In the News | 10/16/19
MoMA renovation and expansion by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with collaborating architect Gensler. Image credit: Brett Beyer.

MoMA ReOpens DSR and Gensler’s Museum of Modern Art opens to the public on 10/21 The Museum of Modern Art has completed a renovation and expansion designed by...

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Featured Member | 10/16/19
Joel Sanders, FAIA, Principal, Joel Sanders Architect.

Through teaching, writing and practice, Joel Sanders, FAIA, Principal, Joel Sanders Architect, has pioneered the examination of the relationship between architecture,...

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Policy and Advocacy | 10/14/19
J Train leaving Myrtle Avenue. Image credit: Mtattrain [CC BY-SA 4.0 (]

Last month, the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) approved its 2020-2024 Capital Program, the most ambitious capital plan the agency has ever...

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In the News | 10/2/19
Hunters Point Library by Steven Holl Architects. Image credit: Paul Warchol.

Dramatic Architectural Additions to NYC and DC Steven Holl Architects’ Hunters Point Library and The Reach open The Steven Holl Architects-designed Hunters...

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Civic Leadership Program | 10/2/19
The cohort then took a ferry to Brooklyn Army Terminal to discuss all aspects of waterfront equity, reconvening to expand the dialogue with invited speakers in one of the SMIA neighborhoods, Sunset Park. Image credit: Center for Architecture.

Architects are giving increased attention to the important concept of social equity as they work to define their role as stewards of public welfare—and authors of...

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Chapter News | 10/2/19

The AIANY Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the AIANY Interior Committee are seeking applications for new co-chairs with the planned departure of their current...

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Featured Member | 10/2/19
Mary Elizabeth Rusz, FAIA. Photo: Daniel Demetriad.

As public architect and urban designer, Mary Elizabeth Rusz, FAIA, is a leader in community regeneration, design innovation, and conservation. Her neighborhood...

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Policy and Advocacy | 10/1/19
davidnat via Pixabay.

Over the last few years, construction sites in New York City have seen an increasing number of injuries and deaths. In response, the City Council passed Local Law 196 of...

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In the News | 10/1/19

Leadership and Firm Transitions Pei Partnership Architects has changed its name; the firm, which has also launched a new identity, is now PEI Architects. Eli Y....

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Civic Leadership Program | 9/18/19
The 2019 AIANY Civic Leadership Program's third development session focused on designing spaces to include children and teenagers. Image credit: Center for Architecture.

On Friday, August 23, the AIANY Civic Leadership Program’s (CLP) Class of 2019 convened for their third development session to explore exclusion, inclusion, and...

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In the News | 9/18/19
Everlane Williamsburg location by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. Image credit: Guillermo Cano, courtesy of Everlane.

Ever Easy Retail Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designs Everlane’s Williamsburg store Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ) has designed Everlane’s largest store to date and...

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Chapter News | 9/18/19
Left to right: Frank Moya, AIA; Steve Gifford, AIA; Sadie Rayne Wegner; Arnold Syrop; Hank Abernathy, AIA. Photo: AIA New York.

Last week the second-annual Art by Architects exhibition filled Darlington Hall at the Church of the Heavenly Rest on the Upper East Side. Organized by Hank Abernathy,...

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Featured Member | 9/18/19
Lyn Rice, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal, Rice+Lipka Architects. Photo: Courtesy of RiceLipka Architects.

Lyn Rice, FAIA, LEED AP, engages the public with memorable buildings that approach normative architectural issues with an unconventional approach. Rice brings a...

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Chapter News | 9/17/19

The AIANY Architecture for Education and Marketing & Communications Committees are seeking applications for new co-chairs with the planned departure of the current...

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Policy and Advocacy | 9/17/19
At a City Council hearing on the bill last week, architects, ornithologists, and birders testified about the need to require bird-friendly glass. Image credit: Center for Architecture.

Earlier this year, a bill was introduced in the New York City Council, Int 1482, which would require that new construction utilize bird-friendly glass. Birds have...

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Featured Member | 9/4/19
Headshot Julia Monk Square

Julia Monk, FAIA, IIDA, LEED AP, is senior principal, director of hospitality, for HOK and based in Hong Kong. Recognized as an industry pioneer among international...

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In the News | 9/4/19
Solar Carve (40 Tenth Avenue) by Studio Gang. Image credit: Tom Harris.

Diamonds Over the Park Studio Gang's Solar Carve reaches completion Studio Gang’s 40 Tenth Avenue, also known as the Solar Carve Tower, has reached completion....

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In the News | 9/4/19

Leadership and Transitions Theodore S. Hammer, FAIA, LEED AP, has joined Architectura as Managing Principal. Julia Belkin has joined HLW as Principal. 1100...

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In the News | 8/21/19
The Assemblage Park Avenue by Mancini. Image credit: Garrett Rowland, courtesy of Mancini.

A Balanced Approach to Co-Working Mancini transforms vacant building into the Assemblage Park Avenue co-working space The Assemblage Park Avenue recently opened on...

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Policy and Advocacy | 8/21/19
Hudson Yards. Image credit: Chris6d [CC BY-SA 4.0 (]

New York City’s built environment has long been defined by notable “megadevelopments.” Rockefeller Center, Battery Park City, Co-Op City, and countless others have...

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