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In Memoriam | 9/6/17

With heavy hearts, AIA New York learned that Percy Griffin, AIA, passed away in August. Griffin was the owner of his own firm and was also a professor at NYIT. Prior to...

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In Memoriam | 6/28/17

AIA New York and the Center for Architecture mourn the loss of Hilary Ballon, Professor of Urban Studies and Architecture at NYU and Deputy Vice Chancellor of NYU Abu...

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In Memoriam | 6/14/17

Robert Michael Kliment, FAIA, died peacefully at home on 03.06.17. Born in Prague in 1933, Robert was one of several hundred children whom the humanitarian Sir Nicholas...

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In Memoriam | 5/4/17

The architectural community mourns the loss of Diane Lewis, AIA. One of the youngest recipients of the Rome Architecture Prize in Architecture, Professor Lewis was the...

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In Memoriam | 4/21/17

David L. Ginsberg, FAIA, changed the way healthcare facilities are designed. His groundbreaking body of work, which includes New York’s Presbyterian Hospital where he...

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In Memoriam | 3/22/17

New York architect Hugh Hardy, FAIA, Founding Partner, H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture, died this week at age 84. His career left an indelible imprint on the city,...

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In Memoriam | 11/11/16

Eric Joseph Pick, AIA, passed away in his home on Long Island, NY on 10.30.16 due to complications with a blood disease. He is survived by Evelyn, his wife of 68 years,...

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In Memoriam | 9/15/16

This month, the New York architectural community lost an inspirational architect who elevated New York City’s pride and place through the reclamation its architectural...

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In Memoriam | 6/8/16

The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture mourn the loss of Walter A. Hunt, Jr., FAIA – a great leader, a generous patron,...

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In Memoriam | 6/8/16

On Tuesday, 05.31.16, many were saddened by the sudden passing of Fred Shen, 74, founder and chairman of Shen Milsom & Wilke (SM&W). Described as a visionary and...

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In Memoriam | 5/26/16

When Aldo passed away on 05.15.16, he left an unforgettable legacy. He was a great architect and teacher who moved through his life of remarkable achievement with a...

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In Memoriam | 4/6/16

Kirsten Anne Childs, ASID, Director of Facilities Planning & Interior Design at Croxton Collaborative Architects, passed away on 01.13.16 following a three-year...

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In Memoriam | 1/27/16

On 01.21.16, the AIA New York Chapter and the architectural community lost a long-time member and an excellent designer when Harold Fredenburgh, FAIA, died....

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In Memoriam | 8/5/15

As a young architect, I had the pleasure of seeing the Bhavnanis on a number of occasions at my parents’ home on the Upper East Side. In this informal setting, I was...

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In Memoriam | 7/22/15

Stuart Pertz, FAIA, architect, urban planner, ceramic artist, NYC Planning Commissioner, and teacher died on 07.08.15 of cancer. Over a 40-year career spanning five New...

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In Memoriam | 3/25/15

A few days have gone by since I heard of Michael Graves’s death. There has been wide coverage in the general media – spots on TV shows and a front-page obit in the...

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In Memoriam | 2/25/15

To describe a life justly and clearly in a limited verbal narrative illuminates the paradox of framing time past with current memory. Behind large accomplishments one...

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In Memoriam | 1/29/15

Gerald I. Schiff, AIA Emeritus, of Larchmont, NY passed away 11.28.14 at the age of 88. Gerry Schiff was a lead designer at Harrison and Abramovitz, and managing partner...

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In Memoriam | 12/3/14

Dear Friends, With great sadness, we share the news of the loss of our friend and colleague, Paul Katz, FAIA, HKIA, who passed away suddenly on 11.20.14. Paul was a...

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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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In Memoriam | 7/16/14

Architect and planner Gilles Marie-Paul Laheurte passed away peacefully on 06.22.14 at his home in New York City, after a valiant battle with cancer. A memorial service...

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In Memoriam | 4/30/14

It is with heavy hearts that we say farewell to our friend, teacher, and colleague Fred Schwartz, FAIA. Fred passed away on 04.28.14 after a long struggle with cancer....

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In Memoriam | 4/30/14

Many friends were startled to learn that Sarelle Weisberg, FAIA, passed away on 03.29.14. Her levels of energy and enthusiasm, and her very positive outlook on life and...

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In Memoriam | 10/23/13

On 11.05.13, AIA Chicago will be honoring the life of Natalie de Blois, FAIA, the 2010 AIA Chicago Lifetime Achievement Award winner, who passed away on 07.22.13 at the...

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In Memoriam | 9/11/13

AIANY laments the loss of Karen Cooper, President of Cooper, Robertson & Partners. She was known by her colleagues for her intelligence, decisiveness, generosity,...

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In Memoriam | 8/14/13

AIANY recently learned of the passing of Iris S. Alex, FAIA. Though she was not able to be active in the profession in the last few years, Alex had a career that was...

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In Memoriam | 2/6/13

Danforth W. Toan, FAIA, recently died at the age of 94. He was an architect and founding partner of Warner Burns Toan & Lunde Architects & Planners in New York,...

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In Memoriam | 4/20/10

The OCULUS Committee and the AIA New York Chapter will be hosting an event celebrating the release of the newest edition of the AIA Guide to New York City on 06.02.10....

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In Memoriam | 4/6/10

The OCULUS Committee and AIA New York Chapter will be hosting an event celebrating the release of the newest edition of the AIA Guide to New York City on 06.02.10. In...

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In Memoriam | 3/23/10

The OCULUS Committee and AIA New York Chapter will be hosting a release event for the newest edition of the AIA Guide to New York City on 06.02.10. In memory of author...

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