Media and Press

The Day of Service program received the AIA New York State Frederic Schwartz Community Development Award for 2019. This award recognizes and acknowledges projects and individuals who have a substantial impact on the built environment within the various localities of New York State, or on the State as a whole.

Kavitha Mathew, AIA, LEED AP, Director of Leadership and Engagement at AIA New York, was honored with the Bea Arthur Award at the Ali Forney Center’s annual Fall gala, on October 25, 2019, for the 2019 Day of Service project with COOKFOX.

Architects in Action: Case Studies of the New Urban Agenda at Work” by Matt Toddy (CONNECTION, The Architecture and Design Journal of the Young Architects Forum, Volume 16, Issue 2)


AIA Day of Service Offers Local + Visiting Architects Meaningful Ways to Experience NYC” by Zoe Ellers (Built by Hunter Douglas Architectural, September 20, 2018)

Architects Service a Different Kind of Client at 2018 Day of Service” by Katherine Flynn (, July 24, 2018)


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