Archinect - News 2014-07-22T20:06:21-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/82846652/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2013-week-4-oct-25-31 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2013 - Week 4 (Oct. 25-31) Justine Testado 2013-09-27T19:49:00-04:00 >2013-09-30T17:43:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c5/c5ck7v7tyk1an6y9.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archtober.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>&ndash;New York City's Architecture and Design Month&ndash;is starting next week! The anticipated festival from Oct. 1-31, 2013 continues to grow with an amazing variety of exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities to celebrate the importance of architecture and design in everyday life.<br><br> Now in its third year, we at Archinect &amp; <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to once again be Archtober's digital media sponsors.</p> <p> Here's our fourth and final list of some exciting highlights from Archtober's long event list that you should check out for Week 4, Oct. 25-31:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.centralparknyc.org/visit/tours/guided-tours/design-tours/great-design-then-and-now-tour.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Great Design Then and Now | Oct. 25</strong></a><br> Join Marie Warsh, Central Park Conservancy's Director of Preservation Planning, for an in-depth tour of Central Park's north end, including visits to the woodland's rustic bridges, recently reconstructed playgrounds, and other more modern additions, and a discussion of how these places reflect the larger evolution of recreation and urban park design.</li> <li> <strong><a href="https://secure3.convio.net/masnyc/site/Ecommerce/764032269?VIEW_PRODUCT=true&amp;product_id=2902&amp;store_id=1221" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Walking Tour: Terminal City: The E...</a></strong></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/82312367/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2013-week-3-oct-17-24 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2013 - Week 3 (Oct. 17-24) Justine Testado 2013-09-23T00:40:00-04:00 >2013-09-23T20:27:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jk/jkjxf4rzmwnizwxo.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>&ndash;New York City's Architecture and Design Month&ndash;is fast approaching. The anticipated festival from Oct. 1-31, 2013 continues to grow with an amazing variety of exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities to celebrate the importance of architecture and design in everyday life.</p> <p> Now in its third year, we at Archinect &amp; <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to once again be Archtober's digital media sponsors.<br><br> Continuing from Weeks <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81230466/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2013-week-1-oct-1-8" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81698656/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2013-week-2-oct-9-16" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2</a>, below are some some exciting highlights from Archtober's long list of events you should check out for Week 3, Oct. 17-24:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=calendar&amp;evtid=6134" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>BOOMING BOROUGHS: Redesigning Aging-in-Place in NYC | Oct. 17</strong></a><br> A follow up on "BOOMING BOROUGHS: Redesigning Aging-in-Place in NYC" held&nbsp; on May 18, 2013, the five design teams of the AIANY Design for Aging Committee will present the results of their deep dive into the question of providing suitable housing -- in accord with the concept of "Designing for a Lifetime" -- that will enable aging New Yorkers to continue to...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/81698656/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2013-week-2-oct-9-16 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2013 - Week 2 (Oct. 9-16) Justine Testado 2013-09-13T11:42:00-04:00 >2013-09-17T14:56:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3i/3iurfmed26pcra5q.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>&ndash;New York City's Architecture and Design Month&ndash;is fast approaching. The anticipated festival from Oct. 1-31, 2013 continues to grow with an amazing variety of exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities to celebrate the importance of architecture and design in everyday life.</p> <p> Now in its third year, we at Archinect &amp; <a href="http://www.bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to once again be Archtober's digital media sponsors.<br><br> Continuing from <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81230466/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2013-week-1-oct-1-8" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">last week</a>, here are some exciting highlights from Archtober's long list of events that you shouldn't miss for Week 2, Oct. 9-16:</p> <ul><li> <a href="https://secure3.convio.net/masnyc/site/Ecommerce/764032269?VIEW_PRODUCT=true&amp;product_id=2783&amp;store_id=1221" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>All Lit Up: Times Square at Night | Oct. 9</strong></a><br> Join guide Kathleen Hulser for this special nighttime walking tour of Times Square lighted signs as she contextualizes the arcane origins of American nighttime advertising with the history of American media and advertising technology. Touching on the changes in family life that turned red light districts into meccas of 24/7 street life, this history-based tour traces the evolution o...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/81230466/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2013-week-1-oct-1-8 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2013 - Week 1 (Oct. 1-8) Archinect 2013-09-06T21:29:00-04:00 >2013-09-09T18:30:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wy/wyy6oj0ctxupbl89.