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center for architecture Center Highlights (left) AIANY First Vice President Joe Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP, AIANY President Margaret Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, and Clark Manus, FAIA, AIA National President, at the Accent on Architecture Gala presented by the American Architectural Foundation in February. (left) Castillo welcomed guests to the Helfand Spotlight exhibition “Design for Decades,” which was on view in December and January. Design for Decades is an AIA National initiative modeled on AIANY’s “New York Now” subway show. (left) NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe at the opening of the “High Performance Landscape Guidelines” exhibition. Laura Trimble Emily Nemens Emily Nemens Sam Lahoz (above) “Jugaad Urbanism: Resourceful Strategies for Indian Cities” opened at the Center on February 10, and will be on view until May 21, 2011. (left) AIANY President Margaret Castillo, AIA, LEED AP, DC Councilmember Tommy Wells, and NYC Department of Design and Construction Commissioner David Burney, FAIA, at the Fit Nation DC: Promoting Healthy Communities through Design Conference in Washington, DC. The conference was organized by AIANY and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in partnership with the NYC Department of Planning, the NYC DDC, and the AIA Washington DC Chapter, with support from AIA National and the American Architectural Foundation. Laura Trimble (above) Peter Eisenman, FAIA, spoke about his Berlin Holocaust Memorial at Architecture on Screen: Selections from the Montreal International Festival of Films, organized by the Center and MUSE Film and Television on January 29. (below) Aliotta spoke to associates at a January speed-mentoring session organized by ENYA, Women in Architecture, and the Professional Practices Committees. Laura Trimble Center for Architecture Foundation (left) Harlem resident Roberta Washington, FAIA, spoke with students at C.S. 154 in Harlem about her own and other African-American architects’ work. Fifth graders are studying landmarks in their neighborhood and will compose a cell-phone audio tour with Learning By Design:NY educator Grace Hwang. Emily Nemens Design for a Change: Buildings, People, Energy Tim Hayduk Spring 2011 Oculus 15

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Spring 2011

Oculus - Spring 2011
First Words
A Word from the Editor
Center for Architecture
One Block Over
Opener: A Critique of Pure Sustainability
Testing Green Ideas
New Life for a Boomer Building
School Back in Session After 30-Year Recess
It Takes More Than a Village
Shedding Light
What Every Architect Should Know About NYC’s New Energy Laws
Good Practices
44-Year Watch
Last Words
Index to Advertisers

Oculus - Spring 2011