Center for Architecture (AIANY)

Center for Architecture (AIANY) Free & open to the public. Cultural venue for NYC architecture, design & urbanism. Founded by AIANY, the oldest & largest chapter of AIA National.
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Offers exhibitions, public programs, & K-12 design education informed by the ideas of practicing architects. The Center for Architecture shares a home with the AIA New York Chapter and has the unique advantage of drawing upon the ideas and experiences of practicing architects to produce thought provoking exhibitions, informative public programs, and quality design education experiences for K-12 students. It also leads New York City’s annual month-long architecture and design festival, Archtober.

Offers exhibitions, public programs, & K-12 design education informed by the ideas of practicing architects. The Center for Architecture shares a home with the AIA New York Chapter and has the unique advantage of drawing upon the ideas and experiences of practicing architects to produce thought provoking exhibitions, informative public programs, and quality design education experiences for K-12 students. It also leads New York City’s annual month-long architecture and design festival, Archtober.

Mission: The Center for Architecture’s aim is to further public knowledge about New York City architecture and architects, foster exchange and collaboration among members of the design, development, building, scholarly, and policy sectors, and inspire new ideas about the role of design in communities by presenting contemporary and practical issues in architecture and urbanism to a general audience.

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The 9/23 Community Design Challenge program pairs community collaboration & expert panels with 5 borough-based workshops...
09/22/2020

The 9/23 Community Design Challenge program pairs community collaboration & expert panels with 5 borough-based workshops to generate ideas for a healthier, safer NYC. Join us and be heard: https://bit.ly/364J3ON

Design Milk
09/22/2020

Design Milk

‪Hey New York, get ready! Next month kicks off the start of Archtober, the annual month-long celebration of #architecture and #design organized by the Center for Architecture (AIANY). Learn more about the schedule of events here ➡️ https://2020.archtober.org/‬

As a Partner at Selldorf Architects, Sara Lopergolo, FAIA, creates elegant solutions for cultural, residential, and comm...
09/22/2020

As a Partner at Selldorf Architects, Sara Lopergolo, FAIA, creates elegant solutions for cultural, residential, and commercial projects that transcend the practical. Get to know her work: https://bit.ly/33ES91L

How do you move a city? In Kiruna, Sweden, one third of the population must relocate as entire blocks are destroyed or m...
09/21/2020

How do you move a city? In Kiruna, Sweden, one third of the population must relocate as entire blocks are destroyed or moved. A new city rises nearby. Join us 9/23 to discuss the city's ongoing relocation with Gideon Fink Shapiro and others: https://bit.ly/35JdJEP

The #AIANY Architecture Dialogue Committee highlights current design issues through their signature program, Cocktails a...
09/21/2020

The #AIANY Architecture Dialogue Committee highlights current design issues through their signature program, Cocktails and Conversation. Apply to be a co-chair by 10/23! https://bit.ly/3hKtFZK

Meet the interior architecture masterminds behind such projects as 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Park and the TWA Hotel. Adam ...
09/20/2020

Meet the interior architecture masterminds behind such projects as 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Park and the TWA Hotel. Adam Rolston, Gabriel Benroth, and Drew Stuart of INC Architecture & Design join us Mon, 9/21 for the annual Gil Oberfield Memorial Lecture: https://bit.ly/3c1Grlo

Catch up on recent architecture news: Ribbon cut on KPF's One Vanderbilt, OMA to transform Tiffany & Co flagship, RUR-de...
09/20/2020

Catch up on recent architecture news: Ribbon cut on KPF's One Vanderbilt, OMA to transform Tiffany & Co flagship, RUR-designed Taipei Music Center holds first concert, and more: https://bit.ly/33BPupw

The AIANY Civic Leadership Program challenges emerging and mid-career professionals to rethink the concept of ground flo...
09/19/2020
Civic Leadership Program: Storefronts as Civic Life — AIA New York

The AIANY Civic Leadership Program challenges emerging and mid-career professionals to rethink the concept of ground floor commercial space as ground-floor community space: https://bit.ly/2RD5txR

“I think for all of us—whether you’re on the design side, whether you’re on the public side or the private side—I would suggest that participation is becoming really critical. Not only for how we plan cities, but how we design them. It’s really clear that shopping corridors are becoming ...

The 2020 Census really matters for architects. Responses help determine how much funding New York receives for transport...
09/19/2020
Why the 2020 Census Matters for Architecture — AIA New York

The 2020 Census really matters for architects. Responses help determine how much funding New York receives for transportation, affordable housing, and other architectural priorities: https://bit.ly/33DRihW

Census responses help determine how much funding New York receives for transportation, affordable housing, and other architectural priorities. Many have grown fearful that this census will not depict an accurate counting of the country’s population. Mistrust of the federal government by immigrants...

