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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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At the Center for Architecture | 3/25/15

In her essay for Places, “Unforgetting Women Architects: From the Pritzker to Wikipedia,” Despina Stratigakos discusses the lack of women architects in our history...

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Learning by Design | 3/11/15

Vacation is a time to play and explore new ideas and places. Thirty-five students enrolled in the Center’s Studio@theCenter vacation programs did just that,...

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Exhibitions | 2/25/15

Zdeněk Lukeš, curator of “Prague Functionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes,” began his tour of the exhibition on 2.13.15, with a discussion of the Tugenhadt...

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Learning by Design | 1/29/15

On 01.15.15, the Center for Architecture hosted staff and students from our partner school, the Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction (UASDC), for a...

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Learning by Design | 12/17/14

As we approach the close of 2014, the Center for Architecture Foundation looks back at nearly 50 years of organizational history. The Foundation has gone through several...

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At the Center for Architecture | 12/3/14

Characterized by various viewpoints, approaches, and processes, Kaleidoscope, an all-female Norwegian-Finnish architecture collective, synthesizes architecture and art...

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Learning by Design | 12/3/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation (CFAF) hosted the annual Architecture and Design College Fair on 11.21.14.  The event serves to connect high school students with...

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Learning by Design | 11/12/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation’s K-12 educational programs Learning By Design:NY and StudentDay@theCenter reach more than 4,000 students each year, and have a...

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At the Center for Architecture | 10/29/14

The 1,715 submissions to the open, anonymous Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition went online on 10.22.14. The chance to design the next iteration of the most widely...

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Learning by Design | 10/29/14

Juniors and seniors at the Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction (UASDC) presented their playground and garden design projects at a Clinton Housing and...

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Learning by Design | 10/15/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation (CFAF) collaborated with openhousenewyork (OHNY) to present the 7th annual Family Festival as part of Archtober and OHNY’s...

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Learning by Design | 10/1/14

On a Saturday in mid-September, a group of architecture and history enthusiasts joined the Lead Design Educator of the Center for Architecture Foundation on a walk...

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