09.26.12: Jim Garrison, AIA, principal Garrison Architects, watches along with his students from Pratt as a module is set that will form a two-story childcare center for Lehman College in the Bronx.

Maria Escalera, Garrison Architects

10.01.12: The Center for Architecture kicked off Archtober by hosting openings for two exhibitions: “The Edgeless School: Design for Learning,” and “The Best School in the World: Seven Finnish Examples from the 21st Century.”

A grid of school desks hangs within the storefront and mezzanine at the Center as part of the “The Edgeless School” exhibition.

Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA

Thomas Mellins, curator, “The Edgeless School,” and Juulia Kauste, director, Museum of Finnish Architecture, and project leader, “The Best School in the World”.

Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA

(l-r) Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIANY; Finland’s Consul General in New York, Jukka Pietikäinen; and Joseph Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP, 2012 AIANY President

Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA

10.04.12: A Sound & Acoustics Panel was held in the Orchestra of St. Lukes as part of the New York/Dwell Magazine’s City Modern series.

(l-r) Geoff Lynch, AIA, H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture; Raj Patel, Arup; David van der Leer, associate curator of architecture and urban studies, Guggenheim Museum; Richard Olcott, FAIA, FAAR, Ennead Architects; and artist Mary Ellen Carroll. Hugh Hardy, FAIA, not pictured

Linda G. Miller

10.04.12: Architectural Record’s 10th annual conference, “Innovation Conference 2012: Design Leaders Envision the Next Decade,” was held at the McGraw-Hill Conference Center.

Clifford Pearson, deputy editor, and Cathleen McGuigan, editor-in-chief of Architectural Record, flanking keynote speaker David Adjaye, Hon. FAIA, RIBA, founder and principal, Adjaye Associates

Linda G. Miller

Jeanne Gang, FAIA, principal and founder, Studio Gang Architects, and Brandon Haw, senior partner in charge of the New York office of Foster + Partners

Linda G. Miller

10.06.12: In the Archtober Lounge, CultureNOW demonstrates the app that features the 31 Archtober Buildings of the Day. CultureNOW’s Podcast Project will feature talks from 50 architects and 50 artists.

(l-r) William Singer, AIA, AIANY Architectural Dialogue Committee; Abby Suckle, FAIA, president, CultureNOW and AIANY Vice President for Public Outreach; Arthur Platt AIA, co-chair of AIANY Architecture Tourism Committee; Anne Lewisohn, AIA, CultureNOW vice president; and Molaundo Jones, program director at the Creative Arts Workshops for Kids

Linda G. Miller

10.06-10.07.12: openhousenewyork presented the 10th Annual OHNY Weekend, inviting people to tour the city’s most interesting spaces, many of which are not typically open to the public.

Central Synagogue is the oldest building in New York in continuous use for this purpose. It was designed by Henry Fernbach in 1872 in the Moorish style, and restored by Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates in 2000.

Jessica Sheridan, Assoc. AIA


On view in the Slocum Gallery at Syracuse University School of Architecture through 10.25.12 is “Investigations,” an exhibition of the work of Syracuse visiting critic Stephan Jaklitsch, AIA, and Marc Gardner, AIA, Principals of Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects.

Courtesy of Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects

“Richard Meier: Building as Art” is on view through 03.03.13 at the Meier-designed Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck in Remagen, Germany. The exhibition focuses on his museum buildings and residential projects, and includes models, sketches, renderings, and photographs.

© David Ertl