11.01.11 Call for Entries: Rome Prize

11.02.11 Call for Entries: re:CONNECT — International Open Ideas Competition by the City of Vancouver

12.01.11 Call for Submissions: Zumtobel Group Award 2012

12.10.11 Call for Entries: Riverscaping Design/Build Competition

12.16.11 Call for Entries: Coworking Building/CoB Madrid 2011 International Student Competition

12.29.11 Call for Entries: Architecture at Zero International Open Ideas Competition

01.15.12 Call for Entries: Reimagining the Waterfront

01.16.12 Call for Entries: AIANY ENYA The Harlem Edge | Cultivating Connections

01.16.12 Call for Entries: Zephyr’s Inspire My Kitchen Design Competition

01.20.12 Call for Applications: WHR Architects’ 2012 Tradewell Fellowship

Archotber hits the streets in NYC this month.

Nicole Friedman.

AIANY 2011 Chapter President Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, spoke at the exhibition opening for “Buildings = Energy” at the Center for Architecture.

Sam Lahoz, Courtesy the Center for Architecture

The “New York New Work” exhibition is on view through the month of October in the West 4th Street subway station. A reception will take place on 10.19.11.

Nicole Friedman, Courtesy the Center for Architecture

09.25.11-10.01.11: Tokyo hosted the International Union of Architects’ 24th World Congress of Architecture. See “Tokyo Dispatch,” by AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, in this issue to read more about the events that took place.

(L-R): AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, Rafael Viñoly, FAIA, and Naomi Sato at the Tokyo International Forum.

Satoshi Toyoda

(L-R): AIANY 2011 Chapter President Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, Edmond Katongole, and Paul Finch, AIA.

Rick Bell, FAIA

(L-R): Annette F. Fisher, Olu Ola Ogunsote, and Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, LEED AP.

Rick Bell, FAIA

Shinichi Mukai, Honorary Chairman of UCHIDA-YOKO (left), and RIBA President Angela Brady.

Rick Bell, FAIA

National Stadium in Yoyogi Park, Tokyo, (1964) by Kenzo Tange.

Rick Bell, FAIA

Taro Ashihara, Hon. AIA, Japan Institute of Architects (JIA) President (left), and Rick Bell, FAIA.

Shuko Koike

(L-R): Hisaya Sugiyama, AIA (AIA Japan President, second from left), Rick Bell, FAIA, and Taro Ashihara, Hon. AIA (JIA President).

Shuko Koike

09.27.11: A launch party was held for The Harlem Edge: Cultiviating Connections, a biennial ideas competition held by the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA).

(L-R): Brynnemarie Lanciotti, Assoc. AIA, ENYA co-chair; Konstantinos Papakonstantinos, doodlit.com (sponsor); Sean Rasmussen, Assoc. AIA, ENYA; Susan Tang, doodlit.com; Manuel Miranda, competition graphic designer; Harry Gaveras, AIA, doodlit.com; Venesa Alicea, AIA, LEED AP, ENYA co-chair; Scott Keatley, Nourishing NYC (competition client); Amanda Rivera, Assoc. AIA, ENYA; Ernesto L. Martinez, ENYA; Gina Keatley, Nourishing NYC (competition client); Matthew Tehan, Assoc. AIA, ENYA.

Edith Altamiranda

Brynnemarie Lanciotti, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, and Venesa Alicea, AIA, LEED AP, with 2011 AIANY President-elect Joe Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP.

Nicole Friedman

10.07.11: The Center for Architecture celebrated the eighth anniversary of its opening with a small birthday party in the Archtober Lounge.

AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, and Center for Architecture Foundation Executive Director Jaime Endreny blew out the candles as staff look on.

Nicole Friedman, Courtesy the Center for Architecture

09.26.11: The ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York held its fall cocktail reception at the Morgan Library & Museum.

(L-R): Barry L. Maltz, PE, Chairman/CEO, Joseph R. Loring & Associates, Inc.; David J. Burney, FAIA, Commissioner, NYC Department of Design and Construction; Frank J. Sciame, Hon. AIANY, CEO/Chairman, F. J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc. and Board Member, ACE Mentor Program of Greater NY; FJ Sciame, III, F. J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc.; and Richard W. Southwick, FAIA, LEED AP, Partner and Director of Historic Preservation at Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners.

Bob Wallace

09.25.11: SOFTlab designed an outdoor installation for the North Gate of the San Gennaro festival in Little Italy.

The installation, titled “Xtra Moenia,” was made from Mylar panels and aluminum grommets, and was suspended between buildings and a street lamp.

SOFTlab