Fellows’ New Projects

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Craig Dykers presented Snøhetta’s designs for a library in Far Rockaway to Community Board 14; Board Member Enrique Norten will overhaul a park in Villahermosa, Mexico, hoping to rid it of crime and pollution (left); the Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College, lead by Jack Nyman, has created the first certificate program focused on energy asset management.

Fellows’ Events and Exhibits

Friday, May 18th, 2012

On Sunday, “Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City” opened at Socrates Sculpture Park with work by Mary Miss; this Friday, 5/18,  Nina Rappaport’s “Vertical Urban Factory” exhibit both closes at NYU and opens at MOCAD in Detroit; Ronnette Riley and Richard Rogers will participate in the “Guess-a-Sketch” competition and benefit at the Center for Architecture on 5/22; also on 5/22, Tom Angotti will be at the AIA San Francisco to discuss his new book, Service Learning in Design and Planning; Linda Pollak speaks about Marpillero Pollak’s new Dutch Kills Green park at a “Public Space Potluck” in Long Island City on 5/23 (pictured above); Craig Dykers will be in Prague on 5/26 to give a keynote at the reSITE Festival; Jack Nyman’s Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute hosts a day-long symposium entitled “Battery Park City: Coming of Age” on 5/31; that evening, June Williamson will be at Van Alen Books to discuss the design and culture of parking; an exhibit of Patron Steven Holl’s work at the Meulensteen Gallery closes on 6/2.

New Fellows

Monday, March 12th, 2012

We’re thrilled to announce the addition of five new Fellows to the Institute: David Briggs, a Principal at Loci Architecture and a co-founder of Gowanus by DesignJeff Ferzoco, Creative and Technical Director at the Regional Plan Association; artist Mary Miss (pictured at left) of Mary Miss StudioArmando Ramos, Director of FR-EE; and Bill Schacht of the Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College.

Fellows’ Events & Exhibits: October 15-31, 2011

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Board Member Saskia Sassen will participate in the Columbia GSAPP’s Injured Cities Conference on 10/14-15; Barbara Wilks will give a talk at the New York Botanical Garden’s Midtown Education Center on 10/24; Board Member Enrique Norten will speak at the Pratt Institute on 10/24 in conjunction with the new exhibit Breaking Borders: New Latin American Architecture; Richard Sennett will join the Institute for Public Knowledge’s discussion of the new publication Living in the Endless City in New York on 10/25; Jack Nyman’s Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute will host the symposium The Waterfront: A Brooklyn Model for Preservation and Change on 10/26; Deborah Berke will talk about Development, Design and Financing Strategies for Urban Revitalization Using Hospitality and the Arts at the ULI Fall Conference on 10/26; Board Member Toni Griffin will visit Notre Dame University on 10/26 to deliver the lecture Can Planning Save the City: Facing the Challenges of Urban America; Olympia Kazi will host Board Member Thom Mayne at Van Alen Books on 10/28 for a presentation on his new book, Combinatory Urbanism; Board Member Winka Dubbeldam is on the Host Committee for the Storefront for Art & Architecture’s Critical Halloween party on 10/29; and Tom Angotti will participate in the panel Where is New York? Apparitions at Willets Point at the Columbia GSAPP on 10/31.

Fellows’ Events & Exhibitions: February 15-28, 2011

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Urban Omnibus will host a benefit party tonight in New York, including an auction featuring work by Linda Pollak (pictured at left); on 2/17, Fellows Bruce Fowle and Jack Nyman will participate in the conference Greening Modernism at Baruch College in Manhattan; Laurie Kerr will speak at the Center for Architecture’s Building Intelligence Project: Think Tank New York on 2/18; and if you missed Gregg Pasquarelli’s recent lecture on SHoP’s current work, the Architectural League has posted a podcast of the talk.

Fellows’ Events & Exhibitions: January 17-30

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Jack Nyman will moderate the panel Cities as Accelerators of Sustainable Development at Baruch College on 1/19; Olympia Kazi will moderate the panel Plywood, Concrete, Paint 2! at New York’s Center for Architecture on 1/20; Jim Venturi, son of Patrons Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, will screen his new documentary Bob and Denise at the Las Vegas Market on 1/25; Gregg Pasquarelli will present SHoP’s recent work (pictured at left) at an Architectural League lecture on 1/26; Peter Walker will present conceptual landscape plans for the Point Wells development in Snohomish, WA, on 1/27; and Craig Dykers and Claire Weisz will take part in the discussion Reimagining Times Square Through Design on 1/27.