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September 2017

Public Spaces, Social Movements: How Planning and Design Can Shape Public Discourse

September 29, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York,
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Join us for our annual ASLA-APA-AIA conference. There is a clear resurgence of social movements happening throughout New York City and other major metropolitan areas in the United States. This renewed focus on the public realm calls into question how planners and designers can respond and engage with issues related to the civic commons. The local chapters of the American Planning Association (APA), American Institute of Architects (AIA), and American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) are co-hosting a one-day conference to…

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October 2017

Everything Water 4.0: The Role of Water in Shaping Our Future

October 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM — Register At the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place Water is at the heart of sustaining life for both the human and natural worlds. It has also increasingly become the source of climate-related disasters and catastrophic conflict at all scales. While water might “understand” civilization well, perhaps it is we who don’t understand water. Water takes no sides; it is a thing of beauty, as well as a powerful force…

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December 2017

The Role of PVC in Sustainable Exterior Buiding Products

December 12, 2017
Water Mill, NY

PROGRAM: The Role of PVC in Sustainable Exterior Buiding Products. CREDITS: 1 Learning Unit Hour in the “Health, Safety, and Human Welfare” category. PROGRAM #: AZTRIM101 LENGTH: 1 hour PROVIDER: CPG Building Products COURSE DESCRIPTION: An in-depth study of cellular PVC, how it is manufactured, the different types of cellular PVC, and the uses for each. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Due to increasing interest in low maintenance building products, the building industry and custom product manufacturers have embraced cellular PVC as a…

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April 2018

LA Month: bkep + asla ny speak | Entrepreneurship

April 17, 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
A.R.T. New York, 138 South Oxford Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Thinking of starting your own practice? Wondering where to begin? Join us for a joint disciplinary discussion as we learn the details from David Cunningham, RA, AIA, Tricia Martin, RLA, ASLA, Jennifer Sage, RA, FAIA, LEED AP, Laura Starr, RLA, FASLA, four successful architects and landscape architects on their entrepreneurial journeys. Light refreshments will be served. About the Panel: David Cunningham, AIA, LEED AP - dcap David Cunningham holds a degree from Princeton University and studied architecture at Syracuse University.…

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May 2018

Fine Arts Federation- Quality Affordable Housing in NYC

May 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York,
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Free – $10

Since Mayor de Blasio launched the Housing New York plan in 2014, New York City has greatly accelerated the construction of affordable housing. A number of these significant projects will be on city-owned property and will now come under the Public Design Commission’s (New York’s design review agency) jurisdiction. The PDC has traditionally been responsible for the review of public open space and institutional buildings but has limited experience in reviewing residential design. In an effort to inform the Commission’s…

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October 2018

AIANY: Playground Design: Inclusion, Independence, and Engagement

October 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York,
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Free – $10

Playgrounds fulfill a critical role in urban schools and neighborhoods, making space for physical and social wellbeing. The design of playgrounds goes far beyond equipment, incorporating planting and natural elements, loose parts and variation, into environments that are inspiring and open-ended. This panel will explore design considerations fostering inclusion, independence, and wellness as well as how children can be meaningfully engaged in the design of play spaces. Speakers: Caroline Kim, Founder and Creative Director, Paperbox Projects Mary Alice Lee, Director,…

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December 2018

BE-EX: Planting the Seeds for a Sustainable Future – New York Botanical Garden’s Long-Term Efficiency Plan

December 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers Street, Suite 609
New York, NY 10007 United States
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$10 – $15

Join the Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) and the NYC Department of Administrative Services’ Division of Energy Management (DCAS DEM) for an in-depth look at how the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) cut carbon emissions by 50% per visitor while almost doubling the size of their facilities. By integrating energy efficiency into long-term capital plans and piloting the use of cutting-edge technologies, NYBG also reduced energy use by more than 20% per SF, saving an average of $280,000 each year. NYBG’s long-term, innovative approach to energy efficiency capital planning offers valuable…

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September 2019

ASLA-NY, AIA, APA Annual Conference

September 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York,
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The Big Picture: Large-Scale Developments in NYC September 13, 2019 9:00am-5pm Center for Architecture  Large-Scale Developments - from Battery Park to Hudson Yards to future rezonings throughout the five boroughs - have shaped and will continue to shape the physical fabric of New York City's built environment. This conference encourages cross-pollination among the professions of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning as we convene to reflect on this timely subject and explore lessons learned and potential for the future. This…

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January 2020

ASLA-NY, AIA-NY: Measure for Measure: A Discussion of Resilience Plans for the Tri-State Area

January 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York,
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Free – $10

As a global city, New York City has become a leader in studying, planning for, and implementing solutions in response to various aspects of extreme climate change. In a time of ever-increasing sea-level rise, projects conceived to protect New York City and the entire metropolitan area can range from small-scale, local solutions to large-scale, multi-jurisdictional projects that can be measured in billions of dollars. What are the best mitigation and adaptation strategies? How can we protect our people, cities, communities,…

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May 2020

AIA-NY: Is Wood Good? The Truth about Tropicals

May 21, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
remote NY United States
Free – $10

  *reduced pricing for ASLA-NY Members. Architects and builders are being encouraged to use more wood because of its reported ability to sequester carbon, a key sustainability issue. Yet globally, forests are being destroyed faster than ever. How does an increasing demand for wood relate to forest loss and what are the implications for biodiversity, carbon sequestration, and planetary health? How can one differentiate ‘good wood’ from ‘bad’? How can we achieve a truly sustainable forest economy and what is…

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September 2020

ASLA-NY, AIANY Community Design Challenge Expert Panel

September 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Remote NY United States + Google Map
Free – $10

The current crisis that grips New York City has challenged the design community to come together. The AIA Unified Taskforce for City and State challenges you and the broader AEC community to examine several areas of the built environment, from temporary measures applied to public streets to vacant ground-floor spaces. The findings we uncover are meant to build on New York City’s existing Street Design Manual to integrate with existing guidance. The Challenge is a call to our community to reimagine public space to equitably…

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2020 ASLA-NY, AIA-NY, APA-NYM Annual Conference

September 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 25, 2020

Remote NY United States + Google Map
$25 – $80

September 24th  9am-1:30 pm September 25th  1pm-6:00pm The events of 2020 have exposed critical issues of social justice and health equity that are embedded within the built environment. It is clear that our professions face a broad range of challenges for the future. Are planners, architects and landscape architects equipped to make measurable and positive change?  This multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine how current events have shaped Public Health, Transportation, and Technology, and how the allied professions can aid our…

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2020 ASLA-NY, AIA-NY, APA-NYM Annual Conference

September 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 25, 2020

Remote NY United States + Google Map
$25 – $80

September 24th  9am-1:30 pm September 25th  1pm-6:00pm The events of 2020 have exposed critical issues of social justice and health equity that are embedded within the built environment. It is clear that our professions face a broad range of challenges for the future. Are planners, architects and landscape architects equipped to make measurable and positive change?  This multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine how current events have shaped Public Health, Transportation, and Technology, and how the allied professions can aid our…

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March 2021

AIA-NY: Hummelo – A Journey Through a Plantsman’s Life with Piet Oudolf

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Remote NY United States
Free

*This event is occurring as a live webinar. Registrants will be emailed a link to access the program.* Piet Oudolf has long been at the forefront of the Dutch Wave and New Perennial Style movements in garden design. His style embraces loose, romantic plantings inspired by nature, but it also exhibits a multi-layered density that simultaneously makes the most impact in finite spaces. Ecological concerns are a focal point of his work, which is why he eschews short-lived annuals in…

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