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Upcoming Events

NYC Greenways: Paths to an Equitable City-Wide Network

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Monday, 6/24, 6pm - 7:30pm
Center for Architecture
New York City is home to over 300 miles of greenways consisting of a patchwork of bikeways, pedestrian paths, and trails. Join the AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to discuss...
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2024 Civic Leadership Program Info Session Happy Hour

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Wednesday, 6/26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Center for Architecture
Are you a design professional working towards positive change? Do you want to help lead the architecture profession towards a more publicly engaged future? Learn more at our information sessions on...
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Annual Golf Classic 2024

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Tuesday, 7/9, 10am - 7pm
Quaker Ridge Golf Club
Please note: Golf foursomes and tickets are now sold out. To be added to waitlist please contact development@aiany.org.  Every summer, the Center for Architecture hosts its Annual Golf Classic, bringing...
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Constructing Architectural Networks: Ukraine

Three people moving a window.
Wednesday, 7/10, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for a discussion with architects working on material logistics and mutual aid networks, hosted in collaboration with the exhibition Constructing Hope: Ukraine which is currently on view at...
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Cocktails & Conversation: LEVENBETTS

Friday, 9/6, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. For this...
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Nature-Based Industrial Revolution: New Opportunities in Positive Climate Impact

Thursday, 9/26, 6pm - 7:30pm
Center for Architecture
There has never been a more important time to elevate the role of the built environment in addressing the climate crises and acting as a catalyst for change. Since the...
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Cocktails & Conversation: Kimberly Dowdell

Friday, 10/4, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. For this...
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Common Bond 2024

Thursday, 10/24, 6pm - 11:59pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier Sixty
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Cocktails & Conversation: SO-IL

Friday, 11/8, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. For this...
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Past Events

AIA New York 157th Annual Meeting

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6/18/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Please join AIA New York as we elect our 2025 leadership, honor those who contribute to our city's built environment, and celebrate the progress and direction of the Chapter. During...

AGENCY: The Power of Architects Inside, Beside, and Beyond Practice

Promotional graphic for Agency symposium
6/15/24, 10am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
AGENCY (noun) is defined as: 1a: the office or function of an agent 1b: the relationship between a principal and that person's agent 2: the capacity, condition, or state of...

City of Yes for Housing Opportunity: Analyzing Its Impact on New York City

6/11/24, 8:30am - 11:30am
Center for Architecture and Zoom
For years, New Yorkers have been experiencing a growing housing and affordability crisis. Antiquated and unnecessary zoning laws limit opportunities to build housing and make projects that are built more...

The Intersection of Fashion and Architecture: Celebrating Yeohlee Teng

A person wearing the Yeohlee Cape
5/29/24, 6:30pm - 8pm
FXCollaborative
"Clothes have magic. Their geometry forms shapes that can lend a wearer power." – Yeohlee Teng To celebrate Yeohlee's incredible design talent, her contribution to fashion, and her illustrious career,...

Cocktails & Conversation: Jonathan Marvel, FAIA, with Fred Bernstein

St Ann's Warehouse, Location: Brooklyn NY, Architect: Marvel Architects
5/17/24, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. For this...

Breakfast Meet and Greet with Senator Brian Kavanagh

Headshot of NYS Senator Brian Kavanagh with his arms crossed in a suit
5/17/24, 9am - 10:30am
Center for Architecture
Please join AIANY Political Action Fund (AIANY PAF) on Friday, May 17 at 9:00am at the Center for Architecture for a breakfast meet and greet with Senator Brian Kavanagh. AIANY...

2024 Gil Oberfield Memorial Lecture: WORKac

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5/15/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The annual Gil Oberfield Memorial Lecture was founded in honor of Gil Oberfield, AIA, former member and chair of the AIANY Interiors Committee. The lecture brings to the podium speakers...

Travel To: Holocaust Museum LA

Interior view of an organically shaped white archway with a stair well leading upwards to the left
5/15/24, 1pm - 2pm
Webinar
Join us for a tour and presentation of the Holocaust Museum LA (HMLA) and its new “Building Truth” expansion project. The Jona Goldrich Campus, currently under construction, will double the...

The Future of Public Space and Art: History and Memory

Installation View of 14th Gwangju Biennale
5/6/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the first program in a four-part series expanding on the theme Belonging and Beyond, established earlier this year by 2024 AIANY President Gregory Switzer, AIA, NOMA. Belonging and Beyond...

2024 AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Awards Winners’ Event

4/10/24, 6pm - 7:30pm
Center for Architecture and Zoom
Join the AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as they announce the 2024 winners of the AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards, which celebrate exceptional design in transportation and...

Cocktails & Conversation: A.I. and the Arts with James Wines and Phillip Denny

Ink on paper axonometric drawing of Garden Pavilion Rossini
4/5/24, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. For this...

Buildings of Excellence Round Four Awards

Buildings of Excellence Round 4 Awards
4/2/24, 10am - 11am
Center for Architecture and Zoom
Join us for a live stream of the fourth annual Buildings of Excellence Awards Ceremony to celebrate the winning high performance, clean and resilient design and construction projects. This $58...

Cocktails & Conversation: Making Home with Matthew Bremer and Fred Bernstein

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3/22/24, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture and design issues. This...
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Exhibition Farewell & Social Hour: CFA Lab’s Seeking Home & Making Refuge in NYC

A.L exhibition photo
3/21/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Come join the AIANY LGBTQIA+ Alliance as we bid farewell to the exhibition CFA Lab: Seeking Home and Making Refuge in NYC, closing Saturday, March 23. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity for...

2024 New Fellows Celebration

A closeup photo of the AIA College of Fellows medals
3/20/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is elevating 10 AIA members from AIA New York to its prestigious College of Fellows, AIA’s highest membership honor, for their exceptional work and...

Book Talk – Louis I. Kahn: The Last Notebook

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3/18/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the book launch and discussion of Louis I. Kahn: The Last Notebook (Lars Müller Publishers, 2024). This intimate conversation will celebrate the publication of Louis I. Kahn:...
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Dress to Impress: The Intersection of Fashion and the Built Environment

Inside of clothing store with curvilinear silver architectural adornments surrounding mannequins.
2/21/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for a conversation between Andi Soos, independent curator, and Avery Trufelman, podcast host and radio producer, about the intersection of fashion and the built environment. Architecture is often...

Pitching to Print Media: A Primer for Small Firms and Young Practitioners

Image of Architecture magazines on a display shelf.
2/20/24, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
For architecture and design firms, publishing work can boost professional credibility and lead to new opportunities—but the print media landscape can also be daunting. What are the typical terms of...

