Archinect - News 2016-12-04T11:43:28-05:00 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/149980468/one-world-trade-center-needs-a-bath-but-its-washing-system-is-broken One World Trade Center needs a bath—but its washing system is broken Nicholas Korody 2016-11-28T13:38:00-05:00 >2016-11-28T13:45:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/j4/j4qg01k9k9gqe5jj.jpg" width="650" height="432" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A majority of the windows at One World Trade Center haven&rsquo;t been washed since 2015, because the system used to suspend the washers isn&rsquo;t safe, a representative for the Durst Organization told The Real Deal. Typically, a boom at the top of the building lowers a window-washing rig that moves horizontally as the boom moves along a track on the roof. But in early 2016, Durst noticed that welding in the track &mdash; where pieces of metal are joined together &mdash; was riddled with cracks.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>The track, built in 2013, also has undersized bolts and suffers from other design flaws, said Jordan Barowitz, a spokesperson for Durst.</em></p><p>Related:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/522653/one-world-trade-center" target="_blank">Port Authority plans to sell One World Trade Center for up to $5B</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149955981/tallest-lego-model-in-the-u-s-unveiled-one-world-trade-center-in-all-its-pixely-might" target="_blank">Tallest Lego model in the U.S. unveiled: One World Trade Center in all its pixely might</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/128880408/11-years-of-one-world-trade-center-construction-in-one-short-time-lapse-video" target="_blank">11 years of One World Trade Center construction in one short time-lapse video</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/128556608/the-view-from-one-world-trade-center" target="_blank">The view from One World Trade Center</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980465/the-nsa-spy-fortress-in-the-middle-of-new-york-city The NSA spy fortress in the middle of New York City Nicholas Korody 2016-11-28T13:20:00-05:00 >2016-11-28T19:28:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/b5/b5ti709e3zriu86v.jpg" width="650" height="425" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>The Intercept</em>&nbsp;has <a href="https://theintercept.com/2016/11/16/the-nsas-spy-hub-in-new-york-hidden-in-plain-sight/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">published</a> a fascinating, and eerie, investigation into the iconic Brutalist tower at&nbsp;33 Thomas Street in Manhattan. Built to withstand a nuclear bomb, the modern fortress has no windows. At night, the building is a dark shadow blocking the illuminated towers around it.</p><p>But 33 Thomas Street wasn't built as a fallout shelter&mdash;or not for humans at least. Rather, the building was intended to house a massive array of servers, switchboards and computers. According to&nbsp;<em>the Intercept,&nbsp;</em>it's also one of the NSA's most important spy hubs, "used to tap into phone calls, faxes, and internet data."</p><p><em>Documents obtained by The Intercept from the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden do not explicitly name 33 Thomas Street as a surveillance facility. However &mdash; taken together with architectural plans, public records, and interviews with former AT&amp;T employees conducted for this article &mdash; they provide compelling evidence that 33 Thomas Street has served as an NSA surveillance site, code-named T...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979856/shop-designed-brooklyn-tower-now-world-s-tallest-modular-building-opens-its-doors SHoP-designed Brooklyn tower – now world's tallest modular building – opens its doors Alexander Walter 2016-11-22T14:32:00-05:00 >2016-11-27T18:48:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/d8/d8f9928ec547c01aaaa53575cb179009.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After four years of delayed construction, financial missteps, and lawsuits, Forest City Ratner and Greenland U.S.A. are finally welcoming tenants into 461 Dean Street, currently the tallest high-rise&nbsp;in the world constructed with&nbsp;modular units. The 32-story tower on the edge of Prospect Heights and Park Slope offers sweeping views of brownstone Brooklyn, but its lengthy construction saga highlights the issues developers face when they&nbsp;build with modular construction in New York City.