In this issue:
· Bell is Executive of the Year
· October 2011 Is Archtober!
· e-Calendar

Bell is Executive of the Year
AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, was honored by the American Institute of Architects Council of Architectural Component Executives (CACE) with the 2011 Component Leadership Award at the CACE conference in Philadelphia. The award inscription read: “For his outstanding contributions to the profession of architecture as a member of CACE, Rick has demonstrated leadership abilities to build bridges, establish trust, and encourage collaboration through his tireless efforts to promote the AIA and the profession. He has served as a role model for all who have embarked on a Center for Architecture. He is a tireless promoter and articulate spokesperson for our causes, be it a local or national member-based initiative or the value of CACE. His many significant contributions and accomplishments have greatly benefited the profession, the Institute and his CACE colleagues.” The inscription was signed by Michael Waldinger, CACE President.

October 2011 Is Archtober!
On 09.01.11, AIANY and the Center for Architecture will publicly announce the countdown to Archtober, NYC’S first month-long festival of architecture and design. Kicking off at the Center on 10.01.11, keep an eye out for special announcements on exhibitions, programs, and events. Sign up now for Archtober e-mail updates at; “Like” the Archtober Facebook page; and follow @Archtober on Twitter. With more than 30 cultural institutions participating around the city, Archtober will be a time to celebrate great design and the built environment — stay tuned!

eCalendar includes an interactive listing of architectural events around NYC. Click the link to go to eCalendar on the Web.