by Camila Schaulson Frenz
03.10.14: AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA (far left) and AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, celebrated the 11 newly-inducted AIA New York Chapter members who were inducted into the AIA College of Fellows at the 2014 Fellows Reception.
02.26.14: Artist Dimitar Lukanov formally unveiled “Outside Time,” a new monumental sculpture located in the Departure Hall at New York’s JFK Airport Terminal 4.
03.06.14: Dan Eschenasy, PE, Chief Structural Engineer for the NYC Department of Buildings, was one of the speakers at “Recent Local Laws: Post Hurricane Sandy Legislation” at the Center for Architecture.
03.06.14: (l-r) Keith Helmetag of C+G Partners, Rita Shaheen of Scenic Hudson, Judith Saltzman of Li/Saltzman Architects, and Kim Mathews, RLA, ASLA, of Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects (standing) participated in an event at the Trespa Design Centre on the preservation of the West Point Foundry Preserve.
03.07.14: Members of the Mori Foundation visited the Center for Architecture to discuss urban planning initiatives. (l-r) Tamami Yamanaka, Susannah Drake, FASLA, AIA, Yasutaka Sonoda, Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, Ryuji Fujimura, David Resnick.
03.10.14: 2014 AIA New York Chapter Fellows Rafael Pelli, FAIA, of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects (left) and Jonathan N. Stark, FAIA, of Perkins Eastman (right), celebrated their elevation with Theodore Liebman, FAIA, of Perkins Eastman (center).
03.10.14: Design and construction professionals celebrated the elevation of their colleagues to AIA Fellows at the AIANY Fellows Reception. (l-r) Structural engineer Leslie E. Robertson, PE; SawTeen See, PE, Managing Partner, LERA/Leslie E. Robertson Associates; and Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, 2014 AIANY President
03.10.14: Campbell Hyers, CEO, Control Group, spoke at “Emerging Technologies – Transforming Environments,” the kickoff event for the AIANY Professional Practice Committee’s “Transforming Architectural Practice” series.
03.10.14: The International Interior Design Association’s New York Chapter (IIDA NY) kicked off its 16th annual “Pioneering Design Lecture Series” with an in-depth discussion about the Times Square Reconstruction Project, featuring (l-r) Jennifer So Godzeno of Transportation Alternatives, and Claire Fellman, landscape architect at Snøhetta.
03.12.14: As part of Carnegie Hall’s festival “Vienna: City of Dreams, a panel on public space in Vienna included (l-r): Michael Sorkin, Director of the Graduate Urban Design Program, CUNY and Principal of Sorkin Studio; Christine Moser, Director of the NYC Austrian Cultural Forum; Michael Zinganel, Professor of the Postgraduate Program, Bauhaus Foundation; Monika Platzer, Curator for Archives and Collections, Architekturzentrum in Vienna; and moderator Liane Lefaivre, Chair of Architectural History and Theory, University of Applied Arts in Vienna.
03.13.14: AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, and Maiken Tandgaard Derno, Cultural Attaché at the Consulate General of Denmark in New York, gave opening remarks at the opening of “Copenhagen Solutions” at the Center for Architecture.
03.13.14: At the opening for “Copenhagen Solutions,” AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, presented Ambassador Jarl Frijs-Madsen of the Consul General of Denmark in New York with an “I (Bike) Smart” t-shirt.
03.13.14: (l-r) Brooke Kamin Rapapport, Senior Curator for the Madison Square Park Conservancy; David van der Leer, Executive Director, Van Alen Institute; Vishaan Chakrabarti, AIA, Principal; SHoP Architects and Director at the Center for Urban Real Estate (CURE), Columbia University; and Vito Acconci, Acconci Studio discussed the programming of public art in “Please Touch,” an event organized by the AIANY Global Dialogues Committee.
03.14.14: At the latest Cocktails & Conversations, Pedro Gadanho, Curator for Contemporary Architecture at the Department of Architecture and Design at MoMA, and Enrique Norten, Hon. FAIA, Principal of TEN Arquitectos, talked design over drinks by mixologist Eben Klemm.
03.14.14: At the NYC & Company Annual Meeting, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that 54.3 million visitors came to New York last year, spending $38 billion and giving NYC hotels an 88% occupancy rate.
03.14.14: AIANY Board Member Abby Suckle, FAIA, found Waldo at the Annual Meeting of NYC & Company at Alice Tully Hall.