Architecture and Design Month
New York City
Archtober (ärk'tôbər), New York City's annual Architecture and Design Month, is now in its fourth year! The festival of architecture activities, programs, and exhibitions will take place from October 1-31, 2014.
Archtober’s curated calendar will feature more than 150 architecture and design lectures, conferences, programs, and exhibitions happening at the Center for Architecture and collaborating institutions across the city.
One of the festival’s distinctive features is the breadth of its collaborating organizations, and many are returning for 2014. The diversity of these organizations captures the unique spirit of New York’s design world.
Participating Organizations include:
AIA New York Chapter; AIA Brooklyn Chapter; American Council of Engineering Companies of New York; American Society of Landscape Architects, New York Chapter; Aperture Foundation; Architectural Record Innovation Conference; Architecture and Design Film Festival; Architecture for Humanity New York; Associates of the Art Commission; Austrian Cultural Forum; Bard Graduate Center; The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at City College of New York; Brooklyn Historical Society; Brooklyn Navy Yard at BLDG92; The Bronx Museum of the Arts; Center for Architecture Foundation; Cityvision; Consulate General of Denmark in New York; Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum; The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, The Cooper Union; Consulate General of Denmark in New York; cultureNOW; DOCOMOMO New York / Tri-State; Four Freedoms Park Conservancy; Goethe-Institut New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; IIDA New York; Institute of Classical Architecture and Art; Judd Foundation; The Municipal Art Society of New York; Museum of the City of New York; Museum of Modern Art; National Academy Museum & School; Neue Galerie; New York Botanical Garden; New York Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (nycobaNOMA); New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Design; New York School of Interior Design; Pratt Institute; Public Art Fund; Regional Plan Association; Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York; SculptureCenter; Sheila C. Johnson Design Center; Socrates Sculpture Park; South Street Seaport Museum; Spain Culture New York - Consulate General of Spain in New York; Studio Vendome; WantedDesign; World Monuments Fund.
"There may be no greater example of the 2014 Presidential theme Civic Spirit : Civic Vision than Archtober," says Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, 2014 AIANY President. "A full month of celebrating our 5-borough metropolis through the cooperation of numerous organizations collaborating to access, explore, and appreciate the best of the environment we have built."
The popular "Building of the Day" series is reprised for 2014. Architects and other design professionals will lead the noontime tours, which will include contemporary buildings and historic sites.
The month’s full program and tour schedule is available at www.archtober.org and will be continuously updated as new programs are announced.
For more information on participating in Archtober, and to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Carlos Solis-Keyser at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 212-358-6126212-358-6126.