Names in the News

The AIA New York Chapter and Center for Architecture have named David Burney, FAIA, Interim Executive Director.

The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) 2015 MASterworks Honorees include: Fulton Center by Grimshaw Architects (Best New Building); 1000 Dean Street and Berg’n by Selldorf Architects (Best Neighborhood Catalyst); NYC Emergency Housing Prototype by Garrison Architects (Best New Infrastructure); Hudson Square Standard by Matthews Nielsen Landscape Architects (Best New Urban Amenity); Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum by Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners in collaboration with Gluckman Mayner Architects (Best Restoration); and the Engineering Quadrangle by Bruce Newman & the Pratt Design Team (Best Urban Landscape). Continue reading “Names in the News”

New Deadlines

2015 Oculus Editorial Calendar
The Oculus 2015 Editorial Calendar has been set. If you are an architect in practice or by training, or see yourself as an astute observer of New York’s architectural and planning scene, Oculus wants to hear from you! You may submit projects/topics from anywhere, but architects must be New York-based. Please submit story ideas/projects by the deadlines indicated below to Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA:

Fall 2015: “Home” (In conjunction with the Housing Exhibition + Archtober)
Housing progress report/report card: whether market rate or affordable, is it living up to our expectations for design, community integration, environmental responsiveness? For affordable and low-income housing, is innovation helping us hit the number of units New York City needs? Continuing controversy about “inclusionary” housing (80/20 and such). Off-site/modular construction. BSA Housing Awards. (To include input from social scientists, urban anthropologists, psychologists, etc.)
Deadline for story ideas, projects: 05.08.15

Winter 2015: “Makers in a Digital World” or “Architecture & the Digital World”
How we present and build what we do: 21st-century visual representation, mapping, big data. Life-cycle of a building: an idea, draw it, digitize for CNC milling machines, construct, share via Instagram, etc. Cooper-Hewitt tech “pencils”; etc.
Deadline story for ideas, projects: 08.07.15 Continue reading “New Deadlines”

On View: At the Center for Architecture + About Town

At the Center for Architecture

Through 04.11.15

AIANY 2015 Design Awards
Opening 04.23.15

ASLA-NY 2015 Design Awards
Through 04.30.15

Through 04.30.15

Prague Functionalism: Tradition and Contemporary Echoes
Through 05.23.15

The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley
Through 06.20.15 Continue reading “On View: At the Center for Architecture + About Town”


Cornell Tech seeks an experienced field supervisor to join the capital projects team to realize the unique design of the future Roosevelt Island campus and specifically, to oversee the landscape construction with minimized impact on the community. An EEO/AA employer.



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