Archinect - News 2016-12-04T17:20:23-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149980480/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-11-28T14:43:00-05:00 >2016-11-28T15:26:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xn/xn52xud6khmra0au.jpg" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather at an exhibition or a panel discussion as the holiday frenzy begins.&nbsp;As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">happenings</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events in New York City that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8649/leaning-out-iv-women-in-landscape-architecture-aiany-global-dialogues" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LEANING OUT IV | Women in Landscape Architecture - AIANY Global Dialogues | November 29</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/4k/4kbbsr59ak4bcp06.jpg"></p><p>Women currently account for more than half of all architecture students&mdash;but that figure drops dramatically in professional contexts. This is in part because the discipline remains riddled with structural&mdash;and explicit&mdash;sexism. The same goes, of course, for Landscape Architecture. Find out m...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980041/construction-begins-on-diller-scofidio-renfro-and-the-rockwell-group-s-shape-shifting-arts-center-in-manhattan Construction begins on Diller Scofidio + Renfro and the Rockwell Group's “shape-shifting“ arts center in Manhattan Justine Testado 2016-11-23T18:17:00-05:00 >2016-11-30T20:46:50-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ia/ia7qj0tsx916ymed.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[Dubbed &ldquo;The Shed&rdquo;,] The 18,500 square metre venue has six storeys and can &ldquo;accommodate the broadest range of performance, visual art, music, and multi-disciplinary work&rdquo;. A cultural centre will be encased in a 34m-high outer shell that can slide on rails to double the ground space. The building includes two large-scale column-free galleries comprising 2,320 square metres of museum-quality space, a 500-seat theater and event and rehearsal spaces. [Completion is due] in 2019.</p></em><br /><br /><p>For more about New York's Hudson Yards:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149971387/big-designed-the-spiral-hudson-yards-tower-is-inching-closer-to-becoming-reality" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG-designed "The Spiral" Hudson Yards tower is inching closer to becoming reality</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968515/renderings-of-thomas-heatherwick-s-vessel-for-new-york-s-hudson-yard-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renderings of Thomas Heatherwick's "Vessel" for New York's Hudson Yard revealed</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149942421/welcome-to-the-hudson-yards-c-2019-the-world-s-most-ambitious-smart-city-experiment" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Welcome to the Hudson Yards, c. 2019: the world's most ambitious "smart city" experiment</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979707/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-11-21T17:44:00-05:00 >2016-11-27T18:50:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tc/tcwiwc9w2yvexqqj.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather at an exhibition or a panel discussion as the holiday frenzy begins.&nbsp;As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">happenings</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events in New York City that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8632/flatiron-sky-line-unveiling" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flatiron Sky-line Unveiling |&nbsp;November 21</a><strong>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/rb/rb7byhxvcqlik5p7.jpg"></p><p>See the public debut of the&nbsp;&ldquo;Flatirion Sky-Line&rdquo; installation at the Flatiron District tonight. Designed by LOT, the installation was the winner of the 2016&nbsp;Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition.&nbsp;If you can't make it out tonight,&nbsp;the installation&nbsp;will be on display&nbsp;throughout the holiday season during the&nbsp;Flatiron/23rd Str...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979521/the-new-silhouettes-of-new-york The New Silhouettes of New York Nam Henderson 2016-11-20T20:58:00-05:00 >2016-11-21T12:23:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qa/qayyurmwf2fdep3q.jpg" width="650" height="473" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Thanks to new concrete technologies, we have witnessed an eruption of very slender, very tall (some might say very crass) buildings. But for every heroic skyscraper, there are more than a few more humble, human-scale ventures &mdash; a salt shed, a library, a residential hyperbolic paraboloid (see No. 10, above).</p></em><br /><br /><p>Matt A.V. Chaban compiles a list of new(ish) architectural/urban projects in NYC, with help from various&nbsp;shapers and observers (ranging from Dean Amale Andraos to&nbsp;David Rockwell) of the city.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978095/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-11-14T20:04:00-05:00 >2016-11-22T22:16:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/s4/s4vprvby1ph7qxpe.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">happenings</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events in New York City that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8602/timber-in-the-city-what-s-holding-timber-back-a-round-table-discussion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TIMBER IN THE CITY: What's Holding Timber Back? A Round Table Discussion |&nbsp;November 17</a>, recommended by Alexander Walter</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/6a/6az6y2rmyh61pg5b.jpg"></p><p>With so many wooden skyscrapers on the boards and under construction around the world right now, the future of timber architecture in urban contexts has never looked brighter &mdash; but doubts and misinformation among the public remain. The round table discussion What&rsquo;s Holding Timber Back? hosted by Parsons School of Constructed Environments aims to "advance the goal of compl...