FitNation SweetHome

oh, I know you’ll say I haven’t been here long… but the things that you say make me wanna stay from “Closet Full of Bones,” by Kate Taylor Hollingsworth of Dead Fingers The newest Center for Architecture opened in October in Birmingham, AL, last month. A storefront at 109 South Richard Arrington Boulevard, the 1896 … Continue reading “FitNation SweetHome”

In the News

(Slideshow above) In this issue: – New Boutique Hotel for the BAM Cultural District – Rockwell Place Hotel – RX for a Sustainable, Collaborative Corporate Building – GlaxoSmithKline Corporate Facility – Another Night at the Roxy – Hauser & Wirth Gallery – The Civil Rights Movement Remembered and Relived – National Center for Civil and … Continue reading “In the News”

In this issue: · Hub for Student-Athletes at Columbia University Breaks Ground · New NYSID Graduate Center Opens, Lobby Gets a Makeover · Avon Dresses Up New HQ · Historic Theater Will House Contemporary Art Forms · Under-Utilized Maintenance Building Gets Transformed into a Campus Center Hub for Student-Athletes at Columbia University Breaks Ground Campbell … Continue reading “”

Iran’s Architecture: Beyond Mystiques, Monuments, and Mullahs

Event: Iran Old and New — Architecture from Cyrus the Great to the Present Location: Center for Architecture, 09.01.10 Speakers: James McCullar, FAIA — Principal, James McCullar & Associates Architects; Ali Akbar Saremi — Architect & Professor, Tehran University; Mahvash Mehr Afshar — Head of Board of Directors, Tavon Consulting Engineering, Tehran; Noushin Ehsan, AIA … Continue reading “Iran’s Architecture: Beyond Mystiques, Monuments, and Mullahs”

Square Deal: Bob Gatje at the Center

Event: Stories About Squares: An Illustrated Talk by Robert F. Gatje, FAIA Location: Center for Architecture, 04.28.10 Speaker: Robert F. Gatje, FAIA — Author, Great Public Squares, An Architect’s Selection (W.W. Norton, 2010) Organizers: Center for Architecture; W.W. Norton; Architectural League of New York Robert Gatje, FAIA, tells stories about squares at the Center for … Continue reading “Square Deal: Bob Gatje at the Center”

Jewel of the Hudson: The New Javits Center

Event: Greening a Giant: The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Location: Center for Architecture, 04.12.10 Speakers: Bruce Fowle, FAIA, LEED AP — Founding Principal, FXFOWLE Architects; David Choy, PE — Senior Vice President, WSP Flack + Kurtz Moderator: Margaret Castillo, AIA, LEED AP — President-Elect, AIA New York Chapter Organizer: AIANY Committee on the Environment … Continue reading “Jewel of the Hudson: The New Javits Center”