Book Talk – Shigeru Ban: Timber in Architecture

Haesley Hamlet Grand Hall
2/15/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
In-person tickets for this event are sold out. Only Zoom tickets are available. Join us for a discussion of Shigeru Ban: Timber in Architecture (Rizzoli, 2022) with Laura Britton and Vittorio...

An Ode to Oodi: Stories Of A Radical Public Library

Oodi Helsinki Central Library
2/12/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
As civic institutions, libraries are tangible records of how cities flourish when they are able to meet the evolving needs of their citizens. This is evident in Finland, where the...

AIANY Members and Friends Winter Welcome Back

AIANY Board Inaugural 2023 photo of people gathering and talking to one another
1/23/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join AIA New York as we welcome new and returning members and friends to the Center for Architecture this winter! Enjoy food, drinks, and good company as you learn more...

Book Talk – Sea Pools: 66 Saltwater Sanctuaries from Around the World

Seapoolscover
1/18/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for a discussion of Chris Romer-Lee’s Sea Pools: 66 Saltwater Sanctuaries from Around the World (Batsford 2023), in conversation with Robert Hammond and Kara Meyer. Designed to provide...

2024 AIANY Design Awards Announcement

AIANY Design Awards 2024
1/8/24, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Announcement: Please see all 2024 AIANY Design Awards winners here. Congratulations to all project teams! Join us for the announcement of this year’s AIA New York Design Awards winners in Architecture,...

Exploring Courage to Act: Rescue in Denmark at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

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12/20/23, 2pm - 4pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage
How do you tell the story of the Holocaust for an audience of 9- to 12-year-olds? Local Projects answered that question in Courage to Act: Rescue in Denmark, the firm's...

AIA New York 2024 Board Inaugural and Holiday Gathering

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12/13/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York invites you to celebrate at the 2024 Board Inaugural! The event will feature the passing of the gavel from 2023 AIANY President Matt Bremer, AIA, to 2024...

New York and the Public Realm: A Conversation with Dan Doctoroff

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12/11/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Please join the AIANY Planning and Urban Design and AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committees for a conversation between Dan Doctoroff and Justin Davidson. Over the course of the evening, Doctoroff...
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Procrastinators’ Days 2023 (Day 1)

12/7/23, 9am - Friday, 12/8, 5pm
Zoom
AIA New York's annual Procrastinators' Days is an important continuing education event for architects in New York. Offering two days of continuing education courses through registered educational sessions, Procrastinators' Days benefits...

Housing Opportunity: Office to Residential Conversion in New York City

Rendering of a typical Midtown office building turned into a mixed use building
12/5/23, 8:45am - 5:15pm
Center for Architecture and Zoom
The COVID-19 pandemic radically transformed daily life, and many office buildings in our business districts still find themselves underused in 2023. This cultural shift towards remote work has left many...

Small Firms, Big City: A Network Resource and Exchange

Small Firms, Big City graphic
11/20/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Architecture is fundamentally practiced in collaboration. Architecture also operates on principles of small business, even within the largest A&E firms. Often we get siloed and we feel we’re operating in...

Exhibition Opening – CFA Lab: Seeking Refuge and Making Home in NYC

Center for Architecture Lab graphic
11/16/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the opening of CFA Lab: Seeking Refuge and Making Home in NYC. The exhibition will feature the Center for Architecture Lab’s 2023 residents. The residents were selected from...

AustraliaNOW: Coming Up From Down Under

In Absence by Edition
11/2/23, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Brickworks Design Studio New York and Brickworks Sydney Design Studio
In Person Locations: Brickworks Design Studio, 445 Fifth Avenue, New York City and Brickworks Design Studio, 2 Barrack St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia To celebrate the 100th birthday of Austrian/Australian architect...

Becoming FAIA: Charting Your Path

Panel of 5 new members of the AIA College of Fellows.
11/2/23, 6:30pm - 8pm
Webinar
Have you thought about applying to become a Fellow of the AIA? Do you want to know more about this national honor? Join AIANY’s Fellows Committee to learn about Fellowship,...

Common Bond 2023

Common Bond 2023 graphic identity
10/26/23, 6pm - 11:59pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier Sixty
Common Bond: The Center for Architecture Gala, hosted jointly by the Center for Architecture and its partner AIA New York, celebrates outstanding honorees who have demonstrated a commitment to the...

Common Bond 2023 After Party

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10/26/23, 9pm - 11:59pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier 60
The Common Bond After Party is the official after party of our annual gala, Common Bond, bringing together 200+ design professionals for a night of networking, gourmet bites, dancing and libations....

Samuel Ratensky Memorial Lecture: Tatiana Bilbao

Rendering of a housing complex in Nuevo Leon, Mexico
10/24/23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
New School Tishman Auditorium
The annual Samuel Ratensky Memorial Lecture was initiated by the AIANY Housing Committee in honor of Samuel Ratensky (1910-1972), an architect and NYC housing official who was responsible for major...

TORCH University Networking Event

10/16/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Have you ever wondered what happens after you graduate? Join a networking event for built environment and sustainability students! Learn from emerging professionals and meet students from other schools for...

Travel To: Sir John Soane’s Museum

Interior view of Sir John Soane's Museum
10/10/23, 12pm - 1pm
Webinar
Join us as we travel back to Georgian London for a live tour of Sir John Soane’s Museum, the extraordinary house of the British architect Sir John Soane (1753-1837). The...

17th Annual Arthur Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture: Tom Kundig

Tacoma Art Museum Haub Galleries
10/3/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Please note that in-person tickets are now sold out, but Zoom tickets are still available. The Arthur M. Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture on Museum Design is an AIANY signature event organized...

Generation Proxima Exhibition Opening

Collage of letters spelling Proxima on a yellow background
10/2/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the opening of Generation Proxima: Emerging Environmental Practices in Portuguese Architecture. The exhibition provides an environmentally-oriented overview of emerging architectural practices in Portugal. Generation Proxima highlights seven...

Future State: Designing the Equitable City – AIANY, APA, ASLA Metro Conference

Future State conference promotional graphic
9/22/23, 9am - 5pm
Center for Architecture and Zoom
What does equity mean? How do you define equity? How do you realize equity in the urban realm? Equity is a complex issue and can have multiple definitions. Organized by...

AIANY Members and Friends Fall Happy Hour

9/20/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Do you want to have a say in who leads AIA New York? Come to the AIA New York Fall Happy Hour on Wednesday, September 20 from 6:00–8:00pm, when we'll...

