Architects Advocate Open Letter to President Trump

Last month, the grassroots coalition Architects Advocate published an open letter to President Trump asking for his support of the design industry’s commitment to addressing climate change. The coalition is inviting firms across to the country to sign the letter and express their support to enact meaningful legislation to mitigate climate change. Continue reading “Architects Advocate Open Letter to President Trump”

‘SAY IT LOUD’ Includes Timeline of Black Architects in New York

Opened in conjunction with Black History Month, SAY IT LOUD: Distinguished Black Designers of NYCOBA | NOMA puts the spotlight on architects and allied professionals of color, as well as their rarely recognized impacts on the architecture and design fields and the community at large. Among the 20 architects, designers and students honored with project photography, quotes, and video interviews, Roberta Washington, FAIA, NOMA, Principal, Roberta Washington Architects, has contributed a timeline of the history of black architects in New York, which we’ve reproduced below. Continue reading “‘SAY IT LOUD’ Includes Timeline of Black Architects in New York”

Oculus Book Review: Manual of Section by Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki, and David J. Lewis

On 01.09.17, the Center for Architecture hosted its first Oculus Book Talk of the year, featuring Paul Lewis, AIA; Marc Tsurumaki, AIA; and David J. Lewis, AIA, principals at LTL Architects, in a tag-team lecture on their new book, Manual of Section. Working in the realm of visual scholarship, this book demystifies the most abstract of architectural drawings—the section—by discussing it both technically and historically. The LTL trio walked the audience through most of the text’s finer points and emphasized the poetic history of section drawings. Continue reading “Oculus Book Review: Manual of Section by Paul Lewis, Marc Tsurumaki, and David J. Lewis”

In the News

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In this issue:
– New in NoHo
: 22 Bond by BKSK Architects
– Etsy Does It: Gensler Designs E-Commerce Headquarters
– Distribution HQ Revitalizes Downtown: Deborah Berke Partners’ Cummins Indy Distribution Headquarters Opens
– From Notorious Detention Center to Vibrant Mixed-Use Space: WXY and BLA Create The Peninsula in The Bronx
A Place for Kids to Hang Before Take-Off
Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership
(LHSA+DP): LHSA+DP Designs JetBlue Junior at JFK

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New Deadlines

02.10.17: Call for Applications: Harvard Graduate School of Design Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship in Landscape Architecture 2017-18

02.11.17: Call for Entries: ArchDaily Architecture-Themed Valentine’s Day Card 2017

02.13.17: Call for Entries: 2017 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers

02.14.17: Call for Entries: Environmental Design Research Association 2017 Great Places Award

02.17.17: Call for Entries: 10th Dedalo Minosse International Prize for Commissioning a Building Continue reading “New Deadlines”