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977308/step-inside-the-first-u-s-exhibition-of-pierre-chareau-co-architect-of-the-maison-de-verre Step inside the first U.S. exhibition of Pierre Chareau, co-architect of the Maison de Verre Justine Testado 2016-11-08T13:01:00-05:00 >2016-11-11T20:32:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u1/u1xa9b65koxhfp71.jpg" width="650" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Pierre Chareau was a French architect and designer best known for the groundbreaking Maison de Verre in Paris that he designed with Dutch architect Bernard Bijvoet. However, Chareau's diverse body of work has received hardly any exposure in the U.S. Thanks to a collaboration between <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106441/diller-scofidio-renfro" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Diller Scofidio + Renfro</a> and the Jewish Museum in New York City, Chareau's work made its U.S. debut last Friday in the exhibition, &ldquo;Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design&rdquo;.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lf/lf5uh156ltls78e6.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v8/v8z6tgsz6fgywduc.jpg"><em>Pierre Chareau and Bernard Bijvoet, Maison de Verre, 1928-1932.</em></p><p>After Chareau fled Paris from German occupation during World War II, his own designs and his vast art collection were scattered when he sold them, as he tried to rebuild his career in New York. The exhibition attempts to piece together parts of Chareau's life and works during those trying times, while integrating in-vogue media and technology that can appeal to today's broader audience.</p><p>The exhibition still dedicates much of itself to Chareau's seminal work, the Mais...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977222/one-to-one-45-with-never-built-new-york-authors-greg-goldin-and-sam-lubell One-to-One #45 with 'Never Built New York' authors Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-11-07T13:51:00-05:00 >2016-11-09T20:39:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0v/0vb7odp7eg0gn1a3.jpg" width="650" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>Never Built New York</em>, by curators and authors Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell, is an astounding collection of architectural projects that never made it into being. The book features projects from the last two centuries, sited all throughout the five boroughs, that range from the monumental to the mortifying. Alongside infamous projects like Buckminster Fuller&rsquo;s dome over Manhattan and Frank Lloyd Wright&rsquo;s Key Plan for Ellis Island, visions for an alternate New York-urbanism abound: aborted reflections of their time, place and politics.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f5/f5gtcadshqvljzkk.jpg"></p><p>The book continues in the tradition of Goldin and Lubell's 2013 exhibition, "<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/78446579/the-science-fiction-of-never-built-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Never Built Los Angeles</a>", including focused research on each project alongside gorgeous drawings and visualizations. I spoke with the authors about their curatorial approach to the book, and the projects that they were most excited by.</p><p>Check out a selection of the&nbsp;<em>Never Built</em>&nbsp;projects below and in the image gallery.</p><p>Listen to&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/670405/one-to-one" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">One-to-One</a>&nbsp;#45 with&nbsp;<strong><em>Never Built New York</em>&nbsp;authors Greg Gold...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149976936/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-11-07T09:00:00-05:00 >2016-11-14T04:37:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2l/2lvpvsog1zx8fac7.jpg" width="650" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local <a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">happenings</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events in New York City that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8573/van-alen-variety-show" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Van Alen Variety Show |&nbsp;November 9</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/lc/lczvh7n9pekwmbig.jpg"></p><p>Whatever the outcome of tomorrow night is, join the Van Alen Institute for this&nbsp;post-Election Day gathering at WeWork FiDi.&nbsp;The evening will comprise of interactive theater, Protest Karaoke, the dizzying world of&nbsp;Community Boards, and a peek into&nbsp;&ldquo;Community Initiatives&rdquo;, which explores&nbsp;international models of&nbsp;how&nbsp;elected leaders can better&nbsp;connect with citizens through alternative initiatives.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8544/odyssey-works-book-launch-signing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Odyssey Works Book Launch &amp; Sig...</a></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149975962/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-10-31T13:18:00-04:00 >2016-11-06T00:04:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ze/zetkl98ek247xll2.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We could've sworn on Frank Lloyd Wright's ghost that&nbsp;October had barely started,&nbsp;and yet,&nbsp;Halloween is already here. For anyone curious about what local happenings&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events in New York City that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8495/the-future-of-penn-station" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Future of Penn Station | November 2</a>, recommended by Alexander Walter</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/7c/7cyeqk00lg452hcz.jpg"><em>Rendering by SOM, via Governor Andrew Cuomo&rsquo;s Office.