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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 7/30/14

As New York's built environment evolves, resilience against climate-related challenges is a critical priority. Affordable housing is another. With much of the city's...

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At the Center for Architecture | 7/30/14

The central exhibition of the Oslo Architecture Triennale, “Behind the Green Door,” is now accompanied by a book that catalogues the ideas in the show - and then...

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At the Center for Architecture | 7/16/14

An abiding mantra of the digital age is that technological progress has resulted in greater transparency of information and operations across business sectors. As the...

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At the Center for Architecture, Exhibitions | 6/18/14

“Open to the Public: Civic Space Now,” which opened at the Center for Architecture on 06.12.14, offers multifarious interpretations of public space. This satisfying...

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At the Center for Architecture | 6/18/14

Nearly everything important in a living democracy takes place in public space: expression that's politically or artistically consequential, transactions that drive 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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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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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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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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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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