ArchSandFest 2023: NYS Emerging Professionals Summer Outing

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9/9/23, 12pm - 6pm
New York Beach Club
NOTE: This is a private AIA event, and is only open to licensed architects, emerging professionals who are licensure candidates, and their families in the five boroughs, Long Island, and New...

Recipe for a Room: Places of Respite

The Pneuma by Ying Qi Chen and Ryan Somerville.
9/6/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Recipe for a Room is a model-making contest about building spatial, sculptural, miniature rooms while fostering fun, creativity and professional mentorship. For the 2023 edition, two-person teams, each comprised of...

Annual Golf Classic 2023

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7/11/23, 10am - 7pm
Quaker Ridge Golf Club
Every summer, the Center for Architecture hosts its Annual Golf Classic, bringing together golfers from the architecture and related professional communities. Proceeds raised provide funding for scholarships for New York City...

In Conversation with the Land: Two Indigenous Practices

Otaeciah (Crane) public outdoor sculpture
6/28/23, 5:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Elisapeta Heta (Ngātiwai, Waikato Tainui, Sāmoa from Aotearoa New Zealand) and Chris Cornelius (citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, North America) will discuss their experiences as Indigenous designers, comparing...

Accelerator Day

6/16/23, 9am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York’s inaugural Accelerator Day is an important continuing education event for architects in New York. Offering a full day of continuing education courses through registered educational sessions, Accelerator Day...

AIA New York 156th Annual Meeting

Close up photo of the AIANY gavel resting on its side
6/14/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Please join us as we elect our 2024 leadership, honor those who contribute to our city's built environment, and celebrate the progress and direction of AIA New York. During the...

A’23 AIA Conference on Architecture

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6/7/23, 9am - Saturday, 6/10, 9am
Moscone Center
Join the American Institute of Architects in San Francisco June 7–10 for the A'23 Conference on Architecture! This annual conference is where the AEC industry gathers to define it, and...

AIANY LGBTQIA+ Planning Meeting

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5/17/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York is proud to launch a new LGBTQIA+ affinity group for LGBTQIA+ members to build community, engage in important conversations, and support diversity and inclusion in our profession....

Cocktails & Conversation: Farshid Moussavi with Joann Gonchar

Rendering of the exterior of Ismaili Center Houston a white brick building with crisp angles showing pedestrians walking and sitting in the public spaces
4/14/23, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. This program...

AIANY LGBTQIA+ Planning Meeting

AIANY LGBTQIA+ Alliance graphic
4/12/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York is proud to launch a new LGBTQIA+ affinity group for LGBTQIA+ members to build community, engage in important conversations, and support diversity and inclusion in our profession....

Cocktails & Conversation: Nader Tehrani with Nima Javidi

The entryway to MIT site 4 showcasing a large, long canopy on stilts connecting the entrance to the sidewalk
3/31/23, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. This program...

Civic Leadership Program Info Session Happy Hour

CLP logo
3/29/23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Center for Architecture
Are you a design professional working towards positive change? Do you want to help lead the architecture profession towards a more publicly engaged future? Learn more at one of two available...

Centering the Role of Design in Design-Build

Exterior photo of Chicago Public Library Chinatown Branch
3/22/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture and Zoom
As New York City moves to increase the use of design-build for critical project delivery, and amidst the pressures of cost and time savings, how can we work together to...

Design Matters Conference

3/16/23, 9am - Saturday, 3/18, 12pm
Center for Architecture
Please join the Association of Architecture Organizations (AAO) for the 2023 Design Matters Conference this March 16-18 at the Center for Architecture. This annual meeting is produced to support professional...

AIANY LGBTQIA+ Planning Meeting

AIANY LGBTQIA+ Alliance graphic
3/15/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York is proud to launch a new LGBTQ+ affinity group for LGBTQIA members to build community, engage in important conversations, and support diversity and inclusion in our profession....

Art by Architects 2023 Reception

Art by Architects graphic
3/3/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Art By Architects NYC was founded in 2018 to highlight the creative multimedia exploration of architects that is often hidden behind the daily efforts of creating the built environment as...

Book Talk: The Architecture of Disability

The Architecture of Disability book cover
2/23/23, 6pm - 7:30pm
Center for Architecture
By re-contextualizing the history of architecture through the discourse of disability, David Gissen's recent book The Architecture of Disability Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes beyond Access (University of Minnesota Press, 2022) presents...

The Mycelium House: Material Exploration for a Zero-Carbon Tiny Home (Session B)

two hands wearing white gloves and feeding a wooden dowel into a machine
2/8/23, 6pm - 7:30pm
Webinar
The Mycelium House is a series of design workshops exploring the use of mycelium, the thread-like structures (hyphae) in fungi, as a residential building material in combination with other zero-carbon...

Cocktails & Conversation: Thom Mayne and Winka Dubbeldam

Exterior photo of Morphosis' addition to Cooper Union.
1/27/23, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. This program...

2023 AIANY Design Awards Announcement

2023 AIANY Design Awards graphic
1/9/23, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
  Join us for the announcement of this year's AIA New York Design Awards winners in Architecture, Interiors, Urban Design, and Projects. A moderated discussion with this year's jurors will follow....

AIA New York 2023 Board Inaugural

Closeup of the AIA Presidential medal and gavel
12/14/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York invites you to celebrate the 2023 Board Inaugural. The event will feature the passing of the gavel from 2022 President Andrea Lamberti, AIA, to 2023 President Matt...

Giuliana Bruno: Atmospheres of Projection

Book cover for Atmospheres of Projection: Environmentality in Art and Screen Media
12/7/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Giuliana Bruno presents her new book, Atmospheres of Projection: Environmentality in Art and Screen Media (University of Chicago Press, 2022), which considers the interrelations of projection, atmosphere, and environment. "What...

Cocktails & Conversation: Sarah Williams with Brad Samuels

Establishing shot of the Distance Unknown Exhibition at MIT
12/2/22, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. For this...

Design for Deconstruction: The Circular Economy and NYC’s Building Industry

Design for Deconstruction promotional event graphic
12/1/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
This event, hosted by the AIANY Civic Leadership Program, will explore the environmental, financial, and social impacts of construction and demolition waste disposal in NYC, as well as options for...

Samuel Ratensky Memorial Lecture: Angela Brooks & Lawrence Scarpa

Rendering of Xantho Workhouse a live work space in Los Angeles
11/28/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The annual Samuel Ratensky Memorial Lecture was initiated by the AIANY Housing Committee in honor of Samuel Ratensky (1910-1972), an architect and NYC housing official who was responsible for major...

