Author Archives: Liza Otto

Redesigning Cities Series Featuring June Williamson

The School of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently launched a video and podcast series titled Redesigning Cities: The Speedwall Foundation Talks @ Georgia Tech. The talks address questions facing the public worldwide regarding redesigning cities’ existing systems. In this video, Professor June Williamson speaks about the need for retrofitting suburbia within efforts

CCNY Spitzer School Annual Report

Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture Annual Report – PDF This two-year annual report compilation offers a view, through the lens of “building community,” of an extraordinary two-year period, a glimpse of several of our truly extraordinary students, faculty research, a hint of the transformations ahead, and a look at the support of alumni

Urban Design Director Receives AIA Collaborative Achievement Award

Distinguished Professor and Director of the Graduate Urban Design Program Michael Sorkin has been selected for the AIA Collaborative Achievement Award alongside Jan Gehl of Gehl and Anne Taylor of School Zone Institute. This award recognizes the “excellence that results when architects work with those from outside the profession to improve the spaces where people live and work.”

Spring 2019 Advanced Studios Announced

Following are the Advanced Studios that are being offered in spring 2019: Kutan Ayata Diverging Conventions New York, New York Nandini Bagchee Jackson Eco Dwelling Jackson, Mississippi Monica Bertolino Inter-Sections/Interacting with the South American Territory San Juan Province, Argentina Jeremy Edmiston Design/Build: Iona Island Stony Point, New York Jerome Haferd Shifting Ground – The Harlem

Unfinished Book Launched at Spitzer

On November 19, the Spitzer School of Architecture hosted a book launch for the publication that accompanies its current gallery exhibition, Unfinished, winner of the 2016 Golden Lion Award at La Biennale di Venezia. The celebration included a gallery talk with former Spitzer Visiting Critic and co-curator of the show Iñaqui Carnicero and was followed by a

Alumnus Accepted to AIA Civic Leaders Program

Nadia Habib M Arch ’17 was selected for this year’s class of the AIANY Civic Leadership Program. The program was created two years ago to encourage young design professionals committed to community engagement and advocacy in New York City. Habib’s interest in the program stems from her experience as an undergraduate DACA recipient studying psychology at