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AIANY 2020 Arnold W. Brunner Grant for Mid-Career Architects
The Center for Architecture is now accepting applications for the 2020 Arnold W. Brunner Grant. This grant is awarded to mid-career architects for advanced study in any area of architectural investigation that will contribute to the knowledge, teaching, or practice of the art and science of architecture.
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The AIA-NY Global Dialogues Committee is hosting its sixth annual discussion on how digital media is changing the way that we see, understand, discuss, and develop architecture. Past events focused on how blogs (like ArchDaily) were supplanting print media or how architects (like Bjarke Ingels) and companies…
Center for Architecture and Design to Honor Sir David Adjaye
The Center for Architecture and Design will honor Sir David Adjaye, a British architect and Founding Principal of Adjaye Associates, with the 33rd Louis I. Kahn Memorial Award, accompanied by a talk and exhibition about Adjaye's work.
Aerial Futures: Urban Constellations
Aerial Futures: Urban Constellations, a public panel to be held on April 6 at the Center for Architecture, will explore multiple airports as infrastructure urban ecosystem that relies as much on architecture as it does on technology and data-driven design.
2018 Arnold W. Brunner Grant
The Center for Architecture is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Arnold W. Brunner Grant. The Grant was established by Emma B. Brunner, the wife of architect Arnold William Brunner, in the early 1950s.
All-Gender: Designing for Equity
The public restroom has become a symbol of the struggle to end discrimination in public spaces. Even as federal legislation has slowly begun to include public space and restrooms in its anti-discrimination laws, individual states, such as North Carolina and Texas, have since responded with legislation…
Universal Design 2017 Conference NYC
Universal Design Conference, an inaugural event bringing together leading professionals from the fields of architecture and design, technology, healthcare, education and government, is being hosted to promote accessibility and ensure inclusion and equality for people of diverse abilities and backgrounds…
Say It Loud: Distinguished Black Designers of NYCOBA | NOMA
The approximately 2,090 licensed African American architects in the United States represent only 2 percent of the total population of the country's licensed architects. Moreover, the achievements of these individuals are seldom recognized.
2017 Arnold W. Brunner Grant
The Center for Architecture is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Arnold W. Brunner Grant.
Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures
The Center for Architecture will host Thomas Ermacora and Lucy Bullivant to discuss their new book, Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures.
Layered: Data Representations in Infrastructure and Design
Our city operates on multiple layers of data; it lives and breathes information. Until recently, much of that data was invisible and inaccessible to the public. This changed with the open data movement, which allows citizens free access to numerous datasets.
Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant: Call for Applications
The Center for Architecture is currently accepting applications for the Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant.
House Housing: An Untimely History of Architecture and Real Estate
In 1939, the Federal Housing Administration declined to insure a mortgage for one of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Houses in East Lansing, Michigan. The house's low ceilings and open interior spaces were considered too risky an investment.
Exploring the Past, Defining the Future: The History of Social Science and Architecture
Exploring the Past & Defining the Future, a panel discussion to be held at the Center for Architecture on April 20, will focus on the history of social science and architecture collaborations: where the disciplines have intersected in the past, changes in this relationship over time, and explorations…
Viral Voices V: Architecture in Motion
Viral Voices V: Architecture in Motion, a panel discussion to be held April 6th at the Center for Architecture, will explore architecture through media in motion. It will look at how the field has evolved in the social media age through the introduction of various technologies, such as film and virtual…
Women.Wikipedia.Design: Writing Workshop at Center for Architecture
The Center for Architecture is hosting 'Women.Wikipedia.Design.,' a Wikipedia editing session organized by ArchiteXX, an organization for women in architecture that seeks to transform the profession by bridging the academy and practice.
Designing Affordability: Quicker, Smarter, More Efficient Housing Now
Opening at the Center for Architecture on October 1st, Designing Affordability: Quicker, Smarter, More Efficient Housing Now will examine how architects, engineers, planners, policy makers, tenants, and homeowners are crafting innovative ways to reduce the cost of housing and increase opportunities by…
Built by Women New York City
Built by Women is a social and educational initiative, celebrating women's contributions to the built environment.
