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Policy and Advocacy | 4/21/17

In advance of Earth Day on 04.22.17, the AIA issued eight principles governing how architects can mitigate climate change and urged the federal government to protect...

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Policy and Advocacy | 4/5/17

As the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches this fall, AIA has released a significantly enhanced version of its Disaster Assistance Handbook that will...

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Policy and Advocacy | 3/22/17

Earlier this month, over 300 architects, advocates, and leaders from across the country came to our nation's capital to say, in one voice: "We are architects. We build...

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Policy and Advocacy | 3/9/17

As widespread adoption of autonomous cars get closer to becoming a reality, so too does the prospect of major change to our build environment. Critical questions remain...

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Policy and Advocacy | 2/24/17

Earlier this month, AIANY released a series of position statements to create foundational tools to refer back to as critical issues arise at the federal level. In...

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Policy and Advocacy | 2/8/17

Last month, the grassroots coalition Architects Advocate published an open letter to President Trump asking for his support of the design industry’s commitment to...

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Policy and Advocacy | 1/26/17

On 01.20.16, the AIANY Diversity and Inclusion Committee hosted the Design as Protest NYC Cypher at the Center for Architecture. As part of a nationwide action on...

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Chapter News, Policy and Advocacy | 1/25/17

On 01.12.17, representatives from the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) debuted the authority's new Design Guidelines for the Rehabilitation of NYCHA Residential...

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Policy and Advocacy | 1/13/17

As AIANY begins the New Year, we look ahead to some of the major policy areas and notable events our chapter will be focusing on in 2017. As the representative of more...

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Policy and Advocacy | 12/15/16

On 12.05.16, AIANY hosted the design and development leaders of the recently announced Moynihan Train Hall, revealing many of the unknown design elements as part of the...

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Policy and Advocacy | 12/1/16

State and local elected officials have been quick to react to the election of Donald Trump and his continuing transition into the White House. Governor Cuomo, an early...

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Chapter News, Policy and Advocacy | 12/1/16

On 11.14.16, the Center for Architecture hosted an intimate discussion of New York City’s progress on its 80x50 initiative, an ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas...

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Policy and Advocacy | 11/11/16

On 10.25.16, The Office of the City Clerk issued a favorable advisory opinion to clarify language from the 2013 Lobbying Law impacting architects, design professionals,...

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Policy and Advocacy | 10/27/16

On 10.13.16, the New York City Council unanimously voted on a trio of bills to expand the reach of the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan to even more of New York’s...

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Policy and Advocacy | 10/14/16

On Tuesday, 11.08.16, America will vote to elect the next President of the United States. AIA is providing comprehensive, non-partisan information on where the...

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Policy and Advocacy | 9/29/16

Last week’s United Nations General Assembly saw more than 20 world leaders formally binding their governments to the 2015 Paris Agreement, all but ensuring that the...

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Policy and Advocacy | 9/15/16

On 08.24.16, the Mayor’s Office, along with Urban Green Council and NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress, released New York City’s Energy and Water Use...

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Policy and Advocacy | 8/25/16

With nearly 1.4 million adults age 60 and older living in New York City, a number projected to increase by 40% to almost 2 million by 2040, the need for age-friendly...

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Policy and Advocacy | 8/10/16

The NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) continues the rollout of DOB NOW, its new online portal for registered users to submit jobs. On 08.04.16, the first phase of DOB...

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Policy and Advocacy | 7/27/16

AIANY is pleased to introduce Justin Pascone, the Chapter’s new Policy Coordinator! Before taking the position this July, Justin worked in the Los Angeles Mayor’s...

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