Piero Lissoni on Unintentionally Perfect: The Philosophy of the Error

Portrait of Piero Lissoni in a suit and pushing his glasses up on his nose
11/21/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Every project has an incredible capacity to create, to generate, to produce errors, sometimes in a way that is totally unintentional, either because some things—a proportion, a depth, a height—are...

2022 Deans’ Roundtable: Historically Black Colleges and Universities

11/4/22, 6pm - 8pm
Zoom
As the largest chapter of the AIA, with a broad base of members from small, medium and large firms, AIA New York is committed to creating meaningful relationships with architecture...

Pumpkitecture! Architectural Pumpkin Carving Competition

People in hard hats and vests surrounding a Pumpkitecture competition entry and looking at it
10/28/22, 6pm - 8:30pm
Center for Architecture
Start off your Halloween weekend at the Center for Architecture’s fifth annual Pumpkitecture! competition! New York City-based firms will go gourd to gourd to once again compete for the Pritzkerpumpkin. Who...

Common Bond 2022

Common Bond 2022 Gala graphic identity
10/27/22, 6pm - Friday, 10/28, 12am
Chelsea Piers, Pier Sixty
Thank you for your support! Common Bond: The Center for Architecture Gala, hosted jointly by the Center for Architecture and its partner AIA New York, celebrates outstanding honorees who have...

Common Bond 2022 After Party

Common Bond After Party 2022 graphic
10/27/22, 9pm - 11:59pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier 60
The Common Bond After Party is the official after party of our annual gala, Common Bond, bringing together 200+ design professionals for a night of networking, gourmet bites, dancing and libations....

J. Max Bond Jr. Lecture | Answering a Call to Action

10/20/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join the New York Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (nycoba | NOMA), the J. Max Bond Center of City University of New York, and the AIANY Diversity...

The Landscapes of Dieter Kienast by Anette Freytag

10/17/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
On the occasion of Archtober, New York City's Architecture and Design Month, the Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers University, the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York and the...

16th Annual Arthur M. Rosenblatt Lecture: Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

Moritzburg Museum Halle exterior from a slightly aerial perspective
10/6/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The Arthur M. Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture on Museum Design is a signature event organized each year by the AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee. This year, the committee is honored to host...

Cocktails & Conversation: Winka Dubbeldam and Thom Mayne

Aerial photo of Hongzhou Asian Games Night Bubble Stadium
9/23/22, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. This  program...

Welcome Back: AIA Members and Friends Fall Happy Hour

Photo of a group of individuals in semi-casual attire standing in a circle and talking jovially
9/16/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York is welcoming new and returning members and friends back to the Center for Architecture this fall! Enjoy food, drinks, and good company as you learn more about...

Exactitude: On Precision and Play in Contemporary Architecture

Mizuta Museum of Art, ramped engawa. Courtesy studioSUMO. Photo: Daici Ano.
9/7/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for a book talk for Exactitude: On Precision and Play in Contemporary Architecture (University of Massachusetts Press, 2022).  Precision is necessary in the field of architecture. New technologies have increased...

Decolonizing Suburbia

Installation view with five people standing and reading exhibition content behind an orange seat with an orange trellis installed above them
8/4/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join the Decolonizing Suburbia team as they present on their project for the Center for Architecture's exhibition, Reset: Towards a New Commons. Decolonizing Suburbia is informed by an interest in the...

Re:Play: Reclaiming the Commons Through Play

Installation view with two screens on the left wall and 3D printed models on white square bases on the right
7/28/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join the Re:Play team as they present on their project for the Reset: Towards a New Commons exhibition. In Re:Play, young residents of three New York City Housing Authority campuses...

The Infrastructure Bill: In Conversation with Polly Trottenberg

The Infrastructure Bill: In Conversation with Polly Trottenberg
7/19/22, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Zoom
In November 2021, the US Congress passed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), creating the most ambitious federal transportation and infrastructure program in a decade, with major funding streams directed to...

Annual Golf Classic 2022

Promotional graphic for the Annual Golf Classic 2022
7/12/22, 10am - 7pm
Quaker Ridge Golf Club
Every summer, the Center for Architecture hosts its Annual Golf Classic, bringing together golfers from the architecture and related professional communities. Proceeds raised provide funding for scholarships for New York City...

ARE Workshop 2022: Project Management

7/11/22, 6:30pm - 8pm
Zoom
AIA New York's ARE Workshops are geared towards creating a community where candidates can come together to share study strategies, test-taking tips, and content review. Beginning June 14 with Practice...

Aging Against the Machine

Long angled shelf with architectural models and images installed on it
7/11/22, 6:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
To mark the current Center for Architecture exhibition, Reset: Towards a New Commons, members of the interdisciplinary design team for the project Aging Against the Machine will present diverse interventions...

AIA New York 155th Annual Meeting

Closeup of the AIA Presidential medal and gavel
6/21/22, 6pm - 7:30pm
Center for Architecture
Please join us as we elect our 2023 leadership, honor those who contribute to our city’s built environment, and celebrate the progress and direction of AIA New York. During the...

Public Housing, Practice, and Design: New York + London

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6/17/22, 9am - 1pm
Center for Architecture and Zoom
Amid the current housing and affordability crisis, there is a clear need for city governments to take an expanded role in promoting the practice of good design in the provision...

2022 AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Awards Winners’ Event

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6/16/22, 6pm - 7:30pm
Webinar
Join the AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as they announce the 2022 winners of the AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards.  The AIANY + ASLANY Transportation +...

Morning Leadership Talk: Elaine Molinar, AIA

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6/3/22, 8am - 9am
Center for Architecture
The work from Snøhetta strives to enhance our sense of surroundings, identity, and relationship to others and the physical spaces we inhabit. Museums, products, reindeer observatories, graphics, landscapes, and dollhouses...

Open Restaurants Innovation: 3 Teams Share Findings

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5/20/22, 12pm - 1:30pm
Zoom
This public event, which marks the official end of the Open Restaurants Innovation program, will feature presentations by three teams who have been working directly with multiple stakeholders, including restaurateurs,...

2022 Gil Oberfield Lecture: LTL Architects

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5/19/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
The annual Gil Oberfield Memorial Lecture was founded in honor of Gil Oberfield, AIA, former member and chair of the AIANY Interiors Committee. The lecture brings to the podium speakers...

