Bill Veto!

Bill Veto! The American Institute of Architects New York State (AIANYS) wrote to Governor Cuomo to declare their strong opposition to bill (S.6686/A.7945-A) and requested his disapproval of this legislation. This bill would have allowed contractors, sub-contractors, and materialmen to make a claim for any delay, disruption, interference, inefficiencies, impedance, hindrance or acceleration in the…

Architect’s Corner: Architecture matters to all of us

Architecture is, at its essence, the making of shelter and, therefore, essential to society. Both Architecture with a capital “A” and architecture with a lower case “a,” encompassing most of the buildings we inhabit daily, are equally important. Let’s take the Cape Cod-style house as an example. As its name suggests, this type structure originated…