New York's Archtober festival includes tours of buildings by Studio Gang, Steven Holl and OMA - architecture and design

New York's Archtober festival includes tours of buildings by Studio Gang, Steven Holl and OMA



Dezeen promotion: architect-led tours, open offices and a pumpkin carving competition are among the events that will take place in New York for the city's month-long architecture festival Archtober.
Organised by the Center for Architecture, the event offers tours, design lectures, parties, film screenings and more at venues across the city from 1 to 31 October.
This year's Archtober, which marks the ninth edition, includes talks held at Columbia University by Paola Antonelli, senior curator of architecture and design at New York's Museum of Modern Art, and multidisciplinary artist Alexandria Daisy Ginsberg.
Archtober festival runs the month of October and includes architectural boat tours with views of sites such as ODA's 10 Jay Street in Brooklyn. Photograph by Pavel Bendov Returning to the annual event is the Building of the Day series of architect-led walking tours, which comprise 29 buildings this year.
The set includes some of the New York's newest projects, like Studio Gang's Solar Carve Tower in the Meatpacking District, Hunters Point Library by Steven Holl Architects and the Statue of Liberty Museum by FXCollaborative, along with OMA's residential tower at 22nd Street and 10 Jay Street by ODA.
Architecture firms like Deborah Berke Partners, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Ennead Architects and Thomas Phifer and Partners will also open up their offices for workplace tours, which take place every Wednesday.
Buildings, such as Studio Gang's High Line tower, are available for...
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