May 9, 2013 » UPCOMING EVENTS:
Scott Marble will be participating in the following events:
5/14: AIA Technology Lecture Series, 6-8 pm at the Center for Architecture.
5/19: DesignX digital fabrication weekend workshop. Scott Marble will be signing copies of his new book, Digital Workflows in Architecture: Design—Assembly—Industry. Details and tickets here.
5/20: AEC Technology Symposium. Details and tickets here and here.
5/30: Microsol Resources: BIM Perspectives: Digital Workflows Panel.
February 6, 2013 » DIGITAL WORKFLOWS IN ARCHITECTURE: DESIGN — ASSEMBLY — INDUSTRY
Marble Fairbanks is pleased to announce the release of Digital Workflows in Architecture: Design—Assembly—Industry edited by Scott Marble. The book is a series of edited essays and case studies that illustrate detailed, behind-the-scenes workflows of twenty contemporary projects including The Toni Stabile Student Center. The book is published by Birkhäuser and designed by Thumb.
Available here, here, here and at bookstores around the world.
January 18, 2013 » Glen Oaks Branch Library in the news
Glen Oaks Branch Library construction is nearing completion and has been in the news in two recent articles. “It will be the newest and the brightest” in Queens, said Queens Library President Thomas Galante. See full NY Daily News article here.
“It is going to be a beautiful, very unique-looking library,” Mark Weprin said. “We’ll have an architecturally acclaimed building with a lot of services that will benefit our community.” See full Times Ledger article here.
October 19, 2012 » Scott Marble receives Outstanding Alumni Award
Scott Marble has received an Outstanding Alumni Award from the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University for excellence in professional leadership. The award, which recognizes less than one percent of the college’s 14,000 plus former students, is the highest honor bestowed by the college to its alumni.
July 17, 2012 » Publication: Transforming the Architecture Studio with C-BIP
Scott Marble speaks with John Hill of World-Architects.com about his role as director of the Columbia Builiding Information Project and the pilot program’s initiative to transform the architecture studio through collaboration and technology. Read the full article here.
April 3, 2012 » Symposium: Digital Provocations at University of Minnesota
Scott Marble will be participating in the Digital Provocations symposium organized by the School of Architecture at University of Minnesota College of Design. Digital Provocations is scheduled for April 12-14, 2012 and seeks to explore innovative responses by both practice and academia to how the use of digital technology has evolved in design, collaboration, fabrication and construction processes. Scott will be on the Information & Industry and Ecology & Integrated Design panels, and will be a participant in the Concluding Discussion of the symposium.
March 20, 2012 » openstudios
On February 25th, Marble Fairbanks opened their new office in DUMBO for the new Open House New York series, openstudios. Over 150 visitors and colleagues toured the studios for this kickoff event.
February 21, 2012 » openstudios DUMBO
Marble Fairbanks will be one of twenty-five participating architecture firms that will be opening their offices to the public on Saturday, February 25th 2012 as part of Open House New York’s new series, openstudios. The event will last from 1-5pm, and there will be a closing reception at 6.30pm. See OHNY for more information.
January 23, 2012 » Presentation: Total Enthusiasm 02: Inside Pre-Fab, Storefront for Art and Architecture
Karen Fairbanks will be presenting Flatform at the Total Enthusiasm 02: Inside Pre-Fab event hosted by the Storefront for Art and Architecture on February 3, 2012. This is a book launch for the release of Inside Prefab: The Ready-made Interior and will last from 7-9pm. The event will explore the evolution of prefabricated interiors from a production of ‘standardized serialism’ to that of ‘endless variations’.
See Total Enthusiasm 02: Inside Pre-Fab for more details.
September 27, 2011 » New York New Work
The New York New Work exhibition is up in the West 4th Street subway station, featuring the Glen Oaks Branch Library. The exhibit is sponsored by the AIA New York City and the Center for Architecture and is part of Archtober, the month-long celebration of architecture in New York City. See www.archtober.org for more details.
