Recent Opportunities

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  • Architecture of Healing: The 9/11 Memorial & Museum

    New York | Dates: 22 Jul, 2014

    The National September 11 Memorial and Museum occupies almost half of the 16 acre World Trade Center site in downtown Manhattan. Consisting of a sprawling, treed pavilion, the two iconic waterfalls sited at the original footprints of the Towers, and an eight story deep underground museum; the Memorial is unlike any other constructed site in the world. Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification, the Memorial incorporates sustainability features including reduction in potable water use, increased ventilation, specifications that included low emitting and highly recycled materials, enhanced commissioning and refrigerant management. The project seeks innovation credits to provide 100% shading of non-pervious surface after five years through extensive tree planting and to design the building to educate visitors on the benefits of green buildings through displays and public programs.

    As the Head of Sustainability for the Americas region of Lend Lease, James Stawniczy shepherded the sustainability and historic artifacts programs throughout construction. Join us as he discusses the challenges and achievements of this unprecedented project.

  • We're Burnin' Daylight

    New York | Dates: 06 Aug, 2014

    When: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6

    Where: Green Light New York 31 Chambers Street, Suite 609 New York, New York 10007

    The adoption of more stringent energy codes in New York City has caused many owners and developers to look to the sky for help, and the answer has come in the form of daylight. Green Light New York is working to push the envelope of daylighting in commercial office spaces through the deployment of advanced daylighting controls. In their report Let There Be Daylight, they indentified the various energy saving, technical and economical potentials involved with daylighting in New York, including policy and incentive recommendations aimed to kick start the adoption of advanced daylighting controls. Green Light New York has also partnered with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to develop a pair of demonstration spaces in Bank of America's office at One Bryant Park and in Goldman Sachs' office at 200 West Street. These "living labs" will monitor electrical consumption, including plug loads, to compare the pre-retrofit performance with the monitored control space. During the program, speaker Yetsuh Frank will explore the findings of the report and discuss the status of the ongoing demonstration projects.

    Speakers: Yetsuh Frank, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Managing Director, Strategy & Programs, Green Light New York

    Sponsored by: Green Light New York

    Organized by: Urban Green Council

    Event website:

    Cost per member: $10.00

    Cost for each guest: $15.00

  • The Children Town

    Brussels | Dates: 16 May – 31 Dec, 2014

    Designed for children and their families, it aims to increase awareness of the architecture and planning of Brussels among the widest possible public. 

    The exhibition offers an interactive and educational approach to the city and its components - its shops, houses and apartments, leisure facilities, offices and parks - organized into four sections: “living”, “learning”, “playing” and “working”. With plans, drawings, models and photographs from the Archives d’ Architecture Moderne, the exhibition will present the city in a way that is of interest to children as well as adults. In particular, a series of games and an educational booklet will allow young visitors to participate in the exhibition experience to the full.

    At the centre of this reconstituted city, the “mini-museum” will focus on a particular theme or element of the city and its heritage, such as planning, sgraffitti or the utopia of the city. The subjects will be varied and change periodically, as in a real museum.

    The central exhibition room - devoted to the home and presenting a giant model – will allow young and old alike to discover and learn about the external and internal elements of our homes - dormer windows, baluster, bull’s eye, etc. – by way of an introduction to the vocabulary of architecture. If they identify the elements, the house lights up!

    Exhibition realised by the Fondation pour l'Architecture with the support of the Minister-President responsible for Monuments and Sites and the State Secretary responsible for Town Planning of the Brussels-Capital Region

  • AIA New England Regional Conference and Design Awards

    Providence | Dates: 26 – 27 Sep, 2014

    TRANSFORMATION: The Evolution of Architecture & Practice in New England, at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Providence, for an exciting look at the various forces that are shaping New England, from urban revitalization to climate change, and how the architectural practice is adapting to make our region more livable and resilient.

    For room reservations at the Biltmore Hotel, visit and enter the conference code 3069001183.

