by Camila Schaulson Frenz
04.14.16: At “Legends: 3 Harlem Architects, 4 Decades,” Percy Griffin, AIA, Principal, Griffin Architect and Planner; Arhthur Symes, NOMA; and Francis L. Turner, RA, Principal, Francis L. Turner Architect and Planner, explored their work and opportunities as architects of color in relation to their community with Jack Travis, FAIA, Founder, Jack Travis Studio and AIANY Board Secretary.
04.13.16: Speakers and organizers of “Deep Energy Retrofit: Multi-Use Buidling” gathered at the Center for Architecture to discuss how a mid-century, 320,00-square-foot mixed-use building in Manhattan cut down its energy use by more than 25%. (l-r) Tiffany Broyles Yost, AIANY Committee on the Environment; Camilla Calamandrei, Urban Green Council; Cameron Talbot-Stern, Senior Consultant, Arup; Steve Gossett, Jr, CEO, SciEnergyl Landon Bevan, Director, SciEnergy; and Christen Johansen, Co-chair, AIANY Committee on the Environment.
04.11.16: Monica Aliaga-Laud, AIA, Principal of MAAD Studio, moderated a conversation between Claire Weisz, FAIA, Founding Partner, WXY architecture + urban design, and Rodney Leon, AIA, NOMA, Principal, Rodney Leon Architects, at “Collective Memory: Memorials in Urban Placemaking.”
04.08.16: Michael Heeney, AIBC, FRAIC, RI(BC), LEED AP, and Bing Thom, AIA, AIBC, FRAIC, Principals, Bing Thom Architects, discussed their practice over cocktails with Municipal Arts Society President Gina Pollara.