TOMORROW: You’re Invited to the J. Max Bond Center Launch

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Please join us tomorrow, May 1, 2012, 6-8pm at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York to celebrate the launch of the new J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City.

There will be a brief program at 6:30pm including remarks from Chancellor of CCNY Matthew Goldstein, President of CCNY Lisa S. Coico, and Dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture George Ranalli. Meet the Director of the new J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City, Professor and Institute Board Member Toni L. Griffin and find out about the Center’s mission and programs.
This event is free and open to the public.
141 Convent Avenue @ 135th Street New York NY 10031

Fellows’ Events and Exhibits

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

On Wednesday, Richard Sennett will speak at the Sam Fox School in St. Louis; the next day, on 4/19, Trevor Boddy will be at the Museum of Vancouver to discuss recent development projects in the city, while Elisabetta Terragni will be at Van Alen Books to talk about her contribution to Re-Cycle: Strategies for Architecture, City, and Planet; on 4/22, the “Civic Action” exhibit (pictured at left) featuring work by Mary Miss closes at the Noguchi Museum; on 4/27, Rosemary Wakeman hosts a lunch at Lincoln Center to discuss the state of the East River; the same day, the RPA will hold their Regional Assembly, a project for which Jeff Ferzoco has been hard at work; on 4/28, Craig Dykers gives the keynote address at the Banff Session 2012; an exhibit of the 23 best buildings in Germany at the DAM Frankfurt includes work by Matthias Sauerbruch’s firm and closes on 4/29; finally, please mark your calendars for the evening of 5/1, as Board Member Toni Griffin launches the J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City at the Spitzer School of Architecture at City College.

Fellows’ Events

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Eight Fellows and Board Members, including Carmi Bee and Winka Dubbeldam, participated in the Design for the Rising Tide charrette at New York’s Center for Architecture (3/23); tonight in New York, Sudhir Jambhekar will speak on a panel about ‘Building in the Middle East’; Patron Steven Holl will engage in “Discussions in Architecture” tomorrow at Harvard’s GSD; on 4/4, Tom Angotti will be a special guest for Studio-X’s design charrette about gentrification; also on Wednesday, Sara Caples will lecture about “Social Justice-Aesthetic Judgments” at the University of Maryland; Board Member Claire Weisz (pictured at left) will discuss “Urban Planning for Community Building” at the Noguchi Museum (4/8); the week after, she’ll be with Lyn Rice at the Center for Architecture to examine “The Civic Action Planning Model” (4/12); Board Member Toni Griffin invites you to celebrate the launch of the J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City on 5/1 at City College’s Spitzer School of Architecture.

INVITATION: J. Max Bond Center Launch

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Please join us Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 6-8pm at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York to celebrate the launch of the new J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City.

There will be a brief program at 6:30pm including remarks from Chancellor of CCNY Matthew Goldstein, President of CCNY Lisa S. Coico, and Dean of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture George Ranalli. Meet the Director of the new J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City, Professor and Institute Board Member Toni L. Griffin and find out about the Center’s mission and programs.
This event is free and open to the public.
141 Convent Avenue @ 135th Street New York NY 10031

Fellows in the News: Balsley, Cooper, Dubbeldam, Enquist, Griffin, Hartmann, Jones, Palmieri, & Richards

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

The firm of Thomas Balsley was named as one of six finalists in a competition to re-design the waterfront of Corpus Christi, Texas; David Cooper was interviewed about the importance of maintenance at LEED-certified buildings; TASHAN, a new restaurant designed by Board Member Winka Dubbeldam, has just opened in Philadelphia (pictured at left); Philip Enquist participated in Milwaukee’s fifth annual Water Summit; Board Member Toni Griffin has been named as the first Director of the new J. Max Bond Center at the Spitzer School of Architecture of the City College of New York; John Hartmann’s +Farm project made its first appearance in Perrysburg, New York; Mary Margaret Jones is working on the re-design of Richmond’s James Riverfront; North Jersey’s The Record calls the hiring of John Palmieri to helm the state’s Casino Reinvestment Development Authority “a smart bet”; and Larry Wayne Richards served on the jury for Twenty + Change 03, the exhibit of which opens in Toronto today.