Press Releases

Read press releases from The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture about new exhibitions, policy statements and Chapter news here.

May 30, 2017

Center for Architecture Announces "Kaneji Domoto at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonia," June 22-August 26, 2017

The exhibition explores the architecture of Kaneji Domoto in Usonia, the only exurban community Frank Llyod Wright designed in the United States.

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May 18, 2017

Center for Architecture Summer 2017 Exhibition Preview

The Center for Architecture is excited to announce its exhibition schedule for summer 2017. This season will kick off with the opening of Kaneji Domoto at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonia on June 22 at 6:00 PM.

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April 20, 2017

Center for Architecture Announces El Helicoide: From Mall to Prison May 9 – July 13, 2017

The exhibition traces the development and downward spiral of a Modernist icon.

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March 13, 2017

2017 City of Dreams Pavilion Competition Winner

FIGMENT, the Emerging New York Architects Committee of the AIA New York Chapter, and SEAoNY are pleased to announce the seventh annual architectural pavilion competition on Governors Island for the 2017 summer season.

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March 6, 2017

The American Institute of Architects Elevates 18 AIANY Architects to the College of Fellows

AIA Fellowship Recognizes Significant Contributions to the Profession of Architecture and Society

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March 6, 2017

AIA New York Announces 2017 Design Awards Winners

Diller Scofidio + Renfro recognized with Best in Competition Award for the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center at Columbia University.

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February 9, 2017

Center for Architecture, with the support of The Rockefeller Foundation, to Produce Design Guidelines for Zero Waste

The Center for Architecture announces new initiative to develop guidelines that will help New York City achieve OneNYC plan, released in April 2015, which outlined a goal of sending zero waste to landfills by 2030.

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February 6, 2017

AIA New York Releases Position Statements to Respond to Presidential Administration

Functioning as a set of guiding principles, the statements will help determine how the organization responds to upcoming federal policies affecting the built and natural environment

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January 19, 2017

Follies, Function & Form: Imagining Olana’s Summer House

The Center for Architecture, in collaboration with The Olana Partnership, is pleased to announce the opening of Follies, Function & Form: Imagining Olana’s Summer House, on Tuesday, January 31, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at the Center for Architecture.......

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January 10, 2017

SAY IT LOUD: Distinguished Black Designers of NYCOBA | NOMA – January 26 – April 1, 2017

20 accomplished black designers will be featured in the Center for Architecture’s first exhibition of 2017, co-organized by NYCOBA | NOMA

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January 10, 2017

Architecture of Independence – African Modernism February 16 – May 27, 2017

Nearly 80 buildings explore the use of modernist architecture as a tool for expressing national identity in five Sub-Saharan African countries.

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December 12, 2016

American Institute of Architects New York to Welcome 2017 Board of Directors at Inaugural

Under the leadership of President David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP, 2017 promises to be a year of institutional renewal, engaging discourse, and focused advocacy.

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October 28, 2016

AIA New York and Center for Architecture Honor Four Design Leaders at Heritage Ball

Over 1,100 guests revel at annual gala at Chelsea Piers, raising money for Center for Architecture exhibitions and educational programs

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October 24, 2016

The American Institute of Architects New York Committee on the Environment (COTE) announces winners of the 2016 AIANY COTE Awards

Awards ceremony and winner presentations will be held at the Center for Architecture on November 1, 6-8 pm

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September 15, 2016

The Center for Architecture to present Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City’s Branch Libraries - September 22, 2016 – January 7, 2017

This unprecedented five-year project presents all 210 locations of New York City’s public library systems, photographed by Elizabeth Felicella

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September 13, 2016

The Center for Architecture to kick off Archtober with Authenticity and Innovation, September 30, 2016 - January 14, 2017

28 adaptive reuse projects explore preservation beyond the preservation law.

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June 15, 2016

The Center for Architecture and CONSTRUCTO present EXTRA-ORDINARY: New Practices in Chilean Architecture

Exhibition will feature works by 15 Chilean architects, including a dedicated gallery of original work by acclaimed architect Smiljan Radic.

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May 25, 2016

Celebrating FitCity 2016: Conference Brings Together Architects, Community Groups, and City Agencies to Reimagine a Healthy and Inclusive City

Multidisciplinary practitioners to discuss best practices and bold new ideas for promoting place-based health on Wednesday June 8, 2016 in Brooklyn, NY

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May 5, 2016

New Practices New York 2016 exhibition to feature work by New York City’s emerging firms

The exhibition showcases winners of New Practices New York 2016, a competition that recognizes and promotes new and innovative architecture firms in New York City.

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April 27, 2016

Guess-A-Sketch Returns to the Center for Architecture - May 13, 2016

Center for Architecture gathers notable architects to raise money for K-12 design education programs in NYC

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April 26, 2016

AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee Publishes Report on Extreme Heat Adaptation and Mitigation

The AIANY Committee Issues Report from Conference on the Increase of Extreme Heat in Cities; Focus is on Mitigation, Adaptation, and Concrete Actions Against the Threat

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March 1, 2016

AIA New York Announces 2016 Design Awards Winners

Jurors awarded 31 awards, including 20 in the Architecture category, 5 in the Interiors category, 4 in the Projects category, and 2 in the Urban Design category.

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February 19, 2016

AIA New York Announces the Founding of Two New Program Committees

The AIANY Social Science and Architecture Committee and the Science and Research Facilities Committee join AIANY’s 27 program committees

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February 17, 2016

AIA New York announces 2016 Honors and Awards Luncheon Honorees

The luncheon on Friday, April 15 will celebrate recipients of the Chapter’s honors and 2016 Design Awards winners at Cipriani Wall Street

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February 10, 2016

Annual Rings: A New Generation of Wood Architecture in Finland, opens at the Center for Architecture on February 16, 2016

The exhibition showcases 14 innovative Finnish wood architecture projects from the past 20 years

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February 3, 2016

AIA New York’s Annual Member Show Returns to the Center for Architecture

New York New Design Showcases the work of more than 100 NYC architects

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February 1, 2016

The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter’s New Practices Committee celebrates innovative New York firms

New Practices New York 2016 jury chooses six firms as winners, to be featured in an exhibition at the Center for Architecture, opening May 12, 2016.

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January 25, 2016

Structures of Coastal Resilience: Designing for Climate Change to open at the Center for Architecture

The exhibition presents research and resilient design strategies for the coastal environments of Atlantic City and Jamaica Bay.

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January 15, 2016

2016 City of Dreams Pavilion Competition Winner Announced!

Winning design team to construct an architectural pavilion out of wire hangers for Governors Island 2016 summer season

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November 19, 2015

AIANY & Center for Architecture Name Benjamin Prosky as Executive Director

New York, NY (November 19, 2015)— Benjamin Prosky has been named the Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY) and the Center for Architecture. Prosky will step away from his role as Assistant Dean for Commun

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