September 16, 2011 » Lecture: AIANY Technology Lecture Series
Scott Marble will be lecturing on Tuesday, October 11 at the Center for Architecture as part of their AIANY Technology Lecture Series.
September 13, 2011 » Toni Stabile Student Center named Building of the Day
The Toni Stabile Student Center at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University has been named the Archtober building of the day for Friday, October 21st. Scott Marble and Karen Fairbanks will be giving a tour of the project at 12 noon. This is the inaugural year of Archtober, a month-long festival of architecture events in NYC. See www.archtober.org for more details.
September 2, 2011 » Exhibition and Open Table Discussion, The Buell Center, Columbia University
Public Matters: New York Architecture after 9/11 – an exhibition curated by the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, Columbia University – will present the Glen Oaks Library by Marble Fairbanks. The exhibition will open September 9 at 5:30pm. The Buell Center will also host a related open table discussion, in which Scott Marble and Karen Fairbanks will participate, on September 12 at 6:30 pm. More information is available at the Buell Center’s website.
May 16, 2011 » Keynote Lecture at University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Karen Fairbanks will be giving the Keynote Lecture for the opening celebration of the new building for the Department of Architecture at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, on Wednesday, June 8th, 7:00pm.
May 16, 2011 » Lecture at University of Oregon
Karen Fairbanks is lecturing at the University of Oregon on Friday, May 20th, at 5:30pm.
February 8, 2011 » Conference: CBIP in New York
Scott Marble will participate in the fourth international Columbia Building Intelligence Project Think Tank on February 18th at The Center for Architecture, New York.
October 13, 2010 » Conference: CBIP in Japan
Scott Marble will participate in the second international Columbia Building Intelligence Project Think Tank on November 3rd at the Mori Foundation in Toyko, Japan.
October 6, 2010 » Lecture: ACADIA
Scott Marble will be presenting at the ACADIA 2010 Conference, LIFE in:formation during the week of October 18th at the Cooper Union in NYC.
October 3, 2010 » Lecture: AIANY
Scott Marble will give a lecture on the work of Marble Fairbanks and the Columbia Building Intelligence Project (CBIP) as part of the AIA NY Technology Lecture Series at the Center for Architecture on October 12th.
October 1, 2010 » Lecture: Barnard College
Karen Fairbanks will give a lunchtime talk, Architecture, Research, and the Design Process, at the Barnard Center for Research on Women, Wednesday, October 6th, 12:00pm, in 101 Barnard Hall, Barnard College.
September 27, 2010 » Exhibition: Made in New York
Made in New York Subway Exhibition presents two projects by Marble Fairbanks — the Toni Stabile Student Center at Columbia University and Abu Dhabi Executive Offices at New York University. The opening of Made in New York is Friday, October 8th, 6 – 8 pm, south end of West 4th Street subway station.
September 23, 2010 » Exhibition: Open House New York
The award-winning Toni Stabile Student Center at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism will be participating in this year’s Open House New York on Saturday, October 9. See this link on Open House New York’s website for registration info.
July 12, 2010 » Award: Toni Stabile Student Center
The Toni Stabile Student Center has been awarded a Citation by the 2010 AIA New York State Design Awards jury. The project will be exhibited in the AIA New York State annual convention in October.
May 12, 2010 » Panel Discussion: Architectural League
Scott Marble will be participating in an upcoming Architectural League panel discussion entitled “Design Excellence at the Department of Design and Construction and the Department of Parks and Recreation”. The discussion will be moderated by Julie Iovine and will be held at The Cooper Union’s Great Hall on Monday, May 17 at 7pm.
May 1, 2010 » Publication: New York Construction
An article on Glen Oaks Branch Library has been published in New York Construction magazine.
April 12, 2010 » Exhibition: Center for Architecture
The Toni Stabile Student Center will be featured in AIA New York’s annual Design Awards Exhibition. The project won a 2010 Honor Award in the Architecture category. The opening reception is Thursday, April 15 from 6-8pm at the Center for Architecture. The show runs through July 3.