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The groundbreaking (but not trouble-free) development previously in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/118430633/work-finally-resumes-at-brooklyn-s-modular-prefab-tower" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Work finally resumes at Brooklyn's modular prefab tower</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108188566/continued-delays-for-housing-at-atlantic-yards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Continued Delays For Housing at Atlantic Yards</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98217703/lego-high-rise-world-s-tallest-modular-apartment-tower-getting-snapped-together-in-brooklyn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lego High-Rise: World's Tallest Modular Apartment Tower Getting Snapped Together In Brooklyn</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69605673/modular-construction-is-gaining-popularity-across-new-york-city" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Modular construction is gaining popularity across New York City</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/62343787/atlantic-yards-will-be-getting-32-story-shop-designed-modular-tower-after-all" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Atlantic Yards Will Be Getting 32-Story, SHoP-designed Modular Tower After All</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979851/lawsuit-alleges-frank-gehry-s-iac-building-is-melting Lawsuit alleges Frank Gehry's IAC Building is melting Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-11-22T14:05:00-05:00 >2016-11-27T18:49:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1w/1w7w5dcyvd5ktuoq.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The curvy, twisted glass facade of media mogul Barry Diller&rsquo;s IAC Building on West 18th Street and 11th Avenue is facing a sticky problem: The window sealant has become a dripping, opaque blob, according to a lawsuit. &ldquo;Nearly all of the windows have significant and visible defects,&rdquo; the building&rsquo;s owners claim in the suit against Permasteelisa North America, the company that installed the unique facade of the building designed by the acclaimed architect.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More Gehry-news on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a title="Frank Gehry and Maya Lin to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979025/frank-gehry-and-maya-lin-to-receive-presidential-medal-of-freedom" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry and Maya Lin to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom</a></li><li><a title="Frank Gehry might bail on the U.S. now that Trump's been elected" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978660/frank-gehry-might-bail-on-the-u-s-now-that-trump-s-been-elected" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry might bail on the U.S. now that Trump's been elected</a></li><li><a title="Frank Gehry's Sunset Strip mixed-user unanimously approved by L.A. City Council " href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149976668/frank-gehry-s-sunset-strip-mixed-user-unanimously-approved-by-l-a-city-council" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry's Sunset Strip mixed-user unanimously approved by L.A. City Council</a></li><li><a title="Gehry's modified Eisenhower Memorial design accepted by Eisenhower family" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149969454/gehry-s-modified-eisenhower-memorial-design-accepted-by-eisenhower-family" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gehry's modified Eisenhower Memorial design accepted by Eisenhower family</a></li></ul> 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/149979283/moma-ps1-yap-2017-finalists-announced-include-bureau-spectacular-ania-jaworska MoMA PS1 YAP 2017 finalists announced; include Bureau Spectacular, Ania Jaworska Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-11-18T12:56:00-05:00 >2016-11-26T19:57:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sk/sk49zh5tuuk8dv7d.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every summer, the winning design of MoMA's PS1 <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/news_tags/tag/young+architects+program" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Young Architects Program</a> helps set the mood for the museum's Warm Up music festivities, providing shade, seating, water and atmosphere. Installed in the museum's outdoor courtyard, the YAP-winning design must also address issues related to the environment and sustainability.</p><p>The finalists for 2017 are as follows:&nbsp;Bureau Spectacular / Jimenez Lai;&nbsp;Ania Jaworska;&nbsp;Office of III: Sean Canty, Ryan Golenberg and Stephanie Lin;&nbsp;Jenny E. Sabin;&nbsp;SCHAUM/SHIEH: Rosalyne Shieh and Troy Schaum.&nbsp;</p><p>In order to get this far, the firms first had to be among the ~30 nominated to the YAP by deans of architecture schools and editors of architecture publications. Their portfolios were then reviewed by the museum's panel, which consists of Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art; Kathy Halbreich, Associate Director at MoMA; Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1; Peter Reed, Senior Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs; Martino Stierli, Philip Joh...</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/149978200/a-manahattan-pianoville-for-a-new-neighborhood-by-the-river A Manahattan Pianoville, for a new neighborhood by the river Nam Henderson 2016-11-13T14:12:00-05:00 >2016-11-13T14:12:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l8/l86o4q7bct0oxwrn.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>a triumph of postindustrial classicism by the ultimate deluxe architect. More a craftsman than a visionary, he conjures steel membranes and glass scrims that seem to float free of their tethers. With beams as fine as pencil lines, he draws planes that seem flatter, volumes more graceful, and angles righter than anyone else&rsquo;s. ..a mini-city so perfectly ordered and ruthlessly pleasant that by rights it should exist only in the mind.