Carlo Mollino: Architect and Storyteller

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5/9/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for a conversation about the newly published book, Carlo Mollino: Architect and Storyteller (Park Books, 2021), by co-authors Napoleone Ferrari and Michelangelo Sabatino. Italian architect and designer Carlo...
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Honors and Awards Luncheon 2022

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4/28/22, 11:30am - 2pm
Cipriani Wall Street
Please note we have reached maximum capacity for the event and ticket sales are closed. Please contact development@aiany.org if you have any questions. The annual Honors and Awards Luncheon celebrates...
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Tell Your Story: Media Workshop (Session A)

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4/27/22, 12pm - 1:30pm
Webinar
Are you passionate about residential architecture, filmmaking, and storytelling? The AIANY Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) and the Boston Society of Architects Residential Design Committee are conducting two lunch and...

Robert A.M. Stern’s Journey in Architecture: A Conversation with Barry Bergdoll

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4/22/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Robert A.M. Stern’s newly published autobiography, Between Memory and Invention: My Journey in Architecture (Monacelli, 2022), surveys his life and seismic role in the field of architecture from the 1960s to the...

2022 New Fellows Celebration

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3/24/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Each year, the American Institute of Architects elevates selected candidates to its prestigious AIA College of Fellows. Advancement is granted for significant achievements in design, preservation, education, literature, and service....

Guess-A-Sketch 2022

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3/10/22, 6pm - Friday, 3/11, 12am
Center for Architecture
Join us in celebrating Guess-A-Sketch’s 10-year anniversary! Form a team to compete or buy a ticket to attend our signature event, Guess-A-Sketch, on March 10, 2022! Guess-A-Sketch is a lively evening where architects, architecture enthusiasts, and...

AIANY Happy Hour & Mycelium Open House

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3/8/22, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Custom Residential Architect’s Network (CRAN) for our first event of 2022 to recognize the work of The Mycelium Project, an 18-month-long series of virtual lectures and workshops...

Virtual Procrastinators’ Days 2021 (Day 2)

12/3/21, 8am - 6:15pm
Zoom
AIA New York’s annual Procrastinators’ Days is an important continuing education event for architects in New York. Offering up to 15 AIA LU|HSWs of virtual continuing education courses across two days,...

Virtual Procrastinators’ Days 2021 (Day 1)

12/2/21, 8am - 6:15pm
Zoom
AIA New York’s annual Procrastinators’ Days is an important continuing education event for architects in New York. Offering up to 15 AIA LU|HSWs of virtual continuing education courses across two days,...

Samuel Ratensky Memorial Lecture: Lacaton & Vassal and Frédéric Druot

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11/10/21, 7pm - 9pm
The Great Hall at Cooper Union and Zoom
Link to simulcast available here. The annual Ratensky Lecture was founded by the AIANY Housing Committee in honor of Samuel Ratensky (1910-1972), an architect and housing official who was responsible for major...
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Common Bond 2021

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10/28/21, 6pm - Friday, 10/29, 12am
Chelsea Piers, Pier Sixty
Thank you for your support! Common Bond, hosted jointly by the Center for Architecture and its partner AIA New York, celebrates outstanding honorees who have demonstrated a commitment to the...

Common Bond After Party

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10/28/21, 9pm - 11:59pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier 60
The Common Bond After Party is the official after party of our annual gala, Common Bond, bringing together 200+ design professionals for a night of networking, gourmet bites, dancing and libations....

AIANY, Pick Your Future Leaders!

9/29/21, 6pm - 7pm
Virtual Meeting
This is an open meeting for Architect, International Associate, Emeritus, and Associate members of AIA New York to name candidates for the 2022 Nominating Committee Ballot. Should I come to...

Education of the Architect: Radical vs. Incremental Change

9/27/21, 5pm - 6:30pm
Webinar
This roundtable conversation brings together diverse voices—the student, the educator, the firm partner, and the emerging professional—to discuss the education of the architect. Participants will discuss how the traditional educational model...

2021 ASLA-NY, AIANY, APA-NY Annual Conference

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9/24/21, 12:30pm - 5pm
Virtual
The COVID-19 Pandemic has fundamentally affected global society. In New York City, we’ve seen existing inequities exacerbated, further impacting the health and economic wellbeing of marginalized individuals and communities, making...

2021 ASLA-NY, AIA-NY, APA-NY Annual Conference

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9/23/21, 9am - 1:15pm
Virtual
The COVID-19 Pandemic has fundamentally affected global society. In New York City, we’ve seen existing inequities exacerbated, further impacting the health and economic wellbeing of marginalized individuals and communities, making...

15th Annual Arthur Rosenblatt Memorial Lecture: Álvaro Siza

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9/14/21, 2pm - 3:30pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* The AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee presents its annual lecture on excellence in...

Recipe for a Room: Places of Learning

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8/19/21, 6pm - 7:30pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* Recipe for a Room is a model-making contest about building spatial, sculptural,...

Honors and Awards Luncheon 2021

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7/20/21, 11:30am - 2pm
Virtual
The luncheon honors the recipients of the AIA New York Design Awards. Several of AIA New York’s major awards—the Medal of Honor, Architecture in Media Award and the Champion of Architecture...

Annual Golf Classic 2021

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7/13/21, 10am - Saturday, 7/17, 7pm
Quaker Ridge Golf Club
Every summer, the Center for Architecture hosts its Annual Golf Classic, bringing together golfers from the architecture and related professional communities. Proceeds raised provide funding for scholarships for New York City...

AIA New York 154th Annual Meeting

6/23/21, 6pm - 7:30pm
Webinar
Please join us as we elect our 2022 leadership, honor those who contribute to our city’s built environment, and celebrate the progress and direction of AIA New York. During the...

Virtual Guess-A-Sketch 2021

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4/15/21, 6:30pm - 9pm
Center for Architecture
*Online registration has now closed. Please email development@aiany.org to register prior to the event. Registrants will receive a link to join via email. Form a team to compete or buy...

Collecting Design: The Legends (Spring 2021)

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2/9/21, 3:30pm - Tuesday, 4/20, 5pm
This 10-part series is accredited for a total AIA CES 10.5 LU / 1.5 HSW. ALL NEW CONTENT AND SPEAKERS! Collecting modern and contemporary design has become one of the...

Writing for Architects and Designers, Session 1: How to Begin

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1/14/21, 4pm - 5pm
Webinar
*This is a five-part course. Attendees must purchase the entirety of the course to attend the sessions.* Effective writing helps architects and designers win new projects. It’s essential for communicating...
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AIA New York 2021 Board Inaugural

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12/8/20, 6pm - 8pm
Webinar
AIA New York invites you to celebrate the 2021 Board Inaugural. The event will feature a passing of the gavel from Kim Yao, AIA, to Kenneth Lewis, AIA. The program...

