by Camila Schaulson Frenz
11.13.14: At the “Geometry and Structure in Architecture” event, organized by the Center for Architecture and the Museum of the City of New York, speakers discussed the interactions between mathematics and geometry in architecture. (l-r) SawTeen See, Managing Partner, and Leslie E. Robertson, Founder, Leslie E. Robertson Associates; William F. Baker, Structural Engineering Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Erleen Hatfield, AIA, LEED AP, PE, Principal, Buro Happold; and Susan Henshaw Jones, Ronay Menschel Director, Museum of the City of New York.
11.13.14: Daniel Fox, Assistant Director, AIA|DC/District Architecture Center; Cynthia Kracauer, AIA, LEED AP, Managing Director, AIA New York|Center for Architecture; Maria Cook, Manger, Communications and Advocacy, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Ann Dorough, Director, Component Relations, AIA National; and Lynn Osmond, Hon. AIA, President & CEO, Chicago Architecture Foundation, gathered at AIA|DC during the Association of Architecture Associations (AAO) 2014 Design Matters Conference.
11.14.14: AIANY Managing Director Cynthia Kracauer, AIA, LEED AP, and AIANY Exhibitions Director Berit Hoff presented AIANY’s Subway Show at the AAO 2014 Design Matters Conference in Washington, DC.
11.18.14: The opening reception for the exhibition of four finalists in the vision42 design competition (l-r): finalist Karen (Bloch) Listowsky; Roxanne Warren, AIA, Chair, and George Haikalis, ASCE, Co-chair, vision42; and William Menking, Editor-in-Chief, The Architect’s Newspaper, a co-sponsor of the competition.
11.20.14: Michael Marrella, AICP, Director of Waterfront and Open Space at the NYC Department of City Planning, discussed retrofitting buildings for flood risk at the Center for Architecture.
11.22.14: Incoming board members of the AIA New York Chapter gathered for a board retreat at the Brooklyn Museum, led by AIANY 2015 President Tomas Rossant, AIA, and AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA.
11.24.14: AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, moderated a conversation about the intersection of music and space between musician Trilok Gurtu, vocalist Lynn Mabry, architect, artist, and composer Christopher Janney, and bassist Bill Laswell.
11.24.14: Speakers and organizers of the first part a program about inclusionary and integrated housing focusing on community development gathered at the Center for Architecture. (l-r) Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIANY; Adam Weinstein, President and CEO, Phipps Houses; Winston von Engel, Director, NYC Department of City Planning Brooklyn Office, Ethel Sheffer, FAICP, Principal, Insight Associates; Shai Lauros, Director of Community Development, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation; Max Weselcouch, Director, Moelis Institute for Affordable Housing Policy, NYU Furman Center; and Jonathan Marvel, FAIA, Co-chair, AIANY Planning and Urban Design Committee.
12.02.14: Ambassador Jukka Pietikainen, Consul General of Finland, at the lectern with distinguished visitors on hand to celebrate Finnish Independence Day in the Edgar J. Kaufmann Conference Facility (Aalto Hall) at the Institute of International Education.
12.02.14: Finnish architect Emmi Keskisarja and Sophie Pennetier, Project Engineer at SHoP, celebrated Finnish Independence Day at the Institute of International Education.
12.02.14: Van Alen Institute Executive Director David van der Leer gave opening remarks at the reopening of the Van Alen Institute.
12.02.14: AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA; Finnish Cultural Institute Artist Fellow Martti Kalliala; Van Alen Institute Director of Operations Susannah Bolke; and Van Alen Institute Chair Stephen Cassell, AIA, of Architecture Research Office, celebrated the reopening of the Van Alen Institute
12.02.14: At the opening of the Van Alen Institute’s (VAI) new streetfront space (l-r): Charles Renfro, AIA, Diller Scofidio + Renfro; Pierre Alexandre de Looz, Pin-Up magazine; VAI Executive Director David van der Leer; and David Koren, ESI Design and Executive Producer, FIGMENT.
12.02.14: At the opening of the Van Alen Institute’s (VAI) new streetfront space (l-r): Susan Chin, FAIA, Executive Director, Design Trust for Public Space, and former AIANY President; and Eva Franch I Gilabert, Director, Storefront for Art and Architecture.