AIA New York Chapter


Center for Architecture

Wednesday, May 24, 2006

No Time to Stop! Moving People Through NYC

Wednesday, 05/24/2006, 8:00–10:00am
No Time to Stop! Moving People Through NYC The New York Metro Chapter of the American Planning Association will host a roundtable discussion addressing one of New York City’s most critical transportation planning issues: How do we improve travel through the City? Experts from the planning, advocacy, public, and business sectors will present best practices from across the globe and discuss what’s possible in New York. Answers may include City-wide programs including congestion pricing, market-rate parking, return of funds to transit and alternative transportation programs, as well as local initiatives including neighborhood traffic calming and parking districts. Panelists: Bruce Schaller, Principal, Schaller Consulting Kathy Wilde, President, New York City Partnership Sam Schwartz, President and CEO, Sam Schwartz PLLC Jon Orcutt, Executive Director, Tri-State Transportation Campaign
Organized by: American Planning Association New York Metro Chapter and the Transportation Division
Location: Steven L. Newman Hall 137 East 22nd Street, Second Floor Between Lexington and Third Avenues
Price: Free
Contact: office@nyplanning.org

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The Language of Materials: Translating Inspiration into Reality

Wednesday, 05/24/2006, 5:00–7:00pm
Learn about the products and materials that make your projects stand out from the crowd in our new continuing education presentation, "The Language of Materials: Translating Inspiration into Reality." Discover what materials work for what projects, how to select the right materials for your project budget, and how to specify new design trends. 5-6pm wine & cheese, 6-7pm CEU presentation
Location: Architectural Systems, Inc. Showroom, 150 W. 25th Street, 8th Floor, New York City
CES LUs: Available, CES HSW: Available
Contact: mmatlins@archsystems.com

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Health and Public Welfare: The Ethical Responsibility of Licensed Design Professionals

Wednesday, 05/24/2006, 6:00–8:00pm
Today's design professionals face new questions: What are the current ethical and legal requirements vis-à-vis green building? Should all architects, engineers, and builders recommend green architecture to clients? This session will explore professionals' ethical and legal responsibilities, raising critical issues related to the impact of architecture on the environment.
Organized by: CUNY Graduate Center
Location: CUNY Graduate Center - 365 5th Ave. at 34th St.
Member Price: $5 USGBCNY Members
Nonmember Price: $10
CES HSW: 2
Telephone/Fax: 212.817.8215/212.817.1511

It is the responsibility of those who list non-Chapter events on the AIA New York Chapter's web site to ensure all details (including continuing education credits) regarding those events are listed accurately. We recommend that you verify all details concerning non-Chapter events before making plans to attend via the contact information provided.

Collaboration: Lighting & Architecture

Wednesday, 05/24/2006, 6:00–8:00pm
At the end of this program, participants will be able to determine new strategies for understanding the collaborative nature of the relationship between lighting designer and other design professional. This will engender an understanding of how the relationship has changed with the impact of new technologies and the complexity of lighting sources and choices. The discussion will include work of lighting designer Richard Kelly with Louis Kahn, Philip Johnson, Mies vander Rohe & Edison Price, a contemporary look at Richard Kelly's timeless Philosophy of Light. It is presented in coordination with the exhibition on view May 17 to July 12 at the Center for Architecture Light | Energy | Impact: The Legacy of Richard Kelly.
Speaker: Margaret Maile Petty (Moderator), Francesca Bettridge, Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design, Michael Hennes, Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design, Kenneth A. Lewis, SOM, Ken Smith, Ken Smith Landscape Architect, James Carpenter, James Carpenter Design Associates
Sponsored by: Exhibition Underwriter:
IESNY
IESNY
Lead Sponsor:
Enterprise Lighting
Enterprise Lighting Sales

Additional Sponsors:
Nulux, Edison Price Lighting, Fisher Marantz Stone
Nulux   Edison Price Lighting   Fisher Marantz Stone

With support from:
Esto, Lutron Electronics, Nihon Project Service, Parsons The New School for Design and Osram Sylvania


Location: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place (Directions)
Member Price: Free for Center for Architecture, AIA New York Chapter and IESNY
Nonmember Price: $10
CES LUs: 2
More Info: 212.683.0023

The New School Public Programs: Reclaiming the Land

Wednesday, 05/24/2006, 6:30–8:30pm
As part of a year-long cycle on ³Considering Forgiveness,² the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School presents a panel discussion on current innovative and interdisciplinary reclamation projects that artists, architects, and scientists are undertaking, not necessarily to return polluted land to its original state but instead to look for new ways of reuse. Moderated by Niall Kirkwood, professor and chair, Department of Landscape Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and panelists Alan Berger, associate professor, Harvard Graduate School of Design, author of Reclaiming the American West; Chris Reed, founder and principal, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, Boston; and Mierle Laderman Ukeles, artist-in-residence, New York City Department of Sanitation. Audiocast at www.online.newschool.edu.
Organized by: The New School
Location: The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor
Price: $10, free for students with valid ID
Telephone: 212.229.5488
Contact: boxoffice@newschool.edu
More Info: www.newschool.edu/publicprograms

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Reclaiming the Land: Conversations on Collaboration

Wednesday, 05/24/2006, 6:30–8:00pm
Acknowledging the conditions arising from harmful past land uses and evolving methods to address them, landscape architects, artists, scientists, educators, engineers, lawyers and civic leaders have embarked on efforts to reclaim and reuse polluted lands. This conversation will address such topics as toxic pollution, waste disposal, reclamation design, public lands and urban renewal, looking at the potential for innovative collaborations that engage in contemporary land patterns and processes.
Speakers: Alan Berger, Associate Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Design; Chris Reed, Stoss Landscape Urbanism, Boston; Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Percent for Art-Artist of Fresh Kills, New York City, and Artist-in-Residence, NYC Department of Sanitation; Moderated by Niall Kirkwood, Professor and Chair, Department of Landscape Architecture, Director, Center for Technology and Environment, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Location: The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 West 13th Street
Price: $10; Free for New School Students and Alumni
Telephone: 212.229.5488
Contact: boxoffice@newschool.edu

It is the responsibility of those who list non-Chapter events on the AIA New York Chapter's web site to ensure all details (including continuing education credits) regarding those events are listed accurately. We recommend that you verify all details concerning non-Chapter events before making plans to attend via the contact information provided.

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