</em></p><p>Heavy hitters of the New York City architecture, planning, and urban design community will congregate for this public summit on Wednesday to discuss how to rebuild Penn Station, overcome the not-insignificant challenges, and make the iconic station a transit hub fit for the city's future. Panelists include Susan Chin, Robert Eisenstat, Gina Pollara, John Schettino, and Tom Wright.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8486/augmented-reality-beyond-pokemon-go" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Augmented Reality Beyond Pokemon Go | November 2</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/eh/ehxpenj47fie9mby.jpg"></p><p>Poke...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149975450/original-176-emoji-join-moma-s-permanent-collection Original 176 emoji join MoMA's permanent collection Justine Testado 2016-10-26T20:28:00-04:00 >2016-11-14T04:39:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z3/z38w2q7debqgerju.jpg" width="650" height="365" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Who would have thought that emoji would be revered within the same museum walls that display the paintings of Van Gogh and Picasso? [MoMA] recently added NTT DoCoMo's original set of 176 emoji to their permanent collection as a gift...In early December, MoMA will debut an installation detailing the evolution of emoji and &ldquo;will present them in a new light (and no doubt inspire a few selfies)&rdquo;, says Paul Galloway, MoMA Collection Specialist in the Department of Architecture and Design.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Thanks to a licensing agreement between MoMA and NTT DoCoMo, the museum's permanent collection now includes the original 176 emoji that altered digital communication as we know it today. Read more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5257/moma-acquires-original-emoji-for-permanent-collection-will-debut-installation-in-december" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149973215/never-built-new-york-catalogues-alternative-visions-of-the-city" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Never Built New York" catalogues alternative visions of the City</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149969309/show-and-tell-moma-s-chief-curator-of-architecture-and-design-martino-stierli-on-one-to-one-38" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Show and Tell: MoMA's chief curator of architecture and design, Martino Stierli, on One-to-One #38</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149969134/moma-makes-all-its-museum-exhibition-archives-available-online" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA makes all its museum exhibition archives available online</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149975002/touring-trump-tower-where-a-lot-glitters-that-s-not-gold Touring Trump Tower, where a lot glitters that's not gold Nicholas Korody 2016-10-24T14:17:00-04:00 >2016-10-24T14:18:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/14/14z2wwzkkhvjohtd.jpg" width="640" height="480" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Trump Tower is no ordinary property: It is the jewel in Donald Trump's brass crown. He lives at the top in a three-story penthouse with his third wife and third son. But it's more than just Trump's home. With its flashy outward image barely concealing a rotting, garbage-filled core, it's a metaphor for the man.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>Trump once famously declared, "I will build a great wall&mdash;and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me&mdash;and I'll build them very inexpensively." The last part is definitely true, judging by this undeniably cheap construction.</em></p><p>For more on the architecture of the Republican candidate for president, follow these links:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972962/good-walls-make-good-neighbors-mr-trump-the-verdict-is-in" target="_blank">&ldquo;Good Walls Make Good Neighbors, Mr. Trump&rdquo; &mdash; the verdict is in</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149974546/a-friend-in-deed-chicago-tribune-architecture-critic-blair-kamin-discusses-his-rocky-relationship-with-donald-trump-on-archinect-sessions-86" target="_blank">A Friend in Deed: Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin discusses his rocky relationship with Donald Trump, on Archinect Sessions #86</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149962766/steve-from-virginia-attempts-to-scale-trump-tower-with-suction-cups" target="_blank">"Steve from Virginia" attempts to scale Trump Tower with suction cups</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961325/donald-trump-is-architecture-s-nightmare-client" target="_blank">Donald Trump is architecture's nightmare client</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149974735/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-10-24T14:06:00-04:00 >2016-11-03T23:47:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/as/asao4qfo3mfoukmw.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We could've sworn on Frank Lloyd Wright's ghost that the month of&nbsp;October had barely started,&nbsp;and yet,&nbsp;Halloween festivities are&nbsp;upon us.&nbsp;As always, New York City&nbsp;is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local happenings&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8479/critical-halloween-luxury" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Critical Halloween: Luxury |&nbsp;October 29</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/dj/djoidu4m10i05k0t.gif"><em>Image credit: Storefront for Art and Architecture.</em></p><p>Get fancy this Saturday night at the&nbsp;Storefront's Critical Halloween&nbsp;&mdash; an&nbsp;intellectual debate and&nbsp;a&nbsp;costume competition rolled into one&nbsp;party. Join a discussion that questions the&nbsp;concept of&nbsp;&ldquo;Luxury&rdquo; in&nbsp;architecture and art, now and in the future. And...