Upcoming Events

April 3, 2020

First Friday: WXY Studio

The New York and Shanghai-based firm hosts First Friday at its One World Trade Center office.

First Friday

April 14, 2020

Andrew Freear

On April 14, 2020, the League will present its President's Medal to Andrew Freear.

President's Medal

Past Events

January 10, 2020

First Friday: Local Projects

Experience design studio Local Projects opens their office for this First Friday event.

First Friday

December 10, 2019

David Benjamin: Architecture as open system

Buildings should not be considered static and permanent objects, but instead dynamic and continually transforming systems, the design of which demands collaborative teams and open protocols.

Towards a New Architecture

December 6, 2019


Arup opens its offices to host the final First Friday of 2019.

First Friday

November 26, 2019

Alan Organschi: Building a global carbon sink

Large-scale engineered wood products present the possibility of turning dense urban aggregations of buildings and infrastructure into a new human-made carbon sink.

Towards a New Architecture

November 12, 2019

Kiel Moe: Climate change, architecture change

Addressing the environmental, social and political quandaries of this century will require changing basic theoretical and practical assumptions about what architecture design is and does.

Towards a New Architecture

November 1, 2019

Smith-Miller + Hawkinson

Smith-Miller + Hawkinson hosts an open house as a part of the First Friday event series.

First Friday