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Learning by Design | 6/23/16

This spring, the Center for Architecture was pleased to announce the beginning of a new after-school program to take place twice a year for students in grades 3-5. Each...

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At the Center for Architecture | 6/8/16

The Center for Architecture is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 scholarship program. This year, the Scholarship Committee awarded the Women’s Auxiliary...

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Learning by Design | 6/8/16

Dozens of students, parents, and visitors gathered in Room 422 of Intermediate School 392 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, last night for students’ presentations of their...

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At the Center for Architecture | 5/26/16

The Center for Architecture and AIANY welcomed architects, young professionals, and architecture enthusiasts to a fun-filled night of friendly banter and competition at...

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Learning by Design | 5/26/16

As the school year draws to a close, students around the city are busily charretting to complete the structures they are designing in the Center for Architecture’s...

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At the Center for Architecture | 4/27/16

If your students are publishing a student-edited journal, they may be eligible for the Douglas Haskell Award for Student Journals. The $2,000 award was established to...

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Archtober, At the Center for Architecture | 4/6/16

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

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Learning by Design | 4/6/16

The Center for Architecture hosts StudentDay@theCenter workshops where K-12 audiences explore the built environment and its past, present, and future. Each year, we...

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Message from the Executive Director | 3/23/16

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of visiting a group of young New Yorkers who explained to me how the details they crafted on a historic South Street Seaport...

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Learning by Design | 2/24/16

Though the weather was dreary, 24 young architects did not let that impact their break from school this month as they participated in the Center for Architecture’s...

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Learning by Design | 1/27/16

The Center for Architecture is pleased to announce a new after-school program for elementary school-aged children interested in architecture. Beginning this March, the...

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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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