New York, NY Schools and Organizations
- 687 Willow Grove Street HackettstownNJ0784050503
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the premiere association for kitchen and bath professionals. Fifty years after its inception, the NKBA has a membership of more than 60,000 members and is the proud owner of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). KBIS Our Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is the largest trade show worldwide for the kitchen and bath industry. Every year, we bring hundreds of exhibitors together to showcase new ideas, products, and services. Degree Programs We accredit programs that offer students a specialty in kitchen and bath design. Visit College and University Accreditation to view the list of NKBA-accredited colleges and universities. Students who graduate from these programs are prepared to work in the kitchen and bath industry and qualify to sit for the examination to earn the NKBA designation Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD) upon graduation. Professional Resource Library & NKBA Magazine The NKBA offers a complete Professional Resource Library for the trade, ranging from basic textbooks to advanced and specialized design books. In addition, we publish NKBA Magazine each quarter to meet the interests and concerns of our members. Consumer Inspiration and Guidance For consumers, we showcase designers and their work on this website. We also provide free planning guides and product information, and educate homeowners in choosing a designer, asking the right questions, and working with a designer or remodeling firm. In the interest of better communications, we provide a complete glossary of design terms.
- 888 Huguenot Avenue Staten IslandNY1031250501
We are a non-profit Trade Association with General Members who are licensed, reputable contracting firms dedicated to professionalism, quality workmanship and customer satisfaction and with Associate and Affiliate Members who fully take part in and support them. Our members must be licensed by the Department of Consumer Affairs (or appropriate agency for specialized trades) for a minimum of (3) three years before joining, and undergoing our screening process. This process includes checking the firm’s complaint record with the licensing agency and obtaining written references from applicants, banks and suppliers. If screening results are favorable, a two thirds majority vote of approval by our Membership is then required before formal acceptance of the applicant. We regularly produce a Membership Directory for consumers to easily have access to local licensed contractors. We frequently host Community activities as part of our efforts to educate the community as to how to choose a contractor, and to alert homeowners of the risks involved in dealing with unlicensed contractors. In addition to providing this free referral service, we act as a clearinghouse for consumer complaints against Member contractors and we have several ongoing programs in connection with consumer education and protection. As part of our effort to maintain our standards of quality and professionalism, we encourage you to correspond with us, relating your experience with any of our Member firms.
- New YorkNY10012
About AIA New York Founded in 1857, the AIA New York Chapter is the oldest and largest chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The Chapter's members include more than 5,000 practicing architects, allied professionals, students, and public members interested in architecture and design. The AIA New York Chapter is dedicated to three goals: design excellence, public outreach, and professional development. About the Center for Architecture The Center for Architecture is the premier cultural venue for architecture and the built environment in New York City, informed by the complexity of the City’s urban fabric and in dialogue with the global community. The Center shares a home with the AIA New York Chapter and has the unique advantage of drawing upon the ideas and experiences of practicing architects to produce thought-provoking exhibitions, informative public programs, and quality design education experiences for K-12 students. It also leads New York City’s annual month-long architecture and design festival, Archtober. The Center for Architecture’s aim is to further public knowledge about New York City architecture and architects, foster exchange and collaboration among members of the design, development, building, scholarly, and policy sectors, and inspire new ideas about the role of design in communities by presenting contemporary and practical issues in architecture and urbanism to a general audience.
- 1797-22 Veterans Memorial Highway IslandiaNY11749
The NYC-LI Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry is part of the only national trade association dedicated strictly to the remodeling industry, and is a non-profit organization with over 250 members. NARI represents a number of professionals engaged in the remodeling field, including remodeling contractors, product manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, trade publications, utilities and lending institutions, just to name a few. NYC-LI NARI is committed to the professional enhancement of the remodeling industry, and serves as an ally to homeowners. Each member of NARI is pledged to observe the standards of honesty, integrity and responsibility in the way they conduct their business, and is required to complete NARI’s rigorous screening program.
- 170 East 70th Street New York CityNY10021
Ranked the #1 interior design school in the United States by DesignIntelligence, the New York School of Interior Design is a private, nonprofit college focused exclusively on interior design. The college offers certificate, undergraduate, and graduate programs for students at all stages of their careers—whether they’re just becoming familiar with the discipline, considering a career change, or looking to deepen knowledge in a particular area. We have more than 600 students studying residential and commercial interior design, with specialties in sustainable design, lighting, and healthcare interiors. Because of our small class size and sharp focus, our students receive a great deal of personal attention from our dedicated faculty, and they go on to practice at the highest levels of the profession. Founded in 1916, New York School of Interior Design has been leading the study of interior design for a century. We’ve trained the designers whose work defines interior design today, and, by rigorously preparing students for professional success, we’re shaping the future of the entire field. To learn more, visit our website at NYSID.edu.
