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Chapter News | 8/14/14

Well veiled, the destination at the end of the street led many too far. Only after returning on a dirt road did a unique awning peek above the shrub and fence line. A...

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Chapter News | 7/30/14

What is a global conversation, and how does technology and social media impact it? That question, asked of panelists at the "Viral Voices III: Globalization" program,...

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Chapter News | 7/30/14

It's no fluke that bike shares and bike lanes are popping up everywhere. They provide easy transportation, require no fossil fuels, have no emissions, occupy little...

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Chapter News | 7/16/14

In an ever-evolving landscape of global design competitions, how does one begin to separate oneself from the pack? When organizations come together, such as the...

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Chapter News, In Memoriam | 7/16/14

Even though Fred Schwartz, FAIA, passed away on 04.28.14, the loss was still fresh to many, speakers and audience alike, at the Center for Architecture on 06.30.14, when...

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Chapter News | 7/16/14

Social media is the root of much conversation, worry, speculation, and excitement across many fields and seems to pervade our everyday lives – so how is it affecting...

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Chapter News | 7/16/14

Death and taxes, as the old saying goes, are the only sure things in life. Hopefully the former comes after a long and rewarding life. But are we prepared for old age?...

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Chapter News | 7/16/14

The Center for Architecture hosted an event that tackled an un-sexy but pressing issue in NYC: garbage. As the host Antonio Reynoso, a NYC council member, said, dealing...

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Chapter News | 7/16/14

On 06.24.14, Beatrice Galilee, the newly-appointed associate curator of architecture and design in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Modern and...

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Chapter News | 7/16/14

On 6.11.14 the AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee (DfRR) hosted Daniel Zarrilli, PE, to update the design community on New York’s progress in becoming...

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Chapter News | 6/18/14

Nearly everything important in a living democracy takes place in public space: expression that's politically or artistically consequential, transactions that drive the...

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Chapter News | 6/18/14

The June Oculus Book Talk was introduced by AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, who presented a short, well-produced film on the newly opened “Open to the...

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Chapter News | 6/18/14

On 06.09.14, Miguel Angel Baltierra, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, interviewed Hillary Brown, FAIA, principal of New Civic Works, professor at the Spitzer School of Architecture...

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Chapter News | 6/18/14

If the right to freedom of speech could be described as the integral value in American society, perhaps the analogous value would be the right to housing in Spain. That...

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Chapter News | 6/18/14

Museums are an architect's playground, both in designing and visiting. More than with other building typologies, museum patrons encourage design exploration,...

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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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