NYU & Washington Square: Changing Strategies of Growth and Design
Apr 08, 2018
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2018-04-08 11:00:002018-04-08 13:00:00America/New_YorkNYU & Washington Square: Changing Strategies of Growth and DesignMeet at Washington Square Arch, Fifth Ave. & Washington
Washington Square Arch Washington Square N New York NY 10012
Apr 08, 2018
2.0 LU / 2.0 HSW
Meet at Washington Square Arch, Fifth Ave. & Washington Square North
Spanning more than a century, New York University’s growth around Washington Square has followed a variety of strategies: repurposing of existing industrial buildings, incremental contextually-designed new structures, and large-scale clearance and redevelopment through urban renewal—the superblocks of which are now viewed as sites for further development. Explore examples of this growth, including notable designs by I. M. Pei, Philip Johnson, Kevin Roche, Kohn Pedersen Fox, Machado & Silvetti, Steven Holl, and Morris Adjmi.
Tours will run rain or shine. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start time. Registration is limited to 15; walk-ups are not guaranteed a spot on the tour. Some tours utilize VOX amplification systems; attendees are welcome to bring their personal earbuds.
Guide: Kyle Johnson AIA
AIANY and the AIANY Architecture Tour Committee and its tour guides will not be held liable and assume no responsibility for any injury or loss incurred by participants in these programs. Walking tours endorse the initiatives of FitCity—promoting physical activity through design.
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