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Justin Davidson visits the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. As the first architectural marker on&nbsp;the new 17-acre Manhattanville campus, which RPBW&nbsp;masterplanned, Davidson looks for clues to the future/past of the new campus/city...</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/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/149977112/a-richard-meier-building-in-black A Richard Meier Building. In Black. Richard Meier & Partners 2016-11-07T00:18:00-05:00 >2016-11-09T00:09:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3x/3xl348p7wey3a7m0.jpg" width="650" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier, the 556-unit building, 685 First Avenue, is going up just south of the United Nations headquarters on the westernmost lot of the long-dormant site, which stretches along the Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive from 35th Street to 41st Street. It will be the first building that Mr. Meier, known for his Modernist style and white aesthetic, has designed in black.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/az/azbt20x544nsuw3z.jpg"><br>Black glass curtainwall&nbsp;- bloomimages</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149976382/work-ac-designs-modern-single-family-home-on-top-of-one-of-new-york-s-oldest-cast-iron-fa-ade-buildings Work AC designs modern single-family home on top of one of New York’s oldest cast-iron façade buildings Nicholas Korody 2016-11-02T12:44:00-04:00 >2016-11-06T23:20:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1r/1rxpr4n3mrle71wy.jpg" width="650" height="388" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Built in 1857, 93 Reade St. in TriBeCa features one of New York City&rsquo;s old cast-iron fa&ccedil;ades. <a href="http://archinect.com/WORKac" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WORKac</a> just completed a renovation of the historic, 5-story building, adding a contemporary addition to the roof that skillfully hides behind the existing form.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fa/fa0eqdsb31cskgjg.jpg"></p><p>The 2.5 level penthouse addition features an angled roof, designed to sit behind the roofline so that it disappears when viewed from the street, while gaining as much interior space as possible. Inside, three different levels are joined by an open staircase. Behind the structure, a patio and balcony offer views of the city skyline.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1z/1zxfg94raci4qmap.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/54/54d7g1dnz01jm4gw.jpg"></p><p>The renovation also included single-story apartments that make use of a partial-height volume to contain services, equipment and storage, &ldquo;while a series of intricate spaces for gardening, sleeping, display and studying occupy the under-utilized vertical space above.&rdquo;</p><p>WORKac collaborated with the digital sculptor Michael Hansmeyer to create new, 3D-printed capitals to replace the missing originals.</p><p>View addit...</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/149975387/get-lectured-rensselaer-fall-16 Get Lectured: Rensselaer, Fall '16 Justine Testado 2016-10-26T13:01:00-04:00 >2016-11-04T00:08:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wu/wutj7dfc1r9y3i9t.jpg" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Gearing up for another eventful school year this fall?&nbsp;Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Have a look at these upcoming lectures at the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/rensselaerarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rensselaer School of Architecture</a>&nbsp;for Fall '16.</p><p><strong>Oct 27</strong><br>Marc Fornes + Will Laufs<br>&ldquo;Ouvrage d'Art: The Art of Prototypica&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Nov 2</strong><br>Kate Orff<br>&ldquo;Toward an Urban Ecology&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Nov 8</strong><br>Contemporary Design Conference:<br>Dirk Vander Kooij<br>Tomas Libertiny<br>Tuomas Markunpoika<br>Jolan van der Wiel<br>&ldquo;Dark Matter and the Secret Lives of Objects&ldquo;</p><p><strong>Nov 14</strong><br>Marlon Blackwell<br>&ldquo;Figures and Types&rdquo;</p><p>Unless otherwise noted, all lectures start at 6 p.m. in EMPAC / The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media + Performing Arts Center. Contemporary Design Co...</p> 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/149971387/big-designed-the-spiral-hudson-yards-tower-is-inching-closer-to-becoming-reality BIG-designed "The Spiral" Hudson Yards tower is inching closer to becoming reality Alexander Walter 2016-09-30T13:47:00-04:00 >2016-10-09T17:20:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jr/jrrcud0wez3rp95r.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Everything is spiraling into place for Tishman Speyer. The developer officially filed plans Thursday for the Spiral, an&nbsp;office skyscraper that is slated to cost $3.2 billion. [...] It is being designed by Bjarke Ingels , the Danish architect behind the 2 World Trade Center redesign and VIA57.