NEWS

14/03/13 — Spring 2014 Fashion Institute of Technology Seminar
Vincent Appel is an Instructor, teaching a seminar on the measures and mythologies of sustainable design thinking.

14/02/27 — Lecture & Workshop: “A New Form of Civic Architecture”
Vincent Appel presents Of Possible Architectures’ work with the Staten Island Arts Council — a project for a new form of civic programming and architecture in New York City. The project which is currently under construction is a prototype for arts councils nationally.

14/01/21 — Workshop: Chipotle Design Prototype Ideation
Of Possible Architectures is working with Chipotle Mexican Grill on the design of a new store prototype. To kick off the project we are leading a design ideation workshop at their headquarters in Denver.

13/10/08 — Lecture: “Sustainabilities” at Fashion Institute of Technology
Vincent Appel will present Of Possible Architectures’ work as examples of economic, social, and environmental sustainability in design. The lecture will take place at 7:30 pm on October, 10th 2013 as part of the Sustainable Design Entrepreneurs program.

13/07/25 — OPA is shortlisted for the Van Alen Institute Competition.

13/02/25 — Kalil Grant Award
Vincent Appel has been awarded the Practitioner / Scholar Michael Kalil Grant for Smart Design. The grant will be used to develop a coastal housing prototype for single-family residences located in the FEMA 100 year Flood Plain along the East Coast of the United States.

13/01/14 — Spring 2013 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio with Mick McConnell
Vincent Appel is an Instructor, co-teaching a studio focused on the design of a headquarters for Spotify located on the site of the Old Tobacco Warehouse in DUMBO.

12/09/04 — Fall 2012 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio with Jing Liu
Vincent Appel is an Instructor, co-teaching a design studio focused on multi-unit domestic architecture in New York City.

12/04/01 — Art Bar wins 2012 NYSCA Architecture + Design Grant
The New York State Council on the Arts awards Vincent Appel and Heather Pfister an independent project grant for a feasibility of Art Bar as a viable proposal for cultural infrastructure on the Staten Island Ferry.

12/01/14 — Spring 2012 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio with Susannah Drake and Halina Steiner
Vincent Appel is an Instructor, co-teaching a design studio focused on alternative architectural and landscape urbanism developments within the Brooklyn Navy Yard masterplan.

11/10/02 — Urban by Nature at the BMW Guggenheim Lab: NYC
Vincent Appel and Everett Hollander moderate a day long panel discussion and series of workshops with PlayLab, Tattfoo, Public Workshop, and Marion Wilson exploring a contemporary and evolving definition of urbanism as a creative process.

11/09/04 — Fall 2011 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio with Richard Gluckman
Vincent Appel is an Instructor, co-teaching a design studio focused on institutional transparency and framed space. The program is a museum at the corner of 30th Street and 10th Avenue next to the High Line in Manhattan.

11/07/31 — Art Bar is awarded 1st place by The Institute for Urban Design in the By the City / For the City Competition.

11/02/11 — Supermodels: An Investigation into the Architectural Design Process Model
Vincent Appel moderates a day-long event on the role of the architectural model including discussions with Joshua Prince-Ramus at the Syracuse University School of Architecture New York City Studio, Craig Dykers at the Snøhetta NYC model shop, and Hiroshi Nakayama at the Rafael Viñoly NYC model shop.

11/01/23 — Spaces that Teach / Spaces that Learn
Vincent Appel in discussion at the Storefront for Art and Architecture with Wendy Woon, Mohammad Sharif, David van der leer, Laura Kurgan, Nader Voussoughian, Dan Michaelson, Preeti Sriratana, Karen Wong, Felicity Scott, Florian Idenburg, and Jing Liu.

11/01/14 — Spring 2011 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio with Gregg Pasquarelli
Vincent Appel is an Instructor, co-teaching a design studio focused on the development of the Hudson Rail Yards.

10/09/04 — Fall 2010 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio with Joshua Prince-Ramus
Vincent Appel is an Instructor, co-teaching a design studio focused on the development of a Lower Manhattan branch extension to the New York Public Library.

10/06/23 — News From Somewhere: On the Production of Culture
Vincent Appel moderates a panel discussion on the means and methods by which alternative forms of cultural infrastructure are realized in New York City. Panelists include Robert Elmes, Eva Franch, Jason Goodman, Melanie Cohn, and Jon Lott at the Syracuse University School of Architecture New York City Studio.

10/06/02 — Summer 2010 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio
Vincent Appel leads an eight week design research studio funded by the Rockefeller Cultural Innovation Fund to study the design of a new form of civic architecture for the Staten Island Arts Council in collaboration with Jon Lott.

10/03/20 — AMP receives a Jury Selection award from the AIANY Emerging NY Architects Committee.
Arts Manufacturing Park is a proposal for cultural infrastructure and the adaptive re-use of the High Bridge Park pedestrian bridge, Harlem River Drive overpass, and old Harlem River Speedway Steps.

10/03/05 — Digital Modeling for Urban Design Workshop at Chu Hai College of Architecture, Hong Kong
Vincent Appel leads a week long workshop on digital modeling for urban design with Brian McGrath, Rex Wong, and Kerrie Butts at the Chu Hai Collage of Architecture in Hong Kong.

10/01/14 — Spring 2010 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio with Gregg Pasquarelli
Vincent Appel is an Assistant Instructor to Gregg Pasquarelli teaching a design studio focused on researching the urban and architectural design of super-blocks throughout Manhattan.

09/09/04 — Fall 2009 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio with Marc Tsurumaki
Vincent Appel is an Assistant Instructor to Mark Tsurumaki teaching a design studio focused on urban mobility.

09/08/15 — The 2009 Rockefeller Cultural Innovation Fund awarded to The Staten Island Arts Council.
Vincent Appel and Melanie Cohn, Executive Director of the Staten Island Arts Council, co-authored and conceptualized the awarded project.

09/4/01 — Vincent Appel is a juror for the Staten Island Arts’ Premier Grant Awards.

09/03/09 — MLAB is selected as a finalist for the MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship.
The Mobile Literacy Arts Bus is a project by Vincent Appel in collaboration with the Social Sculpture Collaborative and Marion Wilson.

09/02/12 — Lecture and Workshop on Social Sculpture at Mass Art.
Vincent Appel leads a day long workshop on social sculpture at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design: Studio for Interrelated Media with Marion Wilson, Zach Seibold, Jessica Posner, and Sam Harmon.

09/01/14 — Spring 2009 Syracuse Architecture NYC Studio with Craig Dykers
Vincent Appel is an Assistant Instructor to Craig Dykers teaching a design studio focused on the 7 million vacant square feet located in the Financial District of Manhattan.

08/10/29 — Vincent Appel speaks at the Colgate School of Art & Art History with Zach Seibold and Jessica Posner.

08/10/18 — Global Responsibility Panel Discussion at the Center for Archtiecture, New York, NY
Vincent Appel and Jonathan Massey represent the Syracuse University School of Architecture in a panel discussion including Anthony Vidler, Reinhold Martin, Stan Allen, Robert Stern, George Ranalli, Jessica Lewis, Kent Kleinman, Urs Gauchat, Judith DiMaio, David Leven, Mark Mistu, Brian Carter, Keith Krumwiede, and others.

08/02/21 — Judith Seinfeld Distinguished Fellowship awarded to Vincent Appel