Revisiting a 1977 exhibition and publication on the previously unexplored role of drawing within the profession of architecture through the work of 85 accomplished architects of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
Documentation of a symposium on rethinking land and its value in light of climate change, organized by the League in conjunction with The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design, including video of a conversation on Land, Climate, and Culture with Rebecca Solnit and Cassim Shepard.
Explore filmed interviews and full lecture videos for the six winners of the 2014 Architectural League Prize.
In “Innovation and Neglect: Sea Rise and Sea Park East” — our final Typecast installment exploring towers-in-the-park — Maura Ewing chronicles the lives of two Coney Island housing developments and exposes the political context that undergirds their architectural innovation, construction shortcomings, and the deferred maintenance that threatens their viability as affordable housing assets.
In anticipation of this year’s Beaux Arts Ball and its theme of Craft, we highlighted the work and expertise of the many artisans, consultants, and designers involved in the extensive restoration of the event venue, a landmarked bank building in Williamsburg.
The League is collaborating with the Center for an Urban Future on a design study that will articulate new architectural, financial, and programmatic possibilities for New York City’s branch libraries.
October 10, 2013 | Archi-Tectonics | Excerpts from Dubbeldam’s Current Work lecture featuring three projects that demonstrate a commitment to programmatic efficiencies and sustainability.
A multi-year initiative on new ways of thinking and acting on climate change, architecture, and our economic future.
April 15, 2014 | Sou Fujimoto Architects | Full video of his Current Work lecture demonstrates how Fujimoto bridges architecture and nature through three early conceptual projects and six recent projects.
On the occasion of the announcement of the 2014 recipient of the Norden Fund grant, Kerry O’Connor, we highlight two travel reports in our ongoing series featuring grantee’s projects through their essays, photographs, and sketches.
A day-long symposium celebrating the work and influence of Michael Graves.
The Architectural League and Socrates Sculpture Park invite emerging architects and designers to submit proposals for Folly 2015.
Current Work lecture by Bernard Tschumi, followed by a conversation with Anthony Vidler.
Current Work lecture by Walter Hood, followed by a conversation with Michael Sorkin.
Join MdeAS Architects at its office for drinks, informal conversation, and a behind the scenes look at recent and upcoming projects at this First Friday.