Chapter News | 11/6/13

“An elegant building, an elegant book, an elegant writer,” is really all anyone needs to say about the newly published Building Seagram by Phyllis Lambert, Hon....

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Chapter News | 11/6/13

There were essentially two threads UNStudio Principal Ben van Berkel weaved through his presentation for the Arthur M. Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture. The first was a...

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Chapter News | 11/6/13

Deborah Berke, FAIA, is a preeminent member of the architecture industry as well as an extraordinary academic. On 11.01.13, Berke joined the AIANY Women in Architecture...

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Chapter News | 11/6/13

Queuing up at Pershing Square amidst the swarm of neon-clad NY Road Runners Dash to the Finish Line runners, a conspicuously darkly-attired group waited in the crisp...

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Chapter News | 10/23/13

Nearing the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, the AIA New York Chapter, Architecture for Humanity, and Cooper Union organized a symposium to report on and measure...

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Chapter News | 10/23/13

The audience was young and old, but all interested in the myriad of ways that we can improve the ability of seniors living in NYC to age in-place. “Age-Friendly...

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Chapter News | 10/9/13

No one attending the United Nations conference for World Habitat Day needed convincing about certain key principles: that climate change and extreme weather events are...

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Chapter News | 10/9/13

Arriving late can be unsettling; arriving late to the opening keynote presentation of the 2013 AIA New York State Convention by Roman Mars, host of “99% Invisible,”...

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Chapter News | 10/9/13

Then the hand seeks other hands to help, A community of hands to help- Thus the dream becomes not one man’s dream alone, But a community dream. Not my dream alone, but...

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Chapter News | 10/9/13

In Donald Judd’s 1994 New York Times obituary, Roberta Smith wrote: “By the late ‘60s, his sleek cubic and rectilinear works had helped redefine the direction of...

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Chapter News | 10/9/13

For the 13th annual Oberfield Memorial Lecture, Marion Weiss, FAIA, of Weiss/Manfredi Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism, spoke before an overflowing, rapt audience at the...

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Chapter News | 9/25/13

The 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, with violent fanaticism still very much in the headlines, makes a look at the built environment's security a timely exercise....

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Chapter News | 9/25/13

Reading the epic New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future, however ominous the title, is actually an optimistic act. The 600-page tome will go down as a tremendous...

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Chapter News | 9/25/13

On Monday 09.16.13, the AIANY Marketing & Communications Committee, in its penultimate event of the year, took on the topic of our converging digital and built...

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Chapter News | 9/11/13

This year, Oculus, AIANY’s quarterly magazine exploring issues relevant to architectural discourse and practice in the city, turns 75. On 09.03.13, attendees –...

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Chapter News | 9/11/13

“Everything is political,” a wise person once said, “but politics isn't everything.” In the first explicitly campaign-oriented event to be held at the Center for...

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Chapter News | 9/11/13

Vishaan Chakrabarti’s A Country of Cities is more cultural artifact than text. With 100-plus pages of argument, balanced with 100-plus pages of graphs, data, and...

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Chapter News | 9/11/13

The AIANY Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) Committee’s 2014 biennial design ideas competition, QueensWay Connection: Elevating the Public Realm, supports Friends...

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Chapter News | 9/11/13

When public officials implement Active Design principles in the built environment, they're not making an arbitrary top-down decision (no matter how often that complaint...

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Chapter News | 8/14/13

Just a few weeks after the official launch of the Center for Active Design, the national media have already begun repeating a meme that compresses the scope and...

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