10.25.16: In conjunction with the Center for Architecture’s exhibition, “Authenticity and Innovation,” Architectural Record Editor-in-Chief Cathleen McGuigan moderated a discussion on the inherent value of older buildings with Claire Weisz, FAIA, Principal-in-Charge, WXY architecture + urban design; Constantine Kontakosa, Professor of Urban Informatics and Deputy Director of the Quantified Research Facility, NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress and Tandon School of Engineering; and Charles Bendit, Co-chief Executive Officer, Taconic Investment Group.

10.29.16: An all-day Saturday symposium and the Center for Architecture explored how libraries have flourished at all scales, even with the great challenges to their function and their public place. (l-r) Clifford Gayley, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal, William Rawn Associates, Architects; Francine Houben, Founder and Creative Director, Mecanoo; Chris McVoy, Senior Partner, Steven Holl Architects; Abigail Van Slyck, Dean of the Faculty, Dayton Professor of Art History, Connecticut College; and Barry Bergdoll, Hon. AIA, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University.

11.01.16: At the 2016 AIANY COTE Awards reception, firm members from Payette, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Perkins+Will, Michael Fieldman Consulting Architects, and BKSK Architects celebrated their winning projects.

11.09.16: Jonathan F.P. Rose, Founder, Jonathan Rose Companies and Co-founder of The Garrison Institute, discussed his latest book, The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life, at the November Oculus Book Talk.

11.10.16: The AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee invited speakers to discuss the challenges and opportunities of our city’s aging infrastructure. (l-r, back row) Jeffrey Dugan, AIA, Principal, Dattner Architects; Jim Venturi, Principal, ReThink Studio; Daniel Leonhardt, Senior Energy Policy Associate, Pace University; Burck Schellenberg, AIA, Project Manager, Gensler; (l-r) Sarah Ruel-Bergeron, Project Architect, Curtis + Ginsberg Architects; Heather Roiter Damiano, Director of Hazard Mitigation, NYC Office of Emergency Management; Maxine Leighton, Assoc. AIA, Director of Marketing and Business Development, JB&B; Robin Guenther, FAIA, Principal, Sustainable Healthcare Design Leader, Perkins+Will; Joseph Simenic, Program Director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, Co-chair, AIANY Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee.
Credit: Center for Architecture