    Conference registration will open in July.


    Submit your entry Now!

    Online registration and entry fees must be submitted by Friday, July 25.

    The sole judging criterion is design excellence. The jury is empowered to determine the extent to which design excellence is informed by aesthetic, functional, contextual, sustainability, social or other characteristics. The jury may honor projects by building type or other categories, or may elect to make no such distinctions.

    Eligibility: Any structure or building or project type (including rehabilitation, interior architecture, and monuments) located anywhere in the world and designed by a New England architect or architecture firm; and/or any structure or building or project type built in New England by any architecture firm anywhere in the world is eligible. Projects must have been completed after January 1, 2007. Projects that have received AIANE design awards in past years and work by the design professionals serving as jurors this year, or by their firms, are not eligible.

    Design Awards Submissions are due by 5:00pm on Friday, August 15. All submissions will be via electronic upload.

    Entry fees: The non-refundable fee for the first submission is $175 for AIANE members; $275 for all others. The fee for each additional submission by the same architect or firm is $100 for AIANE members and $165 for all others. The People's Choice Awards is $25 per entry.  

    Full details may be found in this 2014 Call for Entries (pdf).

    To electronically submit your entries, please follow the instructions on this page:

  • Private Tour of Lee Mindel's House

    Southampton | Dates: 19 Jul, 2014

    AIA CES 2 LU

    When: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM SATURDAY, JULY 19

    Where: Offsite Committee Events   

    Southampton, NY

    The AIANY Interiors Committee is delighted to present a special tour of Lee Mindel’s spectacular Southampton, NY modernist house and adjacent poolhouse.

    Completed in 2007 and published in Architectural Digest’s June 2007 issue  Lee Mindel’s house and poolhouse (separately published in AD’s September 2007 issue) are located on a bucolic, waterfront site in the North Sea Hamlet of Southampton.

    2014 AD100 Architect, Lee Mindel of Shelton, Mindel & Associates will lead the tour and will discuss the complexities of designing and building an architectural concrete house on the water in the Hamptons, the design concept and details, and his collection of new and antique modernist furnishings that complement the elegant and refined interiors.

    2014 AD100 Architect, Lee Mindel of Shelton, Mindel & Associates will lead the tour and will discuss the complexities of designing and building an architectural concrete house on the water in the Hamptons, the design concept and details, and his collection of new and antique modernist furnishings that complement the elegant and refined interiors.

    Tour Guide:
    Lee F. Mindel, FAIA received his Master of Architecture from Harvard University after obtaining his B.A., Cum Laude with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania. Shelton, Mindel & Associates has been inducted into the Fellowship of the American Institute of Architects and the Interior Design Hall of Fame. Shelton, Mindel & Associates has received over 30 AIA Awards, 20 SARA awards and was the recipient of the prestigious 2011 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award . In November 2011, Lee Mindel created and curated the Phillips de Pury Important Nordic Design Auction with original photography and has an upcoming auction in April 2014 called The Architect. Shelton, Mindel & Associates: Architecture and Design first monograph, comprising a diverse range of high-profile architecture and interior design projects was released by Rizzoli in spring of 2013. Mindel is also contributing editor for Architectural Digest and has a weekly column called The Architect’s Eye.

    Organized by: AIANY Interiors Committee
    : $15 AIA members, $20 non-members, $10 ENYA and students
    The tour is limited to 30 people so please RSVP early!

    Register Here

    Sponsored by: AXOR
    Travel Arrangements
    The Hamptons are best navigated by car, but one can also get there via the LIRR, the Hamptons Luxury Liner and Hampton Jitney bus lines.

    LIRR has a 7:42 AM train arriving at the Southampton Train Station at 10:04 AM. Passengers will have to take a taxi from the train station to Lee Mindel’s house at the end of Indian Road, Southampton, NY using the following route

    The Hamptons Luxury Liner stops at Southampton Train Station too. Please check their website for the best time. Please follow the same drections from the station (above).

