Design Week NYC 2012

Design is everywhere, and during Design Week NYC 2012 the best of design can be seen across the City, from the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at Javits, to independent exhibitions and installations in SoHo, West Chelsea, the Meatpacking District, NoHo, the Flatiron District, and Greenwich Village.

Shuttle buses will be available from ICFF to the Center for Architecture and other participating venues on May 19, 20, and 21 from 11am to 6pm. Download the map here.

The following Center for Architecture programs are presented as a part of Design Week NYC 2012.

For AIA members: Special VIP WantedDesign Exhibit Tour
Sunday, May 20, 10:30am-11:30am
Location: Terminal Store/The Tunnel, on 11th Avenue and 28th Street
Guide: Marc Thorpe
Tour followed by a tea in the VIP lounge offered by Kusmi Tea
Organized by: AIANY Interiors Committee and Emerging New York Architects (ENYA)
RSVP; http://2012.wanteddesignnyc.com/ for additional information

WantedDesign Conversation Series: "Material Glass: From Craft to Industry"
Sunday, May 20, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location
: Terminal Store/The Tunnel, on 11th Avenue and 28th Street
Organized by: AIANY Interiors Committee and Emerging New York Architects (ENYA)
Sponsored by: Ligne Roset and Metropolis Magazine
http://2012.wanteddesignnyc.com/ for additional information

Around Manhattan Official NYC Architectural Boat Tour
Featured Guide Series - Michael Marrella
Sunday, May 20, 2:00pm-4:45pm
Featured Guide: Michael Marrella, Director of Waterfront and Open Space Planning, New York City Department of City Planning
Location: Chelsea Piers (Pier 62): W. 22nd and Hudson River, Manhattan, New York, NY. Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.

Organized by: AIANY Architectural Tourism Committee and Classic Harbor Lines
Price: Regular: $75; AIA Members, use discount code "AIAB5" to receive $5 off
AIA CES: 1.5 LUs | 1.5 HSW
Tickets

V'Soske Rugs by Architects: Architecture in Transition, 1979-1993, Panel and Exhibition Opening

Sunday, 05/20/2012, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Image: Michael Graves, Rug #2, 1980
Location: Center for Architecture
Panelists: Tod Williams, FAIA, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects; Billie Tsien, FAIA, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects; Frederic Schwartz, FAIA, Frederic Schwartz Architects; Henry Smith-Miller, AIA, Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects; Laurie Hawkinson, Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects; Lee Mindel, FAIA, Shelton, Mindel & Associates, V’Soske exhibition curator (moderator)
Organized by: AIA New York Chapter and V'SOSKE, Inc.
A program of the exhibition V’Soske Rugs by Architects: Architecture in Transition, 1979-1993, on view at the Center for Architecture May 14 - 28, 2012.
Price: Free

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Fit City 7: Promoting Physical Activity through Design
Monday, May 21, 8:00am-5:00pm

Location: Center for Architecture
Speakers: Follow this link for the full program
Organized by: AIA New York Chapter, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
AIA CES: 7.0 LUs/7.0 HSW (3.0 morning session/4.0 afternoon session)
Price: Free

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Going Viral: Blurred Borders
Monday, May 21, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location: Center for Architecture
Speakers:
Bjarke Ingels, Denmark: Founder, BIG
Toru Hasegawa, Japan: Co-creator, Morpholio; Co-director, Cloud Lab Columbia University GSAPP
Carlo Aiello, Mexico: Editor-in-Chief, eVolo
David Basulto and David Assael, Chile: Co-founders, ArchDaily
Organized by: AIANY Global Dialogues Committee
Sponsored by: Microsol Resources, with technical support by Autodesk
AIA CES: 1.5 LUs
Price: Free
Global Dialogues: (un-covered) CONNECTIONS
The AIA New York Chapter’s Global Dialogues’ 2012 theme (un-covered) Connections will view respective topics of our time through multiple lenses to uncover a broader understanding of global, urban trends in physical and digital space. Quarterly events include: Shadow City(s), Going Viral, Crisis, and Public/Private.
http://aianyglobaldialogues.blogspot.com/
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