Archtober: Architecture & Design Events in Greenpoint & NYC

Slab Table by Snarkitechture Archtober
Slab Table by Snarkitechture

Funny how synchronicity works —  I was just thinking if there was Fashion Night Out for the fashionistas, there has to be one for the design-junkies, like me.  Lo and behold, ARCHTOBER is here, my friends!  It’s a month-long festival of architecture and design all over the city.  They’re hosting design-centric events, workshops and home tours.  Check out their city-wide festivities here.

To properly kick-off Archtober,  City Modern, sponsored by Dwell & New York Mag, will be hosting talks, studio and home tours from October 1-7.

Talks feature the leaders and trendmakers in the ever-evolving face of architecture and design.  See full schedule here.

Our own greenpoint architects + designers:  CHEN CHEN & KAI WILLIAMSHOME, SNARKITECTURE and UM PROJECT will be opening their studios as well as other neighboring designers in Brooklyn.  See the full Studio Tour Map here

The highlight of the weekend are the Home Tours.  This will showcase 5 modern spaces in both Manhattan and Brooklyn.  Carefullly curated and meticulously selected, these houses reflect the design of the times, as well as the personal aesthetic of both the architects and the home owners.  They have separate  tickets for each borough, but the best bet is to buy the full weekend pass here.  This will also guarantee you an invitation to the ”meet-the-architects” reception at the ArtHaus Showroom in the Meatpacking district on Friday, October 6.  Full deets here.

We have more than a week of September to plan the rest of Archtober.  Oh, the places you’ll go!

About Yana

Born and raised in the Philippines, Yana spent her first 7 years in the US living in LA. Now, a transplant to New York, she considers herself one of those people who fell in love with Greenpoint at first sight. For this little gypsy, the Big Apple is another great adventure. A bicycle-riding, art-loving, design junkie, she enjoys making new friends and discovering the brooklyn way of life: backyards, bikes and beers.

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