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Learning by Design | 10/1/14

On a Saturday in mid-September, a group of architecture and history enthusiasts joined the Lead Design Educator of the Center for Architecture Foundation on a walk...

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Learning by Design | 9/17/14

As the dreams of summer drift away and the gravity felt in going back to school or work takes hold, we are reminded of the incredible work that took place here at the...

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Learning by Design | 9/3/14

On 08.19.14, the Center for Architecture Foundation Young Patrons sailed the Hudson and the East Rivers on their first boat tour, highlighting new developments and...

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Learning by Design | 8/14/14

Elementary and middle school students had an opportunity to explore their neighborhoods’ architecture and their own design ideas, thanks to a new partnership between...

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Learning by Design | 7/30/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation joined forces with an impressive list of dignitaries to support the Bronx Children’s Museum’s 5th Annual Dream Big Day at...

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Learning by Design | 7/16/14

The Center for Architecture Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of the Walter A. Hunt, Jr. Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a high school senior...

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Learning by Design | 7/2/14

As another school year draws to a close, so, too, have our 2013-14 Learning by Design:NY  in-school residencies.  The start of summer is the perfect time to reflect on...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Learning by Design | 8/14/13

The Center for Architecture’s youth and family programs took an engineering turn as both our FamilyDay@theCenter program on 07.27.13and week-long Summer@theCenter camp...

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