: Renny Logan Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

As Associate Partner at Richard Meier & Partners Architects, Renny Logan’s stewardship of distinguished modern buildings is unique for its advancement of a rigorous architectural language that emphasizes transformation of setting, order and composition of program solutions, manipulation of natural light, meticulous material assembly, and integral environmental performance.  Read More

Classifieds

AIA Discount on Executive Courses

AIA members receive 15% discount on NewSchool of Architecture & Design’s Executive Architecture courses in San Diego! The four-day courses are eligible for 12 AIA Continuing Education Credits in the Healthy, Safety and Welfare category and will feature exciting guest lecturers such as Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl. Participants can choose from two topics: Neuroscience for Architecture or Healthy Urbanism. Learn more.

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Desk Spaces Available For Rent

Desk spaces available for rent in sunny, spacious loft in recently fully renovated TriBeCa landmark building. Elevator, doorman, 24/7 access, shared conference room and kitchenette. $850/desk/month.  Internet/phone service not included. 7 desks available. Please call 212-431-7175 for more information.

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Let Oculus lead you to success in 2017

Include Oculus in your budget for 2017 and build your brand! By advertising in Oculus you are grabbing the attention of our members who spend more than $260 million on products and services annually. Contact David Freeman at dfreeman@naylor.com or 678.808.3193.

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Advertise in the newsletter Classifieds!
• Click here for an ad rate/insertion order form
• Fill out the form and fax it back to us at 212.696.5022
• E-mail the ad directly to info@aiany.org

Your ad will run in the next two upcoming issues. The newsletter is sent out every other Wednesday.

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

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Empire State Development is seeking firms offering real estate development/planning services for projects across New York State. Selected firms will be placed on pre-qualified lists valid for four years. Proposals are due 6/16/17. Request for Proposals available on 5/3/17 at: https://esd.ny.gov/doing-business-ny/requests-proposals/prequalified-consultants-rfp

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Let Oculus lead you to success in 2017

Include Oculus in your budget for 2017 and build your brand! By advertising in Oculus you are grabbing the attention of our members who spend more than $260 million on products and services annually. Contact David Freeman at dfreeman@naylor.com or 678.808.3193.

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Advertise in the newsletter Classifieds!
• Click here for an ad rate/insertion order form
• Fill out the form and fax it back to us at 212.696.5022
• E-mail the ad directly to info@aiany.org

Your ad will run in the next two upcoming issues. The newsletter is sent out every other Wednesday.

Claremont University Consortium, Claremont, CA. Photo: Michael Moran.
Featured Member by • 05/10/17

Featured Member: Paul Lewis Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

Architect, professor, speaker and author Paul Lewis, FAIA, has bridged the worlds of practice and academia by producing award-winning architecture, interiors, books, and conceptual projects. His acclaimed built works synthesize design excellence and tectonic innovation, using inexpensive materials in new ways to engage methods of construction to maximum effect. Lewis is a founding principal at Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis Architects (LTL), formed with his twin brother, David, and Marc Tsurumaki, in 1997. Winner of a National Design Award, eleven AIA awards, Architectural League’s Emerging Voices and Young Architects Prize, Lewis has developed buildings that champion the capacity for design excellence to not be defined by expensive budgets. Read More

Diane Lewis at a Design IV review, Fall 2008
In Memoriam by • 05/04/17

In Memoriam: Diane Lewis, AIA

The architectural community mourns the loss of Diane Lewis, AIA. One of the youngest recipients of the Rome Architecture Prize in Architecture, Professor Lewis was the first woman architect to be appointed to the full-time faculty at The Cooper Union. She taught countless architects with a career spanning more than thirty years. Below are words of remembrance from those who were touched by Diane’s passion, intellect, and empathy. Please share your own reflections on Diane in our comment section below. Read More