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149974367/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2016-week-4-oct-24-31 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2016 - Week 4 (Oct. 24-31) Archinect 2016-10-21T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-10-21T16:40:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h9/h91w49fnnnnbt3gu.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archtober.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>&nbsp;is back for another year! The New York City-wide festival has 31 days of exhibitions, lectures, conferences, films, tours, and other public activities that celebrate the significance of architecture and design in everyday life.&nbsp;</p><p>Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;are happy to be media sponsors for the sixth year in a row. From Archtober's lengthy&nbsp;<a href="http://archtober.org/calendar/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">calendar of events</a>, it's our last list of highlights! Check out our event picks for Week 4, October 24-31.</p><p><a href="http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=calendar&amp;evtid=9869" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Global Migration, Refugees, and a Role for Design | October 24</strong></a><br><em>Following the conversations held at the UN General Assembly&rsquo;s Summit for Refugees and the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development&rsquo;s Habitat III, panelists will discuss best design practices for integrating migrant and refugee populations within existing urban contexts.</em></p><p><a href="http://rubinmuseum.org/events/event/monumental-lhasa-archtober-10-26-16" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Monumental Lhasa Tour | October 26</strong></a><br><em>Learn about the stories behind Lhasa&rsquo;s unique monuments in this special tour led by curator Natasha Kimmet. This tour will highlight the multiple infl...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149973824/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-10-17T13:02:00-04:00 >2016-10-21T01:18:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/so/solik6zlobub3yg5.jpg" width="650" height="371" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's back to the grind with a new season of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture and design events</a>&nbsp;in New York City. As always, the city is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local happenings&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8451/nuclear-family" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nuclear Family | Opening on October 18</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/sp/spy7ep2c3ocfk3sd.jpg"></p><p>1.5 Rooms is a brand new, Graham Foundation-supported gallery that fosters dialogue between the architecture community and the art world. They have an amazing program lined up for this year, starting with their inaugural exhibit "Nuclear Family". "Wrought from the detritus of post-war American industry and the myth of a singular family unit, the show...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149973470/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2016-week-3-oct-17-23 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2016 - Week 3 (Oct. 17-23) Archinect 2016-10-14T12:16:00-04:00 >2016-10-16T23:00:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vw/vws0fiorypo6t3kn.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archtober.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>&nbsp;is back for another year! The New York City-wide festival has 31 days of exhibitions, lectures, conferences, films, tours, and other public activities that celebrate the significance of architecture and design in everyday life.&nbsp;</p><p>Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;are happy to be media sponsors for the sixth year in a row. From Archtober's lengthy&nbsp;<a href="http://archtober.org/calendar/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">calendar of events</a>,&nbsp;we&nbsp;picked some highlights for Week 3, October 17-23:</p><p><strong><a href="http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=calendar&amp;evtid=9701" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Rosenblatt Lecture: David Chipperfield, RIBA | October 17</a></strong><br><em>David Chipperfield will talk about his firm's past and current museum projects, and the evolving role of the museum. Although attendance has already been capped, the event will be livestreamed on Facebook live.</em></p><p><a href="http://www.nybg.org/adulted/portfolios.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>New York Botanical Garden 18th Annual Landscape Design Portfolios Lecture Series: Charles Jencks | October 17</strong></a><br><em>Join Charles Jencks in this evening lecture at the Gardens. Jencks will discuss&nbsp;his projects, and share his working methods and design philosophies.</em></p><p><a href="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/ndw" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>National Design Awards | Winners&rsquo; Salon | October 1...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149972731/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-10-10T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-10-11T22:08:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yn/ynbunoew9btgclr7.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's back to the grind with a new season of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture and design events</a>&nbsp;in New York City. As always, the city is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local happenings&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8310/architecture-art-politics-at-the-united-nations" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Architecture, art &amp; politics at the United Nations | October 13</strong></a><strong>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/3q/3q0j0t2ah50kfgfb.jpg"><em>United Nations General Assembly Hall. Photo: Basil D Soufi/Wikipedia.