April 5, 2010 » Publication: ArchitectureWeek
The Toni Stabile Student Center has been published in ArchitectureWeek’s write-up of the 2010 New York AIA Design Award winners.
March 10, 2010 » Publication: e-Oculus
A write-up of Scott Marble’s presentation of the Toni Stabile Student Center at the recent Center for Architecture event “Building in the Future: Recasting Labor in Architecture” has been published in AIA NY’s e-Oculus.
March 3, 2010 » Award: Toni Stabile Student Center
The Toni Stabile Student Center at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism has won a 2010 Design Honor Award from AIA New York.
February 1, 2010 » Lecture: Cal Poly
Scott Marble will be giving a lecture at California Polytechnic State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design as part of the Hearst Lecture Series on February 26, 2010.
February 1, 2010 » Panel Discussion: Center for Architecture
Scott Marble will be part of a panel discussion at the Center for Architecture as part of the book launch for Building in the Future: Recasting Labor in Architecture, edited by Peggy Deamer and Phillip G. Bernstein. The panel discussion is on February 24, 2010 at 6:30 pm.
December 4, 2009 » Award: Toni Stabile Student Center
The Toni Stabile Student Center at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism has won a 2009 Annual Design Review Award from Architect Magazine, which recognizes “the best American architecture of the year.” The student center won the top award in the “Grow” category for Educational, Science, and Healthcare projects.
November 13, 2009 » Publication: BUILD Blog
November 9, 2009 » Publication: New York Magazine
October 30, 2009 » Exhibition: New York Now
The Toni Stabile Student Center for the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, a project designed by Marble Fairbanks, is included in the “New York Now” exhibit displayed in the West 4th Street Subway Station. The show is up for the month of October.
September 18, 2009 » Award: Ceiling Cloud / UH Studio
Ceiling Cloud, a parametric ceiling system, designed as part of a design studio and research seminar at University of Houston taught by Scott Marble, Andrew Vrana and Joe Meppelink (both of METALAB) won first prize in the AA|FAB Awards.
September 18, 2009 » Lecture: Dallas Architecture Forum / TEX-FAB
Scott Marble will give the keynote lecture at TEX-FAB, a consortium of schools in Texas interested in exchanging ideas about digital fabrication. The event will be held on February 4, 2010 at the Dallas Architecture Forum.
August 1, 2009 » New Project: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Marble Fairbanks has been selected to design the renovations for the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Located in Harlem, the Schomburg Center is part of the New York Public Library and is a leading institution devoted to documenting the history and culture of peoples of African descent worldwide. The renovations will span three interconnected buildings and will also include a redesign of the streetscape along Malcom X Boulevard. The project is part of the Design Excellence program administered by New York City’s Department of Design and Construction.
April 15, 2009 » Panel Discussion: Closing the Gap
Scott Marble will participate in a panel discussion as part of the book launch for Closing the Gap at the Architectural League on May 19th. Other panelists include Dennis Sheldon from Gehry Technologies, Corie Sharples from SHoP, and Richard Garber from GRO Architects.
April 10, 2009 » Publication: Toni Stabile Student Center
Closing the Gap: Information Models in Contemporary Practice, edited by Helen Castle and Richard Garber, “Toni Stabile Student Center, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism,” by Scott Marble and Karen Fairbanks, pp. 106-109, published by AD Architectural Design, Volume 79, Number 2, March/April 2009.
March 18, 2009 » Publication: The Architect’s Newspaper
The Architect’s Newspaper, “The A-List,” by Aaron Seward, March 18, 2009.
March 10, 2009 » Publication: Engineered Transparency
Engineered Transparency: The Technical, Visual, and Spatial Effects of Glass, edited by Michael Bell and Jeannie Kim, “Double Performance,” by Scott Marble, p. 156-157, Princeton Architectural Press, 2009.
March 1, 2009 » Online Publication: greenbuildings NYC
Discussion on greenbuildings NYC on 100% BIM Panel.
