January 11, 2011
by Emily Nemens
01.06.11: More than 400 people came to the Center to attend the launch of the High Performance Parks Guidelines, written by the NYC Parks Department and the Design Trust for Public Space (see “Command Performance by Parks, Design Trust, and Colleagues” by Bill Millard, 01.11.11).

David Bragdon, Director of Long-term Planning and Sustainability, NYC Mayor’s Office, addressing the crowd.

Chris Kannen, Design Trust for Public Space

01.10.11: Carl Stein, FAIA, kicked off the 2011 Oculus Book Talk series with a lecture on his new work, Greening Modernism: Preservation, Sustainability, and the Modern Movement (W.W. Norton, 2010).

AIANY President Margaret Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, author Carl Stein, FAIA, and AIANY Oculus Committee Chair Kirsten Sibilia, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP.

Emily Nemens

01.10.11: The AIANY Emerging NY Architects (ENYA), Women in Architecture (WIA), and Professional Practices Committees organized a speed-mentoring session at the Center for Architecture. Principals and seasoned practitioners advised on resumes/portfolios, becoming licensed, graduate schools, how to apply for travel grants, volunteering, changing careers/alternate career paths, and starting your own firm.

AIANY President-elect Joseph Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP, and two mentees.

Emily Nemens

Mark Gardner, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, (left) mentored at the event in addition to serving as the Mentoring Chair of NYCOBA/NOMA.

Emily Nemens


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