Meet the interior architecture masterminds behind such projects as 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Park and the TWA Hotel. Adam ...
09/18/2020

Meet the interior architecture masterminds behind such projects as 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Park and the TWA Hotel. Adam Rolston, Gabriel Benroth, and Drew Stuart of INC Architecture & Design join us Mon 9/21 for the annual Gil Oberfield Memorial Lecture: https://bit.ly/3c1Grlo

How do you move a city? In Kiruna, Sweden, one third of the population must relocate as entire blocks are destroyed or m...
09/17/2020

How do you move a city? In Kiruna, Sweden, one third of the population must relocate as entire blocks are destroyed or moved. A new city rises nearby. Join us 9/23 to discuss the city's ongoing relocation with Gideon Fink Shapiro and others: https://bit.ly/35JdJEP

Learn how architects can claim a tax credit for achieving a relatively moderate standard for energy efficiency design: h...
09/16/2020

Learn how architects can claim a tax credit for achieving a relatively moderate standard for energy efficiency design: https://bit.ly/2E6EuI4

Paul Goldberger, who the Huffington Post has called “the leading figure in architecture criticism,” joins us 9/17 12 PM ...
09/16/2020

Paul Goldberger, who the Huffington Post has called “the leading figure in architecture criticism,” joins us 9/17 12 PM ET for Person, Place, Thing, a podcast hosted by Randy Cohen. Don't miss it! https://bit.ly/3ilpvZz

Meet the interior architecture masterminds behind such projects as 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Park and the TWA Hotel. Adam ...
09/15/2020

Meet the interior architecture masterminds behind such projects as 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge Park and the TWA Hotel. Adam Rolston, Gabriel Benroth, and Drew Stuart of
INC Architecture & Design join us Mon, 9/21 for the annual Gil Oberfield Memorial Lecture: https://bit.ly/3c1Grlo

Join us 9/17 for a panel on museums designed to shelter artworks assembled by a couple or a single collector. Feat. Anna...
09/15/2020

Join us 9/17 for a panel on museums designed to shelter artworks assembled by a couple or a single collector. Feat. Annabelle Selldorf of Selldorf Architects, Vittorio Calabrese of Magazzino Italian Art, and Amy Kaufman of AK Cultural Planning. Moderated by architect Warren James of Art Omi: https://bit.ly/3k6RGMl

This Fall, Collecting Design will be a series of virtual study programs by global collectible design legends, from 3-gen...
09/13/2020
Design Legends Give Lessons For the Ninth Annual Collecting Design Program | Cultured Magazine

This Fall, Collecting Design will be a series of virtual study programs by global collectible design legends, from 3-generation Italian midcentury design dealer Rossella Colombari to American contemporary clay authority Jason Jacques. Read in Cultured Magazine: https://bit.ly/3k5FwDl

For the first time, Collecting Design, an educational program on collectible design, goes virtual with legendary design experts.

On 9/16 a panel of economic, planning & community respondents will examine potential future scenarios and steps for the ...
09/12/2020

On 9/16 a panel of economic, planning & community respondents will examine potential future scenarios and steps for the BQE! We'll review recent work by the Regional Plan Association and others focused on how to plan in a context of uncertainty: https://bit.ly/32hSBU7

Paul Goldberger, who the Huffington Post has called “the leading figure in architecture criticism,” joins us 9/17 12 PM ...
09/12/2020

Paul Goldberger, who the Huffington Post has called “the leading figure in architecture criticism,” joins us 9/17 12 PM ET for Person, Place, Thing, a podcast hosted by Randy Cohen. Don't miss it! https://bit.ly/3ilpvZz

Join us 9/15 for a behind-the-scenes look at Day of Service 2020! The four teams will discuss the work of the nonprofit ...
09/11/2020

Join us 9/15 for a behind-the-scenes look at Day of Service 2020! The four teams will discuss the work of the nonprofit organizations they partnered with, as well as the collaborative processes of design, material procurement, and implementation: https://bit.ly/2DLH1Hk

AIANY's recent Design Corps program asks architects to help design outdoor dining spaces for NYC restaurants (via 6sqft)...
09/11/2020
New program asks architects to help design outdoor dining spaces for NYC restaurants | 6sqft

AIANY's recent Design Corps program asks architects to help design outdoor dining spaces for NYC restaurants (via 6sqft): https://bit.ly/35kMro8

In partnership with NYCxDESIGN and NYCEDC.

The Design Corps: Small Business Reopening Network includes restaurants throughout the city looking to improve their outdoor dining space and design professionals who have volunteered to provide pro bono services.

Entries for the 3rd annual #AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards are now open through...
09/10/2020

Entries for the 3rd annual #AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards are now open through Nov 2! This year we're recognizing exceptional design by AIA and ASLA members nationwide! Start your entry: https://bit.ly/2R4BsGX #TIdesignawards

09/10/2020
Design Corps: Small Business Reopening Network

We're live with a webinar that shows NYC restaurants how to sign up for pro bono assistance with their outdoor dining spaces. Professional aid is available via the Design Corps, a program by AIA New York, NYCxDESIGN, and the NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYC EDC).

