In conjunction with the New Practices New York exhibition, the AIANY New Practices Committee is hosting a series of salon-style programs featuring the six winners of the competition's last cycle. New Practices New York, a biennial competition since 2006, serves as New York City’s preeminent platform to recognize and promote new and innovative architecture and design firms. Each event in the series will feature a stimulating conversation between the firm principals and an invited architect or critic, highlighting the range of work and approaches to practice among the winners.
Bryony Roberts Studio
About the Firm:
Bryony Roberts Studio approaches design as a social practice. Integrating methods from architecture, art, cultural heritage, and community engagement, the practice explores how the built environment shapes and responds to complex social conditions. The studio approaches every project with site-specificity, learning not only from the layers of built fabric and infrastructure but also from local histories of political struggle and urban change. Bryony Roberts Studio collaborates with community groups, cultural historians, and artists to produce projects that activate the public realm and celebrate overlooked narratives. Expanding the palette of architectural techniques, the studio experiments with performance, film, and events to address the nuances of social histories and to inspire participation from non-architectural audiences. Bryony Roberts Studio’s work emerges in close dialogue with research projects and publications and has gained support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Graham Foundation, the Getty Foundation, and the American Academy in Rome. Roberts teaches both architecture and historic preservation at Columbia University GSAPP, where her design studios and seminars focus on issues of gender, race, and labor.
More Events in This Series:
Wednesday, 11/16, 6:30–8pm: New Affiliates
Wednesday, 11/30, 6:30–8pm: GRT Architects
Friday, 12/2, 6:30–8pm: Citygroup
Tuesday, 12/6, 6:30–8pm: Bryony Roberts Studio
Thursday, 2/1, 6:30–8pm: ANY
Wednesday, 1/12, 6:30–8pm: BRANDT : HAFERD
This event is offered in person; COVID-19 vaccinations and face masks are strongly encouraged for all visitors. Read our full Health and Safety Protocol here.
AIANY New Practices Committee