June 6, 2012
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05.06.12: A press preview was held for the completed restoration and expansion of the Yale Art Gallery by Ennead Architects.

Laurence Kanter, chief curator, Yale University Art Gallery, in the new sculpture terrace.

Linda G. Miller

The Ennead team, (l-r): Todd van Varick (Project Manager for construction), Duncan Hazard, AIA (Management Partner), Richard Olcott, FAIA (Design Partner), and Kevin Krudwig, AIA (Project Architect for construction).

Linda G. Miller

05.12.12: Thirty artists and designers opened their studios as part of openhousenewyork’s OHNY openstudios Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Margaret Sullivan, director of interiors at H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture and OHNY board president with artist Nora Ligorano

Linda G. Miller

05.05.12: FIGMENT, one of Governors Island’s key cultural partners, has teamed with the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) and the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY) to sponsor a competition to design and construct an architectural pavilion for the 2013 summer season on the island, called the City of Dreams Pavilion. Jury Day was recently held.

Jurors, (l-r): Marc Kushner, AIA, Co-founder, HWKN Architects and Architizer.com; Michael Loverich, Partner, Bittertang, 2011 City of Dreams Pavilion designer; Marc Clemenceau Bailly, AIA, Partner, Gage / Clemenceau Architects; Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA, Editor-in-Chief, Oculus, ArchNewsNow.com; Kai-Uwe Bergmann, AIA, LEED AP, MAA, RIBA, Partner, BIG Bjarke Ingels Group; and Vicki Arbitrio, PE, Associate Partner, Gilsanz Murray Steficek.

Courtesy of Kristen Richards

The jury and ENYA, SEAoNY, and FIGMENT members

Courtesy Kristen Richards

05.22.12: AIANY, along with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) and the NYC Department of Design + Construction (DDC) hosted the first “Fit Cities, Fit World International Meeting” to hear and discuss current experiences and plans on Active Transportation, Active Recreation, Active Buildings, and healthy food and beverage access policies and practices.

David Burney, FAIA, DDC Commissioner, addresses the group.

Center for Architecture

Karen Lee, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, DOHMH Director of Built Environment, presents a project in Porto, Portugal.

Center for Architecture

Participants discuss the relationship between design and health in their own cities and countries.

Center for Architecture

05.22.12: The Center for Architecture Foundation held its first annual drawing competition event and benefit, Guess-A-Sketch.

Ronnette Riley, FAIA, Hugh Hardy, FAIA, Charles Renfro, AIA, and Robert M. Rogers, FAIA, preparing for Guess-A-Sketch.

Rebecca Woodman Taylor

Catherine Teegarden, Director of Education at the Center for Architecture Foundation, with Joesph Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP, 2012 AIANY President, enjoying Guess-A-Sketch.

Rebecca Woodman Taylor

Robert Silman, Hon. AIANY, and Hugh Hardy, FAIA, catching up at Guess-A-Sketch.

Rebecca Woodman Taylor

05.24.12: Mayor Bloomberg announced the first development phase of the Governors Island Park, the Battery Maritime Building.

Rick Bell

05.31.12: The spring marks the return of the AIANY/Classic Harbor Lines Around Manhattan Official NYC Architectural Boat Tour. Follow this link for upcoming dates, and visit the Center for Architecture’s Facebook album for more incredible photos.

Daniel Fox


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