    The Hampton Jitney has its own stop in Southampton, NY. Please check their website for the schedule. One must take a taxi from the Jitney stop to Lee Mindel’s house at the end of Indian Road, Southampton, NY using the following route

  • Moscone Expansion Project with Mark Cavagnero, FAIA & Craig Hartman, FAIA

    San Francisco | Dates: 22 Jul, 2014

    Join Craig Hartman, FAIA from SOM and Mark Cavagnero, FAIA from Mark Cavagnero Associates Architects for an overview of the Moscone Expansion Project. The expanded and improved Moscone Center will be a memorable work of architecture that is luminous and welcoming. Its civic presence on Howard Street will be a composition of transparent and translucent materials, bringing natural light to interior public spaces and revealing the activity within while also activating Howard Street and the surrounding public realm. Its horizontal profile will meet the skyline with an elegant expression of the building’s environmental roof.


    Craig W. Hartman, FAIA, Design Partner 
    Craig W. Hartman’s work with SOM in the United States, Europe, and Asia, while extremely broad in its typology — ranging from entire urban districts to singular works of commercial, civic, and cultural architecture — consistently adheres to a rigorous modern vocabulary that acknowledges issues of place, involving climate, physical and cultural landscape, and historic precedent.

    Hartman’s projects have been frequently included in international publications and exhibitions. His work has been recognized with over 200 awards for design, including 10 national AIA Honor Awards. Some significant projects include The Cathedral of Christ the Light, the International Terminal at SFO and the New United States Courthouse – Los Angeles. Among his notable international projects are the United States Consulate General in Guangzhou and the US Embassy in Beijing.

    Mark Cavagnero, FAIA, Founding Partner 
    Mark began his career in 1983 in the New York office of Edward Larrabee Barnes/John M.Y. Lee Architects, where he learned first hand the importance of clear and thoughtful design—ideas he carries through his work to date. In 1988 he co-founded Barnes and Cavagnero (later renamed Mark Cavagnero Associates) in San Francisco. Mark has developed an intentionally diverse practice including new construction and renovation of civil, institutional and private projects.

    Register Here

  • Yelp Headquarters Tour

    San Francisco | Dates: 08 Aug, 2014
    Join Primo Opelia, AIA from Studio O+A for a behind the scenes tour of the Yelp headquarters at 140 New Montgomery.

    As tech companies take root in urban locations where space is limited, the collegial spirit of Silicon Valley finds new modes of expression in high-rise buildings and converted industrial facilities. Key to Studio O+A's design for Yelp was the concept of a vertical campus– an all-encompassing, self-contained community stacked on multiple floors. Yelp moved its HQ from a smaller site in San Francisco to a classic Financial District high-rise. As with most multi-story occupancies, the design challenge at Yelp was to facilitate group dynamics so that people interact with each other even though they work on different floors. The architects were challenged with the question--- how do you create a neighborhood in a tower?

    The architects decided that each floor would have its own destination that would appeal to all the floors. At Yelp, Studio O+A placed a fully-equipped coffee shop on the 8th floor, a break room with window seating on the 5th, and semi-private pods for chess or chatting on the 11th. Each floor’s common areas thus become common to the company at large and not just to those whose workstations occupy that level.

    All guests will be required to sign a non-discloure agreement before arriving at the Yelp headquarters.

    Register Here

  • Washburn A Mill Tour

    Minneapolis | Dates: 27 Jul, 2014
    July 27th, August 17th, September 6th & 21st, 2014
    1:00 pm, approx. 1/2 mile
       $14 adults, $12 senior citizens & college students,
       $10 children ages 6-17 and MHS members.
       Includes museum admission.   Tickets on sale online or at 612-341-7555
    Explore the nooks and crannies of the Washburn A Mill, led by a Mill City Museum guide. The tour highlights the lives of men and women who worked there, how the building functioned during its peak flour milling years, how it changed over time, and how the mill ruin was converted to a museum and office building.