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>&ndash;New York City's Architecture and Design Month&ndash;is fast approaching. The anticipated festival from Oct. 1-31, 2013 continues to grow with an amazing variety of exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities to celebrate the importance of architecture and design in everyday life.</p> <p> Now in its third year, we at Archinect &amp; <a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to once again be Archtober's digital media sponsors.</p> <p> From the long list of Archtober events, here are some exciting highlights you should not miss in the first week, Oct. 1-8:</p> <ul><li> <strong><a href="http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=calendar&amp;evtid=5809" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Practical Utopias: Global Urbanism in Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo Exhibition Opening | Oct. 1</a></strong><br> An exhibition presenting a body of recent work by American and other international firms in five cities across East Asia. Though occurring in culturally, economically, politically, and geographically diverse environments, these projects exhibit similar characteristics that while not unique in themselves, combine in ways that disting...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/81153290/major-exhibition-on-polymath-designer-norman-bel-geddes-to-open-at-mcny Major exhibition on polymath designer Norman Bel Geddes to open at MCNY Justine Testado 2013-09-06T13:38:00-04:00 >2013-09-11T13:00:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oo/ooscptcuu59p6eml.jpg" width="514" height="424" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The "Norman Bel Geddes: I Have Seen the Future" exhibition will open at the <a href="http://mcny.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Museum of the City of New York</a> starting Oct. 16. Presented by MCNY and the <a href="http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/%E2%80%8E" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin</a>, it will be the first major exhibition to explore the life and multi-faceted career of the man whose futuristic designs shaped the image of modern America during the early half of the 20th century.<br><br> This event is also in promotion through <a href="http://archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>, a festival of architectural and design programs, exhibitions, and activities happening throughout New York City in the month of October.<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jk/jki21rnv0lch7kck.jpg" title=""><br><br> Curated by MCNY's Donald Albrecht (Curator of Architecture and Design), the five-part exhibition will begin with Bel Geddes' birth in 1893 and the early stages of his creativity, then delve into his prime decades from the 1920s-1940s, and finally end with his post-war-period works until his death in 1958.</p> <p> Receiving barely any academic training, Bel Geddes created revolutionary theatrical, indus...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/58494949/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2012 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2012 Archinect 2012-10-02T19:40:00-04:00 >2012-10-04T12:43:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nb/nbklcewmcl1nnuur.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> It's finally October, and one of New York City's most anticipated event programs has just kicked into full gear again: <a href="http://www.archtober.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>, the second annual city-wide festival of architecture activities, programs, and exhibitions is taking place October 1-31, 2012. Presented by the Center for Architecture and copious other collaborating organizations, Archtober&rsquo;s curated calendar features more than 180 architecture and design lectures, conferences, programs, and exhibitions aiming to raise awareness of the importance of design in New York.</p> <p> Now in its second year, we at Archinect &amp; <a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to once again be Archtober's media sponsors and have put together a selection of Archtober events you cannot miss this October:</p> <ul><li> <strong><a href="http://dht.dwell.com/emerging-designers-panel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Emerging Designers Panel Discussion</a> | Tue, Oct 2</strong><br> Jerry Helling, President and Creative Director of Bernhardt Design has made a career out of discovering new talent. This panel looks at trends and challenges facing young and emerging designers who are trying to fi...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/22176140/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober Sponsor 2011-09-29T19:30:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:52:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/89/89n1n5km1yxfkgmj.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Just two more days, and New Yorkers get to celebrate - for the first time ever - a very special month in their city: <a href="http://www.archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>, a month-long festival of architectural design activities, programs and exhibitions. Presented by the Center for Architecture and many, many other collaborating organizations, Archtober's program is just packed with special tours, lectures, films and exhibitions that focus on the importance of architecture and design in everyday life.</p> <p> As Archtober's media sponsor, we at Archinect &amp; <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> have selected a few Archtober goodies you should definitely mark red in your calendar:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=upcoming&amp;expid=148" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Subway Exhibition Opens: New York New Work</strong></a> | <strong>Sat, Oct 1</strong><br> Building on the success of our past subway exhibitions, the AIA New York Chapter / Center for Architecture will open New York New Work in October of 2011 at the West 4th Street subway station.<br> &nbsp;</li> <li> <a href="http://www.bringtolightnyc.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Bring to Light: Nuit Blanche New York 2011</strong></a> | <strong>Sat, Oct 1</strong><br> Bring to Light is a free nighttime public festival of art in New Y...</li></ul>