2016 Oculus Editorial Calendar
The Oculus 2015 Editorial Calendar has been set. If you are an architect in practice or by training, or see yourself as an astute observer of New York’s architectural and planning scene, Oculus wants to hear from you! You may submit projects/topics from anywhere, but architects must be New York-based. Please submit story ideas/projects by the deadlines indicated below to Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA: kristen@ArchNewsNow.com.
Spring: Institutional Urban Campuses / New York – Science + Research City
How educational, health-care and other institutions fit into the city’s urban fabric; how they are evolving; what are the challenges they face. How can architecture make these large campuses good neighbors? What amenities can they share?
Deadline for story ideas: 10.30.15
Summer: 2016 AIANY Design Awards
Fall: Tech in the City
Why cutting-edge industry loves older buildings. How technology businesses transform neighborhoods and the city at large. Adaptive Reuse & Interiors.
Deadline for story ideas: 05.16.16
Winter: Preservation & Reinvention / Rethinking Preservation / Preservation & Urbanism / Preservation Today
Projects with a unique take on history and how to reconcile it with contemporary needs. Focus on daylight and natural ventilation as city becomes more dense; historic preservation as zoning tool; quality vs. scale. Is city preserving too much in historic districts?
Deadline for story ideas: 08.19.16
11.13.15: Call for Entries: Urban Land Institute New York 2016 Awards for Excellence in Development
11.15.15: Call for Entries: Metals in Construction’s Meeting the Architecture 2030 Challenge – Reimagining a New York City Icon
11.16.15: Call for Ideas: Storefront for Art and Architecture CLOSED WORLDS Design Competition
11.20.15: Call for Entries: AIA/HUD 2016 Secretary’s Award
11.23.15: Call for Entries: 2016 Palladio Awards
12.04.15: Call for Entries: AIANY New York New Design – Member Show
12.07.15: Call for Entries: Urban Land Institute (ULI) 2016 Hines Student Competition
12.08.15: Call for Session Proposals: Waterfront Alliance 2016 Waterfront Conference
12.11.15: Request for Proposals: NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Housing New York RFP for Former Slaughterhouse Site on Far West Side
12.15.15: Call for Entries: Institute of Classical Architecture & Art New England 6th Annual Bulfinch Awards
12.15.15: Call for Applications: Next City Vanguard 2016 Conference, 05.10-13.16, Houston, TX
12.31.15: Call for Entries: Black Rock City Street Plan Design Competition
01.08.15: Call for Entries: AIANY New Practices New York 2016
01.19.16: Call for Entries: eVolo 2016 Skyscraper Competition
01.27.16: Request for Proposals: NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) seeks qualified developers for the lease of site on the eastern side of 1250 East 229th Street in the Bronx for recreational and community facility
02.01.16: Call for Entries: Metals in Construction Magazine 2016 Design Challenge
03.01.16: Call for Entries: FIGMENT NYC Minigolf 2016 – Mini is the New Big