  • Newberg Historic Home Tour

    Newberg | Dates: 09 Aug, 2014

    Here’s your chance to go back in time, and tour eight lovely historic Newberg homes, including the Hoover-Minthorn museum.

    Chat with owners and members of the Newberg Historic Society about the history of the homes. Many volunteers and guides will sport turn of the century costumes, and antique cars will be parked in front of select homes.

    Tours start at the Chehalem Cultural Center located at 415 E. Sheridan, Newberg, where you can purchase tickets and pick up a map of homes. A 30-seat van will be available to transport people, if needed.

    Garden Party

    The fun continues from 4pm – 6pm. Meet at the beautiful Barry Hubbell home just outside of Newberg at 1408 NE Chehalem Drive. Enjoy tastes from local Newberg restaurants and wineries.

    Tickets for the Historic Home Tour: $15 per person.
    Tickets for the Garden Party: $20 per person 
    Tickets for The Historic Home Tour + Garden Party: $30 per person

    • Tickets may be purchased ahead of time at: McMinnville Farmers’ Market – Thursdays, 1:00 -6pm (beginning July 3rd)
    • Oregon Stationers on Third Street in downtown McMinnville
    • Newberg Farmers’ Market – Wednesdays, 1:30 – 6pm
    • Buy online today!

    The Historic Home Tour is a project of the Yamhill Enrichment Society (YES).

  • Design Green! Skycourts & Skygardens

    Singapore | Dates: 01 – 21 Sep, 2014
    Design Green! Skycourts & Skygardens, is an exposition curated by Pomeroy Studio that consists of 3 integrated components focused on skyrise greenery: 'The Exhibition', 'The Discussion', 'The Installation'. Held at the National Design Centre (NDC), from September 1-21, the public event will showcase global design projects, engage students in research and dialogue, and activate the NDC's roof terrace through 'Transitional ___' by Shophouse & Co, their travelling creative platform that brings life to various spaces around the city. In conjunction with Singapore Green Building Week 2014 and supported by the DesignSingapore Council, the exhibition and related events are conceived to celebrate the incorporation of greenery and open spaces within building for social interaction. 
  • In The City: Identity and Urban Spaces

    Amherst | Dates: 12 Jul – 03 Aug, 2014
    The Graduate Program at University of Massachusetts, Amherst is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Mark Roskill Symposium: IN THE CITY, with Keynote address by Dr. Carmenita Higginbotham, University of Virginia on October 17, 2014.
  • Medieval Urban Planning: Beyond the Monastery?

    Kalamazoo | Dates: 12 Jul – 15 Sep, 2014
    ICMA Sponsored Session International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, MI, May, 14-17, 2015
  • Barton Myers: Works of Architecture and Urbanism

    Santa Barbra | Dates: 12 Sep – 12 Dec, 2014
    With works as varied as a Vidal Sassoon Salon from 1968, the U.S. Expo Pavilion in Seville, Spain in 1992, and his steel houses, this exhibit will present an overview of almost fifty years of architecture. Barton Myers first attracted attention in the late 1960s for his civic buildings and urban projects in Canada. He returned to the United States in 1984 to open a Los Angeles office and became known for his performing arts centers, campus buildings, and steel houses among many projects. The Barton Myers papers were donated to the Architecture and Design Collection of the AD&A Museum, UC Santa Barbara in 2000. The archive covers Myers’s work from 1968 through 2002 and includes sketches and computer drawings, watercolors, images by well-known photographers, detailed study models and models of blocks-long sections of cities, as well as research notes, correspondence, lectures, and writings. Opening Reception: October 2, 2014 from 5:30-7:30PM
  • Garden Architecture

    Houston | Dates: 22 May – 18 Jul, 2014

    Garden Architecture features images and stories about many of Houston’s historic gardens, a juried presentation of recent public and private garden design including Hermann Park Centenial Gardens, Brochstein Pavilion at Rice University, Market Square Park, Levy Park and master plans for the Buffalo Bayou Park and Houston Arboretum. The exhibit is created for both architecture and landscape architecture design professionals, gardening enthusiasts, and will appeal to anyone interested in the history and growth of Houston as seen through the lens of our local gardens. 

