by Camila Schaulson Frenz
05.09.16: Geoff Manaugh, editor and founder of BLDGBLOG and author of A Burglar’s Guide to the City (center) was joined by /Center for Architecture Executive Director Benjamin Prosky (left) and Tom Vanderbilt, author of You May Also Like It: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice, at the May Oculus Book Talk.
05.06.16: Architectural Record Deputy Editor Suzanne Stephens and Frank Harmon, FAIA, Principal of Frank Harmon Architect, sipped custom cocktails while discussing the architect’s work at the May installment of Cocktails and Conversations.
05.05.16: Mecanoo Creative Director Francine Houben, Hon. FAIA, discussed her work in relation to three fundamental elements – people, place, and purpose – at a talk organized by the AIANY Women in Architecture Committee.
05.04.16: Project team members from Beyer Blinder Belle, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Cultural Heritage Conservation discussed the immersive task of restoring the iconic Met Breuer at a panel organized by the AIANY Architecture Tour, Cultural Facilities, and Historic Buildings Committees. (l-r) Amanda Triemens, Architectural Conservator, Cultural Heritage Conservation; Beatrice Galilee, Daniel Brodksy Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Miriam Kelly, Restoration Architect, Beyer Blinder Belle; Brett Gaillard, Project Architect, Beyer Blinder Belle; Brian Butterfield, Senior Exhibition Designer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; and John Arbuckle, Assoc. AIA, President, DOCOMOMO New York/Tri-State.
05.03.16: The AIANY Women in Architecture Committee collaborated with the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat New York Chapter (CBTUH) to organize Aspect/Ratios: Women Shaping the Urban Habitat. (l-r) Kerry Nolan, AIA, and Jen Stencel, AIA, Co-chairs, AIANY Women in Architecture Committee; SawTeen See, PE, CE, Managing Partner, Leslie E. Robertson Associates; Jill Lerner, FAIA, Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates; Corie Sharples, AIA, Founder and Principal, SHoP Architects; Susi Yu, AIA, Executive Vice President of Residential Development, Forest City Ratner Companies; David Malott, Chair, CTBUH, and Ilkay Can-Standard, Co-Chair, Young Professionals Committee, CBTUH.
05.02.16: The AIANY Historic Buildings Committee teamed up with the Historic Districts Council to discuss financial incentives available to help purchase, maintain, and restore historic properties. (l-r) James Mahoney, Program Coordinator, New York City Historic Properties Fund, New York Landmarks Conservancy; Gregory Dietrich, Preservation Consultant, Gregory Dietrich Preservation Consulting; Erin Tobin, Director of Preservation, Preservation League of New York State; Julian Adams, Directo, Bureau of Community Preservation Services, New York State Historic Preservation Office; and Simeon Bankoff, Executive Director, Historic Districts Council.
04.25.16: Oculus Committee member Miguel Angel Baltierra, Assoc. AIA, interviewed Kenneth Frampton, Assoc. AIA, Ware Professor of Architecture at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, about his latest book, A Genealogy of Modern Architecture: Comparative Critical Analysis of Built Form.
04.21.16: The AIANY Global Dialogues Committee-sponsored lecture “Wood | From Tree to Timber” brought together experts in wood architecture to discuss the impacts and possibilities of wood construction. (l-r) Nick Winton, AIA, Principal and Founder, Anmahian Winton Architects; Alex Josephson, Co-founder, PARTISANS; Tanya Luthi, Associate, Fast+Epp; Amir Shahrokhi, Project Director, SHoP Architects. On screen: Anna Lengyel, Project Architect, and Peter Pozsar, Founder, Hello Wood.