Small Scale, Big Change: New Architectures of Social Engagement

Exhibition tour for League members.

The Diana Center, Barnard College

Michael Manfredi and Marion Weiss, principals of Weiss/Manfredi, will lead a tour of their newly completed The Diana Center at Barnard College.

Rising Currents: Projects for New York’s Waterfront

Group tour with exhibition organizer Barry Bergdoll.

Contemplating the Void:
Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum

Curator-led exhibition tour.

Snøhetta, architecture—landscape—interior

Snøhetta principals, Craig Dykers and Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, along with exhibition curator Eva Madshus, Senior Curator at the National Museum—Architecture, Oslo, will lead a tour of the exhibition “Snøhetta, architecture—landscape—interior,” an overview of the firm on its twentieth anniversary of practice.

Slash: Paper Under the Knife

David Revere McFadden will lead a group tour of Slash: Paper Under the Knife, an exhibition exploring paper as a creative medium across the arts.

Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future

Curator Donald Albrecht will lead a tour of the Saarinen’s first ever museum retrospective.

Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity

Curator Barry Bergdoll will lead a tour of the exhibition Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, the first comprehensive treatment by MoMA of the Bauhaus since 1938.

Red Lines Housing Crisis Learning Center

Artist/Designer Damon Rich and Queens Museum curator Larissa Harris will lead a tour of Rich’s installation, Red Lines Housing Crisis Learning Center, which graphically and experientially explores the financial history of mortgages and housing.

Pioneers of Change

Photos from the League’s tour of Pioneers of Change on Governors Island.

Pioneers of Change

Co-founder and director of Droog Renny Ramakers will lead a tour of “Pioneers of Change,” a festival of Dutch design, fashion, and architecture on New York’s Governors Island, which she both conceived and curated.

Meet-up at the Grand Concourse

A walking tour led by lifelong Bronx resident Sam Goodman of the Bronx Borough President’s Office and Deborah Marton, Executive Director of the Design Trust for Public Space, followed by a potluck and discussion.

Process: Northwest Corner Building, Columbia University

Rafael Moneo, the project’s design architect, and members of the design and construction teams from Davis Brody Bond, architect of record; Arup, project engineers; Turner Construction Company, construction manager; and Columbia University will lead a tour and discussion of the project.

Meet-up at Newtown Creek

A guided tour of the Newtown Creek Nature Walk with its designer, environmental sculptor George Trakas. Presented by Urban Omnibus and WNYC.

Process: Cooper Union New Academic Building

Thom Mayne, founder and design director of Morphosis, and Jean Oei, project designer and job captain in New York, will lead a tour of Morphosis’s new Cooper Union Academic Building.

Show and Tell: P.E. Guerin

Group Tour | P.E. Guerin is the oldest decorative hardware firm in the United States, and the only metal foundry in New York City. The company was started in 1857 by French immigrant Pierre Emmanuel Guerin and has been at its current location on Jane Street in Greenwich Village since 1892.

Process: Alice Tully Hall

Charles Renfro, Mark Holden, Peter Rosenbaum, introduced by Reynold Levy | Renfro, principal of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, will lead a tour of the newly redesigned Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. Holden, principal of JaffeHolden Acoustics, and Rosenbaum, of Fischer Dachs Theater Designers, will provide additional commentary.