    Join us for these exciting public programs in July!
    Tuesday July 1 - Buffalo Bayou Park Shepherd to Sabine Bike Tour
    Thursday July 10 - Panel Discussion: Alternatives to the Traditional Lawn

    This exhibit is sponsored in part by McDugald Steele Landscape Architects and Contractors, a grant from the Susan Vaughan Foundation and Architecture Center Houston Foundation.

  • AIA Austin 2014 Summer Conference & Product Expo

    Austin | Dates: 21 – 22 Aug, 2014

    Each year AIA Austin provides the design community in Austin with an educational conference offering up to 18 hours of professional and continuing education in a relaxed and "local" way.

    We also host a Product Expo, highlighting local suppliers offering new and exciting products and/or services.  The expo is for one hour, each day, during the lunch hour. 

    If you are unsure about the continuing education requirements for AIA membership, click HERE.
    If you are unsure about the continuing education requirments for your Texas architectural license, click HERE.

    This year's conference is August 21-22, 2014 at Norris Conference Center and provides you with an opportunity to fulfill most of your requirements for continuing education.




    2014 Vendor Expo
    Allegion, PLC
    Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing
    DuPont Tyvek/Weatherization Partners
    Exclusive Windows & Doors
    Grand Iron Doors
    Oldcastle Architectural, Inc.
    Spec-All Products, Inc.
    The Mendicant Architect
    TimberTown Austin
    Visual Innovations

    Happy Hour Sponsors:
    Johnson Equipment Company
    True World Services

     August 21, 2014 - 8:00am - August 22, 2014 - 6:00pm


    Norris Conference Center
    2525 Anderson Lane
    Austin, TX 78757
    Phone: AIA - 512.452.4332
  • Pittsburgh History & Historic Landmarks Foundation Urban Gardens Bus Tour

    Braddock | Dates: 19 Jul, 2014
    35 members of PHLF, $60 non-members, includes a complimentary one-year membership in PHLF.

    We will have a guided tour of Braddock Farms, the largest production site of Grow Pittsburgh. Grow Pittsburgh is an urban agriculture and teaching network, established in 2005. Bring some cash to purchase the day’s freshly picked produce.

    On the way back to Wilkinsburg we will stop at another community urban garden and finish the tour with a visit to PHLF’s Piano Place on Jeanette Street.

    • Board our bus at the Landmarks Preservation Resource Center (LPRC)
    • Parking: there is a free small lot directly across Rebecca Avenue from the LPRC and plenty of free on-street parking
    • Reservation deadline:  Monday, July 14 to Mary Lu Denny 412-471-5808 or
  • The Virginia Accord

    Richmond | Dates: 19 – 20 Sep, 2014

    As the Virginia Society AIA looks towards the next 100 years in Virginia, it brings together the planning and design disciplines to examine two key themes critical to the future — job creation and environmental sustainability. Consider these topics through the lenses of transportation, the constructed environment, public health, land development, and urban infill at the Virginia Accord on Sept. 19–20, 2014 at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond, Va. Read the summary and proposition.

    Confirmed speakers include Richard Jackson, author of Making Healthy Places; James Cramer of Greenway Consulting and Chair of the Design Futures Council; Jason Hartke, VP National Policy and Advocacy USGBC; Mary Hines, Vice-Chair, Arlington County Board and chair, Northern Virginia Transportation Commission; Kim Tanzer, FAIA, Past-President of the National Academy of Environmental Design; and Ed Walker founder of Cityworks.

