On Thursday, April 24, we were joined by Georges Teyssot and Cynthia Davidson at the bookstore for a conversation on the latest in the Writing Architecture series, A Topology of Everyday Constellations.
VAN ALEN BOOKS
Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture joined us at the bookstore on April 11 for a discussion to celebrate his firm’s new book Allied Works Architecture | Clyfford Still Museum, a publication showcasing their design for the Denver institution.
On Thursday, April 4 at Van Alen Books, the editors of Project journal joined us for a live interview with designer Caroline O’Donnell of CODA.
On March 7 at Van Alen Books, we celebrated Urgent Architecture: 40 Sustainable Housing Solutions for a Changing World, with author and Inhabitat Architecture Editor Bridgette Meinhold.
February 28 at the bookstore, we hosted a conversation on Civic Action, a publication generated from the art and urban-planning initiative of the Noguchi Museum and Socrates Sculpture Park that engaged four artists to investigate new strategies for community development in the Long Island City neighborhood.
On Wednesday, February 13 at Van Alen Books we explored Hong Kong’s dense pedestrian networks through the new publication Cities Without Ground by Jonathan D. Solomon and Adam Frampton, who were joined in conversation by special guest Grahame Shane.
On Wednesday, February 6 at Van Alen Books we celebrated Travis Beck’s “Principles of Ecological Landscape Design,” a new book that digs into the science of designing high-performance, resilient landscapes.
We packed Van Alen Books to capacity last Thursday, January 31, to celebrate Mark Rakatansky’s “Tectonic Acts of Desire and Doubt,” the latest in the Architecture Words series.
Listen in on our discussion at Van Alen Books about Beyond Zuccotti Park and the privatization of public space, with Lynne Elizabeth, Arthur Eisenberg, Moses Gates, & Quilian Riano.
Thanks to everyone who joined us for our first bookstore event of 2013 to hear author Brian Lutz share his vast knowledge of Saarinen’s career as a furniture designer, and to celebrate the newly released “Eero Saarinen: Furniture for Everyman”.