Calendar of Events
Guided Exhibition Tour of CHANGE and City of MiragesJoin us for drinks and an evening guided tour of CHANGE: Architecture & Engineering in the Middle East and City of Mirages: Baghdad.
When: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14
Where: At The Center
Join us for an evening guided tour of the Center for Architecture's exhibitions:
Wednesday, March 14
Tours will be led by CFAF educators, and a wine reception will follow.
$10 per person.
Programs take place at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets in Greenwich Village, unless otherwise noted.
Your registration includes acceptance of our photo release and consent policy.
Change: Architecture and Engineering in the Middle East, 2000-Present
Curator: Hassan Radoine, Ph.D
Exhibition Design: Rumors
Change: Architecture and Engineering in the Middle East, 2000-Present is organized by the AIA New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture Foundation.
City of Mirages: Baghdad, 1952-1982
Curator: Pedro Azara
Exhibition Design: Rumors
City of Mirages: Baghdad, 1952-1982 was organized by Col•legi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya in Barcelona.
The US debut of City of Mirages: Baghdad, 1952-1982 at the Center for Architecture in New York is presented by the AIA New York Chapter and the Center for Architecture Foundation.
Special thanks to the exhibitions' Advisory Committee. Both exhibitions are made possible by the generous support of the following sponsors:
Eytan Kaufman Design and Development
Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Dewan Architects & Engineers
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Ramla Benaissa Architects
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
World Monuments Fund
Wednesday, February 22, 2012, 6-9pm
Change in the Middle East: Preserving the Past, Inventing the Future
Saturday, February 25, 2012, 11am-5pm
Culture and Climate: Contemporary Architectural Responses in the Middle East
Thursday, March 1, 2012, 6-8pm
Iraqi Culture Pre- and Post- Invasion: From Secular to Sectarian
Thursday, March 15, 2012, 6-8pm
Building ANew: Noor Theatre Presents A Reading of Short Plays by Award-Winning Middle Eastern Playwrights
Friday, March 16, 2012, 7pm
Faster and Bigger: Building in the Middle East
Monday, April 2, 2012, 6-8pm
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Practice in the Middle East
Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 8-9:30am
Architecture in Baghdad, Then and Now
Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 6-8pm
The National Mosque of Baghdad Competition: A Conversation Between Denise Scott Brown, Renata Holod and Frederic Schwartz
Friday, May 4, 2012, 6-8pm
IRAQ FILM SERIES
Fridays throughout the exhibition duration starting at 6:30pm
February 24, 2012: About Baghdad (2004) - Q&A with Iraqi poet and writer Sinan Antoon and Pedro Azara, curator of Baghdad, 1952-1982
March 2, 2012: Nice Bombs (2006)
March 9, 2012: Son of Babylon (2009)
March 23, 2012: Daily Baghdad (2004)
April 13, 2012: 16 Hours in Baghdad (2004) - Q&A with Iraqi actor Abbas Noori Abbood