April 17, 2007
by Jessica Sheridan Assoc. AIA LEED AP
Celebrating Architecture Week, two exhibitions opened at the Center for Architecture on April 12: NY 150+: A Timeline – Ideas – Civic Institutions – Futures, and 2007 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards.

Timeline design team

The design team for the NY 150: Timeline – Ideas – Civic Institutions – Futures exhibition at the Center for Architecture celebrates at the opening. (l-r): Diane Lewis, AIA, FAAR (curator), Daniel Meridor, and Emma Fuller.

Jessica Sheridan

Rick Bell, FAIA, and Andy Frankl

Rick Bell, FAIA, AIANY Executive Director with Andy Frankl, President of Ibex Construction, underwriter of the opening reception.

Kristen Richards

AIANY, ASLANY, and the Center for Architecture Foundation, along with Friends of LaGuardia Park, celebrated Architecture Week/Landscape Architecture Month with a reception at the Center exhibiting proposals by Columbia University Landscape Design students for a children’s garden in LaGuardia Park across the street from the Center (the winning design includes a dragon!).

Adrian Smith, ASLA, Anna Mather, and her daughter

(l-r): Adrian Smith, ASLA, President Elect, ASLANY, congratulates winning designer Anna Mather, a candidate for a Masters of Science in Landscape Design from Columbia, and her daughter, Wynn Maloney.

Kristen Richards

Winning entry for LaGuardia Park

Winning entry for LaGuardia Park, designed by Anna Mather.

Kristen Richards

architects of old…

Architects go all-out to celebrate the AIA’s founding. Richard Morris Hunt and Richard Upjohn came back from the dead to tour modern interiors.

Michael Lischer, AIA

Michael Lischer, AIA, with Jeremy Edmunds, PE, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP

Michael Lischer, AIA, 2007 AIA International Director, with Jeremy Edmunds, PE, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, AIANY Director of Programs and Strategic Planning celebrate Architecture Week at the Bohemian Beer Garden in Astoria.

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