ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN–RELATED EVENTS HAPPENING IN NEW YORK CITY THIS WEEK (MAY 22 TO MAY 28) HANDPICKED BY THE EDITORS AT ARCHITIZER
SPECIAL EVENT: “NYCxDESIGN,” New York City’s official citywide celebration of design, May 3 to May 24
SPECIAL EVENT: “WantedDesign Brooklyn” at Industry City, May 17 to May 23
SPECIAL EVENT: “WantedDesign Manhattan” at Terminal Stores, May 20 to May 24
AT THE MOVIES: “Frame by Frame: Eames Designs for Film” at the Metrograph, May 19 to May 25
LAST CHANCE: “Architecture of Independence - African Modernism” at the Center for Architecture, February 16 to May 27
“El Helicoide: From Mall to Prison” at the Center for Architecture, May 9 to July 13
“Fashion After Fashion” at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), April 27 to August 6
“Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway” at the New York Transit Museum, January 14 to September 3
“Solid Doubts: Robert Stadler” at The Noguchi Museum, April 26 to September 3
“Descension” at the Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1, May 3 to September 10
“Chihuly” at The New York Botanical Garden, April 22 to October 29
“New York at Its Core” at Museum of the City of New York, November 18 to December 31, 2018
Monday, May 22
Contemporary Design Open House at 200 Lex, a celebration of contemporary design with the showrooms of the New York Design Center, all day
Communication Design Portfolio Review, an evening of portfolio reviews at Adobe Systems Incorporated in Times Square with the students and faculty of CityTech’s Communication Design Department from 5 to 8 p.m.
Tour of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, a private tour organized by the AIANY Interiors Committee from 6 to 8 p.m.
Critical Happy Hour, a series of events hosted by QSPACE and f-architecture that examines how design thinking and critical discourse can create change at NEW INC from 7 to 10 p.m.
Tuesday, May 23
Non-Compliant Bodies: Social Equity and Public Space, a morning roundtable discussion and lecture by Joel Sanders on the creation of inclusive public and private spaces that accommodate people of different ages, genders and abilities considered out of the cultural mainstream at the Center for Architecture from 8 to 10 a.m.
TECH+ Expo, the first expo to explore the innovation mindset that is transforming the AEC industries presented by the Architect’s Newspaper and Microsol Resources’ TechPerspectives at Metropolitan West from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Getting to Zero: Freshkills Park, part of a year-long series of tours and talks exploring New York City’s waste system organized by Open House New York at 10 a.m.
Crafting Technology: Handmade and Machine-Made in Design Today, a conversation organized by WantedDesign Manhattan at the Conversation Room at Grimshaw from 12 to 1 p.m.
Designing for Movement, a panel on how leading designers are designing for movement and how such strategies benefit healthy lifestyles in the Conversation Room at WantedDesign Manhattan from 5 to 6 p.m.
We Are All Neighbors: Refugees and the Architecture of Resettlement, an address of cultural and architectural implications of relocation and resettlement for displaced populations at the Center for Architecture from 6 to 8 p.m.
CreativesMX - Design Works, an exploration of emerging talents in design, from architecture to fashion, at the Union Square Loft from 6 to 9 p.m.
Redesigning Citizenship, an interactive panel to design strategy that redefines the 21st-century citizen sponsored by FWD.us and hosted by the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator from 6 to 9 p.m.
Storefront Spring Benefit 2017: Artifact, honoring visionary architectural theorist Denise Scott Brown and renowned designer Murray Moss at the Federal Hall from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
100 Years, 100 Buildings, a discussion with John Hill, founder/editor-in-chief of the blog A Daily Dose of Architecture surrounding his most recent book at the Skyscraper Museum from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Getting to Zero: Hamilton Avenue Marine Transfer Station, part of a yearlong series of tours and talks exploring New York City’s waste system organized by Open House New York from 7 to 8 p.m.
Grand Finale, a celebration of the close of NYCxDesign and kickoff of Summer at Seaport 17 at the newly opened WantedDesign Store and Garden Bar presented by WantedDesign and Dezeen in the South Street Seaport from 7 to 10 p.m.
Wednesday, May 24
Excellent Ventilation in Multifamily Buildings, a presentation on superior indoor air quality via energy recovery ventilators organized by the Building Energy Exchange from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Second Avenue Subway- the Road to a Certificate of Occupancy, a presentation on the design and construction of the Second Avenue Subway with a focus on Code Compliance review and its importance in the successful opening of Mega Transit Projects at the Center for Architecture from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Parks & People: A Visual Exploration, a conversation with NYC Urban Field Station artist-in-residence, photographer and former staff editor at the New York Times Adam Stoltman at the Cornell AAP from 6 to 8 p.m.
Computational Design in High Rise and Complex Structures, talk about the latest techniques and technologies that are used by the designers to be more efficient and productive organized by the Albanian Americans in Architecture, Construction, and Engineering at Tower 49 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Women x Design, a panel exploring the varied issues faced by women in design, focusing on five incredible and accomplished women who are making waves in the design world at Designit from 7 to 9 p.m.
Thursday, May 25
Academic Reality / Reality in School and School in Reality, a story told by designers David Karásek and Radek Hegmon from the Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design in Prague at the Bohemian National Hall from 7 to 9 p.m.
Cities Visible, Invisible, and Fantastic, a discussion with David Kishik, author of The Manhattan Project: A Theory of a City, and Peter N. Miller, Dean of the Bard Graduate Center, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, May 27
Melting Pot, Six Feet Under: Trinity Church Cemetery in Upper Manhattan, a walking tour with Eric K. Washington organized by the Municipal Art Society from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.