</em></p><p>Some may argue that the&nbsp;United Nations Capital Master Plan is a recent&nbsp;prime example for discussing political architecture, and yet the renovation project hasn't been publicly&nbsp;discussed as much as it should. Join Dean of&nbsp;Parsons&nbsp;School of Constructed Environ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149972582/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2016-week-2-oct-9-16 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2016 - Week 2 (Oct. 9-16) Archinect 2016-10-07T14:20:00-04:00 >2016-10-10T23:02:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ed/edvtbqyjcx3cspfl.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a> is back for another year! The New York City-wide festival has 31 days of exhibitions, lectures, conferences, films, tours, and other public activities that celebrate the significance of architecture and design in everyday life.&nbsp;</p><p>Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;are happy to be media sponsors for the sixth year in a row. From Archtober's lengthy&nbsp;<a href="http://archtober.org/calendar/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">calendar of events</a>,&nbsp;we&nbsp;picked some highlights for Week 2, October 9-16:</p><p><a href="https://fareharbor.com/sail-nyc/items/25964/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Confluence: Industrial Waterfronts and Freshkills Park Boat Tour | October 9</strong></a><br><em>The AIANY &amp; Freshkills Park planners host the only public water tour into the Freshkills waterway. Officially closed in 2001, Freshkills Park is the largest landfill-to-park transformation project in the world and when complete will be one of the largest parks in NYC.</em></p><p><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spaces-for-art-annabelle-selldorf-and-cathleen-mcguigan-in-dialogue-tickets-27954112503" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Spaces for Art: Annabelle Selldorf and Cathleen McGuigan in Dialogue | October 11</strong></a><br><em>Pratt Institute's School of Continuing and Professional Studies will present a conversation between Architectural Record Editor-in-Chief Cathleen McGuigan a...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149972070/a-fresh-start-at-the-arch-league-s-2016-beaux-arts-ball A fresh start at the Arch League's 2016 Beaux Arts Ball Justine Testado 2016-10-04T21:03:00-04:00 >2016-10-10T00:25:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wm/wme6cgp03gfr001r.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Architectural League started another cultural year on a high note at the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149967441/beaux-arts-ball-2016-tabula-rasa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Beaux Arts Ball</a>, which took place&nbsp;at the new nARCHITECTS-designed&nbsp;A/D/O space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn last&nbsp;Friday. Co-chaired by architects&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4352012/tsao-mckown-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown</a>, this&nbsp;year's &ldquo;Tabula Rasa&rdquo; theme was all about&nbsp;celebrating&nbsp;creativity in progress, the act of fresh-thinking, and New York's ceaseless reinvention. Here are some photos from the event:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gi/gi4i9x8b6svh7zem.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/25/25ij9tvftmfs6mna.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6x/6x7xmdc2og102tbu.jpg"></p><p>Over 1,200 architects, designers, and friends showed up to the yearly party. In tandem with the Tabula Rasa theme, guests got a good look inside the 23,000 square-foot&nbsp;still-in-progress&nbsp;A/D/O industrial&nbsp;space and were surrounded by&nbsp;natural&nbsp;stone slabs from&nbsp;ABC Worldwide Stone.&nbsp;Chef Fredrik Berselius of the&nbsp;acclaimed&nbsp;Nordic-inspired restaurant&nbsp;Aska curated a menu of light fare.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/67/67ait8u8kw3xukyt.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q3/q3mgpk7viey77zc4.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/we/wenyjnpyro3worsz.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ix/ix0oez66ov3ac1m6.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bf/bfgemtmfcz634mp7.jpg"><br><em>&ldquo;Table's Clear&rdquo; designed by Ultramoderne.</em></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/678768/ultramoderne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ultramoderne</a> designed a site-specific &ldquo;floating tabula rasa&rdquo; installation called&nbsp;&ldquo;Table's Clear&rdquo; for the party. &ldquo;The lightweight fabric hangs i...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149971467/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-10-03T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-10-09T23:20:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gm/gm9fjw55jhtxameo.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's back to the grind with a new season of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture and design events</a>&nbsp;in New York City. As always, the city is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local happenings&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8184/witold-rybczynski-a-tool-for-sitting" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Witold Rybczynski: A Tool for Sitting | October 5</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/up/up3gms5ylk2mvt6b.jpg"><em>Image via us.macmillan.com</em></p><p>Grab a seat for&nbsp;this midweek&nbsp;talk&nbsp;featuring&nbsp;architect and writer Witold Rybczynski, who will discuss&nbsp;his new book about&nbsp;the social and technological history of the almighty chair. A book signing will follow. Admission is free for&nbsp;NYSID students/staff/faculty,&nbsp;$10 for&nbsp;seniors and non-NYSID students, and&nbsp;$12 for the...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149971306/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2016-week-1-oct-1-8 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2016 - Week 1 (Oct. 1-8) Archinect 2016-09-30T19:58:00-04:00 >2016-10-09T23:20:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/96/96f5lfe9oscxu6nm.