by Camila Schaulson Frenz
07.02.13: The Center for Architecture opened the exhibition “AJAP | Les Albums des Jeunes Architectes et des Paysagistes.” (above, l-r) AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA; Gwenaëlle de Kerret; Philipp von Dalwig, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP; Farnaz Mansuri, Assoc. AIA; Chris Leong, Assoc. AIA; Vincent Lavergne; and Jérémy Nadau stand in front of the Center after the pre-exhibition opening breakfast discussion entitled “French & American Perspectives.”
07.02.13: The Center for Architecture opened the exhibition “AJAP | Les Albums des Jeunes Architectes et des Paysagistes.” Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, and 2013 AIANY President Jill N. Lerner, FAIA, presented the opening remarks.
07.02.13: Speakers and audience members join in a conversation moderated by Gwenaëlle de Kerret to talk about the competition of the Albums des Jeunes Architectes et Paysagistes, which aims to promote architectural and landscaping culture in France, at a breakfast discussion “French & American Perspectives” before the exhibition opening.
07.02.13: A visitor peeks from behind a curtain at the exhibition opening for “AJAP | Les Albums des Jeunes Architectes et des Paysagistes.”
07.02.13: Visitors tug on the curtains to reveal the winning projects at the exhibition opening for “AJAP | Les Albums des Jeunes Architectes et des Paysagistes.”
07.02.13: A view of the exhibition “AJAP | Les Albums des Jeunes Architectes et des Paysagistes” from the outside during the opening.
07.02.13: The interactive design of the exhibition “AJAP | Les Albums des Jeunes Architectes et des Paysagistes” encouraged visitors to play with the curtains in order to learn more about the AJAP competition winners.
06.26.13: On 6.26.13 at the Center for Architecture, officials from the Department of City Planning Chris Holme, Howard Slatkin, and Tom Wargo presented the proposed Flood Resilience Zoning Text Amendment, enabling buildings within the 100-year flood zone to be designed in accordance with higher predicted flood elevations.
06.27.13: Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, 2011 AIANY President and Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, 2013 AIANY First Vice President/President-Elect and Co-chair, AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee (left) testified in front of the New York City Council Committee on Housing and Building to offer support for the Special Initiative for Rebuilding & Resiliency (SIRR) and the Building Resiliency Task Force (BRTF).
06.27.13: Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, 2011 AIANY President, and Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, 2013 AIANY First Vice President/President-Elect and Co-chair of the AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee at testimony presented to the New York City Council on rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy and improving the resiliency of the City’s infrastructure.
06.26.13: Christopher Rawlins, author of Fire Island Modernist: Horace Gifford and the Architecture of Seduction, gives a book talk at the DORMA Design Center on the life and work of the architect.
06.26.13: Christopher Rawlins discusses the work of architect Horace Gifford during his book talk about Fire Island Modernist: Horace Gifford and the Architecture of Seduction at the DORMA Design Center.
06.28.13: William Menking, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Architect’s Newspaper, and Richard Weller, Martin and Margy Meyerson Chair of Urbanism and Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, talk architecture over drinks in the latest installment of Cocktails & Conversations.
07.01.13: Paul Steely White, Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives; Alison Cohen, Director, Bike Share Services, Toole Design Group, LLC; Steven Fleming, Australian Architect, Teacher, and Author of Cycle Space: Architecture and Urban Design in the Age of the Bicycle; Peter Murray, Hon. FRIBA, FRSA, Chairman, New London Architecture; Alexandros Washburn, Assoc. AIA, Chief Urban Designer, New York City Department of City Planning; and Rick Bell, FAIA, AIANY Executive Director, discuss how to encourage cities to integrate bicycling into urban planning and design.
07.09.2013: French Minister of Justice Christiane Taubira and James von Klemperer, FAIA, Design Principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates stand over a model of the office building PDM 3 at its groundbreaking ceremony at the Parc du Millénaire in Paris.
07.09.2013: James von Klemperer, FAIA, Design Principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, and First Deputy Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo deep in conversation at the groundbreaking ceremony for the firm’s 8-story office building, PDM 3, located in the Parc du Millénaire in Paris.
06.20.13: Paul Marantz, FIALD, IES, founder and consulting design principal of Fisher Marantz Stone at the IESNYC Lumen aWARDS Gala, where the firm received an award for the architectural lighting of I.M. Pei, FAIA’s Chapel at the Miho Institute of Aesthetics in Japan.