Robert Silman, PE, Hon. AIA: AIA New York Chapter Award

Event: Heritage Ball
Location: Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, 10.08.09
Speakers: Robert Silman, PE, Hon. AIA — Principal, Robert Silman Associates
Organizers: Center for Architecture for Architecture Week

(Time 03:12):
[podcast format=”video”]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0002_HeritageBallAward_BobSilman.mov[/podcast]

Related Links:
Robert A. Silman: Technology and Values in Architectural Form,” by Linda G. Miller, e-Oculus, 10.14.09.

Diller Scofidio + Renfro: President’s Award

Event: Heritage Ball
Location: Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, 10.08.09
Speakers: Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Organizers: Center for Architecture for Architecture Week

(Time 03:08):
[podcast format=”video”]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0004_HeritageBallAward_DillerScofidioRenfro.mov[/podcast]

Related Links:
DS+R Straddle Architectural Lines,” by Jessica Sheridan, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, e-Oculus, 10.14.09.

Commissioner Adrian Benepe: Center for Architecture Award

Event: Heritage Ball
Location: Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, 10.08.09
Speakers: Adrian Benepe — Commissioner, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
Organizers: Center for Architecture as part of Architecture Week 2009

(Time 02:54):
[podcast format=”video”]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0003_HeritageBallAward_AdrianBenepe.mov[/podcast]

Related Links:
The Value of Doing Nothing,” by Bill Millard, e-Oculus, 10.14.09.

Make It Right: Center for Architecture Foundation Award

Event: Heritage Ball
Location: Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, 10.08.09
Speakers: Make It Right
Organizers: Center for Architecture for Architecture Week

(Time 03:32):
[podcast format=”video”]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0005_HeritageBallAward_MakeItRighFoundation.mov[/podcast]

Related Links:
Raising the Lower Ninth,” by Murrye Bernard, LEED AP, e-Oculus, 10.14.09.

Context/Contrast: New Architecture in Historic Districts

Event: “Context/Contrast” exhibition
Speakers: Sherida Paulsen, FAIA — 2009 AIANY President; Otis Pratt Pearsall — Representative of the Brooklyn Museum, NYC Public Design Commission; Kevin Wolfe, AIA — Principal, Kevin Wolfe Architect; Kent Bartwick — President Emeritus, Municipal Art Society; Peter Pennoyer, AIA — Principal, Peter Pennoyer Architects; Richard Olcott, FAIA — Partner, Polshek Partnership Architects
Exhibition Curator: Rachel Carley
Exhibition Design: Moorhead & Moorhead
Graphic Design: PS New York
Photography: Elizabeth Felicella

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On view October 6, 2009 — January 23, 2010.

Synopsis:
Listen to Sherida Paulsen, FAIA, 2009 AIANY President and preservation advocates discuss the five historic districts featured in the “Context/Contrast” exhibition at the Center for Architecture.

Otis Pratt Pearsall on Brooklyn Heights (Time 29:15):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/BH-OP-podcast-final.mp3[/podcast]

Kevin Wolfe, AIA, on Douglaston (Time 17:57):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/DG-KW-podcast-final.mp3[/podcast]

Kent Bartwick on the South Street Seaport (Time 34:16):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/SSS-KB-podcast-final.mp3[/podcast]

Peter Pennoyer, AIA, on the Upper East Side (Time 11:24):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/UES-PP-podcast-final.mp3[/podcast]

Richard Olcott, FAIA, on Soho (Time 18:48):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/SOHO-RO-podcast-final.mp3[/podcast]

Interview: Christian de Portzamparc, Hon. FAIA

Event: Wake Up the Cities: Recent Work by Christian de Portzamparc
Speakers: Christian de Portzamparc, Hon. FAIA — Principal, Atelier Christian de Portzemparc; Tony Schirripa, AIA, IIDA — AIANY President-elect; Rick Bell, FAIA — Executive Director, AIANY (introductions)
Organizers: AIA-NY Cultural Facilities Committee; La Maison Française; NYU
Location: Center for Architecture, 09.29.09

