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Message from the President | 5/1/19
Cathedral of Notre Dame. Image credit: Ian Kelsall.

In the weeks since the horrific fire at Notre Dame left much of the world fearful that one of the most treasured achievements of medieval architecture might be lost...

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At the Center for Architecture | 5/1/19

The Center for Architecture is thrilled to welcome Arthur Cohen, CEO and co-founder of LaPlaca Cohen, to the organization's Board of Trustees. At LaPlaca Cohen, a...

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Learning by Design | 4/30/19
At the culmination of the program, students presented their final dream house models. Image credit: Center for Architecture.

If you could build the house of your dreams, what would it look like?  This past spring, 12 students in grades 3-5 had an opportunity to develop their own designs...

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Grants and Scholarships | 4/16/19
Karen Kubey. Photo: Courtesy of Karen Kubey.

The Center for Architecture, in partnership with AIA New York, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Arnold W. Brunner Grant for Architectural Research: ...

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Learning by Design | 4/16/19
Egyptian dwellings show the thick adobe walls that keep interiors cool during the hot day and warm when temperatures drop at night in the desert. Image credit: Dustin Atlas.

The Center for Architecture K-12 Education Department recently completed an eight-week Learning By Design:NY in-school residency program with six third grade classes at...

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Archtober | 4/11/19

This Archtober, share your firm’s New York City-based works with architecture enthusiasts! Archtober is accepting nominations for projects to be included in New York...

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Learning by Design | 3/20/19
The “playshop” at the Center gave families an opportunity to play with this new toy and give feedback to the House4House team about both its design and its business model. Image credit: Center for Architecture.

The Center for Architecture’s K-12 Education Department was pleased to host a special Family Day program on Saturday, March 9, introducing families to a sustainable...

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At the Center for Architecture | 3/19/19
Honoree Sketchers Astrid Lipka, AIA, LEED AP, Rice+Lipka Architects; Adam Yarinsky, FAIA, LEED AP, Architecture Research Office (ARO); Suchi Reddy, AIA, Reddymade Architecture and Design; Rob Rogers, FAIA, Rogers Partners. Photo: Sam Lahoz.

On March 7, 2019, the Center for Architecture welcomed over 200 of the architecture industry's brightest at the seventh annual Guess-A-Sketch, an architecture-themed,...

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Grants and Scholarships | 3/6/19

The Center for Architecture and AIA New York are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant: Amanda Aman, AIA, LEED AP BD+C...

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Message from the Executive Director | 1/8/19
Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA. Image credit: Yusuke Suzuki.

Happy New Year! To start off the year I wanted to give you a taste of some of the exciting programs, initiatives, and exhibitions we will be showcasing in 2019. We...

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Learning by Design | 11/13/18
Architecture and Design College Fair 2018. Image credit: Center for Architecture.

On Saturday, November 3, the Center for Architecture hosted its sixth-annual Architecture and Design College Fair. It was a bustling afternoon, during which over 400...

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Archtober | 10/30/18

AIA New York and the Center for Architecture’s annual gala, Heritage Ball, gathered nearly 1,100 professionals from the architecture, engineering, construction, and...

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Archtober, At the Center for Architecture | 10/30/18
Pritzkerpumpkin Winner: Alloy. Photo: Erik Bardin.

The Center for Architecture hosted its third-annual Pumpkitecture! Architectural Pumpkin Carving Competition, kicking off Halloween weekend in NYC. Twenty New York...

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Archtober, At the Center for Architecture | 10/3/18
Archtober launch party. Photo: Erik Bardin.

On Monday, October 1, the eighth-annual Archtober, a month-long celebration of architecture and design, kicked off with the opening night party for the exhibition Close...

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Archtober | 9/4/18

Archtober 2018 is coming! The Center for Architecture and over 60 partner organizations will be bringing you a jam-packed month of architecture and design activities....

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At the Center for Architecture | 9/4/18
On their way to designing a house of the future, students learned about NYC’s historic houses and created their own model rowhouses. Photo by Leo Ku.

This summer the Center for Architecture welcomed 272 students to our K-12 Summer Programs, including 57 students who received $24,000 in financial aid to attend the week...

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Exhibitions | 8/22/18
Richard Haas, "Manhattan View, Governor's Island”, Etching and Aquatint, Edition 5 of 85, 1999. Photo: Courtesy of Michael Ingbar Gallery.

Michael Ingbar Gallery is proud to host a benefit exhibit for the Center for Architecture, which will receive 20% of artwork sale proceeds during the opening reception....

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Learning by Design | 8/6/18
Lily tests out her proscenium arch and frames her stage curtains. Credit: Center for Architecture.

Last week, the Center for Architecture offered a week-long Summer Program for middle school students to investigate the architectural topics of theater and set design....

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At the Center for Architecture | 7/24/18

The Center for Architecture is pleased to announce the recipient of the Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a high school senior attending a...

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Archtober | 7/11/18

Once again, Archtober has partnered with the Four Freedoms Park Alliance to host a Manhattanhenge event on Thursday, July 12. Twice a year, the sun sets perfectly in...

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At the Center for Architecture | 7/11/18

Thank you to all who joined us on Monday, July 9 at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, NJ to support the Center for Architecture and AIA New York at the seventh-annual...

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Learning by Design | 6/27/18

June 27 marks the first day of summer vacation for NYC’s public school students, and the culmination of a very successful school year for the Center for...

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At the Center for Architecture | 6/26/18

The Center for Architecture is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals. This year, the Scholarship Committee granted...

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At the Center for Architecture | 5/1/18
From the portfolio of Allwork Scholarship Recipient Mireya Fabregas, The Cooper Union. Credit: Mireya Fabregas.

We are proud to announce that, so far in 2018, the Center for Architecture, in conjunction with AIA New York, has awarded a total of $62,500 in scholarships to students...

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Learning by Design | 5/1/18
Toy designed by Gabriel Munnich, fifth-year architecture student. Credit: Center for Architecture.

Each year, professor and author Tamar Zinguer leads a seminar at The Cooper Union Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture that investigates the relationship between...

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At the Center for Architecture | 4/17/18

The Center for Architecture is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 Arnold W. Brunner Grant for Architectural Research: Beatriz del Cueto, FAIA (Guaynabo,...

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At the Center for Architecture | 3/7/18

Try your luck at Guess-A-Sketch! This Friday, March 9, architects, architecture enthusiasts, and young professionals will gather at the Center for Architecture for an...

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Archtober, At the Center for Architecture | 2/21/18
New York State Pavilion, 2016 Building of the Day. Credit: Center for Architecture.

Archtober is accepting submissions for projects to be included in New York City's month-long festival of architecture and design. Each day in October 2018, we will...

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Learning by Design | 1/22/18
Dustin Atlas, School Programs Coordinator, leads a discussion about the structure of scaffolding. Credit: Center for Architecture.

The K-12 Education team planned an exciting start to 2018 for Shore Road School in Long Island. As students returned from the winter holiday, seven 5th grade classes...

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At the Center for Architecture | 1/3/18

The Center for Architecture and AIANY are pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant. The Scholarship Committee awarded $15,000 to...

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