ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN–RELATED EVENTS HAPPENING IN NEW YORK CITY THIS WEEK (MARCH 20 TO MARCH 26), HANDPICKED BY THE EDITORS AT ARCHITIZER
Exhibitions in NYC
LAST CHANCE: “Pierre Chareau: Modern Architecture and Design” at The Jewish Museum, November 4 to March 26
“SAY IT LOUD: Distinguished Black Designers of NYCOBA | NOMA Exhibition” at the Center for Architecture, January 26 to April 1; see Architizer’s coverage here.
“Norman Foster: Building With History” at Hearst Tower, November 17 to April 15
“Mastering the Metropolis: New York and Zoning” at the Museum of the City of New York, November 9 to April 23
“Architecture of Independence - African Modernism” at the Center for Architecture, February 16 to May 27
“Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway” at the New York Transit Museum, January 14 to September 3
“New York at Its Core” at Museum of the City of New York, November 18 to December 31, 2018
Monday, March 20
Crossing Waters, a documentary film screening examining America’s attitude toward immigrants with a focus on the Irish residents of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., hosted at the Columbia GSAPP at 1 p.m.
Intersections: Shaping a Green NYC With Equitable Transportation Planning, a discussion on the NYC Department of Transportation’s Strategic Plan 2016: Safe*Green*Smart* Equitable and the NYC Department of City Planning’s rezoning plans that will help the city address affordability and density at the Center for Architecture from 6 to 8 p.m.
Point Supreme, a lecture with Konstantinos Pantazis and Marianna Rentzou with a response by Hilary Sample at the Columbia GSAPP at 6:30 p.m.
New York Sea Level Rise Projections, a panel reflection on the official sea level rise projections issued by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation at the Columbia GSAPP at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, March 21
The Atlas of ReUrbanism: Buildings and Blocks in American Cities, a lecture with Michael Powe, Director of Research in the Preservation Green Lab at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, at the Columbia GSAPP at 1:15 p.m.
After Utopia: Tracing Parallel Histories of (Post)Industrial Landscapes in Russia and U.S., a survey on the modern ruins of industrial cities as tools to reflect on the complex past and as guides in conceptualizing a path forward at the Center for Architecture from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Gods of Small Things, the Phil Patton Memorial Lecture featuring Deyan Sudjic, the Director of London’s Design Museum at A/D/O from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Current Work: Lene Tranberg, a lecture organized by the Architectural League of New York at the Cooper Union from 7 to 9 p.m
Manifesto Series: At Extremes, a discussion of how architecture, infrastructure and technology negotiate limits and operate in conditions of imbalance at the Storefront for Art and Architecture from 7 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, March 22
LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment Project, a presentation on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s project to turn LaGuardia Airport into a state-of-the-art unified facility at the Center for Architecture from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Speed Presentations Edition 8 - Community Interiors, 10 New York–based architects present their best interiors projects at the Steelcase showroom at the Center for Architecture from 6 to 8 p.m.
A Conversation With Rick Fedrizzi and Randy Fiser, the Sally Henderson Lecture on Green Design hosted by the New York School of Interior Design from 6 to 8 p.m.
Building the Outer Boroughs: Architecture and Urbanism Beyond Manhattan, an interdisciplinary symposium on exploring the history of architectural and urban development in The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island at the Brooklyn College Library from 9:30 to 5:30 p.m.
God’s Business: Religion and Development in New York City, a panel on the nature of serving religious institutions, their communities and the public and the role of design in the future of houses of worship in New York City at the Center for Architecture from 6 to 8 p.m.
Emerging Voices: Jonathan Tate; David Scott and Susan Scott, a presentation by two firms awarded by the Architectural League for their distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism at the SVA Theatre at 7 p.m.
Friday, March 24
The First 100 Days: Day 64 - Dismantling, a discussion on the role of architecture as a tool for grassroots mobilization and critical resistance hosted by the Columbia GSAPP at 1 p.m.
Rollicking Rollercoasters, a workshop for kids to design, build and test a mini coaster for marbles to ride on presented by Arch for Kids at the Baychester Library at 3:30 p.m.
Cocktails & Conversation: Jeanne Gang and Michael Kimmelman, a conversation between the Founding Principal of Studio Gang and the New York Times’ architecture critic at the Center for Architecture from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 25
Wind Resistance Workshop, an introduction for children to ideas of aerodynamics and how a building’s shape determines the way wind resistance affects the structure at the Skyscraper Museum from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.
New to New York: Along the Bowery, a walking tour with architecture historian Matt Postal to view various new and recently completed works in the East Village, NoHo and Lower East Side neighborhoods including notable buildings by Norman Foster, Herzog & de Meuron, Fumihiko Maki, Morphosis and SANAA presented by the Municipal Art Society of New York at 11 a.m.
Frank O’Hara’s New York Schooling in the Village, a walking tour of three apartments and two bars (and some galleries in between) to celebrate the anniversary of Frank O’Hara’s birth with urban planner/arts manager Laurence Frommer presented by the Municipal Art Society of New York from 2 to 4 p.m.
Sunday, March 26
Art Deco 42nd Street, east-to-west walking tour with architectural historian and author Anthony W. Robins presented by the Municipal Art Society of New York at 2 p.m.
Cover image: Extension for the American Museum of Natural History by Studio Gang