2009 Kick-Off Party, New York

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Friends and fellows gather to toast the Institute.

Fellows, friends, and supporters of the Institute for Urban Design gathered at the New York studio of mOrphosis Architects to celebrate the new board of directors and chart an expansive next phase of critical urban engagement. Generously hosted by board member Thom Mayne, the event marked one year of transition, building upon the legacy of the Institute’s past while looking toward the future. More

Architecture and Institutions, Center for Architecture, New York

Friday, December 12th, 2008

The Institute curated a discussion about the value of institutions for Common Room, one of the 2008 winners of the New York New Practices AIA Award in New York. The panel discussion was moderated by Institute executive director Olympia Kazi and featured Damon Rich, Beth Stryker and Gwendolyn Wright. The panelists responded to Kazi’s Common Room Circular essay “Architecture Etc.”  [PDF]