by Camila Schaulson Frenz
02.03.2014: Artists Angel Ortiz and Lee Quiñones (l-r) stand in front of Howard the Duck by Quiñones at the opening of “City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection” exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.
02.03.14: After being postponed due to inclement weather, the speakers and organizers of “(Re)Orientation: Global Campus” finally gathered at the Center for Architecture. (l-r) Dan Gallagher, AIA, Co-Chair, AIANY Global Dialogues Committee; Susan Lowance, AIA, LEED AP, Director, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Hana Kassem, AIA, LEED AP, Co-chair, AIANY Global Dialogues Committee; Mariko Masuoka, Principal, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects; Mabel O. Wilson, Chair, Studio X Committee, Columbia GSAPP; Jamie von Klemperer, FAIA, Principal, KPF.
02.02.14: The spires of One Bryant Park and Four Times Square were alternately lit in orange and green, in honor of the AFC Champion Denver Broncos, and NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks of Super Bowl XLVIII fame.
01.30.14: Sean M. O’Brien, PE, LEED AP, Associate Principal at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, discussed how building enclosures determine a structure’s ability to control the flow of heat, air, liquid water, and water vapor during the AIANY Building Enclosure Council’s event, “The Four Barriers.”
01.29.14: During Part 2 of the AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction (DfRR) event, “Who’s Going to Pay for This?” speakers examined how codes, standards, agency initiatives, materials research, and manufacturing impact short and long-term recovery solutions. (l-r) Ron Piester, AIA, Director, Building Standards and Codes, New York State Department; Giovanni Gioia, Member, DfRR Committee; John Ingargiola, Lead Physical Scientist, FEMA; Bruce McCullen, Consultant, BASF Construction North America; Joan Capelin, Hon. AIA, and Illya Azaroff, AIA, Co-chairs, DfRR Committee; and Jack Suben, AIA, LEED AP, Partner, SubenDougherty Architects.
01.29.14: Sherry-Lea Bloodsworth of Architecture for Humanity attended the launch of award-winning architect and designer Jeffrey Hutchison’s debut monograph Tailored Retail at Aterlier Courbet.
01.22.14: AIANY committee co-chairs met with AIANY President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, and staff at the Center for Architecture to discuss upcoming events for 2014.