NY-LON Simultaneous Seminars: #10 New Working Neighborhoods
Dec 07, 2016
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2016-12-07 08:30:002016-12-07 10:30:00America/New_YorkNY-LON Simultaneous Seminars: #10 New Working NeighborhoodsNew working districts are evolving in major cities across th
Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012
Dec 07, 2016
12/7/16, 8:30am - 10:30am
Center for Architecture
1.5 LU / 1.5 HSW
New working districts are evolving in major cities across the world, with hubs of talent and creativity taking shape beyond the center. How are the global cities, New York and London, transforming their neighborhoods to accommodate new ways of working?
With The Collective driving the co-movement in London at Old Oak Common and the Brooklyn Tech Triangle becoming a cluster of innovation in robotics and artificial intelligence, there is a convergence between how we live, work and play, but are we ahead of the curve or do we need to do more to ensure we are creating pieces of city robust enough to function for future generations of employees?
Center for Architecture host this tenth NLA NY-LON Simultaneous Seminar, joining Urban Design Forum as partners in the series which is a key part of the NLA International Programme, championed by KPF.
Breakfast will be served at 8:30 in New York, with the seminar beginning promptly at 9:00, while lunch will be served at 1:30 in London, with the seminar beginning promptly at 2:00. A live video seminar taking place simultaneously in both cities brings together speakers and audiences to foster cross-city dialogue and learning between London and New York.
Introductions: Peter Murray, Hon. FRIBA, FRSA, Chairman, New London Architecture Benjamin Prosky, Assoc. AIA, Executive Director, Center for Architecture | AIANY
Jill Lerner, FAIA, Principal, KPF
New York Speakers:
Regina Myer,President, Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Toby Moskovitz, CEO Heritage Equity Partners
Jennifer Ross,Director, Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design Reza Merchant, Founder, The Collective
New York Respondent:
Thomas McKnight, Executive Vice President and head of Planning, Development, and Transportation, New York City Economic Development Coporation
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