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>New York City is ready to kick off another eventful <a href="http://archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>! Starting October 1, the city-wide festival has 31 days of exhibitions, lectures, conferences, films, tours, and other fun public events that celebrate the significance of architecture and design in everyday life.&nbsp;</p><p>Archinect and <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are happy to be media sponsors for the sixth year in a row. From Archtober's lengthy&nbsp;<a href="http://archtober.org/calendar/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">calendar of events</a>,&nbsp;we&nbsp;picked some highlights for Week 1, October 1-8:</p><p><a href="http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=calendar&amp;evtid=9829" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Authenticity and Innovation Symposium | October 1</strong></a><br><em>This symposium will discuss the questions raised from the Authenticity and Innovation exhibition. Listen to a conversation on topics like the relationship between preservation and gentrification, why new businesses like older buildings, and more</em></p><p><a href="http://moma.org/calendar/exhibitions/1653" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter | October 1 - January 22, 2017 </strong></a><br><em>This exhibition&nbsp;explores how contemporary architecture and design have addressed notions of shelter in light of global refugee emergencies. Once considered temporary settle...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149970638/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-09-26T13:13:00-04:00 >2016-09-27T23:38:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rp/rpzraxi8xzyddwkj.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's back to the grind with a new season of <a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture and design events</a> in New York City. As always, the city is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local happenings&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8321/work-in-progress" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Work in Progress |&nbsp;September 27</a>, recommended by Paul Petrunia</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/ef/efqpk1vm83uv0fzw.gif"></p><p>On Tuesday, September 27th, a green construction fence will close Storefront for Art and Architecture and a LL47 sign will illustrate its future development. On the new walls, over 25 LL47 signs commissioned to artists, designers, and architects will depict alternative visions of ongoing construction sites throughout New York City, offering a spac...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149969313/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-09-19T14:22:00-04:00 >2016-09-22T22:58:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kz/kz4zgs55uivp5vnn.jpg" width="650" height="372" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Fall is creeping up fast, but that means a new season full of architecture and design&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events</a>!&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local happenings&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8225/picturing-the-bronx-on-film" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Picturing the Bronx on Film | September 20,</a>&nbsp;recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p>Inspired by the legacy of Bronx-born photographer and educator Mel Rosenthal, photojournalist and&nbsp;Bronx Documentary Center founder&nbsp;Michael Kamber will lead this can't-be-missed panel&nbsp;discussion on how The Bronx&nbsp;has been photographed from the mid-20th century to the present. Gain insight&nbsp;from&nbsp;Ricky Flores,&nbsp;Robert A. Gumbs,&nbsp;Sina Nitzsche, and&nbsp;Elle Perez, who all have decades of experience working and living in the borough.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7912/the-present-is-the-form-of-all-life-the-time-capsules-of-ant-farm-and-lst" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Present is the Form of All Life: The Time Capsules of Ant Farm and LST | &nbsp;September 21</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-H...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149968710/the-architecture-of-grief-inside-oma-s-an-occupation-of-loss The architecture of grief: inside OMA's "An Occupation of Loss" Julia Ingalls 2016-09-15T13:09:00-04:00 >2016-09-19T00:14:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ts/tswbv7e60ow119fu.jpg" width="650" height="511" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In OMA and artist&nbsp;Taryn Simon's&nbsp;"An Occupation of Loss," professional mourners create unique performances of grief into an enormous sculpture of eight 45 foot concrete inverted wells that act as "a discordant instrument." It's not just for professional criers: during the day, visitors are encouraged to interact with the sculpture, exploring their own grief while recordings of the previous evening's performance are played in the background.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/88/883d428glpzlqbvt.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7d/7dx4qdjwf6q9qxbo.jpg"></p><p>On display at the&nbsp;Park Avenue Armory&rsquo;s Wade Thompson Drill Hall through September 25th, the sculpture will be moved to the Artangel in London next year.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/c8/c84rsqebewx8euu3.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fr/fr701yjn8z3qm4xf.jpg"></p><p>As OMA's Shohei Shigematsu noted,&nbsp;&ldquo;The design was sonically-motivated, focusing on the performative act of loss&nbsp;rather than its physical manifestation, which has been historically marked by multiple scales &ndash; from tombstones to the World Trade Center Memorial. The industrial wells were configured into a readymade ruin that responds to both personal and monumental dimensions."