Archtober 2016

Architecture and Design Month
New York City
October 2016


Archtober (ärk'tôbər), New York City's annual Architecture and Design Month, is now in its sixth year! The festival of architecture activities, programs, and exhibitions will take place from October 1-31, 2016.

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 2016. The diversity of these organizations captures the unique spirit of New York’s design world.

2015 Partner Organizations included:

American Institute of Architects New York Chapter / Center for Architecture; American Institute of Architects Brooklyn Chapter; American Institute of Architects Queens Chapter; American Society of Landscape Architects, New York Chapter; AIGA New York Chapter; Architectural Record Innovation Conference 2015; Architecture & Design Film Festival @ Chelsea Bow Tie Cinemas; AFHNY; Bard Graduate Center; Brooklyn Bridge Park; Brooklyn Historical Society; Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92; The City College of New York, Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation; Consulate General of Denmark in New York; Consulate General of Finland in New York; Consulate General of Sweden in New York; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; cultureNOW; Designers & Books; DOCOMOMO New York / Tri-State; Dwell on Design New York; Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.; Finnish Cultural Institute in New York; Four Freedoms Park Conservancy; Freshkills Park Alliance; Goethe-Institut New York; Green Roofs for Healthy Cities; Institute of Classical Architecture & Art; Institute for Public Architecture; The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, The Cooper Union; Judd Foundation; The Municipal Art Society of New York; Museum of the City of New York; Museum of Jewish Heritage; The Museum of Modern Art; National September 11 Memorial & Museum; The New York Botanical Garden; New York Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects; New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Design; New York School of Interior Design; Open House New York; Pratt Institute; Public Art Fund; Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York; Scandinavia House; SculptureCenter; Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons School of Design; Society for Experiential Graphic Design New York Chapter; Socrates Sculpture Park; Soho Design District; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; South Street Seaport Museum; Staten Island Museum; Van Alen Institute; WantedDesign; Waterfront Alliance; Whitney Museum of American Art; World Monuments Fund

The popular "Building of the Day" series is reprised for 2016. Architects and other design professionals will lead the noontime tours of contemporary buildings and historic sites.  Please visit the Archtober Building of the Day page for more information and to register.

More information about Archtober 2016 to come soon!

For more information on Archtober, please contact 


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