03.16.12: The Center for Architecture welcomed theater-goers to a series of short plays by Middle Eastern playwrights, presented by the Noor Theatre.


Actors Najla Said and Michele Rafic in Build, Forget by Ismail Khalidi

Laura Trimble


The cast takes a bow: (l-r) Najla Said, Daniel Shamoun, Darrill Rosen, Leila Buck, Michele Rafic, Yusef Bulos, Piter Marek, and Eric T. Miller.

Laura Trimble

03.21.12: Dattner Architects’ Associate Adam Watson, AIA, LEED AP, (center) gave Oculus Editor Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA, and AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, a tour of Via Verde affordable housing project in the South Bronx by Phipps/Rose/Dattner/Grimshaw.


Kirsten Sibilia, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP

03.23.12: The Center for Architecture hosted “Freeboard,” a design charrette organized by the New York City Department of City Planning and the AIANY Design for Risk and Recovery Committee. The charrette gathered architects, urban planners, landscape architects, and city officials to develop approaches to sea level rise in New York City.


Clockwise from top: Beth Greenberg, AIA, Dattner Architects; Skye Duncan, New York City Department of City Planning; Alison Duncan, ASLA, RLA, Alison Duncan Design; a charrette participant; Carmi Bee, FAIA, Principal, RKT&B; Reid Freeman, AIA, Principal, James Carpenter Design Associates; Eric Bunge, AIA, Partner, nArchitects.

Benedict Clouette


Winka Dubbeldam, Assoc. AIA, presents with James Slade, AIA, LEED AP, Principal of Slade Architecture.

Benedict Clouette