Chapter News | 12/17/19
Incoming AIANY President Kim Yao, AIA, accepts the gavel from Hayes Slade, AIA, 2019 AIANY President. Photo: Samuel Lahoz.

On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, AIA New York welcomed its 2020 Board of Directors at the Board Inaugural. Incoming 2020 President Kim Yao, AIA, discussed her presidential...

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In the News | 12/16/19
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Take Me to the East River BIG and Field Operations team up for River Street waterfront development BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group and James Corner Field Operations,...

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Policy and Advocacy | 12/16/19
The glass in the Jacob. K. Javits Convention Center, renovated by FXCollaborative in 2013, includes patterns that have caused a 90% drop in bird deaths. Image credit: Chris Cooper.

After nearly two years of tireless effort, AIA New York’s advocacy in support of bird-friendly glass has come to fruition. Last week, the New York City Council passed...

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Chapter News | 12/4/19
Group Project's winning design for the BetterBin competition. Image courtesy of DSNY.

AIA New York, in partnership with the NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY), the Van Alen Institute, and the Industrial Designers Society of America, is proud to announce...

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In the News | 12/4/19
David Geffen Hall renovation by Diamond Schimitt Architects and Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Partners. Image credit: Diamond Schmitt Architects and Todd Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners.

Work in Concert Lincoln Center selects Diamond Schmitt and Todd Williams Billie Tsien to redesign David Geffen Hall Lincoln Center and the New York Philharmonic...

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Featured Member | 12/4/19
Richard Yancey, FAIA, LEED AP, founding Executive Director of the Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex).

As founding Executive Director of the Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex), Richard Yancey, FAIA, LEED AP, has created a pioneering international center of excellence...

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Chapter News | 12/3/19
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The AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) is seeking applications for a new co-chair with the planned departure of their current co-chair by the end of the...

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Policy and Advocacy | 12/2/19
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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From Our Partners, In the News | 11/13/19
NYSERDA President and CEO Alicia Barton (speaking) alongside (left to right) Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul and Richard Yancy of Building Energy Exchange at the Buildings of Excellence Award Ceremony at the Building Energy Exchange in the Surrogate's Courthouse. Photo: Dan Creighton/

The Buildings of Excellence competition, administered by The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA), has awarded $18 million to 28 statewide...

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In the News | 11/13/19

Leadership and Firm Transitions Danish design firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects will be opening a bi-coastal practice in the US with offices in New York and San...

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In the News | 11/13/19
Phillips Auction House by StudioMDA. Image credit: StudioMDA.

Auctions See the Light of Day StudioMDA’s visually connected Phillips Auction House to open in Spring 2020 Phillips Auction House will be moving into the base of...

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Chapter News | 11/13/19

The AIANY Social Science and Architecture Committee is seeking applications for a new co-chair with the planned departure of the current co-chair at the end of...

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Featured Member | 11/13/19
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Andrew Whalley, FAIA, RIBA, FRSA, provides design vision and leadership that have given rise to a range of projects that elicit joy, foster unique experiences, and...

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Civic Leadership Program | 11/12/19
On October 30, the AIANY Civic Leadership Program convened a panel exploring how barriers shape the public realm. Image credit: AIA New York.

New York City is investing billions of dollars to defend against emergent threats—protecting shorelines from sea level rise and intensifying storms and hardening...

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Policy and Advocacy | 11/12/19
Maritime building renovation. Image credit: SounderBruce via Flickr.

Six months ago, the New York City Council passed a package of laws mandating sustainable design practices and techniques, including Local Law 92 of 2019, Local Law 94 of...

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Chapter News | 11/12/19
Kavitha Mathew, AIA, LEED AP, Director of Leadership and Engagement Initiatives at AIANY, accepted the award on behalf of AIANY, COOKFOX, and all the partners and donors who worked on the Day of Service project for AFC. Image courtesy of Ali Forney Center.

On October 25, AIA New York and COOKFOX were honored at “A Place at the Table,” the Ali Forney Center’s (AFC) gala at Cipriani Wall Street, in recognition of...

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Civic Leadership Program | 10/30/19
The Civic Leadership Program's fifth development session, In Practice: Architecture through Participatory Design. Image credit: Center for Architecture.

When involved with complex public projects, and particularly when balancing multiple stakeholders, architects can find value in increased user-input throughout the...

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In the News | 10/30/19
Nordstrom's 57th Street Flagship by James Carpenter Design Associates with Dark Clark, AIA, LEED AP, SVP of Store Design, Architecture & Construction at Nordstrom's. Image credit: Connie Zhou.

Catch the Waveforms JCDA designs Nordstrom’s 57th Street Flagship As pedestrians approach Nordstrom’s new 320,000-square-foot flagship store at 217 West 57th...

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Featured Member | 10/30/19
Dennis Wedlick, FAIA, Principal, BarlisWedlick Architects. Photo: Andrew Lindy.

As founder of BarlisWedlick Architects, Dennis Wedlick, FAIA, has built a practice best known for its experimentation in forms, materials, and high-performance...

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Policy and Advocacy | 10/29/19
The NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) has now largely completed and released its long in-development online filing system, DOB NOW. Image courtesy of DOB.

Over the last few years, New York City government agencies have sought to update their long-existing online systems and move much of their interfacing with design...

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