Fri, 7/27, 2:00pm
Mon, 8/27, 6:30pm
March 29, 2018Call for Volunteers – City of Dreams Pavilion 2018
The Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) are looking for volunteers to help in the construction of our City of Dreams Pavilion this season. This year’s winning team, Oculi, will be doing a site survey next week Wednesday, April 4 on Governors Island. If anyone is interested in spending a morning meeting the winning team and learning more about the project please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteer seats are filling up fast!
March 16, 2018Beyond the Boards: Conversations on Process and Project Challenges
In February the ENYA Committee launched the Beyond the Boards program. The program is a two part event; members are invited into the office of a leading design firm, during which the firm is asked to discuss their design philosophy and a project currently under construction. The presentation highlights the unique challenges of the project during design and construction phases, after which, members enjoy refreshments and are encouraged to explore the office. The following week members are led on a site tour to see the resolution of project challenges first hand.
The inaugural Beyond the Boards program was hosted last month by FXCollaborative. 2018 AIANY President Guy Geier, FAIA, FIIDA, LEED AP, Managing Partner at FXCollaborative welcomed ENYA to his firm with a call to action. Following the presidential theme of “Architect|Activist,” attendees were encouraged to contribute their design thinking to solve the challenging issues of our time. Design Director Jim Bushong and Project Architect Henry Pemberton then shared the firms work including an in-depth look at the conception and realization of the upper west side residential project, The Chamberlain.
We also had the opportunity to introduce this year’s City of Dreams competition winner. Aleksandr Mergold of Austin + Mergold presented the winning proposal. It features the creative use of recycled grain bins that can be found across the United States. The proposal was aligned perfectly with the competition’s brief and the firm’s statement, “We see our work process as slow architecture. Believing that it is preferable to rethink and repurpose existing resources than to tap new ones…”
The City of Dreams pavilion is an annual competition hosted by FIGMENT, the ENYA committee and the the Structural Engineers Association of New York. The competition aims to promote sustainability-oriented thinking amidst the architecture and design communities, requiring designers to consider the environmental impact of their designs from materials sourcing to disposal or preferably reuse of waste.
January 19, 20182018 City of Dreams Pavilion – Finalists Announced
ENYA, in partnership with Figment and SEAoNY, have announced the finalists for the 2018 City of Dreams Pavilion competition. Stay tuned, the winner will be announced at the end of the month!
The five finalists’ proposals are chonicled at Curbed NY
Tue, 7/17/18, 6:30pm
Sat, 6/23/18, 10:00am
Tue, 5/22/18, 6:00pm
Sat, 5/12/18, 11:00am
Sat, 4/28/18, 11:00am