• Dec 6, 2023

    Brooklyn Architecture: Where the environment shapes design and designers shape the environment. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 6, 2023   The Brooklyn Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Brooklyn) announced today the 11 winners of the 2023 Brooklyn Design Awards. Each of the 11 selected projects was granted either an award of “Excellence”, “Merit” […]

  • Nov 9, 2023

    This live industry session is for registered design professionals to discuss policy and business process questions that are not job specific. It will also include a review of recent updates and policy decisions. Department representatives will discuss pre-submitted questions on the call. Brooklyn DOB In-Person Industry Meeting Thursday, November 30, 2023 2:00 PM 345 Adams […]

  • Nov 2, 2023

    BROOKLYN, October 25, 2023 – A jury of architects, educators, and planners from within and outside of Brooklyn have been chosen to select compelling entries to the Brooklyn Design Awards (BKDA) program, by reviewing the work independently, followed by a remote convening and deliberation. Entries will be commended for design excellence, technical skill, innovation, environmental […]

  • Oct 20, 2023

    DOB NOW 101 Webinar October 30, 2023 12:00-1:00pm 1 CEU (pending) This is an initial introductory course in the use of DOB NOW by professionals. It will also include how to find reference materials regarding DOB NOW on the DOB website. The first presentation of “DOB NOW 101” is scheduled to be an online available […]

  • Sep 1, 2023

    The AIA’s annual Brooklyn Design Awards program (BKDA) encourages excellence in architectural design through recognition of outstanding projects in Brooklyn and beyond. An invited jury of respected design professionals reviews submissions and selects compelling entries to be commended for design excellence, technical skill, innovation, environmental responsiveness, and social impact. Continuing our initiatives formed for our […]

  • Aug 18, 2023

    This live industry session is for registered design professionals to discuss policy and business process questions that are not job specific. It will also include a review of recent updates and policy decisions. Department representatives will discuss pre-submitted questions on the call. Brooklyn DOB In-Person Industry Meeting Thursday, September 28th, 2023 2:00 PM 345 Adams […]

  • Jul 23, 2023

    AIA Brooklyn, a local chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), seeks a visionary association management professional to provide leadership as the next executive for this not-for- profit organization. This is a significant position requiring the services of an individual with strategic, successful experience working with volunteer organizations and various personality types. Reporting to […]

  • Jul 12, 2023

    AIA Brooklyn’s mission is to advance the architectural profession through education, outreach, and mutual support. Our local chapter exists to represent and unite AIA Brooklyn members around shared professional interests. This survey will serve as a check-in, to learn what’s important to you. This survey will identify current programs or activities that are delivering value and […]

  • Mar 30, 2023

    On March 30, 2023, AIA Brooklyn members, architects, and designers enjoyed an evening with chapter sponsors and supporters exploring materials and fixtures inspired by the earth and connected to wellness. Sponsors: Sherwin Williams, Konkretus, and Ornare Dumbo Hosts: Ornare Dumbo Design Showroom Photos: Jeffrey Siegel / The Mad Photographer

  • Mar 15, 2023

    March 15, 2023 Discussion Panel: Design for Water *discussion portion / Q+A is audio only. Panelists: Richard E. Hanley, Director, Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center; Nathan Kensinger, Environmental Journalist, Gothamist/WNYC; Cortney Koenig Worrall, CEO, The Waterfront Alliance Hosted by AIA Brooklyn x City Tech Sponsored by KPF and Henning Larsen

  • Feb 2, 2023

    AIA Brooklyn members advocated on The Hill for two bipartisan bills: “Democracy in Design” and the “Resilient AMERICA Act” LOBBY DAY BY THE NUMBERS: 425 Architects visit Capitol Hill 285 Meetings with Members of Congress and staff We also cultivated our leadership skills alongside other chapter leaders from across the country. #aialeads23

  • Jan 18, 2023

    Using Historic Preservation to Develop & Maintain Affordable Housing in NYC Hosted by Historic Districts Council and Pratt Institute’s Historic Preservation Graduate Program Co-sponsored by AIA Brooklyn and the AIANY Historic Buildings Committee Wednesday, March 22, 2023 9:00 am – 12:00 pm via Zoom Everyone agrees that New York City is facing an affordable housing […]

  • Jan 12, 2023

    AIA Brooklyn enjoyed a few drinks at the bar—on the chapter—c/o several sponsors Existing Conditions, and HEWI, and partook in a uniqe bingo game with prizes.

  • Dec 6, 2022

    AIA Brooklyn Announces 2022 Brooklyn Design Awards Winners Brooklyn-based and Brooklyn-made Architecture and Design FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 6, 2022 The Brooklyn Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Brooklyn) announced today the 9 winners of the 2022 Brooklyn Design Awards. Each of the 9 selected projects was granted either an award of “Excellence”, […]

  • Nov 17, 2022

    November 16, 2022 Discussion Panel: Design for Communities | International Diplomacy *video includes the discussion portion, only. Panelists: Minh Le, AIA, Acting Director of Architecture for the Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations; Christine Foushee, Former Director of External Affairs for the Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations;  Javier Ors Ausin, […]

  • Oct 24, 2022

     A jury of architects, educators, and planners from within and outside of Brooklyn have been chosen to select compelling entries to the Brooklyn Design Awards (BKDA) program, by reviewing the work independently, followed by a remote convening and deliberation. Entries will be commended for design excellence, technical skill, innovation, environmental responsiveness, and social impact. See […]

