It's summertime in the city — a good time for cooling off while browsing an exhibition or enjoying warm summer evenings at a local block party. New York City is abuzz with folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. Wondering what architecture and design events are going on in the Big Apple right now? Bustler compiled a snappy list of events around town that are worth checking out right now. Check back regularly for more event picks!
Join the AIANY Interiors Committee for a private tour of Lumen designed by Jenny Sabin, who won the MoMA PS1 Young Architect's Program (YAP) earlier this year. is an interactive and immersive outdoor installation that evolves over the course of a day, providing a cooling respite from the midday sun and then to emitting responsive glowing light after sunset.
A/D/O and Prototropic will host a conversation about climate change and the future of design, architecture, and construction in island and waterfront cities. Discussion panelists include Kulapat Yantrasast (wHY Architecture), Suchi Reddy (Reddymade Design), Joseph Mizzi (14+ Foundation) and Michelle Young and Augustin Pasquet (Untapped Cities).
“A seminal figure in 20th-century design, the Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass (1917–2007) created a vast body of work, the result of an exceptionally productive career that spanned more than six decades. This exhibition re-evaluates Sottsass's career in a presentation of key works in a range of media [...] as well as his influence on designers working today.”
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