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ck/ckgu6b4m13llnwlh.jpg"></p><p>The (hotly debated) project previously in the Archinect news:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147663869/big-s-concept-for-a-spiraling-landscape-tower-in-nyc-s-hudson-yards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG's concept for a spiraling-landscape tower in NYC's Hudson Yards</a></p><p>Related stories:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149970030/introducing-bjarke-ingels-floating-student-housing-urban-rigger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Introducing Bjarke Ingels' floating student housing, "Urban Rigger"</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968706/play-arkinoid-arcade-on-big-s-website" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Play "Arkinoid" arcade on BIG's website</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968533/bjarke-ingels-gets-the-rolling-stone-treatment" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bjarke Ingels gets the Rolling Stone treatment</a></li></ul> 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/149970154/nyc-port-authority-releases-5-design-proposals-for-new-bus-terminal NYC Port Authority releases 5 design proposals for new bus terminal DianePham 2016-09-22T18:35:00-04:00 >2016-09-28T17:17:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ov/ovvxzg2evhc8kmug.jpg" width="650" height="479" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On Tuesday, an agreement was reached between West Side elected officials and the Port Authority that said the agency would expand the planning process for a new $10 billion bus terminal with more local input. And just today they&rsquo;ve revealed the five proposals that were submitted to a design competition to replace the currently loathed site.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Big-name firms Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, Arcadis, AECOM, Perkins Eastman, and Archilier Architecture Consortium provided proposal, a number of which take on swooping forms and boast green roofs.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149969479/get-lectured-nyit-fall-16 Get Lectured: NYIT, Fall '16 Justine Testado 2016-09-20T14:06:00-04:00 >2016-09-29T11:55:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ei/ei7vp9k23bdl9cne.jpg" width="650" height="982" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/688597/2016-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2016</strong></a></p><p>Gearing up for another eventful school year this fall?&nbsp;Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Here are the details of the upcoming Fall '16 lecture event series at the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/3277909/new-york-institute-of-technology-nyit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Design</a>.</p><p><strong>Sept 27</strong><br>Annalisa Capurro, interior designer<br><em>&ldquo;Power, Passion, and Politics: The Story of The Sydney Opera House&rdquo;</em><br>6:30 p.m. at 11th floor auditorium,&nbsp;16 West 61st St, Manhattan campus</p><p><strong>Sept 29</strong><br>Annalisa Capurro, interior designer<br><em>&ldquo;Australian Modern Icons: Mid-Century Houses&rdquo;</em><br>6:30 p.m. at NYIT de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury campus</p><p><strong>Oct 4</strong><br>Jan Greben / p...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149969376/win-2-tickets-to-beaux-arts-ball-2016-tabula-rasa Win 2 tickets to Beaux Arts Ball 2016: Tabula Rasa! Justine Testado 2016-09-20T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-23T13:27:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l8/l8yclc01gi4t9xcu.jpg" width="650" height="520" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://archleague.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural League of New York</a> is getting ready to kick off another eventful <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149967441/beaux-arts-ball-2016-tabula-rasa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beaux Arts Ball 2016: Tabula Rasa</a>, taking place on September 30 at the new nARCHITECTS-designed A/D/O space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Co-chaired by Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown,&nbsp;this year's Tabula Rasa theme is all about celebrating creativity in progress, the act of fresh-thinking, and New York's ceaseless reinvention.</p><p>Attendees will get to mingle with fellow designers and friends, see site-specific installations from Ultramoderne and Wild Dogs International, and enjoy a menu of light fare by Fredrik Berselius of Aska.</p><p><strong>Thanks to The Architectural League, Archinect is giving away two pairs of tickets to two of our readers!</strong>&nbsp;</p><p>For a chance to win, respond to the following question in the comment section below by <strong>Friday, September 23, 12 p.m. Eastern Time</strong>: &nbsp;Name your favorite instance of fresh-thinking and innovation in architecture this year (a project, research, an award recipient, etc.).</p><p>Only your first comm...</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>