New York City's Archtober is in full swing! From October 1-31, the citywide festival celebrates the significance of architecture and design in everyday life.
For the seventh year in a row, Archinect & Bustler are proud to present Archtober's jam-packed roster of exhibitions, lectures, conferences, films, and tours across the five boroughs. From their lengthy calendar of events, we'll be picking out exciting weekly highlights. Plan ahead with our very last list of recommendations (already!) for Archtober Week 4, October 23-31. Bustler also recently chatted with Camila Schaulsohn, the Communications Director for the AIANY and the Center for Architecture, about how Archtober began.
Dipti Khera, Professor of Art History, New York University and Abigail McGowan, Associate Professor of History, University of Vermont will be in conversation about contemporary Indian and Pakistani architecture and interior spaces.
At this panel discussion, experts in the construction industry will advise the architectural community on how to streamline their efforts during documentation while minimizing future issues in the field.
Studio Libeskind opens its office for a tour of their downtown studio located across the street from the World Trade Center site. Daniel Libeskind will welcome guests, followed by an intimate look at the studio's latest work on the boards presented by the partners.
Take a tour of the ISSUE Project Room. In 2008, ISSUE was awarded a lease on a theater, originally built in 1926 for the Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks. Working with NYC’s DDC, architect WORKac and acoustician ARUP, a first phase of the theater’s renovation began in February 2015 and was completed in late 2015. A second and final phase planned to begin during 2018.
Start off Halloween weekend at the Center for Architecture’s second annual Pumpkitecture! competition! 20 New York City-based firms will go gourd to gourd to once again compete for the Pritzkerpumpkin. Who will squash the competition?
Explore Manhattan's historic Lower West Side. The tour enters TriBeCa and highlights contemporary construction both within and outside the jagged borders of the neighborhood’s disconnected historic districts. Highlights include buildings by Winka Dubbledam, Philip Johnson, Enrique Norten, Morris Adjmi, Dattner Architects, and Herzog & De Meuron.
Join the Queens Museum for a behind-the-scenes look into the building of Never Built New York with the exhibition’s co-curator, designer, and fabricator. The exhibition collaborators will discuss how the exhibition came to fruition...Discussion will be followed by a book signing with exhibition curator Sam Lubell, who co-wrote “Never Built New York” (the book that inspired the exhibition) with Greg Goldin.
A tour of the new Cornell Tech campus designed by Morphosis, WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism, and Handel Architects. When fully completed over the next few decades, the campus will span 12 acres on Roosevelt Island and house approximately 2,000 students and hundreds of faculty and staff. Tickets are already sold out, but you can still add your name to the waitlist.
Join the Waterfront Alliance and colleagues at the Center for Architecture on October 31st to hear from wetland to pier to flood protection about how design is responding to the need for a more balanced approach, and using WEDG (Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines) to do so. It will be Halloween, so we encourage you to come dressed as your favorite poorly designed waterfront. We think there’s nothing scarier.
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