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Center for Architecture

536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States

September 2013

4 CEU’s and a BEER: SOILS

September 20, 2013 @ 1:00 am - 7:30 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States
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High Performance Landscapes: Soils Sept 20th, 1-5:30pm Lectures | 5:30-7:30pm Happy Hour Center for architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place Register here: https://aslasoils.eventbrite.com New York City’s subgrade is primarily urban fill; compacted, compromised, not suitable as a growing medium, and potentially contaminated. Designers of urban landscapes must work around this existing condition, specifying soil amendments or replacements, but this is a rapidly evolving field. To bridge this information gap, the ASLA-NY proudly presents a soil lecture series offering technical insight for the…

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November 2013

Lights, Camera, Demolition: Penn Station Recalled on Stage & In Pictures

November 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Free

Where: At The Center  for Architecture The producers of the stage play, The Eternal Space, offer a reading of selected scenes at the AIANY’s Center for Architecture as part of a program acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the demolition of the city’s Pennsylvania Station. The evening will also honor unique photography of the demolition from some of the subject’s most noteworthy photographers. Following the reading, a panel discussion with topic experts will occur. The program will begin with a reading…

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Exhibition Opening – FAR ROC: For a Resilient Rockaway

November 7, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Free

When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7 Where: At The Center for Architecture Join our FAR ROC (For a Resilient Rockaway) exhibition opening, showcasing the winning solutions of a two-phase design competition seeking innovative proposals to establish a new standard in storm-resiliency, energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and economic development for low-lying coastal communities. Price: Free FAR ROC: For a Resilient Rockaway is on view through November 23, 2013  

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LEED Green Associate: Exam Prep PM(Part A)

November 12, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States
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CES: 7.0 LU, 7.0 HSW, 7.0 SD over 3 courses When: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12 Where: At The Center for Architecture Don't miss a step! Become a LEED Green Associate, the new standard credential for professionals in green building design, construction, and operations. We will give you the tools and information you need to successfully take and pass the LEED Green Associate exam. Course meets: Tuesday, November 12: 5:30-8:00pm Thursday, November 14: 5:30-8:00pm Tuesday, November 19:…

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March 2014

ASLA-NYs 4 CEUs and a Beer: Productive Landscapes in the Urban Environment

March 14, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States
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$10 – $99

  Productive Landscapes in the Urban Environment - Program Details New Special Rate - see below Date: March 14th, 2014 Time: 1-5:30pm Lectures | 5:30 - Happy Hour Location: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, NYC With urban agriculture emerging globally, many NYC residents are actively transforming open space, roof tops and ecologically challenged environments to become local havens - productive landscapes providing a complex matrix of social, educational, nutritional and health benefits to their communities. But like everything else…

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December 2014

Oculus Book Talk: New York’s New Edge

December 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States
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When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MONDAY, DECEMBER 8 Where: At The Center   David Halle and Elizabeth Tiso, will present New York's New Edge: Contemporary Art, the High Line, and Urban Megaprojects on the Far West Side, published by University of Chicago Press. The talk will be followed by a panel discussion about current Far West Side issues. The story of New York’s West Side no longer stars the Sharks and the Jets. Instead it’s a story of urban transformation, cultural…

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January 2015

Oculus Book Talk: Alexandros Washburn, The Nature of Urban Design

January 12, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States
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When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MONDAY, JANUARY 13 Where: At The Center for Architecture Alexandros Washburn, Assoc. AIA, will present his new book The Nature of Urban Design: A New York City Perspective on Resilience, published by Island Press. The global shift to an urban population comes with an uncomfortable corollary. People who live in cities as they are currently designed produce more greenhouse gasses than their non-urban counterparts—as a global average about three times more. But people in cities,…

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June 2018

AIA-NY – Funding the Future: Resilience Planning Across Public and Private Sectors

June 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Pl
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Free

Join AIANY’s Design for Risk and Reconstruction Committee (DfRR) and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) on June 7 to launch a unique conversation bringing together architects, designers, financiers, funding experts, policy makers, insurers, and advocates involved in resilience planning. The interdisciplinary program will focus on understanding the cross-industry relationships and strategies that are essential to addressing the complexities of planning, financing, and insuring waterfront plans and projects. Participants will leave with a template for creating a project funding strategy,…

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