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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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Learning by Design | 12/18/13

If the destruction that Superstorm Sandy inflicted on the New York region tested our resilience, imagine the challenges a natural disaster can impose on a place where...

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Learning by Design | 12/18/13

Learning By Design:NY, the Center for Architecture Foundation’s K – 12 architecture education program has been active in city schools since 1996, pairing architects...

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At the Center for Architecture | 12/4/13

With a hearty salute to her staff (by name), a 200-page barrage of triumphal data assembled in one last publication, a lively conversation among current and outgoing...

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At the Center for Architecture | 12/4/13

The controversy over the fate of Istanbul’s Gezi Park provided the backdrop for protests that took everybody by surprise in late spring. At home, the unrest and the...

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Learning by Design | 12/4/13

On 11.22.13, the Center for Architecture Foundation (CFAF) hosted an Architecture College Fair. More than 100 high school students and families from New York City,...

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At the Center for Architecture | 11/20/13

So what did you do on Saturday night? Perhaps not your usual weekend evening activity, on 11.16.13, a formidable group of academics, administrators, and education...

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At the Center for Architecture | 11/20/13

As the title suggests, “BEIRUT NOW | A Panel On Urban Landscape’s Conflicting Desires” was an evening of binary oppositions. Steeped in nostalgia, it contrasted...

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Learning by Design | 11/20/13

What do the Renaissance villas, tree houses, and mosques on display at the Center for Architecture have in common? They were all designed and built by students in the...

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At the Center for Architecture | 11/6/13

Nine New York-based architects got together at the Center for Architecture to talk about the intersection of their small practices with work that takes them around the...

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Learning by Design | 11/6/13

Over Columbus Day Weekend, 10.12–13.13, the Center for Architecture Foundation welcomed more than 300 families to the Center for the sixth annual OHNY Weekend Family...

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At the Center for Architecture | 10/23/13

In advance of the Heritage Ball recognizing the Related Companies' Stephen Ross (among others), three architects whose major contributions are shaping the Hudson Yards...

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At the Center for Architecture | 10/23/13

For four days last week, New York City's Tribeca Cinemas became home to the fifth season of the Architecture & Design Film Festival, welcoming a diverse cross...

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At the Center for Architecture | 10/23/13

During Archtober, New York City hosts a marathon of architecture and design conferences, from Architectural Record’s Innovation Conference, to the Association for...

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Learning by Design | 10/23/13

On 10.08.13, the Center for Architecture Foundation’s Young Patrons hosted their first event at Knoll’s new mid-town showroom. Seventy rising design stars came...

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Learning by Design | 10/9/13

“Practical Utopias,” the Center for Architecture’s new exhibition on global architecture firms' work in five Asian cities, organizes a wealth of visual and textual...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 10/9/13

On Thursday 10.03.13, Archtober’s Platinum Sponsor Dekton by Cosentino celebrated the opening of its exhibition “Surface Innovation: Redefining Boundaries of...

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Learning by Design | 10/9/13

For those who missed this year’s Association of Architecture Organizations’ annual conference in Boston, 09.26.13–09.28.13, here is an armchair tour of a few of...

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At the Center for Architecture | 9/25/13

The AIA New York Chapter has three main goals: design excellence, professional development, and public outreach. Archtober fulfills all three, and goes above and beyond...

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Learning by Design | 9/25/13

On a crisp weekday evening, a dozen architecture enthusiasts gathered at the Center for Architecture for "Reading the Streetscape: Bleecker Street" – a walking tour of...

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Exhibitions | 9/11/13

Attendees donned hard hats to peek behind the scenes at the new park and public spaces under development at the center of Governors Island before meandering through the...

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Learning by Design | 9/11/13

The Center for Architecture is a tad bit quieter today than it was just a few weeks ago when the exhibition spaces were filled with the bustle of 250 school-aged...

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At the Center for Architecture | 8/14/13

In a street market in Bangkok, the lives of two men – Ae, a former business manager turned earring salesman, and Niyom, a sugar cane vendor from the north –...

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