Procrastinators’ Days 2020

12/3/20, 9:15am - Friday, 12/4, 5pm
Webinar
AIA New York’s annual Procrastinators’ Days is an important continuing education event for architects in New York. Offering two days of continuing education courses through registered educational sessions, Procrastinators’ Days benefits...

Book Talk – Data Action: Using Data for Public Good

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11/19/20, 6pm - 8pm
Webinar
*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* Please join us for a book talk with Sarah Williams as part...

Samuel Ratensky Memorial Lecture: Shaun Donovan

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11/10/20, 6pm - 7:30pm
Webinar
The annual Ratensky Lecture was initiated by the AIANY Housing Committee in honor of Samuel Ratensky (1910-1972), an architect and NYC housing official who was responsible for major housing initiatives...

Common Bond: The Center for Architecture Gala

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10/22/20, 6pm - 9pm
Virtual
Since the 1980s, we have gathered architects, designers and industry professionals together for the Heritage Ball, a fundraising gala that attracts over 1,100 guests. In 2020, it has become increasingly...

Honors and Awards Luncheon 2020

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7/7/20, 11:30am - 2pm
Virtual
In order to ensure the safety and health of our guests and staff, we have rescheduled the 2020 Honors and Awards Luncheon from April 17 to July 7. The Luncheon will...

Virtual Guess-A-Sketch 2020

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6/17/20, 2:43pm
Center for Architecture
*Please note: Free audience registration is closing at 2pm ET on Thu 6/18. If you haven’t registered by that time, join us on Facebook Live! Guess-A-Sketch is a lively evening...

The Story and History of Modern Design (Part 2, 1850-2020)

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5/8/20, 5pm - Friday, 6/5, 6pm
Webinar
Design educator and historian Daniella Ohad presents a unique online course exploring the foundation of modern design history. This intensive 5-session course provides an introduction to the major historical styles,...
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POSTPONED – Cocktails & Conversation: Peter Eisenman and Robert A.M. Stern

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3/20/20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Center for Architecture
*This event has been postponed. A future date will be provided shortly.* Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or...
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POSTPONED – The Future of the NYC Waterfront: Harlem River

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3/19/20, 5:30pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
*This event has been postponed. A future date will be provided shortly.* Equity + Ecology The Harlem River is a tidal strait that flows 8 miles between the Hudson – and East...
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RESCHEDULED – Guess-A-Sketch 2020

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3/12/20, 6:30pm - 9pm
Center for Architecture
*AIA New York and the Center for Architecture are currently monitoring responses and recommendations to COVID-19. We have decided that in order to ensure the safety and health of our staff,...

Cocktails & Conversation: Rafael Pelli, FAIA & Nico Kienzl

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2/21/20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Center for Architecture
Cocktails & Conversation is a series of dialogues about design that joins an architect with a critic, journalist, curator, or architectural historian to discuss current architecture design issues. Each program...

Collecting Design with Dr. Daniella Ohad: Spring 2020 (Session 1)

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2/18/20, 10:30am - Monday, 5/11, 12:30pm
Center for Architecture
Collecting modern and contemporary design has become one of the most dynamic, influential, and intriguing territories in the international marketplace, standing at the forefront of style and taste. While initially...

Winners’ Announcement – New Practices New York: Pause

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2/14/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Updated 2/14: See the winners here. – Members of the New Practices New York: Pause jury and the AIANY New Practices Committee will announce the firms recognized as 2020 winners of the...

New Fellow Salon with Melissa DelVecchio, FAIA

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1/22/20, 6pm - 8pm
Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP
AIA New York is proud of the members who have been elevated to the College of Fellows and has founded a series of New Fellow Salons so other professionals can learn more about their...
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2020 AIANY Design Awards Announcement

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1/13/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Updated 1/14/20: Please see the complete list of winners here. See details regarding the 2020 Honors and Awards Luncheon here.   Join us for the announcement of this year’s AIA New York Design...

Bunshaft’s Impact and Legacy: Then and Now

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1/7/20, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
In conjunction with the publication of Gordon Bunshaft and SOM: Building Corporate Modernism (Yale University Press), author Nicholas Adams will discuss Bunshaft, his work, and his legacy with Mary McLeod (Columbia...
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Oculus Book Talk: Millennials in Architecture

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12/17/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Almost five years ago, Darius Sollohub collaborated with AIA New York on a seemingly small research project about young architectural professionals. That work has grown into a new book, Millennials in Architecture:...

AIA New York 2020 Board Inaugural

12/10/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York invites you to celebrate the 2020 Board Inaugural. The event will feature a passing of the gavel from Hayes Slade, AIA, to Kim Yao, AIA. The program...

Procrastinators’ Days 2019

12/7/19, 9am - 1pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York’s annual Procrastinators’ Days is an important continuing education event for architects in New York. Offering three days of continuing education courses through registered educational sessions, Procrastinators’ Days benefits members...

Procrastinators’ Days 2019

12/6/19, 8am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York’s annual Procrastinators’ Days is an important continuing education event for architects in New York. Offering three days of continuing education courses through registered educational sessions, Procrastinators’ Days benefits members...

Procrastinators’ Days 2019

12/5/19, 8am - Saturday, 12/7, 1pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York’s annual Procrastinators’ Days is an important continuing education event for architects in New York. Offering three days of continuing education courses through registered educational sessions, Procrastinators’ Days benefits members...

AGENCY: The Architect’s Tools of Civic Engagement

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12/3/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join AIANY’s Civic Leadership Program (CLP) at the Center for Architecture for the second of two public CLP events in 2019. An information session and happy hour will take place at 5pm preceding the talk,...

James Polshek: Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen

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11/13/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Listen to the episode here. Person Place Thing is an interview show hosted by Randy Cohen based on the idea that people are particularly engaging when they speak, not directly...

2019 AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Awards Winners’ Event

10/28/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as they announce the 2019 winners of the AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards. The AIANY + ASLANY Transportation +...

HB 19 After Party

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10/24/19, 9pm - 11:59pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier 60
HB After Party is the official after party of our annual gala, Heritage Ball, bringing together 400+ design professionals for a night of networking, dancing, sweet treats, interactive experiences and libations. Join...