February 27, 2009 » Online Publication: Flatform
February 18, 2009 » Online Publication: greenbuildings NYC
February 18, 2009 » Panel Discussion: 100% BIM
Scott Marble is the moderator for the 100% BIM panel discussion at the Center for Architecture on Feburary 26, 2009. Panelists also include: Richard Tomasetti, Thornton Tomasetti; Erleen Hatfield, Thornton Tomasetti; Bill Sharples, SHoP; Roy Griffith, Gehry Technologies.
February 7, 2009 » Online Publication: Flatform
February 4, 2009 » Publication: Toni Stabile Student Center
The Architect’s Newspaper, “In Detail: Toni Stabile Student Center, Marble Fairbanks with Front,” by Aaron Seward, p. 10, February 4, 2009.
October 1, 2008 » Award: Slide Library
Marble Fairbanks received an R+D Award from Architect magazine for their project for a Slide Library for the Department of Art History & Archaeology at Columbia University titled “Expanded Alliances: Industry and Beyond.”
September 15, 2008 » Visiting Faculty: University of Houston
Scott Marble will be a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Houston in the spring semester. of 2009.
September 10, 2008 » Publication: Seibert Residence
September 1, 2008 » Lecture: City College
Karen Fairbanks will be lecturing at City College on Thursday, October 2, 2008.
August 18, 2008 » Panel Discussion: Center for Architecture
Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling panel at the Center for Architecture, Tuesday, September 2, 2008, 6-8pm.
July 17, 2008 » Awards: Glen Oaks Library & Engine 160/Rescue 5
July 14, 2008 » Publication: Stabile Center
The Toni Stabile Student Center for the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University will be featured in a forthcoming issue of Architectural Design entitled Closing the Gap: Information Models in Contemporary Design Practice.
July 1, 2008 » Exhibition: Flatform
May 12, 2008 » In Design: NYU Abu Dhabi
Marble Fairbanks is currently designing the regional offices for New York University’s Abu Dhabi Campus. The offices will serve as the New York hub for this new global educational initiative.
April 17, 2008 » Publication: Slide Library
The Slide Library for the Department of Art History & Archeology at Columbia University will be featured in the forthcoming book Building (in) the Future, published by Princeton Architectural Press. The book presents the proceedings of a 3 day symposium held at Yale School of Architecture, including the essay “Risky Business” by Scott Marble.
March 28, 2008 » Publication: Stabile Center
Toni Stabile Student Center at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism will be featured in the forthcoming book Engineering Transparency, published by Princeton Architectural Press.
March 3, 2008 » Honor: Young Architects Jury
Karen Fairbanks recently juried The Architectural League of New York’s Young Architects Award.
February 7, 2008 » Out to Bid: Glen Oaks Library
The Glen Oaks Branch Library is out to bid and recent press includes an article in The Daily News, “Glen Oaks Library to Double Space”, by Brendan Brosh, February 1, 2008.
February 1, 2008 » Phase One Complete: Stabile Center
The new student center at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University has opened. The second phase of the project, a new café building addition to the Journalism school, is scheduled for completion in summer 2008.
January 4, 2008 » Under Construction: Tenrikyo Mission
Tenrikyo Mission New York Center is under construction, with completion scheduled for early summer 2008.
October 2, 2007 » Award: Slide Library
The Slide Library for the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University was awarded a 2007 American Architecture Award. The project will be included in an exhibition New American Architecture opening in New York in November 2007.
September 2, 2007 » Event: Engineered Transparency
Scott Marble will be moderating a panel at the Engineered Transparency symposium at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University.
May 22, 2007 » Appointment: Karen Fairbanks
Karen Fairbanks has been named an Ann Whitney Olin Chair for 2007-2012 at Barnard College. This five-year appointment includes a yearly research stipend.
May 11, 2007 » Exhibition: Glen Oaks Branch Library
The Glen Oaks Branch Library is on exhibit at the Center for Architecture in the Art Commission Design Awards exhibit.