09/10/2020

We're live with a webinar that shows NYC restaurants how to sign up for pro bono assistance with their outdoor dining spaces. Professional aid is available via the Design Corps, a program by AIA New York, NYCxDESIGN, and the NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYC EDC).

Last Chance - The Residential Design Awards are now open through Sept 11! #AIANY and the Boston Society for Architecture...
09/10/2020

Last Chance - The Residential Design Awards are now open through Sept 11! #AIANY and the Boston Society for Architecture co-host this awards program to recognize single-family homes in New England and NYC (or by New England or NYC architects): https://bit.ly/2JiBbfS

Join us Thu 9/10 for a webinar showing NYC restaurants how to sign up for pro bono assistance with their outdoor dining ...
09/09/2020

Join us Thu 9/10 for a webinar showing NYC restaurants how to sign up for pro bono assistance with their outdoor dining spaces. Available via the Design Corps, a program by #AIANY, NYCxDESIGN, and NYCEDC: https://bit.ly/2FnY5n7

This year our largest annual fundraiser has been re-envisioned as Common Bond: The Center for Architecture Gala, a virtu...
09/08/2020

This year our largest annual fundraiser has been re-envisioned as Common Bond: The Center for Architecture Gala, a virtual event on October 22. Join us to celebrate the projects, people, and groups leading us towards a more just and equitable future: https://bit.ly/3iDFIJh

Erik L’Heureux, FAIA, has developed a series of award-winning buildings that combine passive performance, pattern, and s...
09/07/2020

Erik L’Heureux, FAIA, has developed a series of award-winning buildings that combine passive performance, pattern, and simplicity as a product of the hot-wet climate and the dense, urban equatorial context in Singapore: https://bit.ly/31Zmngl

Take in the 9/11 Memorial Lights from the water next week during our Architecture & the Lights of Gotham Cruise on Septe...
09/07/2020

Take in the 9/11 Memorial Lights from the water next week during our Architecture & the Lights of Gotham Cruise on September 8, operated by Classic Harbor Line. This cruise highlights cutting-edge architecture and the lighting that defines the NYC skyline at night: https://bit.ly/2rlNUVz

Code AIA10 gets you $10 off each ticket! The cruise offers 2.0 HSW Learning Units for qualifying professionals.

The new archtober.org is live for 2020! This season's calendar is starting to fill up as we count down to the 10th anniv...
09/06/2020

The new archtober.org is live for 2020! This season's calendar is starting to fill up as we count down to the 10th anniversary of NYC's annual architecture and design month! Follow Archtober for updates: 2020.archtober.org

The Residential Design Awards are now open through Sept 11! #AIANY and the Boston Society for Architecture co-host this ...
09/06/2020

The Residential Design Awards are now open through Sept 11! #AIANY and the Boston Society for Architecture co-host this awards program to recognize single-family homes in New England and NYC (or by New England or NYC architects): https://bit.ly/2JiBbfS

How two teams secured enough materials, donations, and volunteers to successfully complete their projects for local nonp...
09/05/2020
2020 Inspires a Different Day of Service — AIA New York

How two teams secured enough materials, donations, and volunteers to successfully complete their projects for local nonprofits—despite the hardships of COVID: https://bit.ly/3i2qu0v

Despite delays and limitations caused by COVID-19, this year’s AIA New York Day of Service was a resounding success for the teams, organizations, volunteers, and end users of the projects. Two teams were able to procure materials and donations, and secure enough volunteers to successfully complete...

Take in the 9/11 Memorial Lights from the water next week during our Architecture & the Lights of Gotham Cruise on Septe...
09/05/2020

Take in the 9/11 Memorial Lights from the water next week during our Architecture & the Lights of Gotham Cruise on September 8, operated by Classic Harbor Line. This cruise highlights cutting-edge architecture and the lighting that defines the NYC skyline at night: https://bit.ly/2rlNUVz

Code AIA10 gets you $10 off each ticket! The cruise offers 2.0 HSW Learning Units for qualifying professionals.

