AIA National News | 2/19/19

AIA has the ability to select up to 30 nominees to serve on architecture school accreditation visits for the National Architectural Accrediting Board...

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From the Desk of the President | 2/6/19
Hayes Slade, AIA, 2019 President, AIA New York, at the BUILDING COMMUNITY Town Hall. Image credit: Karen Fairbanks.

To kick off the New Year with new ideas, AIA New York hosted a town meeting on Wednesday, January 16 to highlight our commitment to outreach and growth within and beyond...

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In the News | 2/6/19
Tianjin Binhai Exploratorium by Bernard Tschumi Architects with Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute. Image credit: Kris Provoost.

Industrial Typology Tschumi-designed Tianjin Binhai Exploratorium completed Construction has been completed on the Tianjin Binhai Exploratorium, a...

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From the Desk of the President | 2/6/19
Courtesy of Center for Architecture.

This month, AIA New York and the Center for Architecture launch Discover Architecture!, a career discovery program aimed at sophomores and juniors attending NYC public...

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Chapter News | 2/6/19
Tom Finkelpearl, Commissioner, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs; Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA, Executive Director, AIANY and Center for Architecture; Suchi Reddy, Founder, Reddymade; and Tim Tompkins, President, Times Square Arts. Image credit: Ka-Man Tse for Times Square Arts.

On Friday, February 1, Times Square Arts and AIA New York unveiled the 11th-annual Times Square Valentine Heart, “X” by Suchi Reddy, founder of Reddymade. Though...

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Policy and Advocacy | 2/5/19
New York City has 59 Community Boards. Image: Courtesy of NYC Dept. of City Planning.

Community board applications for most boroughs are due this Friday, February 8. Community boards are an important way for architects and other land use professionals...

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Featured Member | 2/4/19
Lloyd Sigal, FAIA.

Lloyd Sigal, FAIA, is a principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, which he joined in 1988. Sigal has worked to elevate the profession and educate the next generation of...

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In the News | 1/23/19
London’s Barbican, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro have unveiled the first renderings of the Centre for Music. Image: Courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro.

Curtain Up! Andrew Berman-designed theater opens at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space The curtain rises at the Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater, a 100-seat...

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Chapter News | 1/23/19
Image credit: Sam Lahoz.

Do you know an AIA architect who has made significant and measurable achievements in design, preservation, education, literature, or service? Election to...

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Featured Member | 1/23/19
Brian Shea Photo By Aaron Tredwell Square

Brian Shea, FAIA, has shaped the urban fabric of cities and campuses across the country during his forty years in the field. Since joining Cooper Robertson in 1979 and...

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Policy and Advocacy | 1/23/19
Empire Plaza, Albany. Courtesy of Wikicommons.

Democrats took total control of the New York State government after the 2018 general election, representing a major shift leftward. Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo...

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Chapter News | 1/14/19
Tata Consultancy Services, Banyan Park by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners and Somaya & Kalappa Consultants. Photo: © Michael Moran, courtesy of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners.

On the evening of Monday, January 14, 2019, nearly 200 architects and allied professionals gathered at the Center for Architecture to discover the winners of the 2019...

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Chapter News | 1/8/19
City of Dreams 2019 finalist: Brood FM by Hadin Charbel, Patrick Donbeck, and Déborah López.

AIA New York is excited to announce the five finalists for the 2019 City of Dreams Competition, hosted by FIGMENT, the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee...

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In the News | 1/8/19
Concourse House Library by Michael K. Chen Architecture. Image credit: Alan Tansey.

A Christmas Library MKCA donates services to design Concourse House Library Michael K. Chen Architecture (MKCA) has provided pro-bono services to design a small...

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Featured Member | 1/8/19
Ismael Leyva, FAIA, President, Ismael Leyva Architects. Photo: Courtesy of Ismael Leyva Architects.

Ismael Leyva, FAIA, strives to elevate the design of residential projects in New York City, aligning innovative and contextually responsive solutions with the real-world...

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Policy and Advocacy | 1/8/19
New York City has 59 Community Boards. Image: Courtesy of NYC Dept. of City Planning.

Borough Presidents and Council Members are now accepting applications for those interested in serving on community boards. Community boards are volunteer advisory...

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Featured Member | 12/12/18
David Leven, FAIA. Photo: LEVENBETTS.

Architect and educator David Leven’s precisely detailed buildings champion openness, light, and abstraction while challenging expectations of program and type. David...

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Civic Leadership Program | 12/12/18
An inspiring talk by Principal Lopez. Photograph: Jenna Wandishin.

On November 9, the AIANY Civic Leadership Program (CLP) discussed how learners of all ages engage with the built environment. "EDUCATION – Inside | Out,” led by...

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Policy and Advocacy | 12/12/18
Policy Pulse 12.12.18

Architects and elected officials have long discussed the need for mandatory retrofitting of existing buildings, particularly large ones, in order to reduce carbon...

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Chapter News | 12/12/18
For the Architects of the Future: K-12 Architecture Experiences

Still haven’t found the perfect gift for your favorite architect? AIA New York has a few recommendations for you! For Design-Savvy Mixologists: Cocktails and...

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