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Learning by Design | 6/18/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 CFA Design Scholarship, the Women’s Auxiliary Eleanor Allwork Scholarship, and...

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Exhibitions | 5/29/14

As AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, noted in his introduction for the opening of “The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture,” at the Center for...

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Learning by Design | 5/29/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation hosted its Third Annual Guess-A-Sketch benefit on 05.20.14 at Scholastic’s headquarters in SoHo. The view of the city from the...

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At the Center for Architecture | 5/14/14

Recent calls to arms have raised awareness of impending doom, or at least major life transitions, for many modern landmarks, from the Orange County Government Center to...

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At the Center for Architecture | 5/14/14

Four of the key engineers who worked on 1964 World’s Fair in NYC gathered on 05.07.14 to reflect on the burst of creativity and daring of that time, and how the...

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Learning by Design | 5/14/14

The Center for Architecture’s exhibition, “Considering the Quake: Seismic Design on the Edge,” brings to life the architectural and structural challenges of...

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Learning by Design | 4/30/14

It was perfect walking tour weather as a group of 20 traced the outlines of New York City’s early days as New Amsterdam in the area below Wall Street in Lower...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 4/16/14

The Google map of Aix-en-Provence shows curving lines merging in concentric circles that look not all that different from regular streets. On the ground, however, the...

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At the Center for Architecture | 4/16/14

The line of people that stretched down LaGuardia Place to attend “Cities by Water: Solutions from Copenhagen and New York” on 04.08.14 was a testament to the fact...

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Learning by Design | 4/16/14

Over a decade has passed since New York City was faced with the wrenching decision of how to rebuild the World Trade Center site after 9/11. Skeptical that we would ever...

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Exhibitions | 4/2/14

On the evening of 03.25.14, the celebration of Catalan architecture in the city continued with the Museum of the City of New York’s (MCNY) tremendously well-attended...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 4/2/14

As the clamoring to address climate change grows louder – just last week, the American Association for the Advancement of Science issued a straightforward, dire...

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Learning by Design | 4/2/14

On 03.26.14, the Center for Architecture Foundation Young Patrons Committee ushered in Spring with a tour of the Judd Foundation followed by a reception at Garis &...

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At the Center for Architecture | 3/19/14

Last year, the Montreal International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA), the hotbed of international art films that it is, screened 250 films from 28 countries. This...

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At the Center for Architecture | 3/19/14

On 10.21.14, an interdisciplinary panel representing both the public and private sectors within the design community met to discuss the significance of resiliency in...

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At the Center for Architecture | 3/19/14

Suprematism, an art movement of the early 20th century conceptualized by Kazimir Malevich, still rankles many skeptics of modern art. But the key to appreciating these...

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Learning by Design | 3/19/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation recently hosted Chris Whitwood, a British graduate student from York St. John’s University, for a two-week international...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 3/5/14

Humans have been studying earthquakes scientifically for about 2,000 years, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory geophysicist Dr. Klaus Jacob says, ever since Han...

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Learning by Design | 3/5/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation hosted its first school break program of the season 02.18-20.14. The program, titled “Olympic Game Design,” coincided...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 2/19/14

With apologies to the creators of a jukebox musical currently on Broadway, Carole King isn't the only one feeling the earth move under her feet. While severe weather...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 2/19/14

AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, rang in the opening of the New York Restoration Project’s (NYRP) EDGEucation Pavilion exhibition on 02.06.14 to a packed...

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Learning by Design | 2/19/14

While the weather this winter has proven bitter and frightful, the atmosphere inside the Center for Architecture was warm and cozy on 02.04.14 thanks to a little...

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Learning by Design | 2/5/14

Second-graders at PS 199 on Manhattan’s Upper West Side had an opportunity to teach their parents about the city’s history at the culminating celebration of their...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 1/22/14

The “Practical Utopias” exhibition programming concluded with a panel that discussed public space in Asia's particularly dense cities. Curator Jonathan Solomon, AIA,...

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Learning by Design | 1/22/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation and AIA New York Chapter are pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant. The purpose of the...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 1/8/14

On 12.11.13, following on the heels of the AIANY 2014 Board Inaugural, the Center for Architecture hosted “The Role of Engaged Learning in Building Better Cities,”...

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At the Center for Architecture | 1/8/14

The 2007 film Bird's Nest, directed by Christoph Schaub and Michael Schindhelm, follows architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron as they navigate Chinese culture...

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Learning by Design | 1/8/14

With the close of another calendar year and 2014 just begun, there’s no better time to reflect back on our final youth and family programs in November and December of...

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At the Center for Architecture | 12/18/13

As Miodrag Mitrasinovic, associate professor of Urbanism and Architecture at Parsons The New School for Design, pointed out at the 12.07.13 “Cultivating Engaged and...

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At the Center for Architecture | 12/18/13

Two mayors and a university professor met at the Center for Architecture on 12.12.13 to discuss the changing nature of cities in the wake of technological advances. The...

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