Heritage Ball 2019

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10/24/19, 6pm - 9pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier Sixty
Download guest lists PDFs: By Last Name | By Firm Name Each year, architects and industry professionals come together for the Heritage Ball, an annual benefit to support the Center...
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2019 Tri-State Conference: Breaking Ground

10/17/19, 8am - Saturday, 10/19, 1pm
Albany Capital Center, 55 Eagle Street, Albany, New York 12207
As Architects and AEC professionals, you “break ground” every day envisioning the spaces where we live, work, learn, heal, and play. This collaboration between AIA New Jersey, AIA New York State, and...

Collecting Design with Dr. Daniella Ohad: Fall 2019 (Session 1)

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10/15/19, 10:30am - 12pm
Center for Architecture
Collecting modern and contemporary design has become one of the most dynamic, influential, and intriguing territories in the international marketplace, standing at the forefront of style and taste. While initially...

AIANY, Pick Your Future Leaders!

9/24/19, 6pm - 7pm
Center for Architecture
This is an open meeting for Architect, International Associate, Emeritus, and Associate members of AIA New York to name candidates for the 2020 Nominating Committee Ballot. Should I come to...

Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen Featuring Signe Nielsen

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9/5/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Person Place Thing is an interview show hosted by Randy Cohen based on the idea that people are particularly engaging when they speak, not directly about themselves, but about something...

Big Ideas Small Lots Opening

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8/1/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the opening of Big Ideas Small Lots. An exhibition of the results of the Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC competition organized by the NYC Department of Housing, Preservation, and...

Annual Golf Classic 2019

7/8/19, 10am - 7pm
Baltusrol Golf Club
*Please note that the lower course is SOLD OUT. You can still reserve a foursome on the lower course by registering as a Silver sponsor.* Every summer, the Center for...

Open House Party and Tour in Dutchess County

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7/5/19, 10am - 1pm
Summer House in Dutchess County
Please join the AIANY Custom Residential Architects Network Committee (CRAN) in bucolic Dutchess County for its inaugural Open House Summer Party, featuring the home of Dennis Wedlick, FAIA, of BarlisWedlick Architects!...
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AIA New York 152nd Annual Meeting

6/19/19, 6pm - 8pm
AIA New York / Center for Architecture
Please join us as we elect our 2020 leadership, honor those who contribute to the built environment of New York, and celebrate the progress and direction of the Chapter. From...

AIA Conference on Architecture 2019

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6/6/19, 8am - Saturday, 6/8, 8pm
Las Vegas, NV
Every year the Conference on Architecture travels to an iconic city for three immersive days of what’s new and now in architecture and design. In 2019, we’re heading to Las...

Day of Service

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5/18/19, 8am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
Get ready to roll up your sleeves for a good cause! Following the success of last year’s A’18 Day of Service, this year AIA New York is once again partnering...

Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen Featuring Michael Kimmelman

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5/13/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Person Place Thing is an interview show hosted by Randy Cohen based on the idea that people are particularly engaging when they speak, not directly about themselves, but about something...

AIANY Earth Day Urban Ecology Boat Tour

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4/22/19, 1:45pm - 4:30pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier 62
Don’t miss the first-annual Earth Day boat tour, a collaboration between AIANY and Classic Harbor Line focusing on issues of urban ecology! Join us on this special full circumnavigation of Manhattan...

TORCH Mentorship Program – Laying out a Career Plan

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4/22/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
There are numerous career advancement options within the architecture profession; finding the right strategy for professional development and advancement can be challenging. In this 2019 TORCH Mentorship Program discussion, a...

Honors and Awards Luncheon 2019

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4/15/19, 11:30am - 2pm
Cipriani Wall Street
SOLD OUT: Contact vpittl@aiany.org with any questions. – Download the 2019 Honors and Awards Luncheon Firm and Guest List > Celebrate design excellence at AIA New York’s Honors and Awards Luncheon,...
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2019 AIANY Design Awards Exhibition Opening

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4/15/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the opening of the 2019 AIANY Design Awards Exhibition. The 2019 AIANY Design Awards exhibition features winning projects in the categories of Best in Competition, Architecture, Interiors,...

Civic Leadership Program Info Session and Breakfast

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4/4/19, 8:30am - 9:30am
Center for Architecture
Are you an emerging architect working towards positive change? Do you want to help lead the architecture profession towards a more publicly engaged future? Learn more at one of the...

Save A Sample!

4/2/19, 8am - Thursday, 4/4, 5pm
National
Every year, Save A Sample! creates a second life for unused brochures, fabrics and finish cards. Over the years, thousands of pounds of materials have been donated by some of...

Syria Before the Deluge Opening

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3/28/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the opening of Syria Before the Deluge. Syria Before the Deluge presents photos of Syrian architectural monuments taken by acclaimed architectural photographer Peter Aaron in 2009. Nearly...

2019 New Fellows Reception

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3/12/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Each year, the American Institute of Architects elevates selected candidates to its prestigious AIA College of Fellows. Advancement is granted for significant achievement in design, preservation, education, literature, and service. The 2019 Jury of...

Guess-A-Sketch 2019

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3/7/19, 6pm - 9pm
Center for Architecture
*PLEASE NOTE ADVANCE REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ($150 each) WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR FOR PURCHASE VIA CREDIT CARD ONLY.  The Center for Architecture is excited to host...

Patchwork: The Architecture of Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak Opening

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2/28/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the opening of Patchwork: The Architecture of Jadwiga Grabowska-Hawrylak. The opening will include a discussion with curators Michał Duda and Małgorzata Devosges-Cuber. Schedule:6:00-6:30 – Exhibition Viewing6:30-7:15 –...

What Does it Take to Become FAIA?

2/11/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Advancement to the AIA College of Fellows is granted for significant achievement in design, preservation, education, literature, and service. Fellowship honors architects who have made significant contributions to architecture and...

TORCH Mentorship Program Launch + Happy Hour

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1/23/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join ENYA and members of the College of Fellows for happy hour as we kick off the new year and launch the TORCH Mentorship program.  The TORCH Mentorship program will...

Town Meeting: Building Community

1/16/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
As part of the 2019 Presidential Theme of “BUILDING COMMUNITY” please join 2019 AIA New York President Hayes Slade, AIA, as she outlines key ways to increase Chapter engagement through programming,...

Design and the Just City in NYC Opening

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1/10/19, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for an event celebrating the opening of Design and the Just City in NYC and marking the closing of Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip Hop Architecture. Design and...

Paul Rudolph: Influences and Opportunities

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12/19/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Please join us for a program for Paul Rudolph: The Hong Kong Journey. Paul Rudolph considered an allowance for growth in his architecture and once said his buildings “took on a...