</p><p>For the latest on OMA:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149966545/oma-mad-herzog-de-meuron-among-2016-designs-of-the-year-architecture-nominees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OM...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149967760/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-09-12T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-15T23:48:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/03/036g5a8p5w0dd0v1.jpg" width="650" height="435" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Fall is creeping up fast, but that means a new season full of architecture and design&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events</a>!&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local happenings&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7836/convenient-new-york-s-love-affair-with-plastics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CONVENIENT | New York's Love Affair With Plastics | September 15</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ju/juu71rqgc9v2t5xd.jpg"><em>Image via MCNY.</em></p><p>Hearing about the negative impact that plastic has on both the built and natural environment is nothing new. And yet, people&nbsp;still use &mdash;&nbsp;and dispose &mdash;&nbsp;so much of the stuff every day.&nbsp;As the final installment of the MCNY's &ldquo;Fast, Cool, and Convenient&rdquo; series,&nbsp;journalist&nbsp;Susan Freinkel&nbsp;will talk about&nbsp;how the rise of plastic helped shape a culture of convenience and our seemingly unbreakable&nbsp;dependency on disposables.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7951/take-me-i-m-yours" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Take Me (I&rsquo;m Yours) |&nbsp;Opening on September 16</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/c1/c1nojjnu9nwbm355.jpg"><em>Felix ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149966555/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-09-05T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-06T12:18:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/px/pxd5i457heuuj3lw.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Fall is creeping up fast, but that means a new season full of architecture and design <a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events</a>!&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local happenings&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of events around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8152/linda-jacobs-book-talk-strangers-in-the-west-the-syrian-colony-of-new-york-city-1880-1900" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Linda Jacobs Book Talk: &ldquo;Strangers in the West: The Syrian Colony of New York City, 1880-1900&rdquo; |&nbsp;September 6</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/qe/qe37msgbhtj5w614.jpg"><em>Photo via KalimahPress.</em></p><p>Scholar and author Linda Jacobs' new book&nbsp;vividly&nbsp;tells the story&nbsp;of &ldquo;Greater Syria&rdquo;-region&nbsp;immigrants&nbsp;who settled in&nbsp;NYC starting in 1880.&nbsp;Jacobs, whose own grandparents were part of the New York Syrian Colony, sheds light on the everyday lives of this&nbsp;early immigrant community and the people who founded it. Taking place at the Skyscraper Museum, this talk is free and open to all.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8147/aiany-global-dialogues-stone-behind-the-rock" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AIANY Global Dialogues - STONE | Behind The Rock |&nbsp;September 7</a>, recommend...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965513/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-29T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-29T11:22:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/us/usmbncedwyqpgrbq.jpg" width="650" height="504" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's plenty of architectural inspiration around NYC to help fill up the longer days of summer.&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related events</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8148/reading-images-series-democracy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Reading Images Series: Democracy | August 30</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/fd/fd24zkqxdo39g7c2.jpg"><em>Graphics from "Parliament" by XML.</em></p><p>The Storefront for Art and Architecture will be hosting their latest Reading Images event&nbsp;&ldquo;Democracy&rdquo;, which examines the parliaments of 193 United Nations member states. Marking the launch of XML's book &ldquo;Parliament&rdquo;, this discussion asks:&nbsp;&ldquo;How do the spaces, settings, and structures designed for political assembly impact decision-making practices? How do they characterize the nuances in our political systems?&rdquo;. Participants include&nbsp;Max Cohen de Lara, James Graham, Mich...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149964809/tracing-the-physical-infrastructure-supporting-the-internet Tracing the physical infrastructure supporting the internet Nicholas Korody 2016-08-23T12:54:00-04:00 >2016-09-01T22:59:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wm/wmamatu1lj0gi800.jpg" width="650" height="416" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Whether or not New Yorkers are paying attention, their digital connectivity can sometimes rely on the finer points of a mess of paint on the street. Some of the markings are orange, others yellow or red. Arrows, lines and letters combine to create a cryptic language of symbols and codes. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s kind of scrawly and intense,&rdquo; said the artist and writer Ingrid Burrington. &ldquo;Living in New York, you&rsquo;re trained not to look down, so it&rsquo;s funny how rich and dense these markings can get..."</p></em><br /><br /><p>Ingrid Burrington is the author of a new handbook to the physical infrastructure of the internet in New York,&nbsp;<em>Networks of New York: An Illustrated Field Guide to Urban Internet Infrastructure.