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Policy and Advocacy | 8/19/15

In April, City Council members brought forward Intro. 775, a Local Law to amend the administrative code of the City of New York, establishing a maximum period of time...

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Policy and Advocacy | 8/5/15

This summer, AIANY leadership is meeting with a number of New York City Council Members who represent a variety of neighborhoods and interests. The summer tour kicked...

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Policy and Advocacy | 7/22/15

AIA members across the country are urging their Senators to oppose the proposal to repeal the Federal 2030 targets in the upcoming energy-efficiency package that the...

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Policy and Advocacy | 7/1/15

Since first releasing the Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQA) proposal in February, the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) has received input from community...

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Policy and Advocacy | 6/17/15

The Public Design Commission of the City of New York (PDC) and the AIANY Public Architecture Committee hosted Design and Equity: The Community Parks Initiative, the...

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Policy and Advocacy | 6/3/15

On 05.14.15, the NYC Department of Buildings (DOB) announced plans to embark on a comprehensive reform to the agency’s systems and staff. The updates, which will...

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Policy and Advocacy | 5/13/15

On 04.28.15, representatives from AIANY headed up to Albany for the annual AIA New York State Architects in Albany Lobby Day. Joined by architects from throughout the...

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Policy and Advocacy | 4/27/15

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York plan, released in May 2014, lays out a set of strategies to preserve and create 200,000 units of affordable housing. To achieve...

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Policy and Advocacy | 4/8/15

As part of an ongoing series related to Passive House design, the Urban Green Council, with the AIANY Committee on the Environment and New York Passive House, held...

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Chapter News, Policy and Advocacy | 3/25/15

Howard Roark died. A long time ago, some would add, perhaps even at birth; as professional icons go, the architect-as-solitary-aesthetic-hero character strikes many...

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Chapter News, Policy and Advocacy | 3/25/15

Howard Roark died. A long time ago, some would add, perhaps even at birth; as professional icons go, the architect-as-solitary-aesthetic-hero character strikes many...

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Policy and Advocacy | 3/25/15

FitCity 10: Promoting Physical Activity through Design, organized by AIANY and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, will take place on 05.11.15...

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Policy and Advocacy | 3/11/15

At the 2015 AIA Grassroots Leadership and Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, 03.04.15-03.06.15, participants were empowered to become messengers. During this...

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Chapter News, Policy and Advocacy | 3/11/15

Under its Vision Zero plan, New York City aims to eliminate all traffic fatalities using urban design tactics to improve pedestrian safety. On 03.02.15, the...

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Policy and Advocacy | 2/25/15

Nancy Aber Goshow, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a citizen architect. By participating in civic dialogues of citywide importance and engaging policy makers on issues that matter...

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Policy and Advocacy | 2/11/15

The AIA New York Chapter offers expertise on projects of citywide significance and city policy initiatives with input and recommendations on numerous issues. Over the...

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Policy and Advocacy | 1/29/15

At the Association for a Better New York (ABNY) breakfast meeting on 01.20.15, Governor Cuomo announced part of his “2015 Opportunity Agenda” – a plan to update...

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Policy and Advocacy | 1/14/15

In 2014, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his administration’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80% over 2005 levels by 2050. Almost 75% of NYC’s...

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Policy and Advocacy | 12/17/14

There are 207 branch libraries in New York City, divided between three different library systems – New York, Queens, and Brooklyn. The systems, however, share similar...

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Chapter News, Policy and Advocacy | 12/17/14

Ebola is the most recent form of one of civilization's deepest fears. From Daniel Defoe's Journal of the Plague Year and Poe's Masque of the Red Death, through recent...

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