  • Oct 21, 2022

    October 19, 2022 Discussion Panel: Design for Resources Panelists: Ruth Mandl and Bobby Johnston, Co-Principals, CO Adaptive; Juliette Spertus, Urban Designer, NYCHA; Amanda Kaminsky, Sustainable Construction, Lendlease; Cristina Handal, Healthy Materials Lab, Parsons Hosted by AIA Brooklyn x City Tech Sponsored by KPF and Henning Larsen

  • Sep 27, 2022

    September 21, 2022 Discussion Panel: Brooklyn Library Projects Panelists: David Woloch, Brooklyn Public Library; Calvin Tsao, Tsao and McKown; Carol Loewenson, Mitchell Giurgola; Taryn Christoff, Gensler Hosted by AIA Brooklyn x City Tech Sponsored by KPF and Henning Larsen

  • Aug 31, 2022

    The AIA Brooklyn Design Awards program (BKDA) encourages excellence in architectural design through recognition of outstanding projects in Brooklyn and beyond. An invited jury of respected design professionals reviews submissions and selects compelling entries to be commended for design excellence, technical skill, innovation, environmental responsiveness, and social impact. This year, the BKDA program is evolving […]

  • Aug 1, 2022

    You are invited to the 2022 BQ Golf Tournament + Dinner Scholarship Fundraiser! The Brooklyn Architects Scholarship Foundation (BASF) and the Queens Foundation for Architecture (QFA) are two distinct non-profit 501(c)3 organizations established to support students as they complete their accredited architecture programs in New York. The two foundations joined forces last year for a wildly successful […]

  • Jun 23, 2022

    June 22, 2022 Discussion Panel: What’s in My Backyard? Recent Brooklyn Projects Panelists: Kevin Lamyuktseung, SO-IL; Arthur Liu, Studio Gang; Gustavo Rodriguez, FXCollaborative; Michael Rose, Hill West

  • May 23, 2022

    May 18, 2022 Discussion Panel: Architecture and the Metaverse Moderator: Nick Cassab, CTO Unbuilt Panelists: Breanna Faye – Founder & Chief Metaverse Officer Metarkitex; Kirk Finkel – untitled, xyz / Architect at The Museum of Crypto Art; Mayur Mistry, Digital Innovation Technologist, Perkins & Will / Web 3 Developer – ArchiDAO

  • Apr 21, 2022

    April 20, 2022 Discussion Panel: Invest in our Planet Panelists: George Duke, Esq., Board Member, NYC Brownfield Partnership Fátima Oliveri-Martinez, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, KieranTimberlake

  • Feb 3, 2022

    January 26, 2022 Discussion Panel: Materials and Innovation  Blaine Brownell, Director School of Architecture UNC Charlotte, Author of Transmaterial Simona Fischer, MSR Design Associate, Co-chair AIA Minnesota Committee on the Environment (COTE) Bill Walsh, Founder of Healthy Building Network

  • Mar 30, 2021

          Dear AIA Brooklyn Members – The recent jarring murders of six Asian women begs the sad question, Will we ever learn to love each other? These women are hardly the first Asian people to be targeted this past year because of their race and ethnicity, but their terrible deaths have awakened us […]

  • Feb 8, 2021

    Click Here to read the Brooklyn DOB Industry Meeting notes from the April 08, 2021 meeting. Click Here to read the Brooklyn DOB Industry Meeting notes from the March 11, 2021 meeting. Click Here to read the Brooklyn DOB Industry Meeting notes from the February 11, 2021 meeting. Click Here to read Service Notice Click Here […]

  • Jun 26, 2020

    Click Here to view a replay of September 23, 2020 Panel Discussion | General Meeting. Click Here to view a replay of our August 19, 2020 Panel Discussion | General Meeting. Click Here to view a replay of our July 22, 2020 Panel Discussion | General Meeting.  Click Here to view a replay of our […]

  • Jun 8, 2020

    The AIA Brooklyn website has been awarded the Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) 2020 Web Design Award.

  • Jun 4, 2020

    Dear AIA Brooklyn Members – At the AIA National Convention in 1968, Whitney M. Young, Jr. addressed the audience as the Keynote Speaker and said: “You are not a profession that has distinguished itself by your social and civic contributions to the cause of civil rights . . . You are most distinguished by your […]

  • May 5, 2020

    The new 2020 New York City Energy Conservation Code becomes effective on May 12th, 2020. Please review the DOB Service Notices below. You may also find the text of the 2020 NYC ECC here

  • May 2, 2020

    AIA Brooklyn is trying to make it easy to find information in one place during this very confusing time. Check back often for the latest updates from The NYC Department of Buildings, The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission and other City Agencies. Additionally, check out these resources from AIA and AIA New York State to help […]

  • Apr 24, 2020

          Read More about the Summer Lecture Series Here. Architectural Technology Lecture: Using Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Architecture Offices Tuesday – July 28, 2020 6:00pm – 7:30pm Maximum participants: 280       AIA Credits: 1.5 LU Cost: $15 per ticket Register for workshop Here   Architectural Technology Workshops: Augmented Reality and […]

  • Feb 14, 2020

      Click letter above or link to read the AIA Brooklyn Response Letter Click here to read the article in Architectural Record Click here to contact to take Immediate Action and contact the White House Click here to read the AIA letter opposing this AIA Letter

  • Dec 10, 2019

    The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has updated its Permit Application Guide on the form of a new comprehensive handbook, LPC Permit Guidebook: How to Get Staff-Level Approvals. The guidebook together with new application forms are a result of new rules and amendments that were adopted last year. The subtitle of the guidebook – […]

  • Oct 30, 2019

    Dear AIA Brooklyn members and their families, friends, and supporters of the Chapter, this is a very special occasion, in a very special location—The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, in a very special borough—Brooklyn. We are here to celebrate one hundred and twenty-five years of the Brooklyn Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and to honor […]

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