Event: Riverside Center: Presentation and Panel
Location: Center for Architecture, 09.29.09
Speakers: Christian de Portzamparc, Hon. FAIA; Signe Nielsen, Hon. AIANY, FASLA — Principal, Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects; Gale Brewer — New York City Council; Paul Elston — Riverside South Planning Corporation; Paul Willen, FAIA — Architect; Craig Whitaker — Coalition for a Livable West Side
Moderator: Rick Bell, FAIA — Executive Director, AIANY
Organizers: AIANY Planning & Urban Design Committee

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Hergé Museum in Louvain, Belgium.

© Nicolas Borel

Interview (Time 31:19):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0006.mp3[/podcast]

Synopsis:
e-Oculus reporter Bill Millard interviews Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc, Hon. FAIA.

Related Links:
de Portzamparc’s Challenge to NYC, and Vice Versa ,” by Bill Millard, e-Oculus, 10.14.09.

Museum Makes History, Below Ground Zero

Event: Preserving the Past While Building for the Future: Creating the National September 11 Memorial Museum
Location: Center for Architecture, 09.13.09
Speakers: Alice M. Greenwald — Director, National September 11 Memorial & Museum; Mark Wagner, AIA — Senior Associate, Davis Brody Bond Aedas; Michael Shulan — Creative Director, National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Moderator: Lance Jay Brown, FAIA
Organizers: AIANY; National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Sponsors: Lead Sponsors: Digital Plus; Faithful+Gould; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Sponsors: Associated Fabrication

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National September 11 Memorial Museum.

Rendering by Thinc Design with Local Projects, courtesy national911memorial.org

Part 1 (Time 13:04):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0007_chapter1.mp3[/podcast]

Part 2 (Time 20:48):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0007_chapter2.mp3[/podcast]

Part 3 (Time 20:41):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0007_chapter3.mp3[/podcast]

Synopsis:
Alice M. Greenwald, Director of the National September 11 Memorial Museum explored what it means to build a museum of memory through an overview of the planned museum. Her presentation was followed by a panel discussion on the program, architecture, and preservation of historic assets that are at the heart of the design and planning for the museum under construction at the World Trade Center. The discussion, moderated by Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, included Alice Greenwald; Mark Wagner, AIA, Senior Associate at Davis Brody Bond Aedas; and Michael Shulan, Creative Director for the museum.

Related Links:
Museum Makes History, Below Ground Zero,” by Linda G. Miller, e-Oculus, 09.29.09.

HYBRID: Architecture and Planning Strategies for Renewable Cities

Event: HYBRID: Architecture and Planning Strategies for Renewable Cities
Location: Center for Architecture, 08.27.09
Speakers: Duzan Doepel — Principal of Doepel Strijkers Architects (DSA)
Organizers: AIANY Global Dialogues Committee

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Rotterdam.

Courtesy Google Earth

Part 1 (Time 16:30):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0001_chapter1.mp3[/podcast]

Part 2 (Time 26:38):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0001_chapter2.mp3[/podcast]

Part 3 (Time 18:02):
[podcast]http://www.e-oculuspodcast.com/podcasts/AIA_podcast_episode0001_chapter3.mp3[/podcast]

Synopsis:
Duzan Doepel, principal of Doepel Strijkers Architects (DSA), addresses the challenges of sustainable urban and architectural development in Holland. He believes that renewable cities and regions should be able to generate more energy than they consume and be self sufficient in food production. He illustrates how contemporary Dutch designers are thinking about these issues using examples from DSA, West 8, deUrbanisten, VenhoevenCS, and MVRDV.

Related Links:
The Dutch Plan Cities for Climate Change,” by Jacqueline Pezzillo, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, e-Oculus, 09.01.09.