Civic Leadership Program | 10/12/21
Photo of CLP participants listening to a virtual presentation about NYC's parks system at a conference room at the Center for Architecture.

On Friday, October 1, Brooke Dexter, Assoc. AIA, and Rocket Osborne, NOMA, led the 2021 AIANY Civic Leadership Program’s fifth and final development session. Titled...

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Civic Leadership Program | 9/29/21
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On Friday, September 17, 2021, the 2021 class of the AIANY Civic Leadership Program (CLP) convened for their fourth remote development session, organized by Gwendolyn...

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Civic Leadership Program | 9/14/21
A screenshot of the CLP's third development session, taking place via Zoom.

On Friday, August 27, 2021, the 2021 class of the AIANY Civic Leadership Program (CLP) convened for their third remote development session, organized by Anne Chen, AIA,...

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Civic Leadership Program | 8/18/21
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Gentrification and displacement are complex and contentious issues in New York City, and the architectural profession occupies a complicated position in relation to...

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Civic Leadership Program | 8/4/21
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On Friday, July 23, the 2021 class of the AIANY Civic Leadership Program (CLP) convened for their first remote development session, organized by Christina Brown, Assoc....

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Civic Leadership Program | 7/7/21
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Five years in, AIA New York’s Civic Leadership Program has continued to attract design professionals interested in learning more about local government, advocacy, and...

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Civic Leadership Program | 2/17/21

Community can be simply defined as “a social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality or shared government, and often have a common cultural and...

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Civic Leadership Program | 12/1/20
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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
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“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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Civic Leadership Program | 10/27/20
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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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Civic Leadership Program | 10/14/20
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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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Civic Leadership Program | 8/19/20
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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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Civic Leadership Program | 1/8/20
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The final AIANY Civic Leadership Program (CLP) event for 2019, Agency: An Architect’s Tools for Civic Engagement, was held on December 3 at the Center for Architecture...

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Civic Leadership Program | 11/12/19
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New York City is investing billions of dollars to defend against emergent threats—protecting shorelines from sea level rise and intensifying storms and hardening...

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Civic Leadership Program | 10/30/19
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When involved with complex public projects, and particularly when balancing multiple stakeholders, architects can find value in increased user-input throughout the...

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Civic Leadership Program | 10/2/19
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Architects are giving increased attention to the important concept of social equity as they work to define their role as stewards of public welfare—and authors of...

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Civic Leadership Program | 9/18/19
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On Friday, August 23, the AIANY Civic Leadership Program’s (CLP) Class of 2019 convened for their third development session to explore exclusion, inclusion, and...

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Civic Leadership Program | 8/19/19
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The 2019 AIANY Civic Leadership Program cohort convened at the Center for Architecture on Friday, August 2, for their second Development Session, which focused on...

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Civic Leadership Program | 7/24/19
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On Friday, July 12, the AIANY Civic Leadership Program class of 2019 held their first development session of the year, where they explored how architects can engage with...

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