Featured Member | 10/14/20
Porie Saikia, FAIA, FCIOB, RIBA, Director, Environmental Sustainability and Compliance, at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York (MTANY).

As the Director, Environmental Sustainability and Compliance, at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York (MTANY), Porie Saikia, FAIA, FCIOB, RIBA, advances...

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Policy and Advocacy | 10/14/20
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr.

With the 2020 general election fast approaching, much is at stake for New York City’s architects. Funding for sustainable design, transportation, and the basic...

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Civic Leadership Program | 10/14/20
A panel discussion focused alternative forms of justice that are currently being implemented, featuring Jae Shepherd, Action St. Louis; Minister Onleilove Chika Alston, M.Div., MSW, Urban Youth Alliance International, Inc.; Raphael Sperry, Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility;  Rob DeLeon, The Fortune Society, Inc. Image courtesy of AIA New York.

On Friday, August 28, the 2020 class of the AIANY Civic Leadership Program (CLP) convened for its third remote development session, organized by Chris Perrodin, Assoc....

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Policy and Advocacy | 9/30/20
Rikers Island. Tim Rodenberg via Wikimedia Commons.

For years, advocates have pushed to close Rikers Island. Conditions for detainees in the infamous jail have long been inhumane due to the physical state of the buildings...

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Featured Member | 9/30/20
Scott Marble, FAIA, Partner, Marble Fairbanks Architects.

Scott Marble, FAIA, has worked to advance the discipline of architecture through his leadership in design innovation, architectural education and professional practice....

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In the News | 9/16/20
One Vanderbilt by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates. Photo: Raimund Koch.

Ribbon Cut on KPF’s One Vanderbilt The ribbon was cut at the Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates-designed One Vanderbilt, the first tower completed as part of New York...

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Civic Leadership Program | 9/16/20
Courtesy of Center for Architecture.

“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...

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Chapter News | 9/16/20

The AIANY Architecture Dialogue Committee is seeking applications for new co-chairs with the planned departure of one of the current co-chairs in the Fall. The AIANY...

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Featured Member | 9/16/20
Sara Lopergolo, FAIA, Partner, Selldorf Architects. Photo: Courtesy of Sara Lopergolo.

As a Partner at Selldorf Architects, where she has practiced for over 20 years, Sara Lopergolo, FAIA, has created elegant design solutions for cultural, residential, and...

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Policy and Advocacy | 9/14/20
Blervis via Wikimedia Commons.

Census responses help determine how much funding New York receives for transportation, affordable housing, and other architectural priorities. Many have grown fearful...

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Chapter News | 9/2/20
Dattner Architects completed their first Day of Service project in partnership with the nonprofit Services for the Underserved (S:US). Image: Dattner Architects.

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...

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Featured Member | 9/2/20
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Erik L’Heureux, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, is Design Director at Pencil Office, as well as Vice Dean, Special Projects at the School of Design and Environment at the National...

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Chapter News | 9/2/20
Camille Lanier, an undergraduate at Columbia University, and David Mann, AIA, Founder, MR Architecture + Decor, won audience favorite and judges' favorite for their whimsical miniature restaurant, Ms Nori's.

Recipe for a Room: A Design Contest, organized by the AIANY Interiors Committee to benefit the New York City Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, named the competition's...

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In the News | 8/19/20
O.N.S. Clothing Nolita Store by COLLECTIVE and Tang Kawasaki Studio. Photo: Eric Petschek.

COLLECTIVE and Tang Kawasaki Studio Design O.N.S. Clothing Store in Nolita O.N.S Clothing, a men’s lifestyle brand has “soft” opened a 2,700-square-foot...

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Featured Member | 8/19/20
Vivian Lee, FAIA, LEED AP, Studio Executive Director, Woods Bagot. Photo: Courtesy of Woods Bagot.

Vivian Lee, FAIA, LEED AP, designs meticulously crafted buildings that—through environmental calibration, technological innovation, and a keen understanding of local...

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Civic Leadership Program | 8/19/20
The CLP class of 2020 at their first remote development session. Image: Center for Architecture.

With New York City burdened by the simultaneous crises of climate change, systemic racism, and a once-in-a-generation pandemic, architects must reevaluate their role in...

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Policy and Advocacy | 8/18/20
1024px 2018 Fort Tryon Park View Of NYCHA Dyckman Houses

With years of neglect leading to a backlog of maintenance needs, the woes of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) are nothing new to most New Yorkers. The...

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Featured Member | 8/5/20
Andrew Knox, FAIA

Andrew Knox, FAIA, has focused his practice on elevating the lives of the societally disadvantaged through innovative humanistic design. Ever since Knox was named...

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In the News | 7/22/20
44 Union Square East by BKSK. Photo: Christopher Payne.

BKSK Completes Transformation of Former Tammany Hall HQ BKSK has completed the transformation of the former Tammany Hall headquarters, rebranded as 44 Union Square...

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Featured Member | 7/22/20
Scott Henson, FAIA. Photo: Courtesy Scott Henson Architect.

Scott Henson, FAIA, advances the field of historic preservation, elevating traditional building practices to globally conscious, sustainable design. Henson’s crafted...

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