</em></p><p>For related content, follow these links:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149955321/the-whistleblower-architects-surveillance-infrastructure-and-freedom-of-information-according-to-cryptome-part-1" target="_blank">The Whistleblower Architects: surveillance, infrastructure, and freedom of information according to Cryptome (part 1)</a>&nbsp;+&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149956364/the-whistleblower-architects-surveillance-infrastructure-and-freedom-of-information-according-to-cryptome-part-2" target="_blank">(part 2)</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149940357/los-angeles-the-industrial-city" target="_blank">Los Angeles, the Industrial City</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149962751/shoring-up-america-s-infrastructure-by-repatriating-money-stashed-overseas" target="_blank">Shoring up America's infrastructure by repatriating money stashed overseas</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149964258/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-22T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-01T00:38:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/56/56b3g4bcrcldlxld.jpg" width="650" height="456" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's plenty of architectural inspiration around NYC to help fill up the longer days of summer.&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related events</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7340/roberto-burle-marx-brazilian-modernist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist | Open now until September 18</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ro/rot03pkq8kjok2m3.jpg"></p><p><em>Installation view of the exhibition Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist, May 6 - September 18, 2016. The Jewish Museum, NY. Photo by: David Heald.</em></p><p>If you&nbsp;haven't been yet, don't miss out on the first full U.S.&nbsp;exhibition&nbsp;of&nbsp;landscape architecture legend&nbsp;Roberto Burle Marx, whose famous&nbsp;works include the&nbsp;boldly patterned&nbsp;sidewalk mosaics at&nbsp;Rio de Janeiro's&nbsp;Copacabana Beach.&nbsp;In this exhibition,&nbsp;seven contemporary&nbsp;artists with ties to Latin America, and who were&nbsp;all born after ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963016/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-15T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T21:26:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gi/giyv8z2n8d74yt80.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's plenty of architectural inspiration around NYC to help fill up the longer days of summer.&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related events</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8074/undocumented-architecture-with-tings-chak-and-victoria-law" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Undocumented Architecture with Tings Chak and Victoria Law |&nbsp;August 18</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/yn/ynpaehf93uaka6sc.jpg"></p><p>How is architectural design complicit in the violence of immigration detention? "Undocumented: the Architecture of Migrant Detention" is a new graphic novel that employs traditional means of architectural representation to confront the discipline's culpability in carceral violence. Join the author and journalist Victoria Law for a discussion of the work.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7970/remembering-the-future-architecture-at-the-1964-65-new-york-world-s-fair" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Remembering the Future: Architecture at the 1964/65 New York World's Fair |&nbsp;August 20</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/tx/txx7rzvptrynjurw.jpg"><em>Photo: Du...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962766/steve-from-virginia-attempts-to-scale-trump-tower-with-suction-cups "Steve from Virginia" attempts to scale Trump Tower with suction cups Nicholas Korody 2016-08-11T13:55:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T20:47:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mf1k2r98d2umj6d.jpg" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A young man <a href="http://abc7ny.com/politics/watch-live-man-climbs-trump-tower-with-suction-cups/1464590/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">attempted</a> to scale the Trump Tower in New York using suction cups on Wednesday afternoon, creating a social media frenzy in the process. The NYPD attempted to wrangle the urban climber by following him atop window washers' scaffolding and removing entire windows &mdash; deconstructive policing, if you will. Yet the nimble man evaded their grasp for more than 2 1/2 hours, getting all the way to the 21st floor.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The man, nicknamed "Steve from Virginia" on&nbsp;Twitter, is apparently a fan of the presidential candidate. In a video manifesto posted on Youtube, he claimed that he's an "independent researcher" and the stunt was intended to get Trump's attention. Trump lives and works in the Tower, although he wasn't on the premises yesterday.</p><p>Related:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149962340/design-a-wall-that-separates-trump-from-the-u-s-in-this-call-for-ideas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design a wall that separates Trump from the U.S. in this call for ideas</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961829/donald-trump-usher-of-america-s-postindustrial-urban-blight" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donald Trump, usher of America's postindustrial urban blight</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961325/donald-trump-is-architecture-s-nightmare-client" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donald Trump is architecture's nightmare client</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149960678/melania-trump-s-website-disappears-after-architecture-degree-claim-is-debunked" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Melania Trump's website disappears after architecture degree clai...</a></li></ul>