Recipe for a Room: A Design Contest, organized by AIA New York  to benefit the New York City Restaurant Employee Relief ...
09/04/2020

Recipe for a Room: A Design Contest, organized by AIA New York to benefit the New York City Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, named a mini seaweed restaurant as winner! See the 9 compelling edible rooms designed for the competition: https://bit.ly/3lOvSqp

The new archtober.org is live for 2020! This season's calendar is starting to fill up as we count down to the 10th anniv...
09/02/2020

The new archtober.org is live for 2020! This season's calendar is starting to fill up as we count down to the 10th anniversary of NYC's annual architecture and design month! Follow Archtober for updates: 2020.archtober.org

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friday ... cocktails + conversation; digital edition is back see you there! # kierantimberlake #sarahwilliamsgoldhagen KieranTimberlake Sarah Goldhagen
please join us this week as the Center for Architecture (AIANY) #ArchitectureDialoguesCommittee's new digital format as we go National! this week's #cocktailsandconversations with Neil Denari and Aaron Betsky see you at 6:pm Friday 21 may 2020 #larachitecture #architecture #architect #architecturedesign
CITY DREAMERS THEATRICAL FILM RELEASE IN NYC Help these filmmakers fund by March 8 (International Women's Day) the NYC theatrical release of City Dreamers, a film about 4 women architects.
time for cocktails!
@EvaJensenDesign team is excited to be finalist in this year's Architizer A+Awards with Circle Shade in the #outdoorfurnitureCategory. Participate in the Popular Choice Award: Vote for #CircleShadebefore July 5th Link here: https://lnkd.in/gcruNtP
We're hiring, and looking for a junior/intermediate designer that would be a good fit for the description below: MKA is an award-winning, small architecture firm based in New York (Soho). Our work includes new construction, renovation, and historic restoration, focusing on non-profit institutions with programs that include performing arts spaces, classrooms, offices, and residential care facilities. We are seeking a versatile Project Architect who is eager to design, work with consultants, meet with clients and see projects through construction. Qualified candidates will have: - Bachelor or Masters of Architecture. Architectural license a plus. - Minimum 4 years relevant US-based professional experience with new construction and renovation projects. Experience with performing arts projects is a plus, but not a pre-requisite. - Strong design and technical skills. Ability to solve problems, develop creative design concepts, and translate them into well-coordinated and executed construction documents. Fluency with AutoCAD and familiarity with 3D modeling and rendering in SketchUp and/or Rhino. Revit familiarity is a plus, not a pre-requisite. - Strong graphic presentation skills. Ability to communicate design ideas graphically, create planning diagrams and presentation drawings. - Strong, articulate verbal and written communication skills. - Focused and well-organized work ethic, with excellent time management skills. - Flexibility; must be a team player that can handle multiple assignments. - Basic knowledge of NYC Building Codes, Zoning, is a plus. - US citizenship or authorization to work in the US. Please send us a cover letter telling us how you'd be a good fit. Responses without a cover letter will be discarded without review. Please send your resume and work examples to [email protected] noting your role and responsibilities on each project (PDF format only please, 5MB max. Dropbox links accepted). MKA offers a competitive base salary and many outstanding benefits, including health insurance, profit sharing, and 401(k). Salary is commensurate with professional experience and demonstrated knowledge. Current residents of the New York area are preferred. No phone calls or unscheduled visits, please. Thanks!
Dear AIA NY Chapter - for the architects in your life consider the fabulous new book! "For six years, the Center for Architecture (AIANY) Architecture Dialogue Committee's COCKTAILS AND CONVERSATIONS series has hosted some of the most interesting and provocative practitioners we know to discuss what informs their designs. To lubricate the discussion, master mixologists invented cocktails in the spirit of each designer's work. The recipes are included in the book. COCKTAILS AND CONVERSATIONS intends to inspire and delight, while distilling the ideas presented. Architects included: #DavidAdjaye #MorrisAdjmi, #TomBalsley, #DavidBenjamin, #BradCloepfil, Freeman Belmont, #MassimilianoFuksas, Jeanne Gang, #PeterGluck, #FrancesHalsband, #HughHardy, #FrankHarmon, #MichaelHeeney, Steven Holl Architects, #DavidHollenberg, #LouisaHutton, #TomKundig, #AndreaLeers, DANIEL LIBESKIND, Weiss/Manfredi Architects, #ScottMarble, #AudreyMatlock, Lee F. Mindell, Eric Owen Moss Architects, #MichaelMurphy, #EnriqueNorten, #Gregg Pasquarelli, #WilliamPedersen, #DavidPiscuskas, #CharlesRenfro, #RobertRogers, #JohnRuble, #JoelSanders, #ToddSchliemann, Shohei Shigematsu, #MarkSimon, #KenSmith, Michael Sorkin, #BingThom, #CalvinTsao, #BillieTsien, #BartholomewVoorsanger, #RichardWeller, #JaneWeinzapfel, #MarionWeiss, #ClaireWeisz, #TodWilliams
Does anyone know how to properly use this waste calculator
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We have a terrific session planned for the AIA National Conference in NYC. Please share and register if you plan to attend. 'Equality in Sustainability: The Biodiversity & Architecture Question' at AIA'18 in NYC 20 June 2018 http://conferenceonarchitecture.com/schedule/#poster-358278 … A few seats left! Don't miss out, register today. #Sustainable #architecture needs #biodiversity !
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