02.10.14: “Match-Maker” by Young Projects, the winner of the 2014 Times Square Valentine Heart Design competition organized by Times Square Arts and Van Alen Institute, will be on view through 03.10.14.

02.11.14: Ilgar O. Aliev, President of the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan, met at the Center for Architecture with Dr. Mark Khidekel, Recipient of the Grand Prix Award at the World Biennial INTERARCH 1983; Dr. Regina Khidekel, President of the Lazar Khidekel Society; and AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA.

02.12.14:  Seventy AIANY members joined the Winter AIA netWORKing event at GD Cucine to learn about shared interests and business opportunities.

02.12.14: Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, 2014 AIANY Chapter President, welcomed and thanked guests for helping to break the 5,000-member mark and spoke about program and committee opportunities; with Brown is Chris Calori, Principal, Calori & Vanden-Eynden/Design Consultants.

02.12.14: Special thanks go to new corporate member and event host GD Cucine, represented by Chiara Susanna, Marketing Director & Sales Developer, and joined by Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIANY Chapter.

02.12.14: The panel discussion “WELL Building Standard: Tools for Healthier Buildings” explored a new research-based protocol for buildings to improve human wellness. (l-r) Pat Sapinsley, AIA, LEED AP, Co-chair, AIANY Committee on the Environment (COTE); Ellen Tohn, Founder and Principal, Tohn Environmental Strategies; Dana Pillai, Executive Director, Product Development, Delos Living; Ilana Judah, Int’l Assoc. AIA, OAQ, LEED BD+C, COTE Co-chair; Robin Guenther, FAIA, Principal, Perkins+Will; and Susan Szenasy, Hon. AIANY, Editor-in-Chief, Metropolis magazine.

Credit: Camila Schaulsohn