Monday–Friday: 9:00am–8:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am–5:00pm, Sunday: CLOSED
Join an Architalker for a Hosted Tour of Center for Architecture
Join us for free Architalker-hosted tours of the Center for Architecture exhibitions Fridays at 4:00pm. To join one of these tours, meet in the Public Resource Area on the ground floor of the Center for Architecture.
May 31-August 25, 2007
The Park at the Center of the World: Five Visions for Governors Island
Galleries: Edgar A. Tafel Hall
The exhibition features five landscape architecture and architecture teams selected to present their design visions for the future open spaces on Governors Island, the 172 acre Island off the tip of Manhattan. Governors Island’s open space will include the two mile Great Promenade that provides outstanding views of Lower Manhattan and New York Harbor, a new park, and restoration of the landscape in the Island’s National Historic District. Showcasing conceptual and illustrative designs by the five teams for the open space of Governors Island, the exhibition provides a platform for public feedback before the jury will take place in late June 2007. A design team will be selected by mid summer.
Exhibition related programming organized by American Institute of Architects Planning & Urban Design Committee , American Society of Landscape Architects New York Chapter, Center for Architecture Foundation and Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation (GIPEC)
Exhibition Designer: Freecell
Exhibition Graphics: WSDIA | WeShouldDoItAll
For a list of the teams click here.
June 2nd – September 2nd on Governors Island
Governors Island is open for visitors every Saturday and Sunday. (For ferry schedule and other information log onto www.govisland.com)
Sponsored by: Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation (GIPEC)
Opening Thursday, May 31, 2007, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Panel Discussion Monday, June 11, 2007, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Wednesday, June 20, 2007
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Fashion Institute of Technology
Reeves Great Hall
27 th Street at 7 th Avenue
Thursday, June 21, 2007 and
Wednesday June 27, 2007, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Park Design Tours organized by the Governors Island Alliance
For more information click here
Panel discussion with winning team date tba
Saturday, August 11, 2007, 9:45 – 11:30 AM
Governors Island Walking Tour & Scavenger Hunt
To Register: 212.358.6133
April 9-July 7, 2007
2007 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards
Galleries: Kohn Pedersen Fox Gallery, HLW Gallery, South Gallery, Edgar A. Tafel Hall
A showcase of the 2007 award-winning projects in three categories-Architecture, Interiors, and Projects. Selected from hundreds of international, national and local submissions, these projects spotlight the extraordinary achievements in architectural design excellence happening in New York City and around the world.
Exhibition and Graphic Design: Graham Hanson Design
Organized by: AIA New York Chapter and the AIA New York Chapter Design Awards Committee
F.J. Sciame Construction,
Lead Sponsor: Certified of New York, Inc., Columbia, KI, Langan, Mancini Duffy, Richter + Ratner, Syska & Hennessy
Atkinson Koven Feinberg; Bauerschmidt & Sons, Inc.; Bentley Prince Street; Beyer Blinder Belle: Architects and Planners; Cosentini Associates; Costas Kondylis & Partners; Forest City Ratner Companies; FXFOWLE ARCHITECTS; Gensler; Gilsanz Murray Steficek; Haworth; Hopkins Foodservice Specialists, Inc.; The I. Grace Company, Inc.; Ingram, Yuzek, Gainen, Caroll & Bertolotti; Lutron; Mechoshade Systems; New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies: The Real Estate Institute; Perkins + Will; Peter Marino Architect; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Steelcase, Inc.; Studio Daniel Libeskind; Swanke Hayden Connell Architects; Thornton-Tomasetti Group; Turner Construction
April 12–June 23, 2007
NY 150+: A Timeline
Ideas, Civic Institutions, and Futures
Galleries: Gerald D. Hines Gallery
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the American Institute of Architects in New York City, the AIA New York Chapter will feature an exhibition charting the transformation of the city and the profession from 1857 through the present and into the future. Genetic lines tracing the founding of the institute will intersect with various democratic and social movements and the architecture of New York’s civic structures.
Curator: Diane Lewis
Organized by: Organized by the AIA New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture Foundation
*opening presented by Ibex
The exhibition is supported in part by an Arnold W. Brunner grant from the AIA New York Chapter
Additional support is provided by: Peter Schubert, AIA; FXFOWLE ARCHITECTS
March 22 to June 16, 2007
New Housing New York
Galleries: Street Gallery, Public Resource Center, Judith and Walter Hunt Gallery, Mezzanine Gallery
Phipps Rose Dattner Grimshaw
Wednesday, May 16, 2007, 6:00 8:00pm, CES 1.5, HSW
NHNY: Best Practices for Affordable Sustainable Housing –
What worked, what didn’t?
Making Green Design More Accessible
TBD, CES 1.5, HSW
Power House illuminates the people, projects, and public policies that fuel the affordable housing landscape in New York City.
As New York City’s first juried design competition for affordable, sustainable housing, the New Housing New York Legacy Project (NHNY) is generating creative, replicable approaches to urban development. The exhibition focuses on the NHNY competition and sets it within the context of the city’s efforts to preserve and development sustainable, financially viable residences for low- and middle-income New Yorkers. The show’s emphasis is on the future of housing in the city, as represented by the competition winner, Phipps Rose Dattner Grimshaw (Phipps Houses / Jonathan Rose Companies / Dattner Architects / Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners), the four finalists, and the development mechanisms put in place by Mayor Bloomberg’s 10-year New Housing Marketplace initiative and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Building on the 2004 New Housing New York Ideas Competition, the 2006 two-stage contest will result in construction of the winning design on a 40,000 square-foot Bronx site, which is valued at $4.3 million and was donated by The City of New York.
For the full list of finalists click here
Curator: Abby Bussel
Exhibition and Graphic Design: Casey Maher
Organized by: AIA New York Chapter,
New Housing New York Steering Committee and the
City of New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development with the additional support of the Center for Architecture Foundation and the AIA New York Chapter Housing Committee
For more information on the New Housing New York Legacy Project click here
NHNY is a partnership between the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, the City of New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. Additional support is provided by the Center for Architecture Foundation, and City University of New York.
The NHNY Legacy Project is sponsored by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the National Endowment for the Arts, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., an AIA National Blueprint Grant, JP Morgan Chase, and Citibank.
March 22 — June 2, 2007
Making Housing Home
Photographs with residents of New York City housing developments
This photographic exhibition explores how people inhabit housing to create homes in two of New York City’s affordable housing developments, each of which were developed to provide good homes for all. Because units of housing are in essence homes for families, this project takes an interior look at what architecture can allow and support, to afford the crucial process of making space for oneself within designed spaces and housing markets. If social housing reflects the social covenant of our society, what is it to which every citizen is entitled? What does it take for a life to flourish and can a building help or hinder this process? What becomes of designed spaces once they are inhabited?
An Installation by Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani
Exhibition underwriters: Related Apartment Preservation, 42nd Street Development Corporation, Barbara Stanton
Organized with: Center for Human Environments, Housing Environments Research Group, The Graduate Center, CUNY