Oculus - Winter 2011/2012 - (Page 15)

center for architecture Center Highlights ©Sam Lahoz, Courtesy the Center for Architecture ©Sam Lahoz, Courtesy the Center for Architecture On October 1, hundreds of people filled the Center’s galleries for the launch of Archtober and the opening of the “Buildings = Energy” exhibition, curated by Donna Zimmerman and designed by Pure + Applied. Jerry Maltz, AIA, Chair of the AIANY Design for Aging Committee, was joined for the Archtober 18 calendar “rip” by NYC Councilmember Jessica Lappin and 2011 AIANY President Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, LEED AP. Archtober declared itself on banners around town, including this one on West Houston Street. ©Nicole Friedman 2011 Heritage Ball Honorees and V.I.P.s (l-r): Silvian Marcus, PE, FASCE, Chairman, WSP Cantor Seinuk, 2011 Heritage Ball Dinner Committee Chair; Jaime Endreny, Executive Director, Center for Architecture Foundation; Michael J. Strauss, Vanguard Construction & Development Co., and Center for Architecture Foundation board member; Leslie Koch, President, The Trust for Governors Island (Center for Architecture Foundation Award); Richard Meier, FAIA, FRIBA, Managing Partner, Richard Meier & Partners Architects (President’s Award); Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner, NYC Department of Transportation (Center for Architecture Award); Gary Barnett, President, Extell Development Company (AIA New York Chapter Award); Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, 2011 President, AIANY; Anthony Mannarino, Executive Vice President of Development, Extell Development Company; and Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director, AIANY. ©Nicole Friedman At November’s Oculus Book Talk, Kirsten Sibilia, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, AIANY Director of Communications and Oculus Committee Chair, introduced Pulitzer Prize-winning critic for the Chicago Tribune Blair Kamin, who spoke eloquently about his latest book, Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age. ©Catherine Teegarden ©Nicole Friedman Center for Architecture Foundation The Center for Architecture Foundation kicked off the launch of Archtober with a free FamilyDay@theCenter and the opening of “Building Connections 2011,” the K–12 student design exhibition celebrating its 15th year.    ©Nicole Friedman Lower Manhattan Rising: Looking Toward 9/11/2021, a day-long conference at the Center in September, included a panel discussion among (l-r): Paul Goldberger, Architecture Critic, The New Yorker (moderator); Michael Arad, AIA, Partner, Handel Architects; Daniel Libeskind, AIA, Principal, Studio Daniel Libeskind; Craig Dykers, AIA, MNAL, Snøhetta; and Bruce Fowle, FAIA, LEED AP, Senior Partner, FXFOWLE. Up, Down, and Sideways Winter 2011 Oculus 15 http://www.naylornetwork.com/arc-nxt

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Winter 2011/2012

First Words
A Word from the Editor
Center for Architecture
One Block Over
Rezoning NYC:
Complete Streets: If Only Mumford Had Lived to See This
Regional Transit: The Next Generation
In Print
102-Year Watch
Last Words
Index to Advertisers

Oculus - Winter 2011/2012