by Camila Schaulson Frenz
02.25.15: AIANY 2015 President Tomas Rossant, AIA, welcomed attendees to “netWORKing” event at GD Cucine, and invited members to learn more about the Chapter’s advocacy initiatives.
02.27.15: AIANY Women in Architecture Committee member Cynthia Fels, and AIANY Diversity and Inclusion Committee Co-chair Venesa Alicea, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, welcomed Rosa T. Sheng, AIA, founder of AIA San Francisco’s The Missing 32% Project for “Equity in Architecture,” a program that discussed how to strengthen the national movement for equity in the profession.
02.27.15: Director Christopher Noey introduced his film, The Fuentidueña Apse: A Journey from Castile to New York, at “Architecture on Screen: Selections from the 2014 Montreal International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA).”
03.03.15: Attendees gathered at the Center for Architecture to celebrate the 17 newly-inducted AIA New York Chapter members who were inducted into the AIA College of Fellows at the 2014 Fellows Reception. (l-r) Gabriel Smith, FAIA, Thomas Phifer and Partners; Judith Kunoff, FAIA, MTA New York City Transit; Jeffrey Raven, FAIA, Raven A+U; Laurie Kerr, FAIA, Urban Green Council; Carl Krebs, FAIA, Davis Brody Bond; Elissa Winzelberg, FAIA, Common Ground; Frank Mruk, FAIA, New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Design; Joan Saba, FAIA, NBBJ; Stephen Weinryb, FAIA, Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum/HOK; David Rockwell, FAIA, Rockwell Group; George Ranalli, FAIA, Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York; and Robert Goodwin, FAIA, Perkins+Will (not pictured Matthew Baird, FAIA, Matthew Baird Architects; Harold Fredenburgh, FAIA, Fredenburgh Wegierska-Mutin Architects; Beth Greenberg, FAIA, Dattner Architects; Gary Handel, FAIA, Handel Architects; Scott Newman, FAIA, Cooper, Robertson & Partners).
03.02.15: The Center for Architecture kicked off Women’s History Month with the opening of the “Built by Women NYC” exhibition, on view through 04.11.15. Far right: Cathleen McGuigan, Editor-in-Chief, Architectural Record.
03.02.15: Beverly Willis, the founder of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, co-organizer of the “Built by Women NYC” exhibition, discussed the concept behind the competition at the opening.
03.03.15: The winner of this year’s annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design competition, HeartBeat by Stereotank, transformed into innovative public seating, HeartSeat, complimenting the iconic Duffy Square red steps.
03.05.15: Morris Adjmi, FAIA, principal of Morris Adjmi Architects, joined Frank Gerard Godlewski, principal of Fellsbridge Studio, to discuss work by famed Italian architect Aldo Rossi during the program “Aldo Rossi in New York.”
Credit: Center for Architecture