A fresh start at the Arch League's 2016 Beaux Arts Ball
The Architectural League started another cultural year on a high note at the 2016 Beaux Arts Ball, which took place at the new nARCHITECTS-designed A/D/O space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn last Friday. Co-chaired by architects Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown, this year's “Tabula Rasa” theme was... View full entry
Cheers! Manhattan decriminalizes public drinking, urination
Beginning on Monday, March 7, 2016, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office will no longer prosecute most violations or infractions, and the NYPD will no longer arrest individuals who commit these offenses – such as littering, public consumption of alcohol, or taking up two seats on the subway – unless there is a demonstrated public safety reason to do so. This initiative will enable the NYPD to devote its resources to investigating serious crimes...
New Yorkers rejoice! A new initiative announced by the Manhattan District Attorney, the NYPD Commissioner and the Mayor means that you're now less likely to get arrested for sipping on a tallboy on your way back from a bodega.While you still may get a summons and have to pay a fine, the... View full entry
Say goodbye to the Sixth Street Viaduct along the L.A. River at ForumFest 2015, Oct. 25
The L.A. Forum for Architecture and Urban Design is partying along the Los Angeles River for ForumFest 2015, Bridge. Tunnel. Channel., happening at the Sixth Street Bridge tunnel on Sunday, October 25.ForumFest highlights the historic Sixth Street Viaduct as a signifier of change in the city. The... View full entry
Join Archinect and Bespoke for abc/nyc - A Celebration of Architecture and Archtober, October 8th!
Archinect and Bespoke invite you to join us in celebration of NYC’s dynamic local architecture and design community. Please join us at the Steelcase Worklife Center, a terraced venue overlooking Central Park South, for an evening of music, food and cocktails with friends and colleagues.Thursday... 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
Last chance to get tickets to the Architectural League's Beaux Arts Ball 2015: THRESHOLD + Giveaway winners announced!
Time is running out to get tickets to The Architectural League of New York's Beaux Arts Ball 2015: Threshold, happening at the Knockdown Center in Queens this Friday, September 18. Co-chaired by Vishaan Chakrabarti of SHoP Architects and Maria Alataris this year, the "Threshold" theme gives a... 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
Archinect presents Next Up: Podcasting the Future of Architecture at Jai & Jai Gallery, Sat. Sept. 19!
Archinect is pleased to invite you to the first iteration of a two-part live-podcasting event, Next Up, at Jai & Jai Gallery in Los Angeles! From 7-9PM on Saturday, September 19, we’ll be conducting a series of live interviews, panels, and talks with local architects at the forefront of a... 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
Ain't No Party Like an Archinect Party: Treatise Launch at the VDL House
The Cognoscenti Coffee cocktails were flowing (and frothing) at the Neutra VDL House on Saturday May 2nd, as Archinect, the VDL House and the Graham Foundation hosted the book launch of Treatise, a series of publications wherein 14 relatively new design offices explored the question "Why Write... View full entry
Celebrate with THE ARCHITECTURE LOBBY at their 2015 New Years Resolutions Party + Benefit tomorrow!
In need of some weekend plans? The Architecture Lobby will be hosting their 2015 New Years Resolutions Party + Benefit tomorrow night, January 9, at 60 Lispenard St. in New York, NY.Dance the night away or enjoy drinks at the open bar all while supporting The Architecture Lobby's fighting mission... View full entry
Festivities ensue at the Beaux Arts Ball 2014: Craft in New York
The Architectural League of New York hosted another successful Beaux Arts Ball this year at Weylin B. Seymour's in Williamsburg, New York this past Saturday night. In spirit of the ball's 2014 theme "Craft", eight architects and designers collaborated with Nuit Blanche New York in creating digital... View full entry
Upcoming Cal Poly Pomona events at the historic Neutra VDL House in L.A.
In need of weekend plans for December? Some fun Saturday events are happening at the Neutra VDL House in Los Angeles. If you're around the area, be sure to check 'em out!Event details are right below:RELIER Fundraiser & Cocktail Party | December 14, Doors open 4 p.m.The RELIER team -- an... View full entry
Prada Celebrates Architecture Exhibit in Paris
Curated by architect and historian Joseph Abram, in collaboration with Rem Koolhaas’ OMA/AMO, the exhibition celebrates the work of Perret, in particular his extended use of reinforced concrete.
The exhibition analyzes, through more than 400 original documents such as sketches, pictures, scale models and personal letters, eight buildings conceived by Perret. These include the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, along with the Hôtel de Ville and the Eglise Saint Joseph in Le Havre.
LA ForumFest to honor Michael Maltzan
Celebrating over 25 years of educational and advocacy work, the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design will honor architect Michael Maltzan, FAIA, of Michael Maltzan Architecture at their annual ForumFest. The LA Forum is a discussion platform for local architecture and urbanism... View full entry