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Learning by Design | 8/10/16

Most professionals can look back to find the moment when a particular person, place, or thing sparked their interest in pursuing their career of choice. Many an...

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Learning by Design | 7/27/16

The newly acquired model of One World Trade Center on display at SOM’s offices last week is a commendable replica of the real building. The sides tapered at just the...

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Learning by Design | 6/23/16

This spring, the Center for Architecture was pleased to announce the beginning of a new after-school program to take place twice a year for students in grades 3-5. Each...

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Learning by Design | 6/8/16

Dozens of students, parents, and visitors gathered in Room 422 of Intermediate School 392 in Brownsville, Brooklyn, last night for students’ presentations of their...

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Learning by Design | 5/26/16

As the school year draws to a close, students around the city are busily charretting to complete the structures they are designing in the Center for Architecture’s...

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Learning by Design | 4/6/16

The Center for Architecture hosts StudentDay@theCenter workshops where K-12 audiences explore the built environment and its past, present, and future. Each year, we...

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Learning by Design | 2/24/16

Though the weather was dreary, 24 young architects did not let that impact their break from school this month as they participated in the Center for Architecture’s...

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Learning by Design | 1/27/16

The Center for Architecture is pleased to announce a new after-school program for elementary school-aged children interested in architecture. Beginning this March, the...

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Learning by Design | 12/23/15

With the support of the Howard Hughes Corporation, the Center for Architecture participated in the Seaport Culture District this fall, setting up a gallery and event...

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Learning by Design | 12/9/15

A colorful collection of architectural models and drawings in the front window has been drawing passers-by into the Center for Architecture. The work stands out from the...

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Learning by Design | 11/25/15

Architects struggle to find projects and then exhaust themselves trying to get published. According to James S. Russell, FAIA, architecture as a reported cultural...

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Learning by Design | 11/25/15

Undeterred by the late November date, an intrepid group of amateur photographers convened at the Center for Architecture’s Seaport location on a cold Sunday morning to...

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Archtober, Learning by Design | 10/29/15

Thanks to a partnership with LEGO this Archtober, the Center for Architecture hosted three sold-out youth and family programs focused on creating architecture with LEGO...

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Learning by Design | 9/16/15

With the opening of Center for Architecture at the Seaport, our new exhibition and event space at 181 Front Street in the Seaport Culture District, the Center has...

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Learning by Design | 9/2/15

We would like to take this opportunity to express our immense gratitude to all who made our Summer@theCenter programs a resounding success. The Center for Architecture...

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Learning by Design | 8/19/15

Nothing implies “I trust you” more than handing an 11-year-old a box cutter and a ruler and declaring, “Now build it!” This summer, the Center for Architecture...

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Learning by Design | 8/5/15

Summer@theCenter, the Center’s summer design program for youth ages 7-18, is in full swing as we enter the second half of our 2015 season. A full slate of 14 separate,...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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