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NYC’s new “micro-unit” housing competition adAPT NYC was announced at the Center on July 9 by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg (l-r): Housing Development Corporation President Marc Jahr; Mathew Wambua, Commissioner, NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development; Robert LiMandri, Commissioner, NYC Department of Buildings; During the AIANY Chapter’s 145th Annual Meeting, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, U.S. Representative for New York’s 28th District, presented 2012 AIANY President Joseph Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP, with the ﬂag that ﬂew over the Capitol during 2012 AIA Grassroots in Washington, DC. Bloomberg; Jerilyn Perine, Executive Director, Citizens Housing & Planning Council of New York; Amanda Burden, Hon. AIANY, Director, NYC Department of City Planning and Chair, City Planning Commission; Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIANY; and Alexandros Washburn, Chief Urban Designer, NYC Department of City Planning.
Following the Architects of Healing program and medal ceremony at the 2012 AIA Convention in May (l-r): Rick Bell, FAIA, AIANY Executive Director; Daniel Libeskind, AIA, Principal, Studio Daniel Libeskind; David Childs, FAIA, Consulting Design Partner, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; and Joseph Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP, 2012 AIANY President. At “The Harlem Edge | Cultivating Connections” exhibition opening in July (l-r): Venesa Alicea, AIA, LEED AP, 2013 AIA National Associates Committee Executive Board, Directorat-Large; ENYA Co-chairs Amanda Rivera, Assoc. AIA, and Brynnemarie Lanciotti, Assoc. AIA, with Michael Marrella, AICP, The Harlem Edge Juror and Director of Waterfront and Open Space Planning, NYC Department of City Planning (see pg. 39).
New Practices New York 2012 winners Abruzzo Bodziak Architects worked non-stop to install “Landscape (Triptych)” in the Center’s storefront window as a part of the exhibit “New Practices New York 2012” (l-r): Christian Poules; Lee Gibson; Emily Abruzzo, AIA, LEED
AP; Gerald Bodziak, AIA; LEED AP; and Christopher Egervary (see pg. 36).
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First Annual AIANY Golf Outing in July at the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springﬁeld, NJ (l-r): Rick Bell, FAIA; John Shehadi, President, Shehadi Commercial Flooring; and Andy Frankl, President, Ibex Construction and AIANY Board Member.
Via Verde’s ribbon-cutting ceremony in June reunited U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Hon. AIANY, with the project's architects (l-r): Robert Garneau, AIA, Associate, Grimshaw Architects; Donovan; Richard Dattner, FAIA, Principal, Dattner Architects; and Vincent Chang, AIA, Partner, Grimshaw Architects.
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Honoree sketchers preparing for Guess-A-Sketch, the Foundation’s ﬁrst annual drawing competition (l-r): Charles Renfro, AIA; Robert M. Rogers, FAIA; Ronnette Riley, FAIA; and Hugh Hardy, FAIA, with CFAF Executive Director Jaime Endreny, and Master of Ceremonies Walter Hunt, FAIA. The event raised $80,000 to support CFAF’s built environment education programs for K–12 students, families, and the general public. Fall 2012 Oculus 19
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Fall 2012
Letter from the President: The Future: Here and Now
Of Ladybugs and Learning
Manhattanville Shuffl e: A no-real-community-here might just become one
Opener: The New Learning Landscape
Oh, the Places We’ll Go!
One Firm, Two Schools of Thought
Schools Made to Order
Expanding Architecture Beyond Form and Function
New Kids on the Boards
Real Solutions at Harlem’s Edge
The Future of Architecture Since 1889
Aalto and America
The Mythic Modern: Architectural Expeditions into the Spirit of Place
Schlepping Through Ambivalence: Essays on an American Architectural Condition
The Harlem Edge | Cultivating Connections 2012 Biennial Ideas Competition
A pioneering example of Modernism in New York is the 1931 New School for Social Research building by Joseph Urban
The Young and the Edgeless
Alphabetical and Categorical Index
Oculus - Fall 2012