01.12.16: At the SMPS-NY 2016 Principal’s Breakfast – Real Estate & Construction Market Forecast, Michael V. Geary, CAE, CEO, Society for Marketing Professional Services, welcomed the panel (l-r): Russell A. Davidson, FAIA, 2016 AIA President (moderator); Richard Bearak, Land Use Director, Office of the President of the Borough of Brooklyn; Catherine Dannenbring, Director of Development, Thor Equities; Frank J. Sciame, Jr., President, Sciame Development; Kristen Richards, Hon. AIA, Hon. ASLA, Editor-in-Chief, Oculus magazine and; and Mitchell Korbey, Esq, Partner, Herrick, Feinstein.

01.11.16: Columbia University Professor Kenneth Frampton, Assoc. AIA, discussed his most recent book, A Genealogy of Modern Architecture: Comparative Critical Analysis of Built Form, with Princeton University Professor Stan Allen, FAIA, at the January Oculus Book Talk.

01.09.16: Children at the January “FamilyDay@theCenter: Building Bridges” program show off their creations.

01.06.16: At “Architects as Museum Directors,” speakers discussed how the expanded role of the architect can impact art institutions. (l-r) Warren James, Architect; Carol Loewenson, FAIA, 2016 President, AIANY; Aaron Betsky, Dean, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Taliesin, and Former Director, Cincinnati Museum of Art; Heidi Kippenhan, AIA, LEED BD+C, and Scott Briggs, AIA, Co-chairs, AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee; Terence Riley, AIA, Principal, Keenen/Riley Architects, and Former Director, Miami Art Museum; and Monica Ramirez-Montagut, Ph.D., Director, Newcomb Art Museum, Tulane University