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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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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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