February 1, 2012
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01.17.12: The Center for Architecture celebrated the connection between 532 and 536 LaGuardia Place at a BREAKTHROUGH Party!

(L-R): Andy Frankl, President, IBEX Construction; Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, Distinguished Professor, Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, The City College of New York; Jonathan Marvel, AIA, Rogers Marvel Architects; AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA. For more about the event, read “BREAKTHROUGH: The Center for Architecture Expands to New Space,” by Benedict Clouette, in this issue of e-Oculus.

Sam Lahoz

01.20.12: The Center for Architecture Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary.

(L-R): AIANY President Joe Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP; former CFAF Board President Walter Hunt, FAIA; and Board Member John Simoni, Jr.

Catherine Teegarden


(L-R): Current CFAF Design Educators Jane Cowan, Hae-In Kim, and Heather Zusman.

Catherine Teegarden

(L-R): CFAF Board President-Elect Joe Tortorella, his wife Andrea, and Board Member Melissa Billig.

Catherine Teegarden

01.23.12: The AIANY New Practices Committee announced the winners of the New Practices New York 2012 competition. To read about the jurors’ panel, click here: “Technology Meets Tactility: NPNY Winners Announced,” by Murrye Bernard, LEED AP, in this issue of e-Oculus.

Russ Wheeler, President, Hansgrohe North America; Co-chairs of the New Practices Committee Philipp von Dalwig, Assoc. AIA, of Manifold Architecture Studio, and Marc Clemenceau Bailly, AIA, of Gage / Clemenceau Architects; and AIANY President Joseph J. Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP.

Nicole Friedman/Center for Architecture


(L-R): Philipp von Dalwig, Assoc. AIA; Kit von Dalwig, AIA; Marc Clemenceau Bailly, AIA; Stan Allen, FAIA; Emily Abruzzo and Gerald Bodziak of Abruzzo Bodziak Architects; Christian Wassmann; Julian Rose of formlessfinder; Billie Tsien, AIA; Tobias Holler of Holler Architecture; David Benjamin of The Living; Amanda Schachter and Alexander Levi of SLO Architecture; and Mahadev Raman, PE.

Nicole Friedman/Center for Architecture


01.30.12: Dwell hosted a private dinner featuring Billie Tsien, AIA, and Tod Williams, of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, who presented their designs for the Barnes Collection. The event took place in the Center’s new space at 532 LaGuardia Place.

Rick Bell


(L-R): Todd Van Varick, Project Manager for Construction, Ennead Architects; Jock Reynolds, Henry J. Heinz II Director, Yale University Art Gallery; and Richard Olcott, FAIA, Design Partner, Ennead Architects.

Cristina Carlson


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