05.09.2018

Rafael Viñoly Architects at the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City – June 21-23

At the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018, the American Institute of Architect’s membership will convene in New York City from June 21-23.  Over the course of three days, visitors will be immersed in a wide-range of workshops, seminars, tours, and events exploring the ‘Blueprint for Better Cities’ theme, which emphasizes topics such as diversity, equity, and inclusion; smart materials; energy and carbon; resilience; and design and health.

Rafael Viñoly Architects, Mitchell Giurgola Architects, and Ennead Architects will lead several events as part of the Conference, including an educational seminar on the creation of world-class science facilities, guided tours of the The Stavros Niarchos-David Rockefeller River Campus, and the Collaborative Research Center at The Rockefeller University, and the Belfer Research Building at Weill Cornell Medicine.  Rafael Viñoly Architects will also host a studio event at the firm’s New York City headquarters.

We invite you to join us for all of our firms’ events and we look forward to seeing you.

TALK: A Tower, A Bridge, A Landmark: Three New York Laboratories
Thursday, June 21, 2018; 7:30 am – 9:00 am; Program Code TH207
1.50 LUs HSW, GBCI, RIBA
More information: conferenceonarchitecture.com

In this panel discussion, explore how facilities dedicated to life sciences research and health contribute to the social, economic, and intellectual vitality of many cities.  Panelists will share planning and design strategies employed to integrate three distinct biomedical facilities, each representing a different set of constraints, challenges and aspirations, into the dense urban fabric of New York City, including the Rafael Viñoly Architects-designed, Stavros Niarchos-David Rockefeller River Campus at The Rockefeller University; the Mithcell Giurgola Architects-designed, Collaborative Research Center at The Rockefeller University; and the Ennead Architects-designed, Belfer Research Building at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Panelists:
Jay D. Bargmann, FAIA Vice President, Rafael Viñoly Architects
Paul Broches, FAIA Partner, Mitchell Giurgola Architects
Todd Schliemann, FAIA Design Partner, Ennead Architects
Moderator: Robert Easton Co-Chairman, Bionest Partners

TOURS: Creating World-Class Science Facilities in Dense Urban Environments
Wednesday, June 20, 2018; 9:30 am – 12:30 pm; Program Code ET111a
Friday, June 22, 2018; 8:30 am – 11:30 am; Program Code ET111b
2.00 LUs HSW, GBCI, RIBA
More information: conferenceonarchitecture.com

New York City is home to some of the world’s leading centers of research and clinical care, and a number of them, including The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medicine have recently made significant investments to expand their state-of-the-art research facilities.

This architects guided tour of three laboratories in the City, the Rafael Viñoly Architects-designed, Stavros Niarchos-David Rockefeller River Campus at The Rockefeller University; the Mitchell Giurgola Architects-designed, Collaborative Research Center at The Rockefeller University; and the Ennead Architects-designed, Belfer Research Building at Weill Cornell Medicine, will demonstrate how institutions and their design teams achieve high -performing, state of the art facilities in challenging and constrained urban sites.

OPEN STUDIO: Rafael Viñoly Architects Headquarters*
Tuesday, June 19, 2018; 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
More information: conferenceonarchitecture.com
*RSVP through the AIA Conference on Architecture is required

Rafael Viñoly Architects will open its New York City headquarters for guided tours of its studio and work areas; exhibits on select and recent projects; and talks on our design approach and current project work.