March 23, 2010
by Murrye Bernard Assoc. AIA LEED AP

2010 Oculus Editorial Calendar
If you are an architect by training or see yourself as an astute observer of New York’s architectural and planning scene, OCULUS editors want to hear from you! Projects/topics may be anywhere, but architects must be New York-based. Please submit story ideas by the deadlines indicated below to Kristen Richards: Kristen@ArchNewsNow.com.

THE 2010 THEMES:
Spring: Architect as Leader: (CLOSED).

Summer: AIANY Design Awards 2010: (CLOSED).

Fall: Thinking Back / Thinking Forward and Understanding the Shift: The recession has given us the opportunity to reflect on the last decades of design and building — and what might be ahead. We will investigate trends in design, building, and marketing that are coming into play. What are the next steps in social media, BIM, sustainability, technology, competitions, stalled projects, adaptive re-use, design for flexibility, mergers and firm acquisitions?
Submit story ideas by 05.21.10

Winter: Practice without Borders: The world is growing smaller. New York is an international city, and it is easier than ever for overseas firms to work here and for New York City firms to work abroad. We will look into reciprocity, licensure, removal of boundaries to practice, and international competitions as ways to build renown.
Submit story ideas by 08.13.10

04.16.10 Call for Proposals: reNEWable Times Square: Designing Temporary Surface Treatments

04.20.10 Call for Ideas: Montréal Taxi Stand

04.23.10 Call for Entries: R+D Awards

04.23.10 Call for Entries: New Practices New York 2010

04.30.10 Call for Entries: Designing the Parks

05.05.10 Call for Presentations: AIANYS/ASLA Upstate New York 2010 Convention in Buffalo

05.03.10 Call for Entries: The Zweig Letter 2010 Hot Firms List

05.07.10 Call for Entries: Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center Residencies for Scholars and Creative Artists, Lake Como, Italy

05.11.10 Call for Entries: Design 21: Game Changers

06.15.10 Call for Entries: Pratt Manhattan Gallery Public Art Competition: Mobile Voter Registration Centers

07.01.10 Call for Entries: 2010 Eco-Structure’s Evergreen Awards

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