    About the Accord

    Sustainability of the Commonwealth is only achievable through the confluence of principles that reinforce job creation and environmental sustainability. We cannot have a viable job-centric economy with polluted air, water and devastated natural habitats.  Our natural environment cannot be sustained if the population is economically disadvantaged.  A balance is critical for the longevity of the quality of life in the State and region.  This requires commitment and compliance by a wide range of professionals, but none more important than those engaged in the built-environment.  With support from the institutions of higher education in Virginia who provide education and a knowledge base in support of multiple disciplines, Virginia can lead the world in responsible natural and constructed environments. Read the principles of the Accord.

    Registration is expected to open in mid-July.

  • Publication: International Journal of Islamic Architecture (3.2)

    Dates: 09 Jul, 2014

    Dear Colleagues,

    On behalf of the staff of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA), I would like to announce the publication of the special issue on mobility and Islamic architecture (Vol.3, Issue 2). This is the sixth of a bi-annually published peer-reviewed journal on architecture, urban design, planning, and landscape architecture. IJIA aims to encourage dialogue between practitioners and scholars and enhance appreciation for the urban heritage in the region and pioneering design work. The journal is committed to inviting new research on understudied topics and reaching out to a broad international readership.

    This volume contains an editorial by Christiane Gruber, book and exhibition reviews, conference précis, and articles that treat the role of mobility in Shi‘i shrines in India, the Hijaz Railway as carrier of sacred space; the portable embodiment of power in Ottoman tents; the transfer of ideas in the Khedival architecture of Egypt; large-scale depictions of Safavid tile decorations in the Victoria and Albert Museum; Shangri La as the site of Doris Duke’s engagement with Islamic art; and the present-day production of appliqué tent fabrics in Cairo.

    The sixth issue of the IJIA is available in print and online. Please click on the link below to preview the sixth issue abstracts:

    We would appreciate it if you would share this announcement with your colleagues. And we also look forward to receiving your contributions, comments, and suggestions.


    Mohammad Gharipour
    Director and Founding editor

  • Truck-A-Tecture

    Omaha | Dates: 27 Jun – 23 Aug, 2014

    Truck-A-Tecture will be on display at KANEKO from June 27–August 23.

    Truck-A-Tecture examines architecture as redefined by mobility and technical expansion. This exhibition will generate a unique conversation and offer a new perspective on modern housing. A mash-up of popular and elite cultures, Truck-A-Tecture will transcend the current definitions of “pre-fab” and “mobile architecture.”

    Topics of nomadism, transportation, trucking culture and the nature of “home” are among the topics to be explored in this exhibition. Other issues to be considered in this dialogue are sustainability and technological advances that have led many to a leaner, more efficient lifestyle.

    Leaders in the filed of architecture will participate, with four firms designing and building full-scale structures. Once complete, these structures will travel to KANEKO from their various locations of construction around the country.

    Participating architecture firms:
    *Jones Partners, Architects – Los Angeles, CA
    *Mark Mack Architects – Venice, CA
    *Min|Day – San Francisco, CA / Omaha, NE
    *Office of Mobile Design – Venice, CA

    Thank you to our sponsors RDO Truck Centers, hutch: mid-century furniture finds, an anonymous donor and the KANEKO board for their support of this exhibition.

    Public gallery hours are Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm and Saturdays, 1–5pm.

  • Moving Modern

    New York | Dates: 23 Jul, 2014

    When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

    Where: At The Center   

    When the iconic Farnsworth House by Mies van der Rohe was put on the auction block in 2003 in New York City to be sold to the highest bidder, it had an unusual caveat- the winning bidder would have the option of moving the house to a location of their choosing. The publicity surrounding the auction for the first time presented Mid-Century modern architecture in a new light as a moveable and collectable commodity. In the years that followed, several more iconic houses were moved- or proposed for moving- both as the only option to save the building and for private collection.

    The "Moving Modern" program will examine four recent case studies with their contemporary architects and advocates: the Aluminaire House (1931) by Kocher & Frey; Maison Tropicale (1951) by Jean Prouve; the Pearlroth House (1959) by Andrew Geller; and the Lieb House (1969) by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.

