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  • Sat 09.20.2014

    Reading the Streetscape: South Street Seaport

    Discover how to "read" buildings for information about the City's growth and development and look at the city's architecture from a design perspective in this 2-hour walking tour. You'll never walk down the street the same way again!

    When: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Saturday, September 20

    Where:


  • Sat 09.20.2014

    FamilyDay@theCenter: Build A Geodesic Dome

      

    Families work together to construct a 14-foot geodesic dome, then create their own geometric structures to take home.

    When: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday, September 20

    Where: Center for Architecture


  • Tue 10.07.2014

    What to Expect When You're Renovating

      

    Two-hour class for the homeowner about the process of renovating an apartment in NYC from start to finish.

    When: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tuesday, October 7

    Where: Center for Architecture


  • Sat 10.11.2014

    2014 openhousenewyork Weekend Family Festival

      

    Join the Center for Architecture Foundation, openhousenewyork, and other participating organizations, for a full weekend of family fun at the 2014 openhousenewyork Weekend Family Festival!

    When: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Saturday, October 11

    Where: Center for Architecture


  • Sun 10.12.2014

    2014 openhousenewyork Weekend Family Festival

      

    Join the Center for Architecture Foundation, openhousenewyork, and other participating organizations, for a full weekend of family fun at the 2014 openhousenewyork Weekend Family Festival!

    When: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Sunday, October 12

    Where: Center for Architecture


  • Sat 10.18.2014

    Reading the Streetscape: Meatpacking District

    Discover how to "read" buildings for information about the City's growth and development and look at the city's architecture from a design perspective in this 2-hour walking tour. You'll never walk down the street the same way again!

    When: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Saturday, October 18

    Where:


  • Mon 11.03.2014

    Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant

      

    Award for an early or mid-career architect to further personal and professional development through travel.

    When: 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm Monday, November 3

    Where: Center for Architecture


  • Sat 11.08.2014

    Reading the Streetscape: SoHo's Cast Iron Architecture


    Explore the materials and building technologies that shaped SoHo in the 19th Century on a guided stroll through this one-of-a-kind neighborhood. Participants will learn how to identify cast iron buildings and understand the role their design and construction played in making this building type so popular, setting the stage for the skyscrapers that followed.

    Led by:
    Catherine Teegarden, CFAF Director of Education

    Price:  $25. 
    Register


    Other tours in the Reading the Streetscape Series:

    Trace the development of New York City from the 17th to the 21st centuries on these interactive architectural walking tours that uncover the city’s history, hidden in plain sight in the city’s buildings and streetscapes. Become familiar with key elements of design and learn how to “read” buildings for information about NYC’s growth and development. You’ll never walk down the street the same way again!



    Reading the Streetscape: South Street Seaport
    Saturday September 20, 2014
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Reading the Streetscape: Meatpacking District

    Saturday October 18, 2014
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

     

     

    When: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm Saturday, November 8

    Where: Center for Architecture


  • Fri 11.14.2014

    Building Connections 2014 Exhibition Opening

      

    Stop by the Center to view our 18th annual exhibition showcasing K-12 student design work and learn more about our architecture and design education programs.

    When: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Friday, November 14

    Where: Center for Architecture