Design graduates in collective conversation in a time of crises.

Shifting Ground

A call for visual reports capturing our changing surroundings during this unprecedented time.

American Roundtable

American Roundtable is a new Architectural League initiative that will bring together on-the-ground perspectives on the condition of small to mid-size American communities and what they need to thrive going forward.

Housing Initiatives

The Architectural League’s housing initiatives seek to explore why we are so stymied in our efforts to provide decent housing for everyone in our society. We present ideas and projects that address our multiple housing crises—of availability, cost, access, mismatched needs, and more.

The Housing System

A series of programs in spring 2019 on pressing issues at the intersection of design, policy, and politics in housing.

Equitable and Inclusive

Explore the League’s efforts to help create a more just, equitable, and inclusive professional culture.

All the Queens Houses

An exhibition showcasing architect and artist Rafael Herrin-Ferri’s ongoing photographic survey of the eclectic residential architecture of Queens.

Housing Brass Tacks

An informal discussion series designed as a primer on big ideas and essential mechanics in New York City housing policy and development.

Making Room

Launched in 2011, this design study considered new types of housing to match New York's contemporary demographics and lifestyles.


A long-term investigation into architectural typologies that have come to be seen as outdated, stagnant, or obsolete.