Archtober 2017 is coming! The Center for Architecture and 71 partner organizations will be bringing you a jam-packed month of architecture and design activities. From weekend walking tours to lectures and symposia, children’s programs, and exhibitions, Archtober has something for everyone!
During the month of October, a host of events will take place throughout the city’s five boroughs. This year, Archtober’s popular Building of the Day series will highlight historic icons like the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine and Paul Rudolph’s Modulightor Building, as well as new favorites like New Lab in the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Columbia University’s Renzo Piano-designed Lenfest Center for the Arts. Read More
AIA New York State’s annual Design Awards winners included NYC-based St. Ann’s Warehouse by Marvel Architects; the National September 11 Memorial Museum by Davis Brody Bond; Bergdorf Goodman by MNA; Dior Seoul, Southampton House, and Hublot Fifth Avenue by Peter Marino Architect; the Novartis Oncology Building and Kent State Center for Architecture and Environmental Design by WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism; Baccarat Hotel & Residences, FBI Biometric Technology Center, and the Center for Character and Leadership Development by Skidmore, Owings & Merril; Cummins Indy Distribution Headquarters by Deborah Berke Partners; the Arizona State University Beus Center for Law and Society and Vassar College Bridge for Laboratory Sciences by Ennead Architects; Perry World House by 1100 Architect; Duke West Union District Bridge/Pavilion by Architecture Operations D.P.C; Josai i-House Dormitory by Studio SUMO; the Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics by Studio Libeskind; VIA 57 West by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group; Michigan Lake House by Desai Chia Architecture; Bar House by Audrey Matlock Architect; De Maria Pavilion by Gluckman Tang; Maker Park by STUDIO V Architecture; and Southwest Brooklyn plan by AECOM. Read More
The Center for Active Design’s Excellence Awards honored projects including the Etsy Headquarters by Gensler, Elmhurst Library by Marpillero Pollak Architects, and Nixon Peabody by Perkins + Will. Read More
The Ambulatory Surgical Facility in Kyabirwa, Uganda, designed by Kliment Halsband Architects, was the recipient of a AIA 2017 Healthcare Design Award. Read More
Nicholas Desbiens, AIA, LEED AP, has been promoted to Design Director at Marble Fairbanks. Jason Roberts, AIA, has been named Organization Director.
Caleb McKenzie, LC, IALDA, MIES, Principal at US Lighting Consultants, has been named President of the New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNYC).
Peter Pran, FAIA, Co-founder and Partner of Peter Pran + H Architects, passed away.
The Center for Architecture is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Arnold W. Brunner Grant for Architectural Research: Dr. Stephanie Ryberg-Webster from Shaker Heights, Ohio, for “Restoring the Rustbelt: Historic Preservation amid Urban Decline, Cleveland, Ohio: 1970-1985,” and Seher Erdogan Ford, AIA, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for “From Church of Studius to Mosque of Imrahor and Beyond: Architectural Heritage in VR.” Each recipient was awarded $7,500 to further their architectural investigations. Read More
Gluckman Tang Architects received an AIA Small Project Award for the De Maria Pavilion, winner of a 2017 AIANY Design Award. Read More
The Core77 Design Awards 2017 recognized projects by NYC-based firms, including A/D/O by nARCHITECTS and the Museum of the City of New York’s “New York at its Core” exhibition by Studio Joseph, Local Projects, and Pentagram…The American Society of Landscape Architects 2017 honors recipients include NYC-based Jannette Sadik-Khan, former Commissioner of the NYC Department of Transportation (LaGasse Medal – Non-Landscape Professional); the Central Park Conservancy (Medal of Excellence); and Mitchell Silver, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation (Honorary Member). Read More