by Camila Schaulson Frenz
04.02.15: Nancy Prince, RLA, Deputy Chief of Design, and Mitchell Silver, Commissioner, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation; Richard Zweifel, FASLA, President, ASLA; Jennifer Nitzky, ASLA, ISA, President, and Kathy Shea, Executive Director, ASLA-NY, gathered at the Center for Architecture to celebrate the winners of the ASLA-NY 2015 Design Awards.04.06.15: Izaskun Chinchilla and BanG Studio, winners of the 2015 City of Dreams Pavilion competition, presented their design intentions at a fundraising reception for the competition.
(l-r) Henry Grossman, Babak Bryan, AIA, and Suzie Betts, BanG studio; Josette Matthew and Jeanne Chiang, Assoc. AIA, ENYA Pavilion Team; Ana Peñalba Estebanez, and Alejandro Espallargas Omedas, Organic Growth Team; Alex Alaimo, Assoc. AIA, ENYA co-chair; Jessica Sheridan, AIA, and Ruben Ramales, Assoc. AIA, ENYA Pavilion Team; David Koren, FIGMENT Executive Producer; Izaskun Chinchilla, Izaskun Chinchilla Architects; David Flecha, Assoc. AIA, ENYA Pavilion Team; and Eva Perez de Vega, e+i studio and 2015 City of Dreams Competition Juror
04.06.15: The AIANY Oculus Committee hosted London-based Justin McGuirk, author of Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture , in conversation with Miguel Robles-Durán, Co-founder of Cohabitation Strategies and Assistant Professor of Urbanism at Parsons The New School for Design.
03.27.15: The AIANY Women in Architecture Committee invited Roberta Washington, FAIA, to a leadership breakfast at the Center for Architecture during Women’s History Month.
03.27.15: Thomas P. Campbell, Ph.D., Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and David Adjaye, OBE, Founder of Adjaye Associates, shared a few laughs over banana rum drinks for the March edition of Cocktails & Conversations.
03.24.15: Udo Ammon, the Director of the Bureau of Architecture and Engineering Facility Planning at the New York State Department of Health, presented updates and information regarding the project review and approval process at the Center for Architecture.
Credit: Eve Dilworth Rosen