    Join us for documentary film excerpts and a panel discussion that will consider what are the nuanced implications if Modern architecture becomes a collectible commodity like art work or is treated as "moveable" heritage? Can a Modern building's significance be maintained if it is taken from its original site? Does a Modern building's design significance stand independent from its original site, as does a work of art or sculpture?

    Luca Baraldo, Associate, COOKFOX Architects
    Jon Michael Schwarting, AIA,
    Andre Tchelistcheff, AIA, Founder, Andre Tchelistcheff Architects 
    James Venturi, Filmmaker

    Moderator: Mary Kay Judy

    Mary Kay Judy is an architectural conservator and preservation consultant based in Brooklyn, New York. She has been a consulting architectural conservator on several significant Modern properties including the Painting Gallery and Brick House at the Philip Johnson’s Glass House in Connecticut, Philip Johnson's 9 Ash Street House (Thesis House) in Cambridge and the Mies van der Rohe Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois. Judy has also consulted on the conservation of Modern architecture in Tallinn, Estonia, Tbilisi, Georgia and Lucknow, India. In New York City, her practice focuses on architectural conservation support services and project representation for New York City's current- and future- Landmarks. Judy's article, "Moving Modern" Modern Architecture as Moveable Heritage, was published in the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Forum Journal in Fall 2011.

    Luca Baraldo, Associate at COOKFOX Architects, graduated with a Master in Architecture, Summa Cum Laude from Istituto Universitario d’Architettura di Venezia; Venice, Italy. He began his professional career at S. Russell Groves. After joining COOKFOX Architects, Luca brought his architectural and interior expertise to projects like the Tahari Showroom at One Bryant Park, City Point, a 1.8 million square foot mix-complex in Downtown Brooklyn, and 130 West 12th St, a 43 unit high end boutique re-development in the West Village. Once promoted associate, Luca focused on the COOKFOX residential portfolio, leading the interior design of 301 East 50th St, a 57 condominium luxury building in Midtown East, and CityTower, a 380 unit building in Downtown Brooklyn. For the past four years Luca followed all phases of 615 Dune Road in Westhampton Beach, from design to construction of a new single family home and the restoration of Andrew Geller’s iconic “Double Diamond” house.

    Michael Schwarting is an architect, urban designer and professor. He has a B. Arch. and M. Arch in Urban Design from Cornell University and received a Rome Prize Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome. He was an Associate in Richard Meier and Associates and has practiced as Jon Michael Schwarting Architect and been a Partner in Design Collaborative with Piero Sartogo, Karahan and Schwarting Architecture Company, and presently Campani and Schwarting Architects. Work has been exhibited and published internationally in journals and books. Projects have received a PA Citation and LI AIA ARCHI awards. He has been recognized and placed in several competitions. He has directed the restoration of the 1931 Aluminaire House since 1987 and founded the Aluminaire House Foundation. He is a Professor of Architecture and has served as Chair in the undergraduate program and as Director of the graduate program in Urban and Regional Design at New York Institute of Technology. He also taught at Columbia, Yale, Penn, Cornell, Cooper Union, Syracuse and the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies.

    Andre Tchelistcheff was born in San Francisco, California to Russian émigré parents and raised in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California, Berkley in 1984, and a Master of Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1992. He is a Registered Architect in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Institute of Classical Architecture. Established in 1998, the office of Andre Tchelistcheff Architects bases its practice on conceptual refinement, attention to craftsmanship and detail, and stylistic fluency. The work of the practice spans a wide range of commissions including new homes, townhouse renovations and additions, offices, showrooms, hotels, and institutional buildings.

    James Venturi is the producer of and a character in the film SAVING LIEB HOUSE. He and Frederic Schwartz were partners in the move of the house. He is presently working on a feature film on his parents, the architects Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.

    Organized by: AIANY Historic Buildings Committee
    Price: Free for AIA members; $10 for non-members