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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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At the Center for Architecture | 9/17/14

Four years ago, the idea of having an Architecture and Design Month in New York City was conceived to raise awareness of the value and abundance of talent that exists...

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At the Center for Architecture | 9/17/14

On 09.05.14, attendees of all ages joined the Center for Architecture, Friends of LaGuardia Place, Manhattan Community Board 2, and the NYC Department of Transportation...

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At the Center for Architecture | 9/17/14

As a composer understands how to deploy rests, moments of silence, as a backdrop that makes each instrument's contributions meaningful, urban designers and planners...

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Learning by Design | 9/17/14

As the dreams of summer drift away and the gravity felt in going back to school or work takes hold, we are reminded of the incredible work that took place here at the...

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Learning by Design | 9/3/14

On 08.19.14, the Center for Architecture Foundation Young Patrons sailed the Hudson and the East Rivers on their first boat tour, highlighting new developments and...

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At the Center for Architecture | 8/14/14

On 08.01.14, Archtober 2014 kicked off its Building of the Day schedule with a truckload of Coolhaus New York’s architecturally-inspired frozen treats. The Center for...

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Learning by Design | 8/14/14

Elementary and middle school students had an opportunity to explore their neighborhoods’ architecture and their own design ideas, thanks to a new partnership between...

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