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APR 25 at 6:30PM
APR 26 at 10AM
The Great Hall
7 E. 7 Street
Tributes and Reminiscences | 6:30PM Friday 25 April
Panels and Film Screening | 10:00AM - 5:00PM Saturday 26 April

Participants to include: Joseph Becker, M. Christine Boyer, Peter Cook, Joan Copjec, Neil Denari, David Gersten, Zvi Hecker, Steven Holl, Clare Jacobson, Sotirios Kotoulas, Carin Kuoni, Sanford Kwinter, Claus Leggewie, Diane Lewis, Brett Littman, James Lowder, Shannon Mattern, Thom Mayne, Aida Miron, Miodrag Mitrasinovic, Eric Owen Moss, Elke Muehlleitner, Peter Noever, Dwayne Oyler, Wolf Prix, George Ranalli, Vyjayanthi Rao, Yael Reisner, Alexis Rochas, Yehuda Safran, Neil Spiller, Michael Sorkin, Anthony Vidler, Aleksandra Wagner, Davor Wagner, Michael Webb, James Wines, Lebbeus Woods, and Masahiko Yendo

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | As part of the transformation of the Brooklyn Navy Yard into a green technology and sustainable manufacturing complex, ONE Lab, a new school for design and science, will establish a collaborative teaching facility and public outreach center for socio-ecological design, to open in 2015. The ONE Lab Smart Dock will located inside the Navy Yard's newly-renovated Building 128 -- an 84,000 square foot former shipbuilding factory, which is being transformed into a high-tech center for design, prototyping, and new manufacture. ONE Lab is seeking design proposals for the Smart Dock that are both symbolic and buildable . Register by June 30, 2014   learn more ...

DESIGN COMPETITION | This international competition aims to rethink and redesign one of the most iconic streets in the world-42nd street in Midtown Manhattan. The competition is intended to encourage architects, planners, and urban designers from around the world to develop creative proposals for remaking this important but noisy, traffic-clogged street into an enhanced, world-class pedestrian environment and public space that is served by a high-quality, low-floor, modern surface light rail tram. Register by September 8, 2014   learn more ...


CALL FOR PROPOSALS | Midtown Detroit, Inc. (MDI) in partnership with the New Economy Initiative (NEI) is seeking proposals to transform the undersides of two viaducts located in Midtown Detroit's TechTown district with public art and light. The Second and Cass Avenue viaducts are two fully operational railroad bridge grade separations located between Baltimore and Amsterdam Streets in TechTown. Originally constructed in 1934, these once magnificent viaducts have been poorly maintained over the years and lack adequate lighting, contributing to unsafe perceptions of the district. This call seeks to give these industrial bridges new life-making them a choice destination rather than a place to pass through. Deadline: April 30, 2014 learn more ...  

FELLOWSHIP | The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture will be supporting two Junior Fellows in residence for 2014-15.  The Fellowships are open to architects, engineers, and educators at any stage including recent graduates or those looking to go from practice to teaching. They are ultimately seeking candidates who are creative, engaging, and motivated to work in our unique environment of two historic campuses with a small student body of two dozen students. Deadline: May 1, 2014 learn more ...  

CALL FOR ESSAYS: COMMON SHARE | Urban Omnibus announces their third annual writing competition, this year on the topic of common ownership, private property, and the sharing economy. With this competition, UO invites writers to infuse the discourse around structural economic change with narrative, theory, history, or humor. Deadline: May 12, 2014  learn more ...  


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS | The 2014 Saratoga Design Conference"s theme for their inaugural conference is "New Practice /New Design", an exploration of the dramatic changes we are seeing in the practice of architecture and the innovative design work that results. The Design Conference's main goal is to impart practical and theoretical knowledge that will allow attendees to expand the areas of practice they engage in and do more relevant and innovative design work. Deadline: May 16, 2014 learn more ...


2014 AIANYS DESIGN AWARDS | AIA New York State, the state organization of The American Institute of Architects, has recognized outstanding works of architecture through its annual Design Awards Program each year since 1968. The purpose of the program is to celebrate achievements in design excellence by New York State architects; to generate greater public interest in architecture; and to honor the architects, clients and consultants who work together to create and enhance our built environment. Registration: May 18, 2014 learn more ...  


STUDENT FILM CONTEST | The National Fenestration Rating Council is celebrating 25 years of service by calling students in the U.S. and Canada to submit an original short film exploring the important role windows, doors, and skylights play in everyday life. Creativity is encouraged and all genres are welcome. Deadline: August 1, 2014 learn more ...  


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS | Issue 10 of the Cornell Journal of Architecture invites you contribute a ghost story, a haunted house, a virtual reality, or a distillation that engages the spirit's complex and inevitable inhabitation of architecture. Deadline: August 1, 2014  learn more ...



FILM SCREENING | Diana Agrest's film, The Making of an Avant-Garde: The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies 1967-1984, will be screened at the AA School of Architecture in London on June 6, 2014. learn more ...

PRESENTATIONS | Lydia Kallipoliti participated in the symposium "How To Make Waste Public: Experiments With Infrastructure," at Woodbury University in Los Angeles on April 19, 2014 and she presented the paper "Cloud Colonies: Takes Zenetos's Electronic Urbanism" at the 102nd annual ACSA meeting in Miami on April 11, 2014. 



Daniel Libeskind (AR '70) | article | "Product: From Pawson to Libeskind, Quick Picks from Milan Design Week," The Architect's Newspaper blog, April 16, 2014

Lee Skolnick (AR '79) | panelist | "The Post-Soviet Region Eastern Europe as an Emerging Market: Professional Practice Issues," Trespa Design Center, New York NY, April 23, 2014

Andrew Ferentinos (AR '07) | group exhibition | "Public Space? Lost & Found," MIT, Cambridge, MA, April 18-October 30, 2014 
Firat Erdim (AR '01) | article | "Alumni Interview: Firat Erdim," The Pioneer, April 7, 2014 
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