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center for architecture Center Highlights (left) The 2012 New Practices New York juried portfolio competition winners and jurors gathered at the Center to celebrate in January. The winning firms are: Abruzzo Bodziak Architects; Holler Architecture; formlessfinder; Marc Fornes & THEVERYMANY; SLO Architecture; The Living; and Christian Wassmann. ©Nicole Friedman (right) AIANY President Joseph J. Aliotta, AIA, LEED AP (left), and Center for Architecture Foundation President Michael Strauss at the BREAKTHROUGH party celebrating the joining of the original Center at 536 LaGuardia Place with the adjacent storefront. ©Nicole Friedman ©Rick Bell ©Kristen Richards (above top) The December Oculus Book Talk starred Bjarke Ingles of BIG/Bjarke Ingles Group, who gave an animated, fast-paced presentation of his book, Yes is More. (above bottom) City Councilmember Brad Lander was among a dozen speakers at the first Freedom of Assembly: Public Space Today series, which explored the state of public spaces and how design can play a role in our free expression through assembly. (left) AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, and Alison Cohen, President, Alta Bicycle Share, kicked off the “Two Wheel Transit: NYC Bike Share” exhibition in early January. Spring 2012 Oculus 19 ©Joe Tortorella Center for Architecture Foundation (above) In January, the Center for Architecture Foundation celebrated the 20th anniversary of its first Learning By Design:NY school program in 1992. Many of the original members of LBD:NY Committee gathered to toast this milestone. (l-r): Julie Maurer; Polly Carpenter, AIA; Catherine Teegarden; Christine Hunter, AIA; Jerry Maltz, AIA; Howard Stern; Rosalie Byard; Dorothee King; and Linda Yowell, FAIA, LEED AP. ©Kristen Richards Small Firms Doing Big Things http://www.naylornetwork.com/arc-nxt/

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Spring 2012

Letter from the President: Invitation to the Future
A Word from the Editor - Small is the New Big
Center for Achitecture - Center Highlights
Museum Mile Makeover
Opener: Small, Agile Firms Succeed in Lean Times
Public Projects, Small Firms, Targeted Tactics
Small Firm Workplace: The Whole Wide World
Small Size, Big Thinking
Breaking Barriers
Launch Pad to Success
The Spirit of Cities: Why the Identity of a City Matters in a Global Age
19-Year Watch
Last Words - Smaller than a Breadbox
Index to Advertisers

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