Beaux Arts Ball 2016: Tabula Rasa
This post is brought to you by The Architectural League. Join friends and colleagues for Tabula Rasa, the 2016 Architectural League Beaux Arts Ball taking place at A/D/O, a new design space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. This year’s theme celebrates the creative act of fresh thinking and... View full entry
Partygoers have a blast at the Architectural League's 2015 Beaux Arts Ball
Architects, designers, and artists gathered at the Knockdown Center in Queens last Friday night for the Architectural League of New York's Beaux Arts Ball 2015. Co-chaired by Vishaan Chakrabarti of SHoP Architects and Maria Alataris, this year's "Threshold" theme kicks off another cultural year... View full entry
Win 2 tickets to the ArchLeague's Beaux Arts Ball 2015: THRESHOLD on September 18 in NY
Tickets are already on sale for the Architectural League of New York's Beaux Arts Ball 2015: Threshold, happening at the Knockdown Center in Queens on Friday evening, September 18. Join fellow architects, designers, and artists in one of the most highly anticipated events for the New York design... View full entry
The Architectural League announces the Beaux Arts Ball 2015: Threshold
Over 1,000 architects, designers, and artists will gather for a night of festivities at the Architectural League of New York's Beaux Arts Ball 2015: Threshold, taking place on September 18 at the Knockdown Center in Queens, New York City. Since the League revived the event in 1990 to fundraise... View full entry
Win a copy of "Young Architects 16: Overlay" from the Architectural League Prize
Since 1981, The Architectural League of New York has showcased the latest emerging design talent in the annual Architectural League Prize. Every year, the Architectural League selects three previous winners for the League Prize committee, who are tasked to develop the competition theme that... View full entry
Henry Cobb presented with 2015 Architectural League of NY President's Medal
Over 300 guests gathered at New York's Metropolitan Club for the Architectural League of New York's 2015 President's Medal dinner to honor medal recipient Henry N. Cobb, a founding partner at Pei Cobb Freed & Partners.Bestowed by the League's President and Board of Directors as the... View full entry
Marlon Blackwell and Rick Joy in conversation
Architects Marlon Blackwell and Rick Joy have built their practices marrying diligent attention to the existing community, ecology, and building culture of a place with the refined craft of contemporary architecture. [...]
The two sat down with Anne Rieselbach, the League’s Program Director, in October 2014 to discuss their first meeting 15 years ago, teaching, drawing, distaste for e-mail, and “transgressing the vernacular.”
Five teams selected to participate in the Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study in New York
Although anyone with Internet access can do a quick search online, nothing replaces a brick-and-mortar public library for quality resources and info — yet these centers are consistently overlooked by city policymakers. After setting up an RFQ for the Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study in New York, the Architectural League and the Center for an Urban Future selected five interdisciplinary teams out of 45 submissions.
They are:Andrew Berman Architect | Library Development Solutions
| Neil Donnelly | AEA Consulting | Auerbach Pollock FriedlanderMarble Fairbanks with James Lima Planning + Development and Special Project OfficeMASS Design Group SITU StudioUNIONTo find out more, head over to Bustler. View full entry
Winners of the 2014 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers
The Architectural League of New York has announced the six winning young architects and designers of the 2014 "Overlay" Architectural League Prize. As one of North America's most prestigious awards for young practitioners, since 1981 the Prize recognizes provocative and exemplary work and provides a public outlet for the exchange of their ideas.
After The Architectural League and the Young Architects + Designers Committee hosted the portfolio competition, whose theme this year was "Overlay", six winners were invited to publicly present and showcase their work:Kutan Ayata and Michael Young, Young & AyataBrooklyn Claus Benjamin... View full entry
Folly 2014 winner SuralArk to be installed at Socrates Sculpture Park in May
Out of 170 submissions, Austin+Mergold's SuralArk recently won Folly 2014. Co-sponsored by The Architectural League of New York and Socrates Sculpture Park, the annual competition invites young architects and designers worldwide to propose contemporary interpretations of the traditional architectural folly.
The jury also selected 10 Notable Entries. SuralArk will be designed and built at the Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, NY starting May 11 til Aug. 3, 2014.
Learn more about SuralArk and see the Notable Entries on Bustler. View full entry
The Living and Surfacedesign Inc. give first lecture in 2014's Emerging Voices series
Emerging Voices is an annual award given by the Architectural League. It is an invited portfolio competition, identifying eight firms in North America that are influencing the current condition of architecture, landscape design and built environments. To see a full list of this year’s award... View full entry
Winners of Emerging Voices 2014
The Architectural League of New York announced today the eight winners of Emerging Voices 2014. The prestigious invite-only, portfolio competition recognizes emerging and potentially influential firms and individuals based in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico.
This year's winners were selected by the jury for their alternative forms of practice and entrepreneurial spirit, as well as their accomplishments in the design and academic communities.
The winners are:Pictured above: David Benjamin, The Living, New YorkRelated: YAP winner The Living selected to re-design MoMA PS1's courtyard this summerJoyce Hwang, Ants of the Prairie, BuffaloSalvador Macías Corona and Magui Peredo Arenas, Estudio Macías Peredo, GuadalajaraRonald... View full entry
Elizabeth Diller, MoMA discuss expansion and Folk Museum's demolition with slice of NY architectural community
The controversial plans to demolish the American Folk Art Museum in service of MoMA's expansion rumbled along last night, at a panel discussion hosted jointly by the Architectural League, the Municipal Art Society, and the AIA's New York chapter.Catch-up on news surrounding MoMA's expansion... View full entry
A quick recap of the Beaux Arts Ball 2013
Over 1,350 people attended this year's Beaux Arts Ball at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City on Sept. 28. Hosted by the Architectural League of New York — and with Archinect/Bustler as one of the media sponsors — the annual evening event brought together the architecture and design community for a centennial celebration of the infamous 1913 "Armory Show" — when European modern art was introduced into the U.S. The sold-out Ball also helps support other Arch. League events.
Special shoutout to long-time Archinectors John Jourden, Aaron Plewke, and Quilian Riano who attended the Ball! Here's what Aaron Plewke shared with Bustler on the event: "The overall environmental effect created for this year's ball was quite successful. The white tarp-like canopies created an... View full entry
Last chance to get tickets for New York’s Beaux Arts Ball 2013: –ism
Only a few more days until New York City's 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue opens its doors this Saturday night for an event extraordinaire: the Beaux Arts Ball hosted annually by the Architectural League of New York.
This year's ball marks the centennial celebration of the iconic 1913 "Armory Show," so the theme for 2013 will be "–ism" and guests are invited to dress playfully as their favorite "ism."
The Architectural League also recently announced its 2013 fall "Current Work" lecture series, held in conjunction with the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union. The lineup includes Richard Meier, David Adjaye, Toshiko Mori, Thomas Phifer, and many others. Check out the... View full entry