In this issue:
· AIANY Convention Preview
· New Benefits for AIANY Members
· Attend the AIA Convention — Virtually
· WIA Work/Life Balance Survey
· New Bike Parking Regulations and Waterfront Design Standards for NYC
AIANY Convention Preview
Looking toward the 2009 AIA Convention in San Francisco, 04.29-05.02, here is a list of events that may be of interest to AIANY members:
W03 Project Finance for Principals and Project Managers: Project Management in an Increasingly Diverse Environment
Speaker: Jim Sawyer, AIA
W06 The Human Connection: Bring Your Presentations to Life!
Speakers: Carol Doscher and Geoff Webb
W32 Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment, The Essentials: Diversify Your Practice to Include Selection, Specification and Procurement of FF&E
Speakers: Diana M.H. Brenner, FAIA, IIDA, IFMA; Julia Monk, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP; and Tricia Moore, LEED AP
W33 Architecture’s New Rainbow Coalition: Or What Happens When You Design with Diverse Materials, Urban Sites, and Multiple Cultures?
Speakers: Carlton Brown, NOMA, CSI; Frederic Schwartz, FAIA; Wendy Talarico; and Jack Travis, FAIA, NOMA
W46 Designing with Your Whole Brain
Speakers: Carol Doscher and Geoff Webb
FOUR X FOUR: 4 Architects/4 Regions/4 Visions/4 the Future
Hafele San Francisco Showroom
151 Vermont St. #9
T20 Design as a Business Strategy
Speakers: Carol Rusche Bentel, FAIA; John Grant Jessen, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP; and Richard Logan, AIA, LEED AP
Candidate Speeches and Regional Caucuses
New Practices New York Exhibition Opening
AIA San Francisco’s Center for Architecture + Design
130 Sutter Street, 6th Floor
T34 Navigating Life and the Workplace: How Leading Women in Architecture and Other Professions Balance Their Careers and Other Goals
Speakers: Nancy A. Goshow, AIA; Geri A. Gregor; Barbara Kasoff; Lina G. Telese, Esq.; and Diane T. Tien, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB
T68 Queer Space: Designing for the GLBT Community
Speakers: S. Jane Cee, AIA; Belmont Freeman, FAIA; Robert J. Hotes, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB; and Grant C. Uhlir, AIA, NCARB
T72 Building a Sustainable Future: How Architects and Designers Connect with Politics, Practice, and Action
Speakers: Bob Adams; Richard Burdett; Daniel M. Kammen, PhD; Vivian E. Loftness, FAIA; Christopher K. Ratcliff, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP; and Susan S. Szenasy
E25 Honors & Awards
T83 High Performance Schools: Design Strategies, Tools and Resources
Speakers: Charles Eley, FAIA; and Deane M. Evans Jr., FAIA
T85 New Active Living Design Guidelines for Healthier Environments
Speakers: David J. Burney, FAIA; Karen Lee; and Gayle Nicoll, PhD
AIA NYS Party
155 Sansone Street
E40 AIAS Nightcap Reception
F18 The Urbanization of Urban Design: The Evolution of the RUDC Honor Awards Recipients Over the Past Decade
Speaker: Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, and David Dixon, FAIA
F31 The Invisible Shield: Designing High-Risk Structures
Speakers: Matt Kmetz, PE, and Tod Rittenhouse, PE
F40 Manufacturing for Sustainability: Diverse Approaches to Green
Speakers: Hillary Brown, FAIA, LEED AP; Gail Whitney Karn, AIA; Annette Schaich Maharam, IIDA, ASID; and Melissa Vernon, IIDA
GS02 Focus on Design and Global Practice
Speakers: Moderated by John Hockenberry; Amale Andraos; Minsuk Cho, AIA; Craig Dykers, AIA; Julien De Smedt
F25 Design Innovation: Turning Challenges into Opportunities
Speakers: Phillip G. Freelon, FAIA, LEED AP; Robert Ivy, FAIA (moderator); Lisa Iwamoto; Paul Lewis, AIA; and Kulapat Yantrasast, Assoc. AIA
F51 2007 Latrobe Prize Presentation
Speakers: Guy Nordenson, PE, SE; Catherine Seavitt, AIA; and Adam Yarinsky, FAIA
F89 Diversity of Ideas and Concepts: How Design Competitions Enrich the Fabric of San Francisco and Provide Opportunities for Architects
Speaker: G. Stanley Collyer, Ph.D., Hon. AIA; Craig E. Dykers, AIA; William Liskamm, FAIA; Craig Scott; and Allison G. Williams, FAIA, LEED AP, NCARB
F90 What’s Wrong with How Design Firms Are Set Up?
Speakers: Joan L. Capelin, Hon. AIA, FSMPS; James E. Frankel, Esq.; and Hugh M. Hochberg, Assoc. AIA
Investiture at Grace Cathedral, Nob Hill
F107 Designing the New China: A Conversation With Architects Changing the Face of China
Speakers: Yung Ho Chang; Qingyun Ma, AIA; and Clifford Pearson
E48 Friday Night Live!
Asian Art Museum (extra cost)
S29 Designing the Emergent Firm
Speakers: Frank J. Greene, FAIA; Giles A. Jacknain; and Patricia Saldaña Natke, AIA
S51 New Technological Tools-Can They Replace Intuition?: Practice Management Knowledge Community Luncheon
Speaker: Mahadev Raman
GS03 Focus on Contemporary Architecture: Critical and New Opinions
Speakers: Randy Brown, AIA; Teddy Cruz; Jeanne Gang; Philip G. Freelon, FAIA, LEED AP; Sheila Kennedy, AIA; Tom Kundig, FAIA; Lisa Iwamoto; Paul M. Lewis, AIA; Qingyun Ma, AIA; Sebastian Schmaling, AIA; Cameron Sinclair; Nader Tehrani; Kulapat Yantrasast, Assoc. AIA
Architecture for Humanity10th Year Anniversary Celebration
The Autodesk Gallery
One Market Street
New Benefits for AIANY Members
AIANY announced new benefits for members, including: discounted membership to Mint Cars; discount for study materials from PPI Educational Partner Program; and discounts at Office Depot. Go to the AIANY website for more information.
Attend the AIA Convention — Virtually
The AIA National Convention begins in San Francisco this week. Since this is a critical time in the profession, the AIA is making a select number of convention education events available online through live video streaming. Fourteen presentations, including the three keynote sessions, will be available to AIA members live and at no cost. Participating members also qualify for continuing education learning units. The presentations will also be available for a limited time online and on demand. Advance registration is required for each session. For more information or to register, click here.
In addition, up to 50 exhibitors at the Expo will be participating online in virtual booths. To gain entry to the Virtual Convention, you must register for it separately from the live video streaming sessions. To do so, click here.
WIA Work/Life Balance Survey
How are architects in NYC balancing work and life? As our lives become more complex and demanding, we struggle to manage the boundaries between work and personal life. The AIANY Women in Architecture Committee (WIA) seeks to understand the associated challenges and issues via an online survey. To participate, click here.
New Bike Parking Regulations and Waterfront Design Standards for NYC
The City Council has adopted new bicycle parking regulations that will require enclosed and secure bike parking in all new buildings. For more information, click here.
Additionally, the City Council has adopted new waterfront design requirements to underscore the city’s commitment to creating inviting and publicly accessible waterfront spaces throughout the city. For more information, click here.