Chapter News | 2/1/21

Leadership and Firm Transitions Suman Sorg, FAIA, has announced the launch of a new non-profit design firm, A Complete Unknown.   Firm Hires and...

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Chapter News | 1/20/21
Stella Betts and David Leven of LEVENBETTS. Photo: Courtesy of LEVENBETTS.

AIA New York is proud to announce that three of the 2020 AIA New York State (AIANYS) Honor Awards have been conferred on our local members and firms: LEVENBETTS, winner...

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Chapter News | 1/6/21
New Board Members AIANY CFA

AIA New York and the Center for Architecture have welcomed eight new industry leaders to their boards. On December 8, five members were welcomed to AIA New York’s...

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Chapter News | 1/6/21
New York State Education Building, Albany. Photo: Beyond My Ken via Wikimedia Commons.

In response to COVID-19, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) will allow licensees, regardless of registration renewal date, to utilize self-study for any...

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Chapter News | 12/16/20
AIANY 2021 President Kenneth Lewis, AIA. Photo: Yvonne Albinowski.

On Tuesday, December 8, AIA New York welcomed its 2021 Board of Directors at the annual Board Inaugural, which was presented virtually for the first time. Executive...

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Chapter News | 12/15/20
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While we weren’t able to convene for our Oculus Book Talks series in 2020, the year still offered up a dazzling array of architecture and design publications. Here are...

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Civic Leadership Program | 12/1/20
On October 29, the Civic Leadership Program hosted Enhancing Democracy: The Power of Design in Voting Spaces. Image: Photos courtesy of Jake Price, jakeprice.com.

Voting is the bedrock on which our government institutions derive “their just powers,” as stated in the Declaration of Independence. It is a civic act allowing those...

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Civic Leadership Program | 11/11/20
CLP Development Session 5:  School Integration and Its Spatialization. Image: Courtesy of Center for Architecture.

“Part of why I think it’s so important to engage with school buildings, is that this is the first civic space, and possibly the only civic space, that a lot of...

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Chapter News | 11/11/20

AIA New York is seeking applications for open co-chair positions by the end of the year for following committees: Diversity & Inclusion Planning and Urban...

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Chapter News | 11/6/20
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Oculus magazine, AIA New York's quarterly publication, commits to more actively stand up against systemic racism and inequality through our coverage and invites our...

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Chapter News | 10/27/20

The AIANY Social Science and Architecture Committee is seeking applications for a new co-chair with the planned departure of the current co-chair by the end of the...

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Civic Leadership Program | 10/27/20
Understanding the power of program: how to activate spaces to generate community development and resiliency. Image by Sarah Ahmad and Vera A. Voropaeva.

Affordable housing is a universal need and architects play a significant role in making it an option for all. As it currently faces its own housing crisis, New York City...

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Chapter News | 10/14/20

The AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) is seeking applications for a new co-chair with the planned departure of the current co-chair by the end of the...

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Civic Leadership Program | 10/14/20
A panel discussion focused alternative forms of justice that are currently being implemented, featuring Jae Shepherd, Action St. Louis; Minister Onleilove Chika Alston, M.Div., MSW, Urban Youth Alliance International, Inc.; Raphael Sperry, Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility;  Rob DeLeon, The Fortune Society, Inc. Image courtesy of AIA New York.

On Friday, August 28, the 2020 class of the AIANY Civic Leadership Program (CLP) convened for its third remote development session, organized by Chris Perrodin, Assoc....

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Civic Leadership Program | 9/16/20
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“I think for all of us—whether you’re on the design side, whether you’re on the public side or the private side—I would suggest that participation is becoming...

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Chapter News | 9/16/20

The AIANY Architecture Dialogue Committee is seeking applications for new co-chairs with the planned departure of one of the current co-chairs in the Fall. The AIANY...

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Chapter News | 9/2/20
Dattner Architects completed their first Day of Service project in partnership with the nonprofit Services for the Underserved (S:US). Image: Dattner Architects.

Despite delays and limitations caused by COVID-19, this year’s AIA New York Day of Service was a resounding success for the teams, organizations, volunteers, and end...

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Chapter News | 9/2/20
Camille Lanier, an undergraduate at Columbia University, and David Mann, AIA, Founder, MR Architecture + Decor, won audience favorite and judges' favorite for their whimsical miniature restaurant, Ms Nori's.

Recipe for a Room: A Design Contest, organized by the AIANY Interiors Committee to benefit the New York City Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, named the competition's...

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Civic Leadership Program | 8/19/20
The CLP class of 2020 at their first remote development session. Image: Center for Architecture.

With New York City burdened by the simultaneous crises of climate change, systemic racism, and a once-in-a-generation pandemic, architects must reevaluate their role in...

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Chapter News | 7/21/20
Image: Center for Architecture.

As COVID-19 numbers continue to decrease in the New York City area and New York State continues its phased reopening, AIANY is pleased to announce that our partners at...

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