Oculus Book Review: Architecture/Astrology

The Center for Architecture’s 02.09.15 Oculus Book Talk celebrated a small and provocative book, Architecture/Astrology. Devised by artists Dan Graham and Mieko Meguro and architect Jessica Russell, this volume compiles a column Graham put forth in Domus magazine from 2010 to 2011. The small black book contains a combination of Graham’s intense and illuminating commentary … Continue reading “Oculus Book Review: Architecture/Astrology”

On View: At the Center for Architecture + About Town

On View “Considering the Quake: Seismic Design on the Edge” Through 05.26.14 “2014 Design Awards” Through 06.17.14 “Polis: 7 Lessons from the European Prize for Urban Public Space [2000-2012]” Through 06.21.14 Upcoming “ENCOUNTERS” Opening 05.09.14 “The Swiss Touch in Landscape Architecture” Opening 05.09.14 Reception 05.13.14 “Open to the Public: Civic Space Now” Opening 06.12.14

Artists Break Out of the Gallery and Reinvent Architecture

Event: Toward ANARCHITECTURE: A Conversation between Architects and Artists Location: Center for Architecture, 12.16.09 Speakers: Vito Acconci — Artist, Designer, Acconci Studio; Dan Graham — Artist; James Wines — Founder & President, SITE Moderator: Beatriz Colomina — Professor of Architecture & Founding Director, Program in Media and Modernity, Princeton University Organizer: AIANY New Practices Committee … Continue reading “Artists Break Out of the Gallery and Reinvent Architecture”

Through 03.28.09 Dan Graham Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery Dan Graham is an artist who describes his work as a hybrid of sculpture and architecture. This exhibition will include six of Graham’s most recent pavilions including the latest Crazy Spheroid: Two Entrances 2009, as well as the stage set created for Japanther at Performa ’07. Marian … Continue reading “”

Policy Pulse: 300 Architects, Advocates and Leaders Attend AIA Grassroots Conference

Earlier this month, over 300 architects, advocates, and leaders from across the country came to our nation’s capital to say, in one voice: “We are architects. We build your homes, your schools, your hospitals, your offices and your houses of worship. We are concerned.” The context for this great chorus was AIA’s 2017 Grassroots Leadership Conference, … Continue reading “Policy Pulse: 300 Architects, Advocates and Leaders Attend AIA Grassroots Conference”

New Deadlines

07.31.14: Call for Submissions: ANCB The Metropolitan Laboratory’s Smart Tourism: Paradise Lost – Paradise Found program 07.31.14: Call for Submissions: Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design’s Metro Competition for two Moscow Metro Stations 08.01.14: Call for Submissions: Princeton Architectural Press Pamphlet Architecture 35

Extreme Weather, Recovery and New York’s Future

On 6.11.14 the AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee (DfRR) hosted Daniel Zarrilli, PE, to update the design community on New York’s progress in becoming a more resilient city. Zarrilli, the director of the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and acting director of the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, leads the … Continue reading “Extreme Weather, Recovery and New York’s Future”