- Morris PlainsNJ07950
The Metropolitan Builders & Contractors Association of NJ (Metro) is a local professional trade organization affiliated with the New Jersey Builders Association (NAHB) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) to promote and protect all segments of the residential building industry and its customers in Essex, Morris, Union, Somerset, Warren and Hunterdon counties. Its mission is to enhance its members’ ability to provide safe, affordable, quality housing to the citizens in New Jersey.
Our mission is to enhance our members’ ability to provide safe, affordable, quality housing, remodeling and commercial development to the citizens of New Jersey and whose members are committed to integrity and professionalism in the home building industry.
- New YorkNY
New York Passive House (NYPH) was founded in 2010 by a group of professionals who found the need for an energy efficient built environment. What started as an unofficial meetup of like-minded professionals, has developed into a strong non-profit with members of diverse professional backgrounds. Today, NYPH leads the movement to promote the Passive House building energy standard in New York State, and New York City metropolitan area. Through public outreach, education, and advocacy, the team at NYPH works to promote the Passive House standard for a healthy, comfortable and energy-efficient built environment. New York Passive House is a proud affiliate of the International Passive House Association (iPHA, Germany), and a founding member of the North American Passive House Network (NAPHN).
- 66 Fifth Avenue New YorkNY10011
A pioneer in art and design education since its founding in 1896, Parsons has cultivated outstanding artists, designers, scholars, businesspeople, and community leaders for more than a century. Today, when design thinking is increasingly being employed to solve complex global problems, Parsons is leading in new approaches to art and design education.
- New YorkcNY10001-5992
FIT’s Interior Design program has been preparing students for success for more than 50 years. This rigorous, multidisciplinary program combines the academic study of the history and theory of interior design with practical, hands-on projects. You’ll collaborate with leading practitioners in New York City, the design capital of the world. In classes taught by industry professionals, you’ll learn drafting techniques, computer modeling, lighting, and materials and methods, with an emphasis on sustainability and user health and safety.
Of the 300+ chapters comprising the American Institute of Architects nationwide, the Brooklyn Chapter ranks seventeenth in seniority. Its formation was unusual for its time. The Institute was struggling to establish itself as the sole national organization of architects; most chapters were centered in major cities and were widely dispersed throughout the country. The two other chapters that were also started in 1894 were Southern California (now Los Angeles) and Washington State (now Seattle) Both chapters covered a vast geographical areas and yet had less members than Brooklyn. Our founding fathers felt that Brooklyn was large enough to be independent from the New York chapter. The Depression brought hardships to the country and to the architectural profession. Paradoxically, chapter membership increased, perhaps as a way of sharing the misery. World War II brought further restrictions. In 1944, the fiftieth anniversary of the chapter was observed with a quiet dinner in a local restaurant. The 1950’s and 1960’s saw a burst of activity and a stable membership, despite the splitting of the chapter territory by the formation of the Queens and Long Island chapters in 1945. During these years, the chapter established a foundation to further the profession of architecture and held annual dinner dances to fund scholarships for architecture students. In 1957, in association with the centennial of the national Institute, the chapter celebrated its five hundredth meeting with a gala dinner at the Granada Hotel. In 1967, the Brooklyn Society of Architects joined the chapter. In 1994, the Brooklyn Chapter celebrated its one hundredth anniversary with a memorable grand gala at the Palm House at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Throughout the last one hundred and ten years, chapter members and their firms have left a legacy of public and private buildings. Members have participated in the civic life of the city and state, lobbying for changes in government and in its regulations. They have promoted aesthetic values through competitions and exhibitions and sought to inform the public on the role of architecture. But, most of all, they have continued the chapter in the spirit of fellowship and good will evident since its founding.
- New YorkNY10017
GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators, formerly the Garden Writers Association, is an organization of professional communicators in the green industry professionals including book authors, bloggers, staff editors, syndicated columnists, free-lance writers, photographers, speakers, landscape designers, television and radio personalities, consultants, publishers, extension service agents and more. No other organization in the industry has as much contact with the buying public as GWA members. Through newspapers, magazines, websites, television, radio, blogs, and social media, members of GWA provide direct communication between green industry businesses and the consumers who buy their goods and services. Members are experienced in crafting messages that support gardening and landscaping. They write about new plants, tools, and horticultural techniques tested in their own gardens, and they share what they learn from gardens they visit, from professional development programs, and from trade shows.
- 20 W. 44th Street New YorkNY10036
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the classical tradition in architecture, urbanism and their allied arts. It does so through education, publication, and advocacy. The Institute is headquartered in New York City with regional chapters across the United States. It offers a wide array of programs that are designed to promote the appreciation and practice of classical and traditional design, including classes, travel, lectures, and conferences. It publishes an academic journal called the Classicist as well as the acclaimed book series called the Classical America Series in Art and Architecture.