POSTPONED – Millennial Thinking: Reflections on our Designed Future
Mar 19, 2020
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2020-03-19 15:00:002020-03-19 17:00:00America/New_YorkPOSTPONED – Millennial Thinking: Reflections on our Designed Future*This event has been postponed. A future date will
United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 6, 46th St & 1st Ave 46th St & 1st Ave New York NY 10017
Mar 19, 2020
3/19/20, 3pm - 5pm
United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 6, 46th St & 1st Ave
2.0 LU / 2.0 HSW
*This event has been postponed. A future date will be provided shortly.*
The Inaugural H.E. Talal Abu Ghazaleh Lecture by Claire Weisz, FAIA
Over the course of this talk architect and urbanist Claire Weisz, FAIA, will discuss how renewing interest in designing for the long-term is “millennial thinking”. Thinking beyond our life span is a strategy inherent to architectural theory and practice, and has potential for impacting the contemporary world on multiple scales of urbanization. It is clear the millennial generation is leading this discussion. The talk will reflect on how current project-based professions in the built environment have failed to address concerns of the future; to explore this, examples will be discussed that illustrate how changing the perspective on the role of design in the development of neighborhoods, districts, and regions can help restore mechanisms for long-term planning in a multi-disciplinary and digitally-driven world. Acknowledging time as a critical force for people in city-building can link to UN Sustainable Development Goals, and has potential to increase interest in their effectiveness and popularization.
Welcome: Chis Williams, Director, UN-Habitat New York Office
Introduction: Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, DPACSA, President, CSU
Address: H.E. Talal Abu Ghazaleh, Chair CSU Advisory Board
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