by Camila Schaulson Frenz
12.16.14: Tomas Rossant, AIA, and Center for Architecture 2015 President Joseph Tortorella received the keys to the Center for Architecture during the Center for Architecture Foundation / AIA New York Chapter joint board meeting. Also shown: Catherine Teegarden; Carol Loewenson, FAIA; and Lance Jay Brown, FAIA.
12.16.14: Center for Architecture Foundation and AIA New York Chapter board members gathered at the Center for Architecture for the last board meeting of 2014.
12.12.14: Tony Schirripa, FAIA, and Burt Roslyn, FAIA, at the AIA National Inaugural.
12.12.14: AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, with Tony Schirripa, FAIA, at the AIA National Inaugural.
12.12.14: (l-r) Kati Laakso of the Finnish Consulate, Ilari Laamanen of the Finnish Cultural Institute, and Suvi Saloniemi of the Finnish Design Museum attended the reopening of the Cooper Hewitt Museum.
12.11.14: A striking image of One World Trade Center captured at sunset by photographer Gerry Padden is the winner of a public photo contest hosted by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM). Based in New York City, Padden typically photographs urban sites and is “always aiming to capture a special moment that is naturally occurring.” His winning image was taken in July from a rooftop in Dumbo, Brooklyn.
12.10.14: John Belle, FAIA, and Rick Bell, FAIA, at the Beyer Blinder Belle housewarming.
12.10.14: Fred Bland, FAIA, and Jack Beyer, FAIA, at Beyer Blinder Belle housewarming.
12.10.14: (left to right) Matt Chaban, Fred Bland, FAIA, and Eric Goshow, AIA, LEED AP, at the Beyer Blinder Belle housewarming.
12.09.14: Andy Frankl, Hon. AIA NYS, President and Founder of IBEX Construction, was joined by AIANY 2015 President Tomas Rossant, AIA, at the IBEX/AIANY Holiday Party.
12.09.14: AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, with Anya Bokov, a Ph.D. candidate at the Yale School of Architecture
12.09.14: Mark Khidekel, Reginal Khidekel, and Roman Khidekel, of the Russian American Cultural Center, attended the IBEX/AIANY Holiday Party.
12.09.14: AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, with AIANY Architecture for Education Committee Co-chair Umberto Dindo, FAIA.
12.09.14: Oculus Editor-in-Chief Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA, danced the night away at the IBEX/AIANY Holiday Party.
12.09.14: AIANY | Center for Architecture staff joined the celebration at the IBEX/AIANY Holiday Party. (l-r) Suzanne Mecs, Hon. AIANY, Membership Director; Jesse Lazar, Director of Development; Zoe Seibel, Development Coordinator; Camila Schaulsohn, Communications Director; Carlos Solis-Keyser, Director of Public Programs; Rochelle Thomas, Membership Assistant; and Inbal Newman, Office Manager.
12.08.14: A panel of experts discussed issues in the Far West Side following a presentation of New York’s New Edge: Contemporary Art, the Highline, and Urban Megaprojects on the Far West Side at the December 2014 Oculus Book Talk. (l-r) Alexandros Washburn, Assoc. AIA, Industry Professor of Design and Director, CRUX Center, Stevens Institute of Technology; Elisabeth Tiso, Art Historian and Co-author, New York’s New Edge; Andrew Beveridge, President, Social Explorer, and Chair, Department of Sociology, Queens College; Silas Seandel, Sculptor; Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIANY; and David Halle, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, and Co-author, New York’s New Edge.
12.04-06.14: Procrastinators’ Day 2014 drew 189 architects to the Center for Architecture for an opportunity to meet end-of-year AIA membership and state licensing continuing education requirements.