Chapter News | 6/18/14

On 5.20.14 the AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee (DfRR) hosted Samuel Carter, the Rockefeller Foundation’s Associate Director for Resilience. Carter,...

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Chapter News | 5/29/14

Energized by a love of “anonymous architecture” – and unfazed by the New York Public Library's recent decision to return his firm's redesign of the 42nd Street...

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Chapter News | 5/29/14

“‘Nature’ is simply another 18th- – and 19th-century fiction.” – Robert Smithson This is one of the quotations that AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell,...

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Chapter News | 5/29/14

AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, introduced Françoise Astorg Bollack, AIA’s 05.12.14 Oculus Book Talk at the Center of Architecture by proclaiming that her...

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Chapter News | 5/29/14

On 05.12.14, Miguel Angel Baltierra, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, interviewed Françoise Astorg Bollack, AIA, DESA, author of Old Buildings New Forms: New Directions in...

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Chapter News | 5/29/14

Nine of this year's AIANY Design Award winners lined up for an evening of presentations "pecha kucha" style – 20 slides at 20 seconds each. It's the fast-paced format...

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Chapter News | 5/29/14

“Big Data.” The concept seems to be on the minds and lips of those even remotely interested in business trends in the 21st century. And yet, as alluded to by Matthew...

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Chapter News | 5/14/14

“The pressure for scoops is bigger than ever because of the linking system that has developed,” said Matt Chaban, referring to the preponderance of online...

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Chapter News | 5/14/14

The first P(RE)Think panel discussed competitions from the architect's point of view: portfolio building, exploring ideas, media attention, and that pipedream of winning...

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Chapter News | 5/14/14

It is hard to believe that better business could be as simple as asking better questions. In her presentation featured as the third of five lectures in the AIANY...

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Chapter News | 4/30/14

“If you’re ever going to get an award from the AIA New York Chapter, this was the year to do it.” No one can deny the truth spoken by honoree David Burney, FAIA,...

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Chapter News | 4/30/14

There may be only one proposition that every sentient being in the tri-state region would agree on: Penn Station, as we know, it has to go. As Margaret Newman, FAIA,...

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Chapter News | 4/30/14

On Earth Day, 4.22.14, AIANY and the AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee (DfRR) hosted Henk Ovink, former Acting Director-General of Spatial Planning and...

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Chapter News | 4/30/14

Ana Kučan, professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and founder of Studio AKKA, is deeply involved in mixing theory and practice,...

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Chapter News | 4/30/14

On 04.07.14, Miguel Angel Baltierra, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, interviewed journalist Charles Montgomery, author of Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design,...

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Chapter News | 4/30/14

The Professional Practice series “Transforming Architectural Practice” presented the second of five lectures on 03.31.14, addressing the topics of transparency,...

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Chapter News | 4/16/14

Charles Montgomery’s book, Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013), is essentially a mind mapping of the current...

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Chapter News | 4/16/14

The average New Yorker probably doesn't know there's such a thing as the 125th Street Fault – or that in an earthquake, running out of one's building is the wrong...

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Chapter News | 4/16/14

"Do we see a street as somewhere we belong to? Does the area where I live have sufficient services and diversity? Does the public network consider my needs?" These are...

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Chapter News | 4/16/14

Weeksville, Brooklyn, and the Weeksville Heritage Center both have relatively long histories. James Weeks, a free African American, established the Brooklyn community in...

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