Saul Steinberg Drawings: Architecture Public Space
Saul Steinberg Drawings: Architecture Public Space, on view at the Center for Architecture from November 10 through January 3, will shine a light on architectural and public space themes in the artist's work, will also celebrate the centennial of Steinberg's birth.
STHLMNYC 2014: Collaboration for Adaptation, Designing for Future Uncertainties
The theme of this year's STHLMNYC seminar is "Collaboration for Adaptation, Designing for Future Uncertainties."
Open to the Public: Civic Space Now
Open to the Public: Civic Space Now, on view at the Center for Architecture from June 12, will focus on the centrality of public space in urban life and the need to both augment and preserve truly open access to those spaces.
Earthquakes: How Well Are We Prepared
The Center for Architecture will host a panel discussion, titled, "Earthquakes How well are we prepared," on March 24.
The 21st-Century Practice: Marketing Resiliency Planning and Design
The AIANY Marketing & Communications Committee and the Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee are holding a discussion, "The 21st-Century Practice: Marketing Resiliency Planning and Design," at the Center for Architecture on March 5.
Center for Architecture Issues RFQ for Graphic Designer for 2014
The Center for Architecture is calling for expressions of interest for its 2014 Graphic Designer Shortlist.
Asian Cities and the Future of Public Space
Asia's Practical Utopias are the result of private and public investments. They offer the public a range of resources: privately owned public spaces, public transit, passage improvements, and space for retail, entertainment and cultural activities.
Smart Cities: An Opportunity for the Citizen
The spread of smartphones and internet based applications is creating amazing possibilities for citizen interaction with their governments and each other.
Building Connections 2013
Building Connections 2013 is the Center for Architecture Foundation's annual exhibition of K-12 student design work from its Learning By Design:NY in-school residencies and Programs@theCenter vacation studios.
Inside Out and Outside In: Public Spaces in a Digital World
Examined through the lens of landscape urbanism, this program will take a comprehensive look at the ways urban public spaces are responding to changing uses and technology.
Active Design and Activism
Architecture and urban planning carried out in the public interest can aid in bringing pressing public health issues of our times to the forefront.
On Camera! Marketing Your Message Using Photography, Video, and Documentary
On Camera is a two-part series that focuses on the increasing popularity of interactive photography, videography, and documentary to convey a firm's story and the cutting-edge trends for their use.
Practical Utopias: Global Urbanism in Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo
Over the past twenty years the pace and scale of urbanization in Asia has been unprecedented in both the emerging and maturing economies of the region.
Colombia Transformed: Architecture = Politics
Colombia Transformed / Architecture = Politics, on view at the Center for Architecture from July 11 through October 26, traces 11 recently-built socially-conscious projects by six leading voices in contemporary Colombian architecture: Daniel Bonilla and Giancarlo Mazzanti from Bogotá, and Felipe Mesa…
Center for Architecture Issues RFQ for Graphic Designer
The Center for Architecture, as part of its ongoing mission to promote design excellence, is planning its 2013 Graphic Designer Shortlist.
FitNation at Center for Architecture
Inspired by New York City's Active Design Guidelines, and the annual FitCity conference, going into its eighth year, the FitNation exhibition at the Center for Architecture will present active design at a range of scales to show how designers and architects in partnership with city and national governments…
Urban SOS Exhibition at Center for Architecture
Urban SOS is AECOM's annual student competition, created to engage students in urban planning and design, architecture, landscape architecture, environmental restoration, and engineering with the issues confronting modern cities and to allow them to propose solutions that, if worthy, will be seen by…
Drawing by Drawing at the Center for Architecture
Originally presented at the Danish Architecture Centre in Copenhagen, Drawing by Drawing presents more than 100 architectural drawings by over 30 architects from Europe and the United States.