Samuel Ratensky Memorial Lecture: Maurice Cox

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12/18/18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Center for Architecture
The annual Ratensky Lecture was initiated by the AIANY Housing Committee in honor of Samuel Ratensky (1910-1972), an architect and NYC housing official who was responsible for major housing initiatives in...

AIA New York 2019 Board Inaugural

12/4/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIA New York invites you to celebrate the 2019 Board Inaugural. The event will feature a passing of the gavel from Gerard F.X. Geier, II, FAIA to Hayes Slade, AIA....

Cocktails and Conversations: Book Launch at Porcelanosa

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11/7/18, 6pm - 9pm
Porcelanosa Showroom
Over the last six years, the AIANY Architecture Dialogue Committee’s Cocktails and Conversation series has hosted some of architecture’s most interesting and provocative practitioners to discuss what informs their designs....

Pumpkitecture! Architectural Pumpkin Carving Competition

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10/26/18, 6pm - 8:30pm
The Center for Architecture
Start off your Halloween weekend at the Center for Architecture’s third annual Pumpkitecture! competition! 20 New York City-based firms will go gourd to gourd to once again compete for the Pritzkerpumpkin....

Heritage Ball 2018

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10/25/18, 6pm - 9pm
Chelsea Piers, Pier Sixty
Each year, architects and industry professionals come together for the Heritage Ball, an annual benefit to support the Center for Architecture. Heritage Ball began in the 1980s and has grown...

HB 18 After Party

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10/25/18, 9:30pm - Friday, 10/26, 12am
Chelsea Piers, Pier 60
HB 18 After Party is the official after party of our annual gala, Heritage Ball, bringing together 400+ design professionals for a night of networking, dj’s and dancing, and cocktails.  Thursday, October...

Family Build and Wear Workshop

10/21/18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Center for Architecture
This Program is Sold Out Create your own architecture-inspired Halloween costume! Families will learn how to “read” buildings for clues about their design and function through an interactive slide show....
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2018 AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Awards Winner Event

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10/8/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join the AIANY Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as they announce the winners of the pilot award program the AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards. The AIANY +...

AIANY, Pick Your Future Leaders!

9/25/18, 6pm - 7pm
Center for Architecture
This is an open meeting for Architect, International Associate, Emeritus, and Associate members of AIA New York to name candidates for the 2019 Nominating Committee Ballot. Should I come to...

Design Connext 3rd Annual Student Mixer

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9/12/18, 6pm - 9pm
Steelcase WorkLife New York City
Did you know that there are nearly 15 distinct university design programs in NYC? At Design Connext, an annual student social hour, students of these programs can connect, collaborate, and...

A Call to Act(ivism): Echoing Whitney Young, 50 Years Later Opening

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7/10/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the opening of A Call to Act(ivism): Echoing Whitney Young, 50 Years Later. The exhibition revisits Whitney M. Young Jr.’s keynote address at the 1968 AIA Conference, which...

Annual Golf Classic 2018

7/9/18, 10am - 7pm
Baltusrol Golf Club
The Center for Architecture is excited to bring back the Annual Golf Classic on Monday, July 9th.  Every summer, the Center for Architecture hosts its Annual Golf Classic, bringing together golfers from...

A’18 Community Service Day

Main Garden
6/23/18, 7:30am - 5pm
Center for Architecture
Volunteers will be escorted to various sites from this meeting place. Get ready to roll up your sleeves for a good cause! This year AIA New York is partnering with...

City of Dreams Pavilion Opening

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6/23/18, 10am - 6pm
Governor's Island
The winning design of the seventh annual City of Dream Pavilion Competition, Oculi, will be assembled on Governors Island and open to the public for the summer 2018 season. The Pavilion...

A’18 Conference on Architecture

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6/20/18, 8am - Saturday, 6/23, 10pm
New York City
In 1857, thirteen architects met in New York to form an organization to promote architects and architecture. The AIA was born. Ten years later, the AIA held its first annual...

James Stewart Polshek Exhibition Opening

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6/15/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join Ennead Architects for the opening of James Stewart Polshek, on view at the Center for Architecture during the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018. James Stewart Polshek explores the life...

Designing Waste: Strategies for a Zero Waste City Opening

Designing Waste: Strategies for a Zero Waste City
6/14/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
Join us for the opening of  Designing Waste: Strategies for a Zero Waste City. The exhibition explores how we manage waste in our buildings and neighborhoods, and how design can help...

AIA New York 151st Annual Meeting

6/12/18, 6pm - 8pm
AIA New York / Center for Architecture
Please join us as we elect our 2019 leadership, honor those who contribute to the built environment of New York, and celebrate the progress and direction of the Chapter. From...

#MeToo: Building a Respectful & Harassment-Free Workplace Culture (For Managers)

5/21/18, 8:30am - 11:30am
Center for Architecture
Every organizational leader has a responsibility to create a culture that values diversity, demonstrates respect, and is free from any form of harassment or discrimination. This workshop will cover both...

Winners Roundtable | New Practices New York 2018

5/15/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
AIANY New Practices Committee hosts a roundtable panel discussion with the winning firms of the New Practices New York 2018 competition. New Practices New York, a biennial competition since 2006, serves...

Leadership Breakfast with Susan T. Rodriguez, FAIA

5/11/18, 8am - 9am
Center for Architecture
Please join the AIANY Women in Architecture Committee for a conversation with Susan T. Rodriguez, FAIA. Speaker Susan T. Rodriguez, FAIA, Principal, Susan T. Rodriguez|Architecture • Design. Susan Rodriguez has recently...

Quality Affordable Housing in NYC

Projects clockwise from the top left: Arbor House, Danois Architects; Hunters Point South, Ismael Leyva Architect, P.C.; Prospect Gardens, RKTB Architects; Frost Street Apartments, Curtis + Ginsberg Architects; Schermerhorn,Ennead Architects; Navy Green, FXCollaborative Architects; Creston Avenue Residences, Magnusson Architecture and Planning
5/9/18, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
NOTE: A digital copy of Designing New York: Quality Affordable Housing is available for download here. Since Mayor de Blasio launched the Housing New York plan in 2014, New York City has greatly...
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A’18 Conference Speaker Call for Proposals – Process Briefing

6/21/17, 8:30am - 10:30pm
Webinar - Link to Come
Each year, the AIA Conference on Architecture features hundreds of speakers and an unrivaled range of education sessions on emerging trends, thought-provoking topics, practice strategies, and some of the most...

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