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Fall 2018: Agile Spaces

A publication of AIA New York, Volume 80, Issue 3. Cover: Rendering of the 499-person auditorium in a theater-in-the-round configuration at the Perelman Center designed by REX, now under construction at the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan. Image: Luxigon.

Progress Report: News on The Ronald O. Perelman Center for the Performing Arts, featured in our Fall issue (“Staged Right”): On December 14, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development committed $89 million towards construction of the building. The design/construction team includes REX Architecture (design architect), Davis Brody Bond (executive architect), Sciame (construction manager), Charcoalblue (theater design consultant), and DBI Projects (construction consultant/owner’s representative). Completion is scheduled for 2021.

Table of Contents
Articles & News
At the Center
On View
Street Level
Freeman Plaza West
by Alex Ulam with Cassandra Gerardo
Open House New York Spotlight
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden
by Claire Wilson
In Print
You Say To Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn
by Wendy Lesser; review by Stanley Stark, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP
Agile Spaces
Design + Business: Starting Young
by Jane Smith, FAIA, IIDA
House of Bricks
Architectural photographer Christopher Payne provides a glimpse into one of the last manufacturers of molded bricks in America.
by Cassandra Gerardo


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