Applications Open for Arnold W. Brunner Grant 2013
The Center for Architecture is currently accepting applications for the Arnold W. Brunner Grant.
Building Connections 2012
Building Connections, the Center for Architecture Foundation's (CFAF) annual exhibit of student work, will be on view at the Center for Architecture from November 30, 2012 through January 19, 2013.
Bits + Mortar: Architecture in the Age of Digital Communication
The AIA New York Chapter is hosting Bits + Mortar: Architecture in the Age of Digital Communication on October 13 at the Center for Architecture. The one-and-a-half day symposium will bring together some of the most influential thinkers and achievers in design, technology, fabrication and publishing…
Archtober 2012: Architecture and Design Month NYC
Archtober is the second annual month-long festival of architecture activities, programs and exhibitions in New York City.
The Edgeless School: Designing for Education in the Digital Age
In contrast to the typical early-20th-century schools, with purpose-dedicated spaces, today's educational facilities are increasingly edgeless.
Small and Smart: Contemporary Slovene Architecture Revealed Through Film
Small and Smart, an event at the Center for Architecture, will feature six recent Slovene projects, each presented by a five-minute film. The visual narratives will reveal the experience of these buildings.
RE:Think: Design Thinking Outputs
Over the past two decades the prevalence of the design practice as think-tank has become an increasingly common model.
Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals
The Center for Architecture is currently accepting applications for the Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals.
Center for Architecture 2012 Graphic Designer Shortlist
The Center for Architecture, as part of its ongoing mission to promote design excellence, is planning its Graphic Designer Shortlist.
Center for Architecture Foundation Grant
The Center for Architecture Foundation is accepting applications for the Arnold W. Brunner Grant through February 1.
One Prize 2011: Water as the Sixth Borough
One Prize is an annual design and science award to promote green design in cities. One Prize 2011 turned its focus to New York and its waterways, re-imagining recreational space, public transportation, local industry, and native environment in the city.
Freedom of Assembly: Public Space Today
In an age of social unrest, political upheaval, and economic uncertainty, the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York and around the country, has challenged the physical manifestation of the First Amendment rights to freedom of assembly.
Arch Schools 2011 Exhibition
The Center for Architecture's seventh annual architecture schools exhibition showcases exemplary student work from 14 New York area schools: The City College of New York, Columbia University, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Cornell University, New Jersey Institute of Technology…
NYC Council Priorities for an Age Friendly NYC
New York City Council Member Jessica Lappin will speak about her accomplishments,priorities and ideas for achieving a more healthful, safe, and sustainable environment in New York City, to better serve not only seniors but people in all age groups.
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New Practices New York 2014 Exhibition
New Practices New York 2014 will showcase the work of the six emerging architecture and design firms working in New York City.
Winners of New Practices New York 2014
AIANY New Practices Committee has announced the winners of New Practices New York 2014.
Design by New York Subway Show 2012: Call for Entries
Building on the success of the past subway exhibitions, the AIA New York Chapter / Center for Architecture will open Design by New York in October of 2012 at the West 4th Street subway station.
Urban Design Week 2011
Urban Design Week is a new public festival created to engage New Yorkers in the fascinating and complex issues of the public realm, and to celebrate the streetscapes, sidewalks, and public spaces at the heart of city life.
New York New Work 2011 Subway Exhibition: Call for Entries
The AIA New York Chapter / Center for Architecture will open New York New Work in October of 2011 at the West 4th Street subway station.
AIANY 2011 Design Awards Winners
Yesterday, twelve eminent architects, educators, critics and planners convened at the Center for Architecture to select the winners of the 2011 AIA New York Chapter's Design Awards.
AIANY to Celebrate Design Excellence at 2010 Design Awards Luncheon, Exhibition and Programs
The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter is continuing its 2010 Design Awards program with the 5th Annual Design Awards Luncheon, the Design Awards Exhibition and the Design Awards public programs at the Center for Architecture.