May 8, 2007 » Honor: DDC Design & Construction Excellence
Marble Fairbanks was selected for a second term in the Department of Design and Construction’s Design Excellence program. Current projects awarded to Marble Fairbanks through this program include the Glen Oaks Branch Library for the Queens Library, the Snug Harbor Cultural Center on Staten Island, Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center in the Bronx, and D.R.E.A.D. (Disaster Response Equipment Apparatus Depot) on Staten Island.
March 8, 2007 » Lecture: University of Houston
Scott will be lecturing at the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture as part of an event entitled ‘DigiFAB Forum’ on April 3, 2007 from 3-6pm, followed by a discussion.
March 8, 2007 » Lecture: Texas A&M
Scott will deliver a lecture at Texas A&M College of Architecture on April 2, 2007 entitled “Designing Design / Designing Assembly.”
February 15, 2007 » Lecture: RPI
Scott will deliver a lecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on March 14, 2007 entitled “Designing Design / Designing Assembly.”
February 4, 2007 » Lecture & Exhibition: University of Virginia
Scott Marble and Karen Fairbanks are the Michael Owen Jones Memorial Lecturers at the University of Virginia School of Architecture for 2006-2007. A lecture was given on Feb 2, 2007 and an exhibition of work by Marble Fairbanks is currently on view at the School from Feb 1-17, 2007.
January 6, 2007 » Exhibition: Glen Oaks Branch Library
Marble Fairbanks’s design for Glen Oaks Branch Library is currently featured in an exhibition on New York City projects entitled “Going Public 2: City Snapshot(s) and Case Studies of the Mayor’s Design and Construction Excellence Initiative”, on view at the Center for Architecture until March 3, 2007.
December 15, 2006 » Exhibition & Publication – Columbia GSAPP Studio
The work of Scott Marble’s Spring 2006 studio at Columbia University, entitled “Expandable Prototypes for Public Schools in Post-Katrina New Orleans,” was featured in the public exhibition “Project New Orleans” from October 28 to December 8, 2006. The studio’s work was also featured in the recent publication “The Question of New Orleans” by Columbia Books of Architecture. Studio Website.
November 1, 2006 » AIA Award: Glen Oaks Branch Library
Marble Fairbanks received a Merit Award in the Projects category from the American Institute of Architects for the Glen Oaks Branch Library, a project for the New York City Department of Design and Construction. The project is currently in the Design Development phase.
September 22, 2006 » Open House New York
Two projects by Marble Fairbanks will be welcoming vistors for Open House New York, October 7-8, 2006. The Slide Library, Dept of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University will be open October 7 from 9am-5pm, with half-hourly tours on a first com first served basis. Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A W13th St will be open from 10am-5pm on October 8.
September 15, 2006 » Symposium: Yale University
Scott Marble will be speaking at the Yale School of Architecture symposium “Building (In) the Future”, a 3-day event to take place on Oct 27-29, 2006 at Yale University.
September 12, 2006 » ID Magazine Award: Slide Library
Marble Fairbanks has won a Design Award for the Slide Library at Columbia University’s Department of Art History and Archaeology, which is featured in the magazine’s 52nd Annual Design Review (July/August 2006 issue). The project also received an Honor Award in the Projects category from the American Institute of Architects last year.
September 4, 2006 » Appointment: Columbia GSAPP
Scott Marble was appointed Director of the Digital Fabrication Lab at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation.
September 4, 2006 » Appointment: Barnard College
Karen Fairbanks has been appointed to Professor of Professional Practice in Architecture at Barnard College where she is also Chair of the Architecture Department.
May 18, 2006 » Book: Bootstrapping
Bootstrapping – Marble Fairbanks published by the University of Michigan was released May 2006. This book includes a comprehensive review of the Chicago Public School project, the Fashion Institute of Technology competition project, and the competition entry for the Kansai National Diet Library, as well as other work by Marble Fairbanks, an interview with Reinhold Martin, and an essay by Michael Bell. This book was published on the occasion of Marble Fairbanks’s Charles and Ray Eames lecture at the University of Michigan in January, 2004. Buy it.