It’s Time for Archtober 2017 !
Archtober is the seventh annual New York City’s Architecture and Design Month, with a “festival of architecture activities, programs, and exhibitions taking place” all month long, beginning with Scaffolding on October 2nd, inside the Center for Architecture, 536 La Guardia Place. The 2017 edition brings with it a host of activities organized by the Center for Architecture in collaboration with more than 60 partner organizations across the city, shinning a light on the role of design in our city, and “the richness of New York’s built environment.”
Included in Archtober is the third annual Fast Company Innovation Festival (October 27) which will feature more than 150 events; Open House New York Weekend with more than 250 buildings across the five boroughs open to the public; Pumpkitecture! Architectural Pumpkin Carving (October 27); Brooklyn Navy Yard Urban Ecology Tour (October 22); Designing Green Roofs & Rooftop Farms at Brooklyn Grange (October 17); Tour the Judd Foundation (October 11); Tour the Little Red Lighthouse (October 10); and a plethora of “Around Manhattan Architecture Boat Tours.”
There are architectural tours by land and sea, from exploring the Gowanus Canal to Walking Tours that will take you to the Chrysler and Chanin buildings, the United Nations Headquarters, the UN Plaza and Ford Foundation. Take a look inside Project Farmhouse, designed for GrowNYC by ORE Design (October 8); Learn about the evolution of Lincoln Center on a West Side Story Walking Tour (October 8); or a historical walking tour of The Bower (October 7).
Check out Archtober Trivia Night (October 12) or take an AN Design Showroom Cocktail Crawl (October 4) and Saturday Sketching at the Guggenheim (October 21) Here’s the full calendar of events.
Pick up an Archtober Guide at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, and at all participating organizations and preferred hotels.