New Deadlines

04.21.17: Request for Proposals: NYC Economic Development Corporation seeks proposals for Mixed-Income Housing and Open Space in Long Island City

04.21.17: Call for Entries: Boston Society of Architects Small Firms/Small Projects Design Awards

04.22.17: Call for Entries: Radical Innovation Awards Read More

Summer House Winter House by Hayes Slade, on view in "Follies, Function & Form: Imagining Olana’s Summer House.”
On View by • 04/20/17

On View

At the Center for Architecture

Follies, Function & Form: Imagining Olana’s Summer House
Through 04.22.17

ASLA-NY 2017 Design Awards
Through 04.30.17

Architecture of Independence – African Modernism
Through 05.27.17

2017 AIANY Design Awards
Opening 04.21.17

El Helicoide: From Mall to Prison
Opening 05.09.17 Read More

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Microdesk Architectural Solutions Specialist

Don’t miss this great opportunity to work with some of the best architecture firms on a variety of high-profile projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Organizing & implementing Revit technology processes for Microdesk’s clients
  • Maintaining compliance with Revit families, templates, standards, and best practices
  • Managing all BIM data exchange throughout the project’s life-cycle
  • Optimizing BIM project scheduling, quantity take-offs & estimating
  • Organizing weekly BIM coordination meetings to identify project issues
  • Assessing a team’s BIM capabilities and providing the client with an ROI health-check
  • Arranging and providing Autodesk BIM training and technical support
  • Reviewing BIM/CAD documents for quality assurance & control at critical project milestones

Qualifications:

  • Advanced Revit, NavisWorks and Digital Design skills to meet on-demand project needs
  • Strong design documentation and detailing skills to proactively develop BIM procedures
  • Advanced experience in office practices, standards, policies, and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of Revit-driven performance, scripting and analysis tools
  • Creation of BIM Execution Plans /model mgmt between clients, consultants & CM’s
  • Experience guiding client teams toward meeting BIM-driven project deadlines

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Library of the Gambelli School of Business, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, Fordham University, New York, New York. Credit: Roy Wright.
Featured Member by • 04/18/17

Featured Member: Kevin Hom Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

Kevin Hom, FAIA, LEED AP, President, Kevin Hom Architects, has reinvented the architecture program at CUNY’s School of Technology and Design, where he serves as Dean, developing a dynamic, sustainability-focused and technology-based model for preparing disadvantaged students to enter and bring diversity to the profession. Appointed Dean of the School in 2011, Hom has, in just five years, effected sweeping changes that have turned the School into an incubator and catalyst for new approaches to architectural education and for increased diversity in the profession. Read More

George Washington Bridge ADA Access Paths, New York North Side Plaza, New York, NY, and Fort Lee, NJ. Credit: ACME Digital.
Featured Member by • 04/07/17

Featured Member: Robert Eisenstat Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

As chief architect of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), the leadership and advocacy of Robert Eisenstat, FAIA, LEED AP, have raised the standards of design excellence for transportation and infrastructure projects and increased the stature of architects in the public realm. PANYNJ is acknowledged globally for its prominence in shaping the region’s built environment and for its direct impact on the lives of the millions who live in, commute through, and visit the New York Region. Read More

Star Apartments, Los Angeles. Credit: Iwan Baan.
At the Center for Architecture by • 04/05/17

Michael Maltzan, FAIA, Says Public Housing Must Anticipate the Future

On 03.29.17, the conversation surrounding the future of public housing returned to the Center for Architecture. Housing by Los Angeles-based architect Michael Maltzan, FAIA, Design Principal, Michael Maltzan Architecture, has won numerous awards within the past year including the American Architecture Award, the AIA Los Angeles Gold Medal Honoree, and two Residential Architecture Design awards. Architect and AIANY Housing Committee co-chair Fernando Villa, AIA, LEED, AP BD+C, introduced Maltzan’s work, calling it “always inspiring, innovative and thoughtful.” He noted too how architecture can be “a bulwark” against a government that is increasingly unconcerned for people relying on public assistance. Read More

Michael Kimmelman, New York Times architecture critic, and Jeanne Gang, Founding Principal of Studio Gang. Credit: Center for Architecture.
At the Center for Architecture by • 04/05/17

Jeanne Gang and Michael Kimmelman Discuss Truth and Public Work in Architecture

On 03.24.17, two of the biggest names in architecture stopped by the Center for Architecture for a lively evening of illumination and calls to action. Once the crowd of 180 fans filed into Tafel hall and the mezzanine balcony, AIANY and Center for Architecture executive director Benjamin Prosky warmed up the crowd for the two giants who, as he noted, needed no introduction: Jeanne Gang, principal of Chicago-based Studio Gang, and Michael Kimmelman, New York Times architecture critic. Read More

Photo credit: Thomas Habr via unsplash
Policy Pulse by • 04/05/17

Policy Pulse: AIA Releases Disaster Assistance Handbook

As the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches this fall, AIA has released a significantly enhanced version of its Disaster Assistance Handbook that will serve as a go-to resource for architects, built environment professionals, municipal government officials, and emergency managers involved in disaster mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery. The revised handbook also serves as a step-by-step guide for maximizing architects’ unique skills in addressing each phase of the disaster cycle. Read More

Malcolm McLaren, founder of McLaren Engineering, receives proclamation from AIANY and Center for Architecture Executive Director Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA.
At the Center for Architecture by • 04/05/17

AIANY Presents Proclamation to McLaren Engineering

On 03.28.17, AIA New York presented a proclamation to Malcolm McLaren and McLaren Engineering in celebration of the firm’s 40th anniversary. Read More

Al Hamra Tower, Kuwaut City, Kuwait. Credit: Tim Griffith.
Featured Member by • 04/05/17

Featured Member: Gary Haney Elevated to AIA College of Fellows

As a global designer, educator, and mentor, Gary Haney, FAIA, RIBA, Design Partner, SOM, has pioneered engineering innovations, tall building efficiency, materials research, and customized sustainable solutions for some 60 projects throughout the world. Many of these projects have won awards and received high acclaim from professionals, peers, and city residents alike. Haney’s Al Hamra Firdous Tower won AIA and international design awards, and it was also named one of “The 50 Best Inventions of the Year” by Time magazine in 2011. This year, AIA New York honored his Public Safety Answering Center II in the Bronx with an Architecture Merit Award. Read More

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