January 25, 2011
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01.12.11: The AIANY Global Dialogue Committee announced the winners of its recent “Call for Collaborative Design” and charrette program to elicit new prototypes for transitional to permanent housing for Haiti. For more information, visit http://www.haitihousingcollaborative.org.

(L-R): Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIANY; Margaret Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, 2011 AIANY President; Rory Christian, Director, Energy Department, NYCHA; Noushin Ehsan, AIA, Chair of the AIANY Global Dialogues Committee; and Diane Chehab, Assoc. AIA, Acting Director, The Launch Team, Office of the CIO, NYCHA.

Emily Nemens

01.12.11: The Fourth Annual Arthur Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture for Excellence in Museum Design, hosted by the AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee, was Richard Gluckman, FAIA, who spoke on “Content Context=Concept.”

(L-R): Ann Marie Baranowski, AIA, LEEP AP; Paul Rosenblatt, AIA; Richard Gluckman, FAIA; Barbara Spandorf, AIA, LEED AP; Stan Reis; and Margaret Castillo, AIA, LEED AP.

Emily Nemens

01.20.11: In connection with the current “High Bridge” exhibition, a panel discussed the relation between the High Bridge and High Line. The High Bridge was the most recent focus of the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) biennial design ideas competition.

(L-R): Bryan Winter, RA, Executive Director, NYC Cement League; Keith VanDer Sys, Principal of PEG office of landscape + design; Jessica Sheridan, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, ENYA HB:BX competition organizer & Job Captain at Gensler; Adrian Benepe, Commissioner Department of Parks and Recreation; Patricia Cruz, Executive Director, Harlem Stage; Brynnemarie Lanciotti, Assoc. AIA, Co-chair of ENYA; Peter Mullan, Vice President of Planning and Design, Friends of the High Line; Yvonne Chang, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, and Joseph E. Hawkins, Assoc. AIA, ENYA HB:BX competition organizers.

Courtesy ENYA

01.19.11: Architects and clients discuss the collaborative process behind the design for spaces for learning involved in the two feature “Design for Decades” exhibition projects — the St. Agnes Branch Library Renovation by Helpern Architects for the NY Public Library and the NYC Department of Design + Construction, and P.S./I.S. 276 by Dattner Architects for the NYC School Construction Authority with involvement from the Battery Park City Authority.

Panel moderator Ned Cramer, AIA, Editor-in-Chief, Architect, and Margaret Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, 2011 AIANY President.

Emily Nemens

01.13.11: AIANY threw Robert Ivy, FAIA, a farewell reception at the Center for Architecture. He has been appointed the Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer of AIA National, effective 02.01.11, and will be relocating to Washington, DC.

At the event, Ernie Hutton, FAICP, Assoc. AIA, presented Ivy with an image he called “Ivy’s Inferno.” The main balloon says,” And here is your new office, Mr. Ivy.”

Ernie Hutton

Ernie Hutton, FAICP, Assoc. AIA; Margaret Castillo, AIA, LEED AP; Robert Ivy, FAIA; and Rick Bell, FAIA.

Kristin Richards

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