by Camila Schaulson Frenz
10.15.14: Introduced by AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, Jeffrey Inaba, Assoc. AIA, led Archtober enthusiasts on a Building of the Day tour of Red Bull Studios, a slick 38,000-square-foot music studio/gallery/corporate office.
10.16.14: During a Building of the Day tour of Garrison Architects’ Post-Disaster Urban Interim Housing, James McConnell, Office of Emergency Management Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Data, presented the history of OEM’s temporary emergency housing project.
10.16.14: Unchung Na, Partner, NAMELESS Architecture, discussed the possibilities of architecture at a New Practices New York 2014 Winner’s presentation at the Hafele Showroom.
10.17.14: Frano Violich, FAIA, KVA Matx, led a Building of the Day tour of the 34th Street Ferry Terminal, a project that integrates structure, social use, the natural environment, and digital technology.
10.17.14: At Archtober’s Cocktails and Conversation, Drawing Center Executive Director Brett Littman and Daniel Libeskind, AIA, Founder, Studio Daniel Libeskind, talked architecture over Libeskind-inspired cocktails with geometric ice cubes.
10.17.14: 2015 AIA President Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA, and Paula Clements, CAE, Hon. TSA, Managing Director, Component Collaboration & Resources at AIA, spoke at AIA Big Sibs in San Francisco.
10.17.14: Boston Society of Architects Past-President Michael Davis, FAIA, , Executive Director Eric White, , and President Emily Grandstaff-Rice, AIA, presented partnership and practice initiatives at Big Sibs San Francisco.
10.17.14: AIA Colorado Public Affairs Manager Alaina Gonzales and AIA Denver 2014 President-elect Nathan Gulash, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, presented the structural consolidation of AIA Colorado at Big Sibs San Francisco.
10.17.14: Niraj Dangoria, Associate Dean for Facilities Planning and Management, Standford University School of Medicine, presented integrated planning at Big Sibs San Francisco.
10.17.14: Michael Armstrong, NCARB Chief Executive Officer, presented recent updates by NCARB in 2014 and plans for the future during Big Sibs in San Francisco.
10.18.14: Matthew Bremer, AIA, Principal, Architecture in Formation, stands outside the bright red, corrugated-metal façade of the Navy Green Supportive Housing facility in Brooklyn during an Archtober Building of the Day tour.
10.19.14: Archtober enthusiasts travelled to the northern tip of Manhattan to tour Columbia University’s Campbell Sports Center, Building of the Day #19.
10.19.14: Filmmaker Mary McGuckian, ADFF Founder Kyle Bergman, and Director Marco Orsini were in attendance for the opening night of the Architecture and Design Film Festival (ADFF), which launched the world premiere of the Eileen Gray biopic Gray Matters.
10.19.14: AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, moderated a panel titled “Civic Place” at the Architecture and Design Film Festival that focused on the design and impact of public places.
10.20.14: During a Building of the Day tour of the Judd Foundation, ARO Principal Adam Yarinsky, FAIA, discussed the challenge of introducing the modern infrastructure of museums into the building without jeopardizing its character or art installations.
10.20.14: OLIN Partner Dennis McGlade led tour-goers through the recently-opened Metropolitan Museum of Art David H. Koch Plaza during a surprise Building of the Day tour.
10.21.14: Nicole Dosso, AIA, LEED AP, Director, SOM; Philip Nobel, Editorial Director, SHoP Architects; and producer Mike Marcucci participated in a discussion about the past, present, and future of the World Trade Center site, moderated by Allen Swedlowe, AIA, d7architects, after a screening of the film 16 Acres.
10.21.14: Karla Rothstein, Intl. Assoc. AIA, and Sal Perry, Partners at Latent Productions, served up a nice helping of spiffy new architecture at a Building of the Day tour of the Runner & Stone bakery and restaurant.
10.22.14: Archtober Building of the Day tour leader and head of the Jacob K. Javits Center’s extensive overhaul Bruce Fowle, FAIA, LEED AP, discussed FXFOWLE’s challenges in transforming the convention center into a modern-day Crystal Palace.
10.22.14: AIANY Vice President for Public Outreach Guy F.X. Geier II, FAIA, LEED AP, gave opening remarks at the opening reception for the 2014 subway show at West 4th Street, New York New Design.
10.22.14: London-based author, critic, and curator Lucy Bullivant, Hon. FRIBA, and Kai-Uwe Bergmann, AIA, RIBA, MAA, LEED AP, celebrate ULI’s Urban Land magazine 2014 40 Under 40 winners with a fete at Grimshaw’s offices; winners included Bjarke Ingels, BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, and David van der Leer, Van Alen Institute.
10.23.14: 2014 AIANY President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, and 2003 AIANY President George Miller, FAIA, heading to the Party@theCenter after the Heritage Ball.
10.23.14: Having a ball at the Ball: Carol Willis, Founder and Director, the Skyscraper Museum; Jill N. Lerner, FAIA, 2013 AIANY President, and Gretchen Bank, Assoc. AIA, Co-chair of the AIANY Marketing & Communications Committee.
10.24.14: The board of Architecture for Humanity New York (AFHny) Drew Miller, Director of Outreach; Adrielle Slaugh, Director of Membership; Shannon Beck, Director of Projects; Erika Benson, Director of Development; and Rachel Starobinsky, Managing Director, celebrated AFHny Night of Impact at the Milliken Showroom.
10.27.14: 1100 Architect’s Juergen Riehm, FAIA, and Dominic Griffin led Building of the Day enthusiasts through the Riverside Health Center.
Credit: Eve Rosen