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Winter 2017: Architecture in the Public Eye

Explore the Winter 2017 issue of Oculus magazine, AIA New York’s quarterly print publication. Cover: Rendering of Flatiron Reflection, a temporary pavilion in Madison Square designed by Future Expansion. The project was initiated by Van Alen Institute. Image by: Future Expansion.

Table of Contents
Articles & News
Letter from the President
The Challenges We Seek
by David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP
Letter from the Editor
Toward an Architecture for Everyone
by Alan G. Brake
At the Center
Board Inaugural: Justice for All
Letter from the Executive Director
Imagining a Framework for Architectural Engagement
by Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA
In Print
The Lofts of SOHO
by Aaron Shkuda
In Print
Common Sense
by Andrew Todd; Reviews by Stanley Stark, FAIA
Calendar
Events and Exhibitions
Features
Opener
Architecture in the Public Eye
Audience Development
Are architecture organizations engaging broad communities—or preaching to the converted?
by Anna Fixsen
Escape from the Cape
AIA National is working to clarify the profession’s public image, replacing lingering myths with more realistic, constructive messages. But are these efforts having the necessary impact?
by Bill Millard
Design Language
Architects are finding new ways to communicate their ideas to the public, but are they dumbing down the discourse?
by Julia van den Hout

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