09.10.07 Submission: AIANJ Design Awards
AIANJ’s Design Awards Program recognizes architectural projects that exhibit design excellence. The program is open to AIA members only, and non-NJ-based architects may only submit projects located in NJ. Honor and merit awards will be presented for built and unbuilt projects, and sustainable and high performance projects may also be acknowledged. Winners will be announced at the AIANJ Design Conference 09.20.07, and awards will be presented at an awards ceremony 01.12.08.

10.30.07 Submission: The Buckminster Fuller Challenge
Established to catalyze the vanguard of a global design revolution, the Challenge awards a single $100,000 prize to support the development and implementation to solve the world’s most pressing problems in the shortest possible time while enhancing the Earth’s ecological integrity. This way of working, Fuller often referred to as the “trimtab principle,” or doing more with less.

Gallery Hours
Monday–Friday: 9:00am–8:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am–5:00pm, Sunday: CLOSED

Join an Architalker for a Hosted Tour of Center for Architecture
Exhibitions

Join us for free Architalker-hosted tours of the Center for Architecture exhibitions Fridays at 4:00pm. To join one of these tours, meet in the Public Resource Area on the ground floor of the Center for Architecture.

ATTENTION:
The Center for Architecture will be hosting FringeNYC 2007 from Friday, August 10 to Sunday, August 26. Exhibitions located in the Mezzanine, Judith and Walter Hunt, KPF, HLW, South Galleries and Tafel Hall will have limited viewing hours. The exhibitions will be open for viewing during the following times:

8/11, 11am to 12pm
8/13, 9am to 12pm
8/14, 9am to 12pm
8/15, 9am to 12pm
8/16, 9am to 8pm
8/18, 11am to 12pm
8/20, 9am to 12pm
8/21, 9am to 12pm
8/22, 9am to 12pm
8/23, 9am to 8pm
8/24, 9am to 12pm
8/25, 11am to 12pm

For more information on FringeNYC, please visit www.fringenyc.org

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

July 23 — September 1, 2007

Art Commission Awards for Excellence in Design

Galleries: Street Gallery, Public Resource Center, Gerald D Hines Gallery

This exhibition showcases the winners of the Art Commission’s 25th annual Awards for Excellence in Design. The 10 award-winning projects were selected by the members of the Art Commission from the hundreds of public art, architecture and landscape architecture projects reviewed during 2006.

Established in 1898, the Art Commission is New York City ’s design review agency; it is composed of 11 members, including an architect, landscape architect, painter and sculptor as well as representatives of the Brooklyn Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the New York Public Library.

Organized by:
the AIA New York Chapter and the Art Commission of the City of New York

Design: Pentagram

Exhibition Patron:


Exhibition support provided in part by the George Lewis Fund


July 19 – October 19, 2007

arch schools: r(each)ing out

Galleries: Kohn Pedersen Fox Gallery, HLW Gallery, South Gallery

Last September, leading New York area architecture schools participated in an exhibition that set out to foster a closer connection between the schools, students, and the profession.

This summer will feature our third annual architecture schools exhibition, arch schools: r[each]ing out, devoted exclusively to the work of students. The AIA New York Chapter’s annual architecture schools exhibition demonstrates exemplary student work representing the 9 New York area architecture schools, whose deans sit on the Board of the AIA New York Chapter, and 8 invited schools, including the four interiors design programs in New York City. The schools are asked to submit work related to the 2007 New York Chapter’s presidential theme “Architecture Inside/Out”.

Participating Schools:

The City College of New York (CUNY)
Columbia University
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
Cornell University
New Jersey Institute of Technology
New York Institute of Technology
New York School of Interior Design
Parsons the New School for Design
Pratt Institute
PrincetonUniversity
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
School of Visual Arts
Syracuse University
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
University of Pennsylvania
Yale University

Exhibition and related programming organized by the AIA New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture Foundation

Sponsors:



Supporters:
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Friends:
Beyer Binder Belle: Architects & Planners
Butler Rogers Baskett Architects
Francois de Menil Architect
Gabellini Sheppard Associates
Mancini Duffy
Terrence O’Neal Architect

Related Events

Friday, September 14, 2007, 7:00 –– 9:00pm
AIAS Event

Monday, September 24, 2007, 6:00 –– 9:00pm
Deans Roundtable and Reception

Monday, October 1, 2007, 6:00 – 8:00pm
2007 Dean’s Forum

Thursday, October 11, 2007, 9:00pm – 2:00am
Party@theCenter!


June 28 — August 11, 2007

Building Connections: 11th Annual Exhibition of K-12 Design Work

Galleries: Judith and Walter Hunt Gallery, Mezzanine Gallery

The Center for Architecture Foundation’s annual exhibit of K-12 explorations into the built environment showcasing models and drawings from Learning By Design: NY, a school based residency program, as well as work from its youth programs at the Center for Architecture.

Organized by:
The Center for Architecture Foundation

Exhibition Designer: 1100: Architect
Graphic Designer: Casey Maher

Exhibition Patron: Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Vanguard Construction
Exhibition Friend: Vanguard Construction


May 31-August 25, 2007

The Park at the Center of the World: Five Visions for Governors Island

Galleries: Edgar A. Tafel Hall

Five Visions for Governors Island

The exhibition features five landscape architecture and architecture teams selected to present their design visions for the future open spaces on Governors Island, the 172 acre Island off the tip of Manhattan. Governors Island’s open space will include the two mile Great Promenade that provides outstanding views of Lower Manhattan and New York Harbor, a new park, and restoration of the landscape in the Island’s National Historic District. Showcasing conceptual and illustrative designs by the five teams for the open space of Governors Island, the exhibition provides a platform for public feedback before the jury will take place in late June 2007. A design team will be selected by mid summer.

Exhibition related programming organized by American Institute of Architects Planning & Urban Design Committee , American Society of Landscape Architects New York Chapter, Center for Architecture Foundation and Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation (GIPEC)

Exhibition Designer: Freecell
Exhibition Graphics: WSDIA | WeShouldDoItAll

For a list of the teams click here.

June 2nd – September 2nd on Governors Island
Governors Island is open for visitors every Saturday and Sunday. (For ferry schedule and other information log onto www.govisland.com)

Sponsored by: Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation (GIPEC)

Related Events

Panel discussion with winning team date tba

Saturday, August 11, 2007, 9:45 – 11:30 AM
FamilyDay@theCenter
Governors Island Walking Tour & Scavenger Hunt
To Register: 212.358.6133

Exhibition Announcements

Control Group Student Design Awards

Storefront/Control Group Student Design Award 2007.

Courtesy Storefront for Art and Architecture

Through 08.25.07
Storefront/Control Group Student Design Awards 2007

Using streaming technologies, Second Life, Google Earth, and other collaborative platforms, the yearly Storefront/Control Group Award presents selected graduate and undergraduate work and the story behind their designs. This competition was the first in a series intended to bring a broader understanding of architectural thinking and technology to the public. Eighteen architecture schools in the Northeast U.S. submitted the best work of graduate and undergraduate students this year. NY-based winners include Selma Antoine — Jamaica Information, Social & Cultural Exchange Place, CUNY/Undergraduate; Dale Lunan — Virtual Terror Tribunals, Syracuse University/Undergraduate; and Jennifer Chuong — Housefold Dwellings on the Surface, Cornell University / Undergraduate.

Storefront for Art and Architecture
97 Kenmare Street