Calendar of Events

Thu 09.27.2012

Bronx River Right-of-Way: Presentation and Conversation with SLO Architecture

When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

Where:Axor NYC 29 Ninth Avenue New York, New York 10014

Please join us at Axor NYC for a presentation and conversation with SLO Architecture, one of the 2012 New Practices New York (NPNY) winners!

 

Alexander Levi, AIA, and Amanda Schachter, AIA, principals of SLO Architecture, will present recent work along the Bronx River and unveil Bronx River Right-of-Way, a project to reclaim Cass Gilbert’s Westchester Avenue Station for NYC's waterways. Bronx River Right-of-Way is funded by the 2011 Richard L. Blinder Award of the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation.

Levi and Schachter founded SLO Architecture in Madrid and since 2007 have been based in New York City. Licensed in both Spain and New York, they are native New Yorkers. Prior to starting their office they were involved in numerous public building projects in Europe where they resided from 1998-2007.

SLO Architecture is one of the winners of the AIA New York Chapter "2012 New Practices New York" competition. They received the 2011 Blinder Award, a grant awarded biennially by the James Marston Fitch Foundation, for which they are realizing Bronx River Right-of-Way. They were awarded a 2011 MCAF grant from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council for Harvest Dome, as well as the 2008-2009 Van Alen Institute New York Prize Fellowship for which they realized Bronx River Crossing, a project that brings together Bronx Youths with university students from New York City to study the Bronx River Watershed and promote social and urban connections along the borough’s main waterway.

Levi received his M.Arch. from Yale University and Schachter received her M.Arch. from Princeton University.


Bronx River Crossing, 2009
photo: Daniel Montes

Cost: Free

Please Email AxorNYC@Hansgrohe.com to RSVP


The New Practices New York 2012 Exhibition is on view at the Center for Architecture from June 14 - September 8, 2012.

 

Special thanks to the Sponsors of New Practices New York 2012:

Underwriters:

Patrons:

 

Supporter:
Samson Rope

Media Sponsor:

 

List as of May 31,2012

New Practices New York 2012 is presented as part of Future Now, the 2012 AIA New York Chapter Presidential Theme and made possible through the generous support of:

Patron:


Sponsors:

Beyer Blinder Belle
Forest City Ratner Companies
Mancini Duffy|TSC
New York City School Construction Authority
Perkins Eastman
STV Group, Inc.
Thornton Tomasetti

Supporters:
ASSA ABLOY
Cameron Engineering
Cosentini Associates
DeLaCour & Ferrara Architects
E-J Electric Installation Co.
Ennead Architects
F.J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc.
FXFOWLE Architects, LLP
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies
Ingram, Yuzek, Gainen, Carroll & Bertolotti
Jack Resnick & Sons, Inc.
JAM Consultants
JLS Industries Inc.
Knoll, Inc.
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, PC
Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, PC
Lend Lease
Milrose Consultants
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Syska Hennessy Group, Inc.
Vanguard Construction & Development Co.
Viridian Energy & Environmental / Israel Berger and Associates LLC
World Trade Center Properties

List as of May 31, 2012.


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