Archinect - News 2014-11-23T15:10:14-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/111434542/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2014-week-4-oct-25-31 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2014 - Week 4 (Oct. 25-31) Justine Testado 2014-10-17T14:30:00-04:00 >2014-10-17T20:19:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pc/pcfq3a5nd5jsdvuc.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 back for another year. The anticipated month-long festival from Oct. 1-31, 2014 continues to grow with a variety of engaging exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities for all ages to celebrate the value of architecture and design in everyday life.</p><p>For the fourth year, 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 lengthy Archtober event calendar, we have our final list of highlights to take note of for Oct. 25-31:</p><ul><li><a href="http://newyork.architectureforhumanity.org/updates/4318" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Day of Impact: Giving back through Architecture &amp; Design | Oct. 25</strong></a><br>Architecture for Humanity NY will host its first Day of Impact. This event will engage through short-term projects in NYC's boroughs. AFHny will extend resources and work with like-minded organizations to aid in areas of need and offer sustainable design solutions.</li><li><a href="http://www.archtober.org/participant/louis-kahn-contemporary-talk-and-tour-of-fdr-four-freedoms-park/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Louis Kahn Contemporary: Talk and Tour of FDR Four Freedoms Park | Oct. 26</strong></a><br>William Whitaker, Curator of the Louis I. Kahn Collec...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/110956492/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2014-week-3-oct-17-24 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2014 - Week 3 (Oct. 17-24) Justine Testado 2014-10-10T18:13:00-04:00 >2014-10-16T19:34:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xt/xtxixiz1z552ub4u.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 back for another year. The anticipated month-long festival from Oct. 1-31, 2014 continues to grow with a variety of engaging exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities for all ages to celebrate the value of architecture and design in everyday life.</p><p>For the fourth year, 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 to take note of in the week of Oct. 17-24:</p><ul><li><strong><a href="http://bldg92.org/events/counter-culture-icestone-factory-tour/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Counter Culture: Factory Tour of IceStone | Oct. 17</a></strong><br>Join a tour through the IceStone manufacturing facility and learn about their sustainable process of transforming waste glass into eye-catching surface materials. Also learn about the manufacturer's social and environmental practices that have distinguished them in the green building industry.</li><li><a href="http://www.archtober.org/building/navy-green-supportive-housing/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Building of the Day: Navy Green Supportive Housing | Oct. 18</strong></a><br>Explore the Navy Green Supportive Housing buildi...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/110355030/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2014-week-2-oct-9-16 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2014 - Week 2 (Oct. 9-16) Justine Testado 2014-10-03T11:36:00-04:00 >2014-10-06T17:19:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s5/s5cl7lmlby96vwo1.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 back for another year. The anticipated month-long festival from Oct. 1-31, 2014 continues to grow with a variety of engaging exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities for all ages to celebrate the value of architecture and design in everyday life.</p><p>For the fourth year, 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 worth checking out from Oct. 9-16:</p><ul><li><a href="http://ssa1.ccny.cuny.edu/people/lecture-series.html#03" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Jordi Fauli Fall 2014 Sciame Lecture Series on Gaud&iacute;&rsquo;s Unfinished Masterpiece: The Sagrada Fam&iacute;lia Church | Oct. 9</strong></a><br>The Gaud&iacute; lecture series continues with&nbsp;Jordi Faul&iacute; i Oller, who is currently the Head Architect and Coordinator of the work on the Expiatory Church of the Sagrada Fam&iacute;lia in Barcelona, Spain. Fauli will lecture on the topic, "The Project and the Construction of the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia."</li><li><a href="http://www.archtober.org/building-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Building of the Day: Kickstarter | Oct. 9</strong></a><br>Take a...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/110277095/happy-archtober-2014-stay-updated-with-archinect-s-weekly-must-do-picks Happy Archtober 2014! Stay updated with Archinect's weekly Must-Do Picks Justine Testado 2014-10-01T20:17:00-04:00 >2014-10-02T19:33:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z5/z5bi5amgrdpwdhjw.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Today marks the start of <a href="http://archtober.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober 2014</a>, New York City's annual Architecture and Design Month. The citywide festival from Oct. 1-31, 2014 will feature a variety of engaging exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities for all ages to celebrate architecture and design in everyday life.</p><p>Archinect and <a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are excited to be Archtober's digital media sponsors once again. Over the next few Fridays, we'll feature event highlights in Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2014.&nbsp;So check back regularly!</p><p>In case you missed it: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/109817240/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2014-week-1-oct-1-8" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2014 - Week 1 (Oct. 1-8)</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109817240/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2014-week-1-oct-1-8 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2014 - Week 1 (Oct. 1-8) Justine Testado 2014-09-26T12:08:00-04:00 >2014-09-26T21:04:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ge/get3hudz2a860yi2.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 back for another year. The anticipated month-long festival from Oct. 1-31, 2014 continues to grow with a variety of engaging exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities for all ages to celebrate the value of architecture and design in everyday life.</p><p>For the fourth year, 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 to take note of in the first week, Oct. 1-8:</p><ul><li><a href="http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=calendar&amp;evtid=7627" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>New Practices New York 2014 exhibition opening | Oct. 1</strong></a><br>The six winning firms of the New Practices New York biennial competition will present and showcase their work to the public. The six firms were chosen for their unique approaches to the projects they undertake and the practices they have established. A Round Table with each winning team will take place prior to the exhibition opening.<br>&nbsp;</li><li><a href="http://www.archtober.org/participant/josep-gomez-jordi-bonet-fall-2014-sciame-lecture-series-on-gaudis-unfinished-masterpiece-the-sagrada-familia-church/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Josep Gomez + Jordi Bonet Fall 2014 Sciame Lecture Series o...</strong></a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/105547048/archtober-design-festival-for-nyc-kicks-off-today-august-1-at-12-noon ARCHTOBER Design Festival for NYC Kicks Off Today, August 1, at 12 noon ccsullivan 2014-08-01T13:27:00-04:00 >2014-08-01T14:37:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ps/ps53bfjykyfgque0.jpg" width="514" height="233" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Archtober is a collaborative initiative of the AIA New York Chapter, the Center for Architecture, and over fifty other organizations focused on the built environment," says Cynthia Kracauer, AIA New York managing director. "The flagship program is the Building of the Day, one for each of the thirty-one days of October."</p></em><br /><br /><p>Today the AIA New York is hosting a "Summer Live Tweet" event at 12:00 noon at the Public Theater in New York City's Astor Place to launch <a href="http://www.archtober.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>, the monthlong, citywide design festival.</p><p>The host, AIA New York, has offered free ice cream from <a href="http://eatcoolhaus.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Coolhaus</a> for anyone who tweets the event.</p><p>The reason the event is at The Public Theater is that it's the first announced "Building of the Day" for Archtober, set for a ticketed tour on October 1, the festival's first day.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8d/8dra2hp9529gp6co.jpg"></p><p><strong>About Archtober:</strong><br>For anyone who loves architecture and design, New York in October offers crisp, pretty fall days -- and the biggest citywide design festival in the United States. The fourth annual Archtober Architecture and Design Month, led by the AIA New York and with 40-plus participating organizations, will take over the city.</p><p>Today's official kickoff for Archtober 2014 is called&nbsp;the Summer Live Tweet, and it takes place from 12-1:00pm, with FREE ice cream sandwiches by Brooklyn's architecturally inspired dessert-maker, Co...</p> 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>