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Learning by Design | 12/23/15

With the support of the Howard Hughes Corporation, the Center for Architecture participated in the Seaport Culture District this fall, setting up a gallery and event...

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Exhibitions | 12/23/15

At the Center for Architecture  “Un/Fair Use” Through 01.02.15 “Designing Affordability: Quicker, Smarter, More Efficient Housing Now” Through...

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Learning by Design | 12/9/15

A colorful collection of architectural models and drawings in the front window has been drawing passers-by into the Center for Architecture. The work stands out from the...

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Learning by Design | 11/25/15

Architects struggle to find projects and then exhaust themselves trying to get published. According to James S. Russell, FAIA, architecture as a reported cultural...

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Learning by Design | 11/25/15

Undeterred by the late November date, an intrepid group of amateur photographers convened at the Center for Architecture’s Seaport location on a cold Sunday morning to...

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At the Center for Architecture | 11/11/15

Join us this week as the AIANY Chapter and Center for Architecture explore architectural education! The Center’s annual showcase of K-12 student design work,...

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Archtober, At the Center for Architecture | 10/29/15

There are only a few days left until the end of Archtober, and I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who participated in our month-long festival of...

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At the Center for Architecture | 10/29/15

In their quest to meet deadlines, architects do not get many opportunities to play at design. To lighten things up, the Center for Architecture invited young...

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Archtober, Learning by Design | 10/29/15

Thanks to a partnership with LEGO this Archtober, the Center for Architecture hosted three sold-out youth and family programs focused on creating architecture with LEGO...

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Exhibitions | 10/15/15

Building development and operating costs are leading obstacles to building affordable housing. In New York City, expenses such as land, materials, utilities, and labor...

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At the Center for Architecture | 10/15/15

Have you heard the exciting news? Citi Bike has teamed up with Archtober to offer an exclusive discount for the month. With over 110 new bikes and stations added to the...

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At the Center for Architecture | 9/30/15

Happy Archtober! The Center for Architecture will be kicking off the month-long celebration of architecture and design with the opening of "Designing Affordability:...

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At the Center for Architecture | 9/30/15

For those of us in the architecture and design community, Fall = Archtober. At a recent press conference, Cynthia Phifer Kracauer, AIA, Center for Architecture managing...

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At the Center for Architecture | 9/30/15

On the evening of Thursday, 09.17.15, over 2,000 people flooded the streets of the South Street Seaport to celebrate the inauguration of the Seaport Culture...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 9/16/15

At the intersection of history, art, and literature, Elizabeth Felicella and Robert Sullivan's “Sea Level: Five Boroughs from Water’s Edge” presents the complexity...

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Learning by Design | 9/16/15

With the opening of Center for Architecture at the Seaport, our new exhibition and event space at 181 Front Street in the Seaport Culture District, the Center has...

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Learning by Design | 9/2/15

We would like to take this opportunity to express our immense gratitude to all who made our Summer@theCenter programs a resounding success. The Center for Architecture...

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Learning by Design | 8/19/15

Nothing implies “I trust you” more than handing an 11-year-old a box cutter and a ruler and declaring, “Now build it!” This summer, the Center for Architecture...

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Learning by Design | 8/5/15

Summer@theCenter, the Center’s summer design program for youth ages 7-18, is in full swing as we enter the second half of our 2015 season. A full slate of 14 separate,...

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Learning by Design | 7/22/15

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

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Learning by Design | 7/1/15

The start of summer marks the completion of the school year and the culmination of the Center for Architecture’s in-school Learning By Design: NY (LBD: NY) program for...

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At the Center for Architecture | 6/17/15

The Center for Architecture is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2015 Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals. This year the Scholarship Committee granted the...

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Learning by Design | 6/3/15

High school students from the Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction (UASDC) presented their final projects at the Center for Architecture on 06.01.15. The...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 5/13/15

The second discussion in a series about the legacy of landscape architect Dan Kiley brought together Ken Smith, FASLA, and Gary Hilderbrand, FASLA, FAAR, to talk about...

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At the Center for Architecture | 5/13/15

Professor Vladimír Šlapeta’s brilliant 45-minute survey was a crash course in Czechoslovakian Modernism. More than an introduction, but admittedly not an in-depth...

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Learning by Design | 5/13/15

The Center for Architecture is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 scholarship program. The Eleanor Allwork Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship for...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 4/27/15

There's an old joke among architects (based on a Frank Lloyd Wright quip) that if a client doesn't like the building, they can plant ivy. This may, in part, explain...

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Learning by Design | 4/27/15

Spring was in the air as 18 3rd- through 5th-graders showed up at the Center for Architecture to design treehouses during our Studio@theCenter vacation program held...

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At the Center for Architecture | 4/8/15

Among Dan Kiley’s designs are some of the most celebrated landscapes of the 20th century, yet many have fallen into neglect. Following his 100th birthday, The...

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Learning by Design | 4/8/15

The Center for Architecture has partnered for the past five years with a local group of home-school families to provide them with a location for hands-on, project-based...

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