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(above) Steven Holl, FAIA (center) with AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, and AIANY Fellows Committee Chair Sylvia Smith, FAIA, LEED AP, Senior Partner, FXFOWLE, at the AIANY 2012 Fellows Reception on March 28. Holl was awarded the 2012 AIA Gold Medal, which honors an individual whose signiﬁcant body of work has had a lasting inﬂuence on the theory and practice of architecture. (above right) The February opening of “City of Mirages: Baghdad, 1952–1982”: 2012 AIANY President Joseph J. Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP (left), with exhibition curator Pedro Azara, Professor of Aesthetics and Theory of Art at the School of Architecture of Barcelona.
(above) The Architecture and the Media series of panel discussions kicked off at the Center in February with a provocative and lively examination of “Architectural Criticism Today” with (l-r): James Russell, FAIA, Bloomberg; Cathleen McGuigan, Architectural Record; Paul Goldberger, Hon. AIA, Vanity Fair and 2012 recipient of the Stephen A. Kliment Oculus Award; Justin Davidson, New York Magazine; and moderator Julie Iovine, The Architect’s Newspaper. The series is organized by the Center, the AIANY Oculus Committee and Marketing & PR Committee, and co-organized by The Architect’s Newspaper. (above left) 2012 AIANY President Joseph J. Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP (left), with Ennead Architects Partners Susan Rodriguez, FAIA, and Joseph Fleischer, FAIA, at the opening of the AIANY Design Awards 2012 exhibition in April (left).
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(above) “A Plague Remembered: AIDS Memorial Park Design Competition” exhibition opening in March (l-r): Paul Kelterborn, Cofounder, AIDS Memorial Park and Project Manager, Public Programs at the Municipal Art Society of New York; Keith Fox, Chairman, AIDS Memorial Park and President, McGraw-Hill Construction; and Christopher Tepper, Cofounder, AIDS Memorial Park and Director of Development and Planning at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development (above) NYC home-schooled students participated in an eightCorporation. week program to learn about the architecture and layout of the city’s early roots as New Amsterdam through a Lower Manhattan walking tour and model-building workshops at the Center. The Foundation’s work was recently featured in a New York Times article highlighting museums that provide space and educational opportunities for home-schooled students.
(above) In March, a “freeboard” charrette, led by the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) and the AIANY Design for Risk & Reconstruction Committee, brought together 60 architects, landscape architects, urban designers, and planners to address storm surge and sea-level change. Pictured here, clockwise from lower left: Stephen Cassell, AIA, ARO; Chris Holme, DCP; Alex Washburn, AIA, DCP; Jonathan Marvel, FAIA, Rogers Marvel Architects; Florence Schmitt, Baird Architects; Peter Gluck, Peter Gluck & Partners. 2012 AIANY Design Awards
